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  1. Property - International - MACROSCOPE

    Australia's housing revival sees shift towards high-rise apartments

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:31am by Reuters

    ... Wayne Cole Record levels of new home building underway, with growing Asian investment driving consumer demand for apartment blocks Australia's housing revival sees shift towards high-rises Australia is enjoying a long-desired housing renaissance as a record amount of new building gets under way, and a shift in fashion towards high-rise living should lengthen its life span ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1557107/australias-housing-revival-sees-shift-towards-high-rise
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Six reclamation sites shortlisted to boost land reserves in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Reclamation schemes include a plan for an artificial island, but officials say proposals will do little to address city's housing needs Shortlist ... with a potential supply of up to 150 hectares- faces the same problem as it would lie under the proposed third runway. Officials said the two sites could be ready for development as early as 2019, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195772/shortlist-six-sites-boost-citys-land-reserves
  3. Comment - Letters

    Urban planning crucial for better housing development

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... these attacks it cannot be denied that he has tried to honour his pledge to boost housing supply in order to ensure more Hongkongers have a decent place to live. Sites were carefully chosen, targets ... housing supply should go hand in hand with meticulous urban planning in order to avoid the problem of urban sprawl. Our city should be a place not just where citizens have a place to live, but can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1503011/urban-planning-crucial-better-housing-development
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    After a 'terrible beating', India's President House in line for sympathetic makeover

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by GDN

    ... London to undo the damage done to its interiors by an eccentric occupant with a passion for redecorating and a weakness for the colour mauve. Lutyens had designed the house and its 130-hectare ... House), yet it took a terrible beating," said conservation architect A.G. Krishna Menon. "The true significance of the place was not understood. There was no realisation of the fact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556656/after-terrible-beating-indias-president-house-line-sympathetic-makeover
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOWN PLANNING

    Rezoning delays could thwart government’s plans to boost land supply

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:57pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... stamp duties for a long period," he said. To solve the land supply shortage, Chau said the government would have to assign new areas to housing. "In the long term, land reclamation ... of real estate and construction at the University of Hong Kong. As part of its policy to increase land supply, the government began to earmark more sites in the rezoning process for the land sale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446085/rezoning-delays-could-thwart-governments-plans-boost-land
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Plan to boost HK housing supply in short term misses the point, critics say

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND YVONNE LIU

    ... Joyce Ng and Yvonne Liu joyce.ng@scmp.com Critics say 10-point plan to boost short-term supply of homes ignores key issues, including speculation and lack of new sites for housing Where's big picture? Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's 10-point plan to increase short-term housing supply showed a lack of determination to tackle the city's overheated property market, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1027424/plan-boost-hk-housing-supply-short-term-misses-point-critics-say
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Bid to increase HK housing supply by making factory conversions easier

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... buildings into "transitional accommodation" to help the housing supply. These dwellings will be for rent and not for sale for at least 10 years. Elaborating on one of the 10 short-term ... of the property. While sales are not allowed, there is no control on the rents to be charged or who the flats can be let to. "We are not using private property to provide subsidised housing. We have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031836/bid-increase-hk-housing-supply-making-factory-conversions-easier
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposals a welcome step to closing illegal guest houses

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Illegal hotels must be closed The influx of visitors continues to put Hong Kong's tourism capacity to the test. With only 1,629 registered hotels and guest houses ... unlicensed guest houses will be raised from HK$200,000 to HK$500,000 and from two years' imprisonment to three. The law will also be revised to make it easier to haul offenders to court. Instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555506/proposals-welcome-step-closing-illegal-guest-houses
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Developers expected to slash house prices to ease housing inventory oversupply

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Rising housing inventory and sluggish sales are expected to force the hand of property firms needing to clear stock amid slump, analysts say Mainland ... that a year earlier, consultancy E-House (China) said. It was up 40 per cent to 12.7 months in second-tier cities, mainly provincial capitals. In the eastern port city of Qingdao, it now takes as long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1545108/developers-expected-slash-house-prices-ease-housing
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Skilled workers in short supply in Hong Kong's construction industry

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... and housing, were now in main construction mode, which had placed hiring pressure on the construction sector, ManpowerGroup's second-quarter employment outlook survey said last week. "As our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1451437/skilled-workers-short-supply-construction-industry

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