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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese wait for price cuts as property slowdown accelerates

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:58am by Langi Chiang and Celine Sun

    ... a bit longer to see where prices are going," said the office worker as he checked out what was on offer at the four-day property event where developers flocked to showcase a record 600 ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Construction is developer Chun Wo’s bread and butter

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... margin for construction work.   How difficult is it to find enough skilled workers? Derrick: As there are more construction works on the mainland and in Macau, Hong Kong has to compete with them for labour and construction materials. It is hard to get enough skilled workers for each building stage. The industry lacks 4,000 formwork workers and bar-benders. It also lacks 1,500 concrete ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - URBANISATION

    Ghost towns still a risk if local officials fail to do their homework

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:38am by Langi Chiang

    ... rebuilding shanty towns to shelter 100 million urban residents and helping 100 million migrant workers find jobs near their hometowns in the less developed central and western regions. So does Yu ... decade and create more ghost towns, despite some improvement. What concerns him most is that if China aims to find jobs for migrant workers near their homes, the factories will move inland, ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Midland chairman spends HK$330m to raise his stake to 28pc

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Paying almost a 30pc premium to market price, Freddie Wong buys back HK$330m in shares Midland's chairman strikes again Shares in real estate broker Midland jumped to a 13-month high yesterday after chairman Freddie Wong Kin-yip announced he bought shares worth HK$330 million to raise his stake to 28.25 per cent in the company. The stock at one point ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Labour imports could reduce building costs, but no guarantee home prices would fall

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:43pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com While a worker shortage at sites is put as high as 20,000, some analysts doubt that lower building costs alone will make homes more affordable Labour imports ... by an increasing number of public and private projects and a shortage of labour, might be reduced by importing at least 10,000 skilled workers, property analysts said. However, industry insiders ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Bar-benders safer, more comfortable and better paid

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:36pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Better environment and rest breaks for workers Working in the bar-bending industry for half a century, Luk Kwan-ngai has witnessed many changes ... workers. "To attract young people to join the industry, we have tried to improve the working environment, such as providing more facilities, including showers," Sino Land associate ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Property bubble drives residents out of Macau

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... economy relies on the gaming industry, and gaming taxes account for more than 80 per cent of government revenues. With unemployment at 1.7 per cent, an estimated 40,000 new workers ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MACAU PROPERTY

    Property bubble drives home seekers out of Macau

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 01:25pm by Reuters

    ... economy relies on the gaming industry, and gaming taxes account for more than 80 per cent of government revenues. With unemployment at 1.7 per cent, an estimated 40,000 new workers ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Songbird Estates' results buoy London property market

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... Songbird is also developing a 20-acre site called Wood Wharf adjacent to Canary Wharf, whose cluster of skyscrapers built around London's former docks started springing up in the 1980s. ...

  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

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Hong Kong faces a shortage of skilled workers in the construction sector, with projects in Macau and mainland drawing workers away Staff crunch amid building ... At present, more than 10,000 skilled workers were required, Chui said. However, the retirement of ageing construction workers and the reluctance of younger people to join the industry did not bode ...




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