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  1. Owners angry at buy-out offer

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... on objective valuations. According to their valuation report, the price was an average of five luxurious residential developments located in Wan Chai, Olympic, Hung Hom, Tin Hau and Tsim Sha Tsui, ... luxurious apartments quoted by residents are close to parks and business districts while Kwun Tong is close to industrial sites.' Mr Cheung said the authority's offer would be enough ...

  2. Property tycoon disputes heritage value of building

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... is leased to a branch of Centaline Property Agency under Shih's group, with the second floor used as a showroom of a new residential estate for sale in the area. He declined to say whether he ... Joyce Ng The head of the city's biggest real estate firm has challenged official plans to award historic status to his Mid-Levels property, a pre-war European-style building. ...

  3. Plan for acquiring buildings 'unfair'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... years old and residential blocks over 50 years old. The government says this would help speed up revitalisation of ageing areas. But the objectors liken it to an 'Article 23 law for property sales', a reference to the unpopular national-security law shelved after protests. Victor Sin Ho-yuen said yesterday that he had lost his 1,000 sq ft soya-sauce shop in Causeway Bay ...

  4. Hong Kong's incredible shrinking flats revealed

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Because of this practice- described by the head of a leading property agency as a 'trick' to lower flats' price per square foot- their actual size has shrunk by as much as 22 per ... divided by internal floor area- is as low as 68 per cent. Shih Wing-ching, chairman of property agency Centaline Holdings, described the practice as a developers' trick to lower the apparent ...

  5. Tough talks due with owners on heritage listing

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the meeting that it was not clear why the owners objected to the heritage gradings. 'We guess that the owners of those residential properties are worried that grading will affect their property ... in particular buildings that have a grade-one heritage classification. Of the 11 buildings that owners have asked to be taken off the heritage list, at least four are residential properties, including ...

  6. Legco divided over help for developers

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... At present, a developer must buy 90 per cent of the properties in old residential and industrial blocks in order to force an auction of the remainder. The plan is to lower the threshold to 80 per cent for three types of buildings, including those with all properties but one acquired, industrial buildings more than 30 years old and residential blocks over 50. The reserve price is set by the Lands ...

  7. HK$64m scheme to help owners refurbish old homes

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... and contracts Stephen Lam Wai-nam said last week. Two authority schemes, one providing interest-free loans and the other free materials, have aided 518 residential buildings which are more than 20 years ... old commercial properties are actually flats instead of offices, but residents were unable to seek aid because of the zoning.' While paint, drains and re-roofing materials have been ...

  8. Office to assess private projects

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... bring together bureaus and departments to jointly assess projects, acting as a one-stop consultation centre. The office would not deal with purely residential developments, a bureau spokeswoman ... administrative obstacles and benefit public-private partnership projects, such as encouraging developers to build promenades at public waterfront areas adjacent to their properties. Meanwhile, ...

  9. Kwun Tong flat owners change tack in URA row

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng An alliance of affected property owners in the Kwun Tong redevelopment project has advertised to invite developers to acquire their flats at a higher price than that offered ... potential of the site and co-develop the residential and commercial project with the authority, citing the example of Nga Tsin Wai village in Kowloon City. But joint development could mean a change ...

  10. Population of NT new towns cut by 27pc

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... cent, from 71,700 to 46,000. Public housing and private residential developments- no more than 35 storeys tall- are retained for Kwu Tung and Fanling North, along with areas reserved for commercial use, tertiary education, and research and development in Kwu Tung. Residential development no higher than 10 storeys is added in Ping Che and Ta Kwu Ling, where a 46 hectare industrial ...




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