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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: home is where the eight is

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Spending an annual US$9 billion, the Chinese (including Hongkongers) had, by March last year, become the second biggest contingent of foreign buyers, after the Canadians, of residential properties ... Rong Xiaoqing Rong Xiaoqing Home is where the eight is What makes for a successful property agent in Manhattan? Experience and exclusive contracts with prominent developers are clearly ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... as a direct result of the increase in mainland visitors? Gold and watch shops, yuan/HK dollar exchange counters and luxury brand outlets in Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui are major – and obvious ... manufacturers, fed up with sky-high property prices, increasingly use small pharmacies for promotional purposes. Margins for both manufacturer and retailer can be increased, savings passed ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Peter Allison

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... because there are four properties run by Wilderness Safaris and they are staffed 100 per cent from those communities. Every single person in that community benefits from the survival of those ... snow leopards.   Peter Allison was in Hong Kong to promote Wilderness Safaris (www.wilderness-safaris.com), a luxury ecotourism company.     ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near yet so feared: five-star struck

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg Five-star struck When I first arrived in Beijing, a lifetime ago, I thought the Jianguo (Build the Country) Hotel was the height of luxury. With its ... to soak up the atmosphere at the Jianguo while treating myself to a club sandwich and a cup of coffee, which was all the luxury I could afford. (This was in the days before I discovered Sichuan ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm

    ... Potter … Following her death from pneumonia and heart disease in 1943, the English illustrator and conservationist bequeathed nearly all of her countryside property, and the original ... portrayal of a luxury-obsessed New York housewife who loses everything in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. The bespoke navytrimmed boucle jacket she wears in the movie was created especially ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: taking note

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm by Jason Wordie

    ... with real- if wildly exaggerated- value, such as property, gold, gemstones, jade and luxury goods points to contemporary foreboding. Buy it, hide it, tell no one- and then, if some social or economic ... such commodities will work as reserve, emergency currency when times get tough. Property has always been a hedge against bad times- while a house can't be transported, it can be rented out. And, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: ship shape

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm by Jason Wordie

    ... South Pacific routes, which regularly called at Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Fiji. Hung Hom has experienced gentrification in recent years, with luxury housing developments ... to one whose prosperity increasingly revolved around stock-market investment cycles and property bubbles. Clague recognised that by the late 60s Hong Kong had started to develop a small ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm

    ... weekend bag, the chief executive of Hermès sketched the outline of a black supple leather bag on board. It would became the “it bag” of the century. Taking over the helm of the luxury house ... to Chinese netizens after a picture was posted on Sina Weibo last year of the pricey accessory adorning the waist of property developer Xu Jiayin.… Xu was spotted walking into the Great Hall ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Home and away

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... advantage. Discreet properties, bought and then kept empty by mainland "investors", are nothing new; if the past offers any reliable guide, many have recently been acquired to provide convenient bolt-holes for modern-day bandits if things get too hot in their home provinces. For some decades, Robinson Road, in Mid-Levels, was a favoured residential district for south China's ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:05am by Andrea Chen

    ... the first Chinese to take on the role. He is also renowned for his spending on real estate. In 1998, he paid HK$67 million for two luxury flats in Tai Tam which, it was reported, left him in debt. One of the properties was in the Hong Kong Parkview development, which made headlines again in 2003 when the body of a wealthy banker was found in a rented storeroom there. The poor man had ...




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