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  1. Apartments on path to new, greener era

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... residential rental had increased by about 11 per cent so far this year. But there was still demand for luxury properties as individual occupiers preferred to lease rather than buy properties amid ... Developers and landlords of luxury properties turn to designs that include environmentally friendly features, writes Kenneth Ko Premium living is more than living luxuriously ...


    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... K. Wah International, Sino Land and Nan Fung are marketing Marinella, a luxury project near Aberdeen Marina Club. The property features several environmentally friendly facilities, ... The project has six 36-storey towers with 411 residential units. ...

  3. Tenants keen on measures protecting the environment

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis A growing number of tenants are keen on moving into luxury residential developments with eco-friendly features. Coco Wong, Swire Properties' residential manager, says it's not unusual for residents to inquire about green programmes that Swire Properties have in place before they sign a tenancy agreement. 'We believe our residents share the same ...

  4. Only 20pc of fund for energy efficiency used

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... residential, commercial and industrial buildings in the city to conduct energy audits and carry out improvements. Subsidised work is confined to common areas within properties. To further cut energy ... which should also be covered, particularly because luxury residential projects built in recent years have huge common areas that are supplied with vast amounts of lighting and air conditioning. ...

  5. Housing estate cleanups ruffle some feathers

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Property management firms in Hong Kong have stepped up efforts to clear birds' nests from trees but bird lovers say an unnecessary purge is being launched against the wild animals. The cleanup in residential areas has intensified across the city after all major aviaries were closed and the public warned about close contact with wild birds. Ricky Chow ...

  6. Bid for luxury project on Lamma revived

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The controversial 'Baroque on Lamma' development has been resurrected- to the anger of many island residents and green groups. The luxury residential and marine project- ... is a joint venture between Agile Property Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed company focusing on mainland real estate, and local company King Wong Development. 'Our new proposal is a big ...

  7. Green features are a must for developer

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis As issues of general environmental awareness become increasingly prominent in Hong Kong, eco-friendly buildings and design also feature in the luxury property sector. For Hysan ... and environmental awareness for some time. 'This belief underlies our aim to create sustainable communities from our commercial and residential properties, ensuring they become exceptional locations ...

  8. Planners approve project despite objections

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A controversial luxury residential project bordering the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long has secured the initial go-ahead from government planners. The Planning Department said it had no objection to the application, despite public concerns about possible harm to the natural habitat of birds. At the centre of the debate is a proposed low-rise residential ...

  9. fronds in high places

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... specimens. The coconut palm has never thrived here as it can't cope with prolonged cold spells. Nevertheless, property developers seeking to recreate a Phuket-like ambience in residential developments often plant groves of coconut palms for that 'exclusive tropical resort' effect. The trees soon sicken and die, of course, but not before the luxurious imagery they represent has ...

  10. Ban imposed on land for luxury housing

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... on the approval of land for the building of villas and low-density luxury housing. 'All localities must strictly control land supply for the building of low-density, big residential projects,' ... at boosting the supply of affordable housing and curbing soaring property prices. In addition to the ban on land for villas, the new directive orders local governments to strictly follow approved ...




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