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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Outdated licensing law 'behind New Territories land disputes'

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:49am by Ernest Kao

    ... 'behind New Territories disputes' An archaic licensing system that governs at least 15,000 government sites across the city is in urgent need of review to avoid land disputes, observers say. ... government land licensing (GLL) policy, coupled with loose enforcement, have turned parts of the New Territories into lawless hotbeds of land abuses and adverse possession claims. Policy think tank ...

  2. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    New Territories on a roll for day shoppers

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Saving on time and hotel bills, many mainland visitors are targeting malls just across the border and that's boosting landlords like SHKP New Territories on a roll for day ... goods, are helping boost retail rents in the New Territories, according to brokers Savills. Firms such as Sun Hung Kai Properties and Link Real Estate Investment Trust, which run malls in areas ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories housing proposal may tee off Fanling golfers

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung Development secretary mulls using golf course land to build new homes amid opposition to dual-town project in northeastern New Territories Housing plan may tee off ... The lease of the golf course will expire in 2020. The bureau confirmed last night that the golf course would be included in the study for a new town in the northern New Territories, which will start ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Gangs encroaching across the New Territories

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Gangs of land grabbers are everywhere in New Territories villages, occupying other people's property by taking advantage of ambiguous boundaries, a rural strongman in Yuen Long says. ... And then they will ask you to sell or lease that land to them," he said. "These land gangs exist everywhere in the New Territories." Leung said he had no idea who the Shek Tong villagers had run ...

  5. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Walter Kwok urges revival of land exchange scheme

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu Former SHKP chief calls for the revival of the programme that ran until 1983 to speed up the redevelopment plans for the New Territories Walter Kwok urges revival of land exchange scheme The government should revive land exchange entitlements to speed up its plan for large-scale rural redevelopment in the New Territories, according to Walter Kwok ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Mainland buyers account for 20pc of deals in two New Territories projects

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of luxury flats Mainland buyers accounted for almost 20 per cent of the sales in two new private residential projects in the New Territories that offered almost 2,700 luxury flats, a green group says. Green Sense spokesman Roy Tam Hoi-pong said that, despite the recent government's policy of giving preference to local property buyers, the figures showed "many of the new homes ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories residents rush to declare illegal structures

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com With deadline looming, 500 New Territories owners disclose low-risk additions to homes in one week, but most still in wait-and-see mode Villagers rush to declare their illegal add-ons New Territories residents have submitted about 500 declarations of illegal structures in the past week, as a government deadline of the end of this month to come ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Shanty town revamp not enough to prop up slowing China economy

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:29am by Langi Chiang

    ... China aims to build 4.7 million new homes to accommodate shanty town dwellers this year. A report by the Economy & Nation Weekly, run by Xinhua, said last week that the housing ministry was studying the practice by some cities of buying existing homes to house shanty town residents, instead of building new homes. Such a move will not only ease the acute housing oversupply and help ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong government, MTR to release five housing sites for sale

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Yvonne Liu

    ... are unable to release new sites at Kai Tak. Therefore, future land supply will mainly come from the New Territories." Property sales and prices have rebounded since March. "We don't ... the city's housing shortage. The government has urged the MTR to release a new project at Lohas Park in Tseung Kwan O in the latter half of the year. "We will continue to urge them to release ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    SHKP sale boosts market sentiment

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Outlook remains unclear despite record price fetched for the New Territories as supply rises SHKP sale boosts market sentiment Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday landed a record price for the New Territories from a sale of townhouses at a Tsuen Wan West project, but property observers are guarded on the broader market outlook despite the improved ...




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