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  1. Euro-zone woes set to erode office rents in Central

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... would drop 5 per cent in the second half. Lam said many offices in Central had been occupied by investment banks and other financial institutions, some of which decided to move to cheaper ... Angela Che angela.che@scmp.com The retail property sector may be booming, but the outlook for grade-A office rents in Central is bleaker, with analysts predicting global uncertainty ...

  2. Central office rents likely to decline

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Grade-A office rents in Central are likely to fall by 10 to 15 per cent in the first half of the year amid shrinking demand from the business sector and growing competition from landlords in less central areas, according to property consultant Knight Frank. As tenants are inclined to relocate to cheaper locations, rents in non-core districts ...

  3. Squeeze on offices costing HK

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... study, called for a strategy to increase supply of office space in Central and non-core areas to meet demand. Faulkner said there was a need for an overall plan to facilitate the sector's growth and fulfil business needs. His call comes on the heels of a study by property consultant CB Richard Ellis on existing office buildings in the central business district. The study, ...

  4. Study points to importance of Central's low-rise areas

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Developments above Hollywood Road, including the Central School site, should be low density to preserve the integrity of the last two low-rise districts in Central, an architectural study says. The study, conducted by Chinese University, analysed Central's cityscape using aerial photos and identified small districts that were worthy of preservation. 'The two groups ...

  5. EXCLUSIVE lifestyle

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... close to where British and Canadian troops fought Japanese invaders before surrendering on Christmas Day, 1941. The People's Liberation Army now occupies the fort, but the nearby military cemetery is open to visitors. Commuting from anywhere on the south of the island can be a challenge as the main route to Central- the Aberdeen Tunnel- is jammed most rush hours. The more scenic ...

  6. City still ahead of property curve

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... East, as several large occupiers will be exiting these districts,' CB Richard Ellis explains. In Central, vacancy rates rose from 1.9 per cent in July 2008, shortly before the height ... economic prospects are back on a solid footing, with very little new space coming on the market in high-demand areas, such as Central, so commercial real estate may be shifting from a renter ...

  7. Events

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tuesday, August 7: Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies talk: 'Briefing on SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information'. Central Plaza, Wan Chai. ...

  8. District councils' failure to provide bilingual documents is discrimination

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... translation' of council 'meeting documents'. As a Sai Ying Pun resident, I wrote to the chairman of the Central & Western District Council in May about documents on its website which ... documents in a bilingual format. In its reply to me, Central & Western District Council said that as it had 'limited resources' it could not produce bilingual documents. It said ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the individual, and interior and exterior. Today, 11am-7pm, de Sarthe Gallery, 8/F Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House St, Central. Inquiries: 2167 8896. Ends today Winter Salon Works by gallery artists including Gav Barbey, Casper Chan and Caroline Yi Cheng. A percentage of sales proceeds goes to the HK Cancer Fund. Today, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, G/F, 6-10 Shin Hing St, Central ...

  10. Book fair won't take extra floor to cut crowding

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Hong Kong Book Fair organisers will not be expanding the number of exhibition halls this year to ease crowding, but for the first time are exploring other venues around town for events like authors' talks and book signings. The most popular consumer fair in the city, which usually occupies two floors of the Exhibition and Convention Centre in Wan ...




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