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  1. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Former SHKP chairman Walter Kwok said to be seeking back-door listing

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:33am by Sandy Li

    ... quest to expand his private business empire. "Buying a listed shell company only costs HK$200 million to HK$300 million, and hundreds of them are available in the market," Phillip Capital Management fund manager Li Kwok-suen said. The market began to speculate about Kwok's plans after he changed the names of two private shell companies to Empire Group Consultants ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Chinese finance firms target Central offices

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... the previous HK$80-85 per square foot per month to HK$72 per square foot in order to attract more tenants. According to BNP Paribas, the vacancy rate of Citibank Plaza was 11.4 per cent as of the end ...

  3. News - China - PROPERTY

    Developer Socam rejects Beijing Jingda's writ accusing it of document theft

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:04am by Sandy Li

    ... not be resolved through negotiations, Socam's subsidiary appointed a security company to enter the Fengqiao villas area on August 2, 2009 "by reasonable and peaceful means in order to exercise ...

  4. News - China - PROPERTY

    End of the high life: Eccentric Beijing doctor's illegal penthouse villa is demolished

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 06:04pm by Kathy Gao

    ... a 26-storey building in the capital has been dismantled one year after authorities issued the demolition orders. The two-floor villa – equipped with several dining halls, gyms, karaoke bars, guest ... the rooftop playground of Zhang Biqing Zhang, who has reportedly rubbed shoulders with officials and celebrities, refused to demolish the villa despite orders to. However, on Tuesday, Zhang told ...

  5. News - China - PROPERTY

    New Beijing rules may allow homeowners to rent out their subdivided living rooms

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:51pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... be and what materials it is made of in order to be eligible for sub-letting. This would require the property owners’ cooperation – or else the tenant would be evicted, Miao Lin, deputy director of the Beijing Social Order Comprehensive Management Committee, told the newspaper. Miao said the policy took into consideration market demand, renting policy and mitigating safety hazards. As of May, ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Feuding Kwok family reach ‘amicable agreement’ over SHKP property empire

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 02:15pm by Sandy Li, Peggy Sito

    ... interests" that control the HK$260 billion real estate empire. It ends a five-year family feud that was one of the biggest in recent corporate history. Kwong Siu-hing, the 84-year-old matriarch who ... is a piece of positive news as Walter Kwok will be completely left out of the property empire," said Bocom International analyst Alfred Lau. SHKP shares surged to a high of HK$96.25 yesterday ...

  7. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Soaring prices prompt BoE warning on 'dangers'

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:01am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Soaring prices prompt BoE warning on 'dangers' A top Bank of England official has delivered the sternest warning to date about surging British house prices, ... the momentum that has built up in the UK housing market since the spring of last year," Cunliffe told a banking industry dinner. Mortgage lender Nationwide said on Thursday that British house ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Asian banks snap up prime office space in Central

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by George Chen, Yvonne Liu

    ... Bay. Some foreign banks are not only scaling back in Hong Kong but also in other Asian cities. For example, Barclays, the second-largest British bank by assets, decided to give up two storeys ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Hung Hom hotel project by Li Ka-shing firm runs into opposition

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Hung Hom hotel project runs into opposition A company under tycoon Li Ka-shing's business empire faces resistance from both the government and residents to its plan to convert part of a Hung Hom housing estate into a hotel. The project by Hunghom Bay Commercial Investments, part of Li's Hutchison Whampoa conglomerate, got the thumbs ...

  10. News - China - PROPERTY

    Beijing vows to establish nationwide property registry by 2020

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:59am by Zhang Hong

    ... known to conceal vast property empires. Last February, senior Lufeng police official Zhao Haibin was sacked after it was revealed that he owned 192 houses in Huizhou as well as properties ...




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