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  1. Wheelock Properties lands six flats and a shop for about HK$10,000 a sq ft at compulsory sale

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the Legislative Council altered the law to lower the threshold to force a sale from 90 per cent of property rights to 80 per cent. The law now allows a developer to force the sale of the remainder ... be HK$8,868 per square foot. Wheelock Properties executive director Ricky Wong Kwong-yiu said the result should be fair to the owners because 'everything was done according to the law ...

  2. More financial firms give up space in Central

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and financial services sectors, according to property agents. With more investment banks and hedge funds cutting costs in response to the worsening global financial crisis, a surge in the surrender ... grade A office rents to fall 10 to 15 per cent this year as companies stopped expanding. 'For most professional companies, such as law firms and accountancy firms, their maximum budget ...

  3. Executives cosy up as office space disappears in Central

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to share a desk with two or three other partners who also spend little time in Hong Kong,' said Christopher Law, a director of the firm. The firm, which is located in a 5,000 square foot ... a regular trend as rents continue to spiral upwards in Hong Kong,' Law predicted. For other office tenants, luxuries such as office pantries and storerooms are falling victim to retrofitting ...

  4. Activists given two weeks to file defence against HSBC

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Central' to accommodate protesters wishing to join the suit. The plaza is the bank's private property but was designated a public passage in an agreement with the government in 1983. HSBC last ...

  5. Events

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: Canadian Chamber of Commerce: 'Battle of the residential property markets: Toronto, London and Hong Kong'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce ... crisis'. Club Lusitano. Hong Kong Securities Institute breakfast: 'Recent issues in Securities and Futures law enforcement'. Hong Kong Bankers Club. Thursday, June 7: Canadian Chamber ...

  6. In her words

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a property of a chief executive candidate, we insist on using the same principle- that is, act according to the law, and equal treatment for all. February 2012: on chief executive election candidate ... for public sympathy in a nine-hour Legco debate over a controversial proposal making it easier for developers to acquire old buildings. Our determination to enforce the law won't be affected ...

  7. Sun Hung Kai Properties interim profit expected to drop up to 9pc

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Analysts expect Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), Hong Kong's largest developer by market value, to report a 5 per cent to 9 per cent drop in interim core earnings. This excludes any revaluation that might be made on investment properties owing to lower property sales. Nomura International (Hong Kong) estimated SHKP's core profit would drop 9 per cent ...

  8. Law may be needed to stop historic Central area being overdeveloped

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... heritage law is necessary.' Bernard Lim Wan-fung, a member of the Antiquities Advisory Board, agreed about the designation and said any tall building, say over 50 storeys, would not be acceptable. Katty Law Ngar-ning, who leads a concern group that keeps an eye on development in Central and Western, said it was not only Government Hill but the wider historic area of Central ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... space at Taikoo Place and the status of Tong Chong Street. In fact Tong Chong Street is privately owned by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swire Properties, although we do, throughout the year, ... photographs of either the art pieces or the exteriors of our buildings. Miranda Szeto, head of public affairs, Swire Properties On other matters... The annual grave-rubbishing festival was in full ...

  10. Central building sold for HK$4.88b

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at No 9 Queen's Road Central in Central sold for HK$27,507 per square foot. National Electronics, which owns 20 per cent of the property, said the deal was slated for completion on June 25. A breakdown ... not be reached for comment. Property agents say the building's occupancy rate stands at about 75 per cent, with office rents of HK$90 to HK$130 per square foot. The office floors available for lease ...




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