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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Performance of health care facilities needs to be optimised to meet demand

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:23pm by KAREN PROSSER

    ... to help build new hospitals and redevelop existing facilities, with additional funding of more than HK$660 million to enhance elderly services and facilities. However, many of the schemes proposed ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Clear plan needed to address land supply and housing issues

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... sites will be released over the next five years. Similarly, it needs to set itself an annual target for the number of sites and residential units that will become available through redevelopment ... land supply and redevelopment of existing sites via the lease modification process, the more likely it is to take a more measured view on home purchases and the greater the prospect of bringing ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Lease modification rules logical and rational, says lands director

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by BERNEDICT LINN

    ... the value of the existing building. In most cases a private lot owner may not apply for a lease modification for redeveloping the lot unless the existing building is ripe for redevelopment. To adopt ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong's lease-modification policy is fundamentally flawed

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN CORRIGALL

    ... of 15, but which is zoned for residential development. Unmodified, this lot is not a redevelopment proposition. It is inconceivable that under the unmodified lease conditions the owner would pull ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    We must reform how we price the land we need for new homes

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by CHARLES CHAN

    ... Developers routinely criticise the Lands Department for overestimating land premiums and complain that many redevelopment schemes are therefore not financially viable. On the other hand, ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Policy changes necessary to help developers avert future housing shortage

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by LAU CHUN KONG

    ... high land premiums also make private development or redevelopment projects less appealing, and have slowing the pace of project launches in recent years. So some quick maths tells us ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Population size is only one factor in influencing property prices

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHUNG

    ... may be redeveloped or altered to cater to the changes in demand. In short, the demand side is not an inflexible constant and when supply changes alter the pricing equilibrium, demand may ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Market changes call for stamp duty alternative

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:00am by ROGER NISSIM

    ... to the BSD has emerged as it now appears that an unintended consequence has been its impact on developers active in site assembly of old buildings for redevelopment under the Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance.  Since the ownership threshold for triggering such a sale  was lowered from 90 to 80 per cent in 2010, the number of applications to the Lands Tribunal  rocketed up to 57 last ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong Reits need greater flexibility

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by GEORGE HONGCHOY

    ... restrictions. Therefore, demolition and redevelopment could offer greater benefits than renovation to tenants, shoppers and investors. Singapore's experience provides a noteworthy example, and we ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Why Hong Kong needs an entirely new approach to industrial property

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by DARREN BENSON

    ... be an option, rather than simply pushing for total redevelopment. This has already happened in places like Fo Tan and Aberdeen where there are more than just a few "residents" ...




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