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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... rental housing development, new towns, tourism attractions and recreational facilities, as suggested in a public consultation last year. The administration plans to appoint a consultant to lead ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Doubts over housing plan as another district council objects to rezoning

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Olga Wong

    ... an unpopular plan to rezone a community site for 150 private flats. The depth of opposition casts doubt on whether the government can deliver its target of building 200,000 public rental flats ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Challenging period ahead, warns Housing Authority as it reveals shrinking surplus

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 10:59am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to a rise in the deficit of its public rental housing account. It is forecast to hit HK$1.64 billion next year, more than double the HK$800 million in the revised budget for the current year. ... is the government's plan to increase public rental housing production in order to meet rising demand. The Leung Chun-ying administration had pledged to build an average of 15,000 public housing flats for rent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Hong Kong mindset' blamed for failure of care home incentive scheme

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:58am by Olga Wong

    ... chief said he just could not afford the waiver- a monthly fee requested by the government to change the land use- as it doubled the monthly rental of HK$400,000. "It was a very disappointing experience," Chan said. Some speculate that the expensive waiver cost was a result of the pressure exerted from residents. Sha Tin district councillor, Scarlett Pong Oi-lan, who owns ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Repulse Bay building has plenty of development potential

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the building are currently being leased, but the agent refused to disclose the rental income. Agents estimate the site could be worth about HK$600 million, or HK$40,000 per square foot. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Wah Fu residents urged to co-operate to speed up redevelopment works

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by FANNY FUNG

    ... councillor has warned. Wah Fu, built in the 1960s as one of the city's earliest public rental housing estates with comprehensive facilities, used to be dubbed a "luxurious estate ... Wah Fu. He also lifted the development moratorium over five nearby sites south of Pok Fu Lam to allow the building of 11,900 public rental housing units and Home Ownership Scheme flats. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Thousands threaten to 'occupy tunnel' over Sheung Shui village compensation demands

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... "The government says each family may get HK$600,000 or a place in public rental housing. But those who choose public rental housing flats will still have to wait," Tsang said. "Also, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Cost of new government offices in West Kowloon 'too high'

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 02:37pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... adding that legislators had to appreciate that rising costs and inflation could push up prices. James Tien Pei-chun of the Liberal Party expressed surprise. "It is almost as expensive ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plan for 10,000 new flats in Tai Po welcomed by district councillors

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 03:10am by FANNY FUNG

    ... conditions. Councillors said the plan for the site was long overdue. "I am glad that the government has finally agreed to build public rental housing there … We have wasted so many years," ... would look into the possibility of building public rental flats at another of the sites, a half- hectare plot near Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. Councillors welcomed the idea of more ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Top mainland cities bend rules on home pre-sale price limits

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:44am by Langi Chiang

    ... per square metre price cap on pre-sale permits. Shenzhen and Guangzhou took similar steps. However, after the New Year, both Beijing and Shanghai approved expensive residential property ...




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