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  1. NETs petition for allowance rise up to 31pc

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... the allowance to HK$18,000. Teachers currently receive HK$12,950 to help cover rental expenses but the Native English-speaking Teachers' Association (Nesta) is negotiating with the Education Bureau ... cent to HK$14,000. But he said this did not reflect the true increase in the rental market and was not based on the index recommended by the government's Rating and Valuation Department. ...

  2. Retailers play the survival game

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Kee's rental expenses make up 5 per cent of its turnover, lower than the market's 10 per cent to 20 per cent. CB Richard Ellis expects overall rental levels for retail properties to exhibit ... Sandy Li Amid rising rents, operators adopt strategies such as moving back-offices, buying shop space or just closing expensive sites Squeezed between soaring retail rents and a highly ...

  3. HK the world's most expensive for luxury rents

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a three-bedroom apartment costs about US$9,450 a month to rent, putting it second after Hong Kong in the ranking of most expensive places for high-end rental property. Singapore, ranked ninth globally, ... sought by expatriate employees. 'The number of expat employees in Hong Kong has increased again over the past two years, contributing to the demand for rental accommodation,' ECA ...

  4. EU expansion a boon for landlords

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... references can be difficult to obtain. A further problem with the lack of substantive references is that it may be difficult to get rental guarantee or legal expenses cover.' Estate agency ... for jobs will push up rental demand, a leading analyst forecasts. The rental market is also being helped by many younger Britons opting to rent rather than buy, and corporate tenants returning ...

  5. HK overtakes London as most expensive office site

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... the world's third most expensive city for expatriates to rent a two-bedroom apartment. Last month, ECA said in the survey that the average monthly rental for a two-bedroom apartment climbed ... Peggy Sito Hong Kong overtook London's West End as the most expensive office location last year as it outpaced gains in most markets across the Asia Pacific, according ...

  6. SFC nears final REITs guidelines

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... property ownership is concentrated with family-controlled firms and individuals rather than investing institutions. However, deflation and low expectations of future rental growth mean property ... rules,'' the source said. The SFC and HKEx will work together to approve the REITs. Another change to the original proposals is that REITs will now have to pay out 90 per cent of their rental ...

  7. Prosperity recovers from financial crisis

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... and into Kowloon and North Point. The main reason for this is that the biggest expenses a company has to incur are rentals and payroll. 'One of the easiest ways to cut such a cost ... Mukul Munish Prosperity Real Estate Investment Trust, a Hong Kong-listed reit, survived the worst of the financial crisis and a downturn in Hong Kong property rentals last year to announce ...

  8. Sweet returns

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Ashwin Segkar

    ... annual expenses including rates, insurance, maintenance, corporate fees, management fees and two weeks of rental vacancy. This figure is then divided by the value of the property to determine ... renovation assessor, stamp duty calculator, investment return analysis, affordability calculator, rental yield calculator, loan calculator and property growth calculator. One of the most important ...

  9. Battle rages over bulging rents

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... [the] Sars outbreak. It would be unfair to use such a low base as a comparison. From a historical point of view the current rental level is not expensive at all,' he said. Mr Lee said ... smoke-free pub in the city could be forced out of business in three months for refusing to accept the landlord's new monthly rental of $280,000 for its 2,800 sqft outlet. The rent is an 86.67 ...

  10. Capital projects come into focus

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... services. Tom Tong, general manager of marketing at Kerry Real Estate Agency, said projected net rental yields excluding management and tenancy expenses could reach 4 to 5 per cent. The developer ...




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