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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Mid-Levels Gehry flat sets record of HK$68,000 a sq ft

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... per square foot for a luxury flat at Opus Hong Kong, the new Frank Gehry-designed residential building in Mid-Levels East, a record for an apartment in Hong Kong and Asia in terms of price per ... measures to curb property speculation. There is no information on the buyer. The 6,683 sq ft flat offers a view of the city and Victoria Harbour. The price beat the previous record, set by a duplex ...

  2. News - China - HOUSING

    One dead in Ningbo apartment collapse

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 03:35am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... residential buildings, the Fenghua government said. Police evacuated residents of four other buildings built around the same year. It was the second residential building collapse in Ningbo since 2012, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property price curbs could lead to government deficit next year, warns economist

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:15pm by Candy Chan

    ... said. According to the Inland Revenue Department, residential property transactions involving company buyers before the introduction of the Buyer's Stamp Duty stood at 80,349 between ... on property sales - a university economist says. Ho Lok-sang said a dramatic drop in transactions had already been noted since the introduction of a special stamp duty and a 15 per cent duty ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA cash injection to speed up development of 'small Taikoo Shing'

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Olga Wong

    ... in the next decade. "The authority will have more control in both the timing and quality of the project by investing in the construction," said the authority's director of property ... should be made available as quickly as possible. The project will consist of a four-storey podium, on which four residential tower blocks will stand. The podium will accommodate a public ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Olga Wong

    ... per cent of the market rate. HOS is intended to offer affordable housing to buyers who cannot afford private property but are too well off to qualify for public flats. For the Tai O project, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Demand will ensure private flats are built, says Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Olga Wong

    ... to protect public interest. Land is a public asset and cannot be sold at an unreasonably low price." But he admitted that the department set land premiums based on the prevailing property market ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Stamp duty keeping non-locals out of property market

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Duty of 10 to 20 per cent of the price is payable if a property is resold in that period. Between then and the end of January, 620 residential transactions were recorded as chargeable. ... from 12 per cent of all residential property transactions in November to 3 per cent last month. Despite this, sales rebounded last month to 7,136, from 3,951 in December. The sales figures were ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    MTR Corp not pulling its weight on housing needs, says Paul Chan

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... Corp paid HK$4.9 billion for the right to develop property at eight sites- including the Tin Wing Light Rail station. A real estate specialist at City University said the government's ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lawmaker Chan Kin-por in battle over management of private Cyberport estate

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:23am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to set up an owners' corporation. The group has recently gathered enough support from owners- whose shares in the properties add up to more than 5 per cent of the total- to convene a meeting ... and the quality of services there. She said she hoped the campaign for an owners' corporation would improve transparency in the management of the property. Chan said the existing owners' ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Cooling measures to stay amid risk of property bubble

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:00pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung Kc.ng@scmp.com The government has no intention of dropping property cooling measures as the risk of a property bubble remains high, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah ... at four per cent for the whole year. Tsang was briefing lawmakers on Hong Kong’s latest economic situation. He said property purchases by non-locals and overseas companies had gone down after ...




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