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  1. Sino's pollution solution powers residential and commercial buildings

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that 'different types of properties have different renewable energy needs. We have selected one from each property type: residential [Pacific Palisades], commercial [Skyline Tower] and industrial [Futura Plaza] to learn what is needed for... other properties'. Pacific Palisades, one of Sino Group's prime residential properties, is in North Point. It features a 1.5x1.5-metre solar panel ...

  2. Quality of life in the spotlight

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Cheng

    ... at the locations favoured by mainland investors when buying property, and the reasons behind their decisions. This issue also brings you prime residential properties in London, and how they are affected ... Raymond Cheng With the government determined to restore some degree of sanity in the local property market, it is easy to overlook a recent event that shed light on the sustainability ...

  3. Cost of global disasters hit record US$370b last year

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bevere, a senior catastrophe data analyst at Swiss Re. Bevere said earthquake insurance penetration in New Zealand was high, particularly for residential properties. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake ...

  4. State rejects 32pc of land-use applications

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and mainly unoccupied land was granted construction usage. Of the land with usage approved, almost 40 per cent was for residential properties with a focus on budget or low-income housing. ...

  5. Local bodies under fire over land deals

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Land disputes have become the main source of violent conflicts in recent years, pitting those citizens forced to make way for industrial and residential property projects against local ...

  6. Details of risky trees to be put on the internet

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and problems of the unhealthy and risky trees. The bureau has made public the locations of public open space since 2008 after an outcry over developers and residential property owners quietly ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How much land do we have?

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... on residential property, aimed essentially at mainland buyers, has drawn criticism for going too far or not far enough. But then again, do we really have a shortage of homes? There are about 2.6 million ... account for 46 per cent of our 1,100 square kilometres. Just 5 per cent of that space would equal our entire current private urban residential area. Population trends are a critical factor, ...

  8. Kerry staff dig deep to help grow a culture of environmental awareness

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the territory's most successful companies are championing projects that make a positive contribution towards creating a greener Hong Kong. Among these businesses is Kerry Properties, one of Hong Kong's leading property investment and development companies with a portfolio of assets in the territory and the mainland. Employees at the company take time off from their office schedules ...

  9. Green features are a must for developer

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and environmental awareness for some time. 'This belief underlies our aim to create sustainable communities from our commercial and residential properties, ensuring they become exceptional locations ... Chris Davis As issues of general environmental awareness become increasingly prominent in Hong Kong, eco-friendly buildings and design also feature in the luxury property sector. For Hysan ...

  10. Other winners in the category

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... and providing] long-term management for wetlands. It purchased five new environmental friendly diesel locomotives which are quieter, more fuel-efficient and with less emissions.' Swire Properties One of Hong Kong's leading property companies, with extensive experience in the development and management of major commercial and residential properties. The judges said: 'Swire ...




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