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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Landlords forced to lower asking rents as mainland tourist spending falls

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Decline in number of big-spending mainland tourists has hit sales of luxury goods, forcing owners to be more realistic in their rent demands Retail landlords rein in giddy asking rents Property investors who bulked up their retail portfolios in recent years have found themselves on the wrong end of a bet on mainland shoppers driving a sustained boom ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Developers to sell new commercial projects as sentiment strengthens

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:02pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Shek Mun project in Sha Tin, which is scheduled to be presold in the third quarter. Project planning manager Reggie Lai Yui-chung said an office and retail building at 10 Shing Yip Street in Kwun Tong will also be released for sale when it is completed, as soon as October. Another office and retail building at 15 Chong Yip Street in the same district will be launched in the fourth ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Shui On Land to convert Shanghai hotel into flagship retail store

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Redevelopment project first to be tackled by Hong Kong group's China Xintiandi subsidiary Shui On to convert Shanghai hotel into flagship retail store The conversion of a luxury boutique hotel in a historical district of Shanghai into a multi-storey flagship retail outlet will be the first project to be tackled by China Xintiandi, a commercial property ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Hong Kong retail demand spurs office conversions

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Office space being reconfigured in some key properties to cater for customer needs and to take advantage of the higher rents Retail demand spurs conversions Strong demand for retail space from the services industry and higher rents have encouraged Wharf (Holdings) to convert some office floors at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui to semi-retail use. Some ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    High rents force shops to extend hours, creating Ginza-style districts

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... to supporting round-the-clock trading. Property consultants believe the concept of 24-hour trading will catch on in the area, which has become the world's most expensive for prime retail space. "The concept is sustainable for Causeway Bay which is a magnet for late-night shopping and dining," said Joe Lin, senior director of retail services at CBRE. Soundwill Holdings said last ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Flood of new supply to hit Suzhou’s office market

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:56pm by SANDY LI AND LANGI CHIANG

    ... million square metres over the next two years, he said. Suzhou has the ninth-largest new supply of commercial properties, including office and retail space, according to a survey of 20 cities ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Shopping mall landlords subdivide outlets to find buyers

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Poor occupancy rates and falling rents at some shopping centres force landlords to sell smaller units, but there can be pitfalls for investors Weakening sentiment in the retail property ... bought 40,000 square feet of vacant retail space in the basement of Blocks 1 to 3 of City Garden in North Point for HK$159.8 million. After converting the space, now known as Maxi Base, into 336 ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Returns on Hong Kong industrial buildings 'slowing down'

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... and warehouse owners to convert properties to accommodate tenants seeking space for marketing showrooms and retail outlets. The average price of factory space has more than doubled since early 2009, ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Investor demand for HK office space rises 11.5pc in August

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... retail brands needed more office space due to their continuous store expansion. Gucci, for instance, leased an 8,600 sq ft, half-floor office unit in Hysan Place in Causeway Bay. Chanel has also ...



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