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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Going underground could give shops the space they need to deal with tourism boom

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:07am by Sandy Li

    ... saturated, and the government is looking for ways to increase the supply of commercial space. One of them was mentioned by Chief Executive Leung Chung-yin last month in his second policy speech. He said “the government has commenced a study to identify districts with potential for developing urban underground space, with a view to increasing usable space and enhancing connectivity ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong may need to dig deep for supply of commercial space

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:18am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Four strategic districts have been selected for a pilot study on underground shopping centres HK may need to dig deepfor supply of commercial space Restaurants, shops, theme parks ... cent from 2012. However, the city's tourism facilities are nearly saturated, and the government is looking for ways to increase the supply of commercial space. One of them was mentioned ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Developers resort to sales tricks on the fly to attract buyers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Sandy Li

    ... market was entering the initial phase of a sharp downturn. Sales of new homes in the first four months of this year fell 8.6 per cent year on year to 1.45 trillion yuan, and total floor space ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Collecting stuff in Hong Kong just a waste of space

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Moving out of parents' home with all your precious belongings is not as easy as it seems Collecting stuff in Hong Kong just a waste of space It is quite common for Hongkongers to want to move out of their parents' homes for more space, if not more freedom, after working for a few years. "Space is definitely a problem," a female friend, who ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Vanke to be early winner in Qianhai

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:40am by Sandy Li

    ... multibillion-yuan projects have not yet got off the ground in Qianhai, Shenzhen-based Vanke has been signing leasing agreements with big banks and financial institutions for office space in the park. ... rental income if all the space is leased at 250 yuan per square metre per month. The developer would recoup its one-billion-yuan investment in about six years. Only companies registered ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Government should not forget Hong Kong’s middle class when increasing supply of flats

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:48am by Yvonne Liu

    ... stayed firm. There is a strong demand for three-bedroom flats among sandwich-class households with children, as they need the space for the family and a domestic helper. A three-bedroom flat ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Ex-military sites in HK earmarked for flats as land supply is tackled

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:10am by Sandy Li

    ... sites, most of them zoned as green belt or for government, institutional or community use, will provide space for 10,812 flats. Of the total, 7,972 of them are private flats and 2,840 are public ... is the largest, potentially providing space for 2,950 private homes. Perowne Barracks is a former British facility closed in 1994 following the drawdown of the military before the handover. The other two ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Industrial districts with a retailing twist

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:43am by Yvonne Liu

    ... advantage of the lower development cost and the fact that rents for shops and offices are usually higher than those for industrial space. The first shopping centre to emerge from such conversion ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Policymakers must heed homeowners seeking to upgrade

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 01:13am by Langi Chiang

    ... on August 16, the consultancy, when looking at the living space per family member in urban households, said 80 per cent of those in the top 30 cities live in homes that equated to less than 30 ...

  10. Business - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Soaring rent risks the city's status as shopper's paradise

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... aren't burdened by the sales tax in place in other places in Asia? The answer is obvious: the sky-high cost of renting shop space here. The operator of a Japanese restaurant in the busy Causeway ... by an influx of mainland tourists and limited supply of retail space, rents have soared, with international chains paying "tens of millions" of Hong Kong dollars a month in prime locations ...




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