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  1. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    London’s less central areas will be next hot spots

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Selina McFall

    ... But this domestic demographic still makes the vast majority of London property purchases. Do not believe the hype about overseas buyers who leave flats empty dominating the city's property market- only ...

  2. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Heavier taxes on homes held in companies make London hotels an attractive option

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:22am by JAMES INNES

    ... Kong-based Richfield Realty's sale last month of the Royal Bayswater Hotel for a reported £35 million- a scheme with planning for 22 high-end flats and ground-floor retail. Prospects ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    China housing market to cool down but not collapse

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 02:40pm by Andrew Ness

    ... is expected to be slow until buying restrictions are relaxed, although prices will stay flat at prevailing levels. As a result of the residential market slowdown, it is expected the central government ...

  4. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    As Canada closes its door, Spain puts out the welcome mat

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by EDWARD FARRELLY

    ... chequebooks in hand. Chinese developers may also secure options for blocks of flats and sell the units to purchasers in China, who would then be eligible for Spanish residency. Spain has been behind ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Urgent need to restart Hong Kong land auctions

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by ROGER NISSIM

    ... address with regard to an increase in land supply and subsequent increase in flat supply was an unequivocal statement to immediately restart government land auctions. It is well understood by all in the industry and also the public that there is no quick fix to the problem of increasing flat production in the short term as the new administration has, to a large degree, inherited the problem. ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Housing affordability ratio alarming for Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Lam

    ... or median annual household income. We assume a standard new apartment in Shanghai and Guangzhou is 950 square feet- since small flats are rare in the mainland's residential market- and have ... Kong's price-to-income ratio is the highest among the three cities at 17.6, which means a household has to save 17.6 years of its annual income without any consumption for buying a standard flat ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Housing medicine not curing the problem

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Gordon Tse

    ... medicines, such as an increase in land supply, the removal of real estate from the list of permissible investment assets for the capital investment entrant scheme, the resumption of subsidised housing provision under the Home Ownership Scheme (HOS) and the exemption of premiums on resales of HOS flats to "sandwich class" families. In addition, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Lack of Hong Kong shopping centre seating risks losing business to internet

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by CHRISTIAN WRIGHT

    ... Christian Wright The lack of seating in big HK malls raises the risk of retail business being lost to the internet Landlords ignore needs of shoppers at their own peril By any measure, the past decade has been prosperous for retail landlords in Hong Kong. Retail sales have almost tripled in the past 10 years while retail space has more or less flat-lined, rising by an average ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    We must reform how we price the land we need for new homes

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by CHARLES CHAN

    ... Developments in the development zone are still on the drawing board and no flats or land have been sold, which means the selling price of flats in future and the development risk involved are all ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Market changes call for stamp duty alternative

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:00am by ROGER NISSIM

    ... in October last year, together with all the measures proposed to increase land supply and consequently flat production, have begun to have the required effect of dampening prices by, hopefully, ...




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