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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong home prices stay firm on high building costs, strong demand

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:38am by Yvonne Liu

    ... and strong demand are seen keeping property prices high although new private housing supply over the next three to four years is set to push inventory to an eight-year high, analysts say. Figures ... at 85 housing estates across the city, fell 0.14 per cent to 121.95 last week, near its 2013 market peak. Over the last few years, the government has been trying to cool the overheated property ...

  2. Record fall in Peak home prices as global financial crisis bites

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Property prices on The Peak slumped 41.4 per cent in the final three months of last year compared with the previous quarter. The fall was the biggest on record in Hong Kong's luxury real estate market- worse even than during the 1997-98 East Asian financial crisis- underscoring the seriousness of the global economic slump. In the final three months of 1997, ...

  3. Flat prices will not fall as much as in 1997 crisis, experts say

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Fewer new homes are going on the market in Hong Kong this year, and analysts say that should cushion the impact of the global financial turmoil on property prices. They do ... 10,000- an 11-year low. Property prices fell 60 per cent in the 12 months after the Asia financial crisis began in 1997. However, Charles Chan Chiu-kwok, managing director of Savills Valuation ...

  4. Top grade offices may see slower rent rises

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... and other financial institutions that planned to set up offices in Hong Kong might now become active in the office leasing market, but would be seeking space of just 7,000 to 8,000 sq ft in Central, ... Yvonne Liu Hong Kong's top-grade office rents recorded strong growth in the first half, but property analysts warned the gains might run out of steam in the second half. A Jones Lang ...

  5. HK office deals drop to 5-year low

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu Investors cancel plans or reopen price talks as worries over the economy take hold Hong Kong office market deals have fallen to a five-year low as investors ... and other professional services sectors, which has been the pillar of the grade A office space in the core business areas of Hong Kong,' said Alva To, the North Asia head of consultancy ...

  6. Rising rents shake up retail sector

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... and fashion store at an 8 per cent higher rent than the previous lease. Yu Choy-chun, an executive director of Yue Hwa, said the company was now looking for outlets of 7,000 to 8,000 sq ft in North ... turnover had rebounded to 80 per cent of levels before the financial crisis. Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, a major jewellery firm in Hong Kong, will open new shops at New World Development's ...

  7. Soaring stocks, loans stoke fears of bubble

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... chip benchmark ended above the 20,000 level. The H-share index rose 1.71 per cent to 12,189.62. The Hong Kong market has almost doubled in value from the global financial crisis induced low ... mentality.' The Hong Kong market has advanced 40.76 per cent since the beginning of the year and now is trading around 16 times price-to-earning ratios- the highest since the start of the financial ...

  8. Mainlanders flocking to HK serviced apartments

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... private hospitals and the option of a Hong Kong passport for their babies. More than 75 per cent of deliveries in privately owned Hong Kong Baptist Hospital were to non-local mothers last year ... Yvonne Liu Hong Kong's serviced apartments are attracting a growing number of mainland professional tenants who prefer the facilities they offer to the alternative of living ...

  9. Financial firms change leasing plans as business outlook dims

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu The global financial crisis is striking up a game of musical chairs in Hong Kong's office leasing market, with several financial institutions rearranging their leasing ... leasing market in the last few years but are now being hit by the global financial crisis. Early last year, Sama Dubai, the property arm of Dubai Holdings, rented the 9,000 sq ft top floor at York ...

  10. Office rents face bigger hit

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... consolidated their business in Hong Kong. 'Landlords in Central will cut the asking rents when the vacancy rate hits 5 per cent.' Central office rents had peaked at HK$120 per square foot ... Yvonne Liu Grade A office rents are expected to fall further as a result of the present worldwide financial crisis than they did following the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 as well ...




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