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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Office rents in Hong Kong's Central could fall by 20pc over 18 months

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Sandy Li

    ... to two-thirds of the space in Two IFC," he said. The adjustment had changed the profile of the rental market in Central, added Fok. Medium-sized companies that signed up for 5,000 to 7,000 sq ft ... office rents seen falling 20pc in 18 months Office rents in Central may fall by up to 20 per cent within the next 18 months as the market adjusts to an abundant supply of vacant space in Hong ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - REAL ESTATE

    Worse glut in China's smaller cities may be in malls, not flats

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:47am by Langi Chiang, Sandy Li

    ... cent to 25 per cent. The banks had no choice but to follow. "Imagine doing something like this in the US where there are 7,000 banks and many regulators," said Sumit Agarwal, ... 1.85 trillion yuan (HK$2.33 trillion) last year, up 47 per cent from a year earlier, while retail sales of consumer goods rose 13.6 per cent year on year to 20.9 trillion yuan. Hong Kong ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong peg to US dollar blamed for city's soaring property prices

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Realty chief analyst Buggle Lau Ka-fai. Hong Kong's property market has experienced wild swings over the past three decades. It began a sustained upward trend from 1983, hitting a peak ... a buying spree by mainlanders looking for new homes in the city and sent prices to new heights until the Hong Kong government imposed a 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty in October last year ...

  4. Secondary transactions drop 20pc on weather and poor sentiment

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... to show a decline of about 36 per cent to 7,000 deals and he did not expect a significant turnaround in sales until September when developers started to offer large projects on the market. ... Heights in Sheung Wan and Chinese Estates Holdings' York Place in Wan Chai. Hong Kong endured its wettest June in 125 years of recorded weather history with only six days without rain. During ...

  5. Cheung Kong surprises with sale of 50 houses

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... (Hong Kong) senior director Simon Smith expects luxury residential prices to fall 25 to 30 per cent by the end of next year as confidence is shaken by the United States financial crisis ... square foot achieved at nearby four-year-old Seasons Villa and a 47 per cent premium to the HK$1,851 at two-year-old Season Palace, the Land Registry said. Cheung Kong developed both projects. ...

  6. September home deals up 13.2pc but prospects hazy

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... market sentiment is likely to prevail over the next few months,' said Mr Wu. He expected monthly property transactions to remain between 6,000 and 7,000 in the next three months with prices ... Peggy Sito and Sandy Li Prices expected to fall as rates and job fears hurt sentiment Home purchases in Hong Kong grew 13.2 per cent to 5,115 deals last month, but agents predict ...

  7. Cold comfort in early Shenzhen property bust

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... metre at Bi Shui Long Ting phase two development in June last year. But prices had since fallen by more than 30 per cent to as low as 7,000 yuan per square metre. 'My outstanding mortgage ... of Pan Asian Mortgage, which helped Hong Kong homeowners in a similar dilemma four years ago by pioneering 140 per cent loan-to-value negative equity mortgages. 'Average outstanding mortgage ...

  8. Going underground: Sogo spreads to TST

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Sandy Li

    ... Andy Cheng and Sandy Li Sogo is to open a second Hong Kong department store in Tsim Sha Tsui- positive news for a retail sector hit by rising rents and high-profile closures. Company ... for a debt burden of 1.7 trillion yen ($126 billion). In 2001, Sogo sold its Hong Kong properties, including its 12-storey Causeway Bay flagship store, and brand rights to two local conglomerates ...

  9. Price surge triggers bubble alarm

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Fulton Mak A 20 per cent rebound in average property prices in Hong Kong since the beginning of the year has triggered concerns a price bubble may be forming, and similar ... crisis. However, Mr Wong believed the regulators in Hong Kong would not intervene in the market at this stage, and would leave market forces to correct prices. Paul Louie, the regional head ...

  10. Bumpy ride ahead, warn experts

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

    ... HK$260 million buying two commercial properties earlier this year, said he now feared that Hong Kong's residential market would be trapped in a three-year correction while the mainland real ... Sandy Li and Yvonne Liu Industry players see homebuyers forfeiting deposits to cut losses amid correction Hong Kong homebuyers who have yet to complete purchase contracts on flats ...




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