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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    From couture to coffee, retailers are tailoring shops to big spenders

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:12pm by Tom Gaffney

    ... Fuel's boutiques in Hong Kong, Shanghai and New Zealand each sells several hundred cups of coffee a day, with most clients hailing from the finance, insurance and real estate sectors. Growing ...

  2. Property - International - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Firms from China to join individuals in new phase of outbound property investment

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:23pm by Joel Rothstein

    ... key emerging institutional player is likely to be insurance companies. Reforms in the regulatory framework governing where and how insurance companies can invest have opened the door ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Taiwan insurance giants eye overseas property investments

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by JOSEPH LIN

    ... Joseph Lin Taiwanese insurers now invest in local property; they will in future be given limited scope to purchase overseas buildings Insurance giants set eyes on overseas investments As you pass through Taipei's major business districts, it is common to see office buildings adorned with the names of insurance companies. Indeed, about half of the grade-A office buildings ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Chinese insurers become key property investors

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by ALVIN YIP

    ... Alvin Yip property.post@scmp.com Since being freed to buy commercial real estate in 2009, the industry giants have become key market players, and their role is set to grow Insurers a key mainland force The mainland's real estate market turned a new page in 2009 when the government allowed insurers to invest in immovable property. In the three years since they have become ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Taiwan insurers go global in search of returns

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOSEPH LIN

    ... Joseph Lin property.post@scmp.com Law change paves the way for the cashed-up sector to spread its wings from Taipei, but controls mean there won't be a flood of money Taiwan insurers go global in hunt for good returns Passing through Taipei's major business districts, it is common to see office buildings adorned with names of insurance companies. Indeed, about half ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Cities work hard to lure big business

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Jade Tan

    ... There is increasing transactional evidence of owner-occupation deals by the finance and insurance industries. On the one hand, rising owner-occupation levels reduce space available; while on the other it strengthens Hong Kong's competitive position as a financial hub, attracting more occupier demand. The high concentration of finance and insurance companies in the Hong Kong CBD can also be seen ...

  7. 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

    ... fierce consumer urges or, worse still, start attracting the wrong type of customer that doesn't view these centres as a 'retail paradise' but as a haven for free air-conditioning. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Super regional centres rule the retailing roost

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Smith

    ... 700,000 square feet and accommodation for at least 200 retailers, with three or more anchors. In this type of mall, the march of apparel retailers, particularly luxury fashion outlets, seems ... of undertaking the type of comparison shopping that occurs at a district centre and many businesses are already well represented on the web. The outlook for neighbourhood centres is positive as major ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Where location fails, try property management

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by GERRY KIPLING

    ... for example. Some landlords may opt to theme their building in a bid to attract a certain tenant type or weight towards a certain sector. A good example is the Design Showcase in the Ruttonjee Centre, ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    HKMA measures put Hong Kong in good stead to weather property plunge

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Leland Sun

    ... rate and take-up of higher-LTV-ratio mortgage products, primarily mortgage insurance and developer second mortgages, have increased. Second, at current interest rates, the amortisation, ...




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