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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Harsh realities of market stymie Leung Chun-ying's housing goals

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... the government gave the impression that not only were densities going to be increased across the urban areas but also that many parcels of greenbelt as well as so-called government, institution ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Bridgehead economy on Lantau could play key role in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 02:59pm by MARCOS CHAN

    ... and connectivity between the urban areas of Hong Kong, Lantau and the rest of the delta will be critical to the success of a bridgehead economy. The government should also have a vision of how Lantau can ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Shanghai shows it’s serious about using underground space

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:49pm by SHAUN BRODIE

    ... space in built-up urban areas. For example, for the private sector generally in Shanghai, going underground represents an opportunity to ensure business continuity. Increasing demand for land ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Housing challenges of China's urban explosion

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by GRAHAM ROBINSON

    ... Graham Robinson While China is world's largest construction market and cities expand rapidly, the supply of social housing could become a major problem Challenges of the urban ... years and average 7.1 per cent over the forecast period as a whole. But what does this look like day to day? In the 1980s, only 15 per cent of China's population lived in urban areas. ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Performance of health care facilities needs to be optimised to meet demand

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:23pm by KAREN PROSSER

    ... schools or green urban environments. Owners and operators of health care facilities can play an important part in this endeavour by optimising the design and operational management strategy to run ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Let a chief operating officer get above the politics to administer Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... operating model is the most efficient and effective in terms of the management and maintenance of the urban fabric and built environment. So often issues of a management nature seem to become highly ... management of the city's infrastructure, urban fabric and community services. As a start, one possible approach that has been mooted is the appointment of a deputy chief secretary whose role ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Clear plan needed to address land supply and housing issues

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by NICHOLAS BROOKE

    ... Nicholas Brooke The government must act to make up for the failures of the previous administration in order to prevent market volatility and uncertainty Hong Kong needs a clear plan to tackle legacy supply issues Not surprisingly, the state of the real es ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    China's hotel investors and operators have mismatched expectations

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by ADAM RUSH

    ... to begin involving hoteliers, either directly or through consultants or industry associations, in the urban planning process. Experienced hotel operators, or their representatives, are in a good ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Wrong thinking on the future of Kai Tak

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by EDWARD FARRELLY

    ... Edward Farrelly property.post@scmp.com Low-density housing won't tackle the need for affordable homes, while questions remain over demand for a sports hub Arguments on use of Kai Tak not convincing Kai Tak is in the news again, with individuals and o ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Policy changes necessary to help developers avert future housing shortage

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by LAU CHUN KONG

    ... projects in 2013-2014, 1,800 units by the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) projects; and 3,100 units by Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTR) projects, which are the second largest source. The MTR ...




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