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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - REGULATION

    Clean up buildings renovation sector, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors says

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:08am by Yvonne Liu

    ... 19,000 buildings aged more than 30 years in the city and many are in decay. Currently, the Buildings Department selects 2,000 buildings of more than 30 years old for its Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme every year. Under the scheme, flat owners have to carry out inspection and repair works when needed. The Housing Authority and the Urban Renewal Authority have introduced similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1520046/clean-buildings-renovation-sector-hong-kong-institute
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Big interest expected in small flats at Fung Yuen, Tai Po

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:39pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Veteran residential investor Chan Ching-pak is not interested in the project. "It would be difficult to find tenants when the project is completed- and it is not located in the urban area. ... in urban areas such as Causeway Bay and Wan Chai were more popular in the leasing market. Chan added: "It may be difficult to resell the flats. They are too small. No one would pay a large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552394/big-interest-small-flats-fung-yuen-tai-po-expected
  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lenders reject builders as land values rise sharply in London

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... are a bit toppy," said Randeesh Sandhu, the chief executive of lender Urban Exposure Group. "Usually, the only way a developer can get the deal to work is to go back to the landowner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1549717/lenders-reject-builders-land-values-rise-sharply-london
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Tender for luxury urban site attracts strong interest

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tender for luxury urban site attracts developers A rare opportunity to buy a luxury residential site in an urban area led to an overwhelming response ... in urban areas as the investment risk is lower. You don't need to worry about sales as demand is strong. "Even if the market is weak, developers could keep the property for leasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1508669/tender-luxury-urban-site-attracts-strong-interest
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong government, MTR to release five housing sites for sale

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Yvonne Liu

    ... sites for tender. They are one of the major sources of land supply," Chan said. "If we could find land available for residential development in urban areas, we would release it for sale immediately. But it is difficult to find a large quantity of residential sites in an urban area. "Since construction of the [MTR's] Sha Tin to Central link has been delayed, we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1543931/hong-kong-government-mtr-release-five-housing-sites-sale
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544397/harsh-realities-market-stymie-leung-chun-yings-housing
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Developers resort to sales tricks on the fly to attract buyers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:11am by Sandy Li

    ... to first-tier cities, as the slowdown in the real estate market deepens, the annual Mainland China Cities Survey 2014 from the Urban Land Institute indicates. The survey, which evaluates the real estate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1543898/developers-resort-sales-tricks-fly-attract-buyers
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Experts see lengthy downturn, but no collapse for China's property sector

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Peggy Sito

    ... cities and 1 to 2 per cent in second-tier cities. Ji expects home prices in urban areas to remain resilient in the second half of 2014, but growth would be limited to 3 to 5 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539687/experts-see-lengthy-downturn-no-collapse-chinas-property
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... bridges- their work is not only elevating communities through design, it does so on the leanest of budgets. It happens under the umbrella of Rural Urban Framework (RUF), a not-for-profit research ... respond to the transformation of land from rural to urban. Their interest was piqued on a shared car journey to Huaiji County, Guangdong, where Lin was designing a new village school as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1469471/villages-given-urban-look-through-design
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Huang Liping sees role for business parks in growth of China's cities

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Sandy Li

    ... in developing the locations of our large business parks and their surrounding areas into new city centres, which offer job opportunities and fully functional living communities for new urban residents. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539688/huang-liping-sees-role-business-parks-growth-chinas-cities

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