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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

    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 ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Building owners need to pay attention to Hong Kong’s long-term energy plans

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:36pm by ROBERT ALLENDER

    ... with the China grid to offer an equivalent to renewable energy certificates might allow building owners to meet their own low-carbon aspirations, and/or to attract high-quality tenants who have their own ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    China's hotel investors and operators have mismatched expectations

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

    ... arrangements can include more flexibility to renegotiate terms in the out years of the contract or to include rights of first refusal in renewal contracts. At the strategic level, it may also be time 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Market changes call for stamp duty alternative

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:00am by ROGER NISSIM

    ... Because the use of  the Ordinance was beginning to result in a significant numbers of new units being built as well as making a meaningful contribution to urban renewal, and this should be allowed ...




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