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  1. Stand up to URA and demand more enlightened development

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) continues to avoid the bigger issue about urban renewal in the low-rise district of SoHo and the Gage Street market. It seems to be focused solely ... that it has funded. As residents, business owners or frequent visitors to these areas, we must stand up to the URA and demand a more enlightened approach to urban development. It is not just ...

  2. Hong Kong could follow Shanghai's lead in consulting residents on redevelopment schemes

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Residents could say no to redevelopment in a pilot scheme launched in Shanghai, an example that Hong Kong could follow, Urban Renewal Authority chairman Barry Cheung Chun-yuen said after a study trip. Asking residents whether they wanted their areas to be redeveloped could minimise social conflict, Mr Cheung said. 'It gives the authority the mandate it requires ...

  3. Developer expects prices to rise in downtown areas

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... million square metres in suburban Shanghai in which the local government aimed to relocate residents affected by urban renewal. Mr Yu expected property prices in these areas to fall. ...

  4. Shanghai vows transparency

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... came as the city's urban planning department called for public input on plans to push ahead with the redevelopment of rundown parts of the city. It said it planned to start building high-density public housing in five central districts, and would seek approval from residents. The government has up to now been building homes on the outskirts of Shanghai, but the urban-renewal ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - COMMERCIAL

    Shui On Land to convert Shanghai hotel into flagship retail store

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... on Huaihai Middle Road. It is part of the 52-hectare retail-commercial-residential Taipingqiao redevelopment, and half of the whole urban renewal project has been completed. Retail rents in the area ... entertainment and hotel properties in urban areas on the mainland. ...

  6. Shanghai project builds on the past

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Rampant urban renewal in Shanghai has come at the cost of destroying much of the city's architectural heritage, but the local government is now trying to preserve the iconic sites and districts that have survived. 'Urban redevelopment meant that Shanghai has been losing its character, as many old buildings were knocked down. But the city is now trying ...

  7. Shanghai plans to build island eco-city

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Chongming project touted as the largest sustainable urban development in the world Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings), an investment arm of the Shanghai municipal ... in Chongming's Dongtan area, the proposed project, when delivered, is expected to be the largest sustainable urban development in the world. Plans are to make the city energy self-sufficient, with power ...

  8. Shanghai cracks down on capital gains tax

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito City targets secondary home sales in renewed cooling bid Shanghai is taking the lead in strictly enforcing the collection of capital gains taxes on property sales in a renewed ... rose 0.6 per cent last month from April last year. That was slower than the 5.4 per cent overall gain in urban prices in the country and increases of 9.4 per cent in Beijing and 12.8 per cent ...

  9. Shanghai to build 10 more metro lines

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... companies in 14 districts. Shanghai evicted more than 81,000 families for urban development last year alone. Compensation levels for relocated families would differ. 'The amount should ... is controlled by Xinhua, this week quoted an official from Shanghai's Nanhui district saying the project had received renewed interest from the government. Shanghai has made no secret about its ...

  10. Another star graduate of the Shanghai school

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... a year, renewing worries about instability in the wake of a massive corruption case. The party chief of inland Hubei province , Yu Zhengsheng , is expected to take over as Shanghai party boss, ... months as the city's party secretary, anyone might do similar things.' His expected successor, Mr Yu, is said to have a flair for urban planning from serving as minister of construction ...



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