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  1. Shanghai weighs raising plot ratio

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peggy Sito

    ... bigger projects, resulting in higher earnings. 'If the plan materialises, it will be the latest effort from the government to speed up the pace of redeveloping obsolete urban areas ... said she was aware of the plan but this did not address another problem slowing the pace of urban redevelopment, namely that residents of old developments due for renewal did not want to move ...

  2. On the threshold of change

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito and Foster Wong An 80 per cent ruling on compulsory sales in decaying blocks would raise the momentum of urban renewal Champions of urban growth must note with satisfaction ... old projects in prime locations, leaving the urban decay of less attractive districts largely ignored. They have also called for the creation of an appeal mechanism that would give minority ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSERVATION

    Sino Land boss Daryl Ng trials mini-turbines in taps to generate electricity

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:49am by Peggy Sito

    ... study. If the study produces a positive result, he hopes to commission a system for Sino Land's next residential developments. "I have a child. I love him very much. We all love our ... projects. By 2050, says Ng, up to 75 per cent of the world's population will be urban, with most of the incremental growth occurring in second-tier cities, particularly in Asia. Cities already ...

  4. Urban Land Institute has eye on region

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... president Rick Rosan said Asia would be the dominant place for growth of urban cities in the wake of the growing economy. As a result, the institute plans to set up an office somewhere in Asia ... would arrange a study tour of mainland cities in the spring. In May, the institute also plans to organise the Award for Excellence in Shanghai. ...

  5. Even experts can get it wrong

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... minor corrections, it would eventually rebound,' recalled Wu. Marriage plans may have coloured the judgment of the newly graduated analyst, who had been back home in Hong Kong for just two years after completing his studies in Canada. 'I planned to get married. I thought it would be good if I could provide a comfortable home when I proposed,' he said. So in February ...



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