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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Industrial districts with a retailing twist

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:43am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Tong, Chai Wan and Kwai Chung. In Chai Wan, for example, there are now new restaurants, fashion boutiques, bookstores and galleries. Shoppers are enjoying a new experience in the district ... Yvonne Liu Low rents at new malls converted from old industrial buildings lure small shops Industrial districts with a retailing twist As a shopaholic, I am happy to get my fashion fix ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Going underground could give shops the space they need to deal with tourism boom

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:07am by Sandy Li

    ... said “the government has commenced a study to identify districts with potential for developing urban underground space, with a view to increasing usable space and enhancing connectivity in the urban areas. We are preparing a pilot study covering four selected strategic districts, namely Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai”. On Wednesday last week, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong may need to dig deep for supply of commercial space

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:18am by Sandy Li

    ... Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai." Many [retailers] have skipped over the city because of the lack of supply of shops for lease Last Wednesday, a paper prepared ... Sandy Li Four strategic districts have been selected for a pilot study on underground shopping centres HK may need to dig deepfor supply of commercial space Restaurants, shops, theme parks ...

  4. Business - Companies - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong missing a taste of local character

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... food centres across the city. But many of them are poorly managed. The one I sometimes visit is at the Bowrington Road Market in Wan Chai because it is close to my office. The food is nice ... core business district, it has become the most popular after-work dining place. Another popular joint is the Maxwell Road Hawker Centre. Many restaurants in these food centres are equally ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Hong Kong's historical districts, buildings at risk as profit maximized

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Redevelopment of Western Market in Sheung Wan reflects spoiling of HK's unique charm City's heritage at risk if we cater to tourists too much The 107-year-old Western Market in Sheung Wan is one of the few Edwardian buildings remaining in Hong Kong but the redevelopment of the beautiful building under the management of the Urban Renewal Authority and its ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Affordable homes remain a distant dream despite curbs

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:58am by Yvonne Liu

    ... affordable flats. The problem is likely to be exacerbated as mainland buyers and local investors return to the market. Recent sales of new projects such as The Avenue in Wan Chai, The Cullinan ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Discounts, higher commissions heat up luxury market

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 03:01am by Sandy Li

    ... focused on broking new flats. The Avenue, jointly developed by Sino Land and Hopewell, in Wan Chai will be the new battlefield among agents tomorrow. The first batch of 220 units have attracted ...

  8. Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Timing in the market can be hit or myth for buyers

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... a good feeling. Last week, a friend looked for a rental unit. Without any recreational facilities and on a noisy street, a unit with 357 square feet of saleable area in an ancient building in Wan Chai was being offered for an asking rent of between HK$13,000 and HK$14,000 a month. For a two-bedroom flat with a better environment, such as in Kornhill in Quarry Bay, one would have to pay ...

  9. Business - Economy - BRICKS & MORTAR

    To win tourists, Hong Kong needs a visionary government

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... District have yet to be confirmed. The cruise terminal at Kai Tak will be completed soon and will bring more tourists. But many tourist destinations are already overcrowded. The city needs new leisure facilities. To address this, the government should take an active role in developing tourism facilities instead of relying on developers. Take, for example, Ma Wan Park, developed by Sun ...

  10. Business - Money - BRICKS & MORTAR

    What property can you buy for HK$4m?

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... in Dandenong Mansion- a 24-year-old single-block building in Wan Chai- is on offer for HK$4 million, according to Midland Realty's website. The flat, as expected, is not large, It offers a gross ...




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