• Fri
  • Aug 22, 2014
  • Updated: 7:31pm

China Metallurgical Corp has won a residential and commercial site in Singapore for about HK$2.92 billion.

22 Aug 2014 - 11:26am

China Vast Industrial Urban Development has not attracted enough retail investors to buy its new shares, with its initial public offering only 97 per cent subscribed.

22 Aug 2014 - 10:36am

Redco Properties bid 681.3 million yuan (HK$858.8 million) to win an 88,000 square metre residential development site in Heifei, the capital of Anhui province, at public auction.

22 Aug 2014 - 9:33am

Poly Property Group said yesterday it would speed up sales in the second half to hit its full-year target of 28 billion yuan (HK$35.3 billion) and maintain a gross profit margin of 25 per cent.

22 Aug 2014 - 12:49am

SOHO China says it will continue to explore buying opportunities in prime locations in Beijing and Shanghai as the uncertain market outlook for the mainland’s residential market provides...

21 Aug 2014 - 2:03pm

Kerry Properties said net profit plunged 56 per cent in the first half but it is confident it will hit its sales target for the year of HK$12 billion.

21 Aug 2014 - 11:54pm

Hong Kong & China

China Vast Industrial Urban Development has not attracted enough retail investors to buy its new shares, with its initial public offering only 97 per cent subscribed.

22 Aug 2014 - 10:36am

Redco Properties bid 681.3 million yuan (HK$858.8 million) to win an 88,000 square metre residential development site in Heifei, the capital of Anhui province, at public auction.

22 Aug 2014 - 9:33am

Poly Property Group said yesterday it would speed up sales in the second half to hit its full-year target of 28 billion yuan (HK$35.3 billion) and maintain a gross profit margin of 25 per cent.

22 Aug 2014 - 12:49am

SOHO China says it will continue to explore buying opportunities in prime locations in Beijing and Shanghai as the uncertain market outlook for the mainland’s residential market provides...

21 Aug 2014 - 2:03pm

Kerry Properties said net profit plunged 56 per cent in the first half but it is confident it will hit its sales target for the year of HK$12 billion.

21 Aug 2014 - 11:54pm

Mainland property developer Future Land Development has issued US$350 million in senior notes.

20 Aug 2014 - 10:32am

Positive sentiment in the luxury residential market has spurred more developers to launch projects, while owners of luxury homes in the secondary market have become reluctant to cut asking prices...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21am

The recent trend of property owners offering subdivided shops for sale may not be sustained because management complexities will make it hard for individual players to survive in a highly...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21am

Buying sentiment in the office property market is expected to see continued improvement, with interest rates now expected to increase gradually rather than sharply, giving encouragement to...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:28am

International

China Metallurgical Corp has won a residential and commercial site in Singapore for about HK$2.92 billion.

22 Aug 2014 - 11:26am

London home sellers cut asking prices by the most in more than six years this month, adding to signs the property market in Britain's capital is coming off the boil.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21am

New York's real estate world is filled with tales of ordinary people who bought property decades ago and saw values soar to the millions. Seth Weissman is seeking investors to get in early on the...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:34am

Sales of existing homes in Canada rose last month to their highest level since March 2010, notching their sixth consecutive monthly increase after a slow winter, the Canadian Real Estate...

20 Aug 2014 - 5:35am

Singapore's home sales were little changed last month as developers offered fewer projects amid cooling demand following a slew of property measures.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:35am

Billionaire Lang Walker, founder of one of Australia's largest private developers, said home prices in Sydney and Melbourne have climbed too much, and he is turning his focus to his investment in...

16 Aug 2014 - 1:07am

Foreign investors, who traditionally focus on Sydney and Melbourne office buildings, are turning to properties in other cities in Australia amid rising competition for assets, according to Invesco...

13 Aug 2014 - 5:06am

A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000 sqft estate is back on the market in Philadelphia, but an architect says the US$20 million price tag does not include the tens of millions more it needs in repairs...

13 Aug 2014 - 5:06am

In today's health care setting, architects are designing spaces that recognise one of the key tenets held thousands of years ago by the "father" of Western medicine - that of comfort's role in...

13 Aug 2014 - 6:24am

Q&A With Our Experts

Q: I began renting a three-bedroom flat at Bel-Air in Cyberport with a car parking space for about HK$60,000 a month two years ago. My lease will expire in October. I hear there are more flats available for lease and rents are falling as property sales are not active.

I plan to renew the lease. By how much should I ask the flat owner to cut the rent?

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Q: I have just become a permanent resident and am looking to make Hong Kong my first home. My budget is up to HK$12 million. My shortlisted choices are a one-bedroom flat at Sun Hung Kai Properties' The Arch or a two-bedroom flat at Cheung Kong's Victoria Towers. I would prefer an apartment with a good view but the choices are limited.

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Q: I'm an expatriate from Europe. I plan to buy a flat in the Hong Kong Parkview estate for my own use. It will cost about HK$19 million. How much stamp duty do I need to pay and are there any other new rules I should be aware of?

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