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  • Mar 3, 2015
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Smaller Hong Kong developers go head to head with the major players

Most of Hong Kong's small and medium-sized developers were stuck on the sidelines of the city's property market four years ago.

2 Mar 2015 - 9:29am
Choice of developer brands to widen

In several years, Hong Kong home seekers will have more developer brand choices and more competitive prices, as the industry sees increased competition.

2 Mar 2015 - 9:41pm
Choice of developer brands to widen

Two mid-sized developers bid the same amount in the government tender for a residential site in Tai Po in November.

1 Mar 2015 - 9:49pm
Chinese developers to raise luxury home prices in prime cities

Some Chinese developers are planning to raise prices for new luxury projects in prime areas this year, in a rare sign of improving sentiment in a market that saw new home prices fall for the last...

24 Feb 2015 - 6:22pm
Greenland to diversify into internet finance

Greenland Hong Kong, the Hong Kong-listed unit of the mainland’s largest developer by sales, announced it would diversify into internet finance this year, hoping to capitalise on the cyber world...

11 Feb 2015 - 6:11am
Greenland to diversify into internet finance

For Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings, the strategy of developing properties close to metro stations on the mainland has paid off in a market downturn.

11 Feb 2015 - 5:57am

Interiors & Living

Hong Kong couple's loft-inspired high-rise flat a design dream come true

A couple realised their design dream with an open-plan layout that layers quirkiness onto a minimalist base.

28 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

Hong Kong & China

Mainland China property manager Colour Life sees profit soar 228.3pc

Mainland property management firm Colour Life has reported a 228.3 per cent year-on-year surge in net profits to 145.7 million yuan last year.

3 Mar 2015 - 11:52am
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

Troubled mainland property developer Kaisa has announced a restructuring plan for its 48 billion yuan (HK$59 billion) of onshore debts.

3 Mar 2015 - 9:18am
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

Mainland China’s second interest rate cut in three months has more of a psychological, rather than physical, impact on the struggling property market, industry analysts said.

2 Mar 2015 - 2:24pm
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

Before tying the knot in 2013, Wong Man-lok had a plan to cut spending to save enough to buy a small property within two years. Now his dream is in tatters.

2 Mar 2015 - 7:25pm
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

Two mid-sized developers bid the same amount in the government tender for a residential site in Tai Po in November.

1 Mar 2015 - 9:49pm
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

Most of Hong Kong's small and medium-sized developers were stuck on the sidelines of the city's property market four years ago.

2 Mar 2015 - 9:29am
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

In several years, Hong Kong home seekers will have more developer brand choices and more competitive prices, as the industry sees increased competition.

2 Mar 2015 - 9:41pm
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

If you can't afford it, don't buy it. That was the stark message to potential homebuyers dished out by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah.

1 Mar 2015 - 10:19am
Troubled developer Kaisa announces restructuring plan for onshore debts

New World China Land posted a 61.6 per cent year-on-year decline in core profit for the second half of last year due to lower property sales and a decline in gross profit margin.

26 Feb 2015 - 2:54pm

International

Can't afford a place in Hong Kong? Here's what HK$7 million will buy you abroad

In a city where property is king, HK$7 million won't get you the castle. But head overseas and that amount of money could deliver some royal returns.

2 Mar 2015 - 5:07pm
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

The South Korean wave of movies, television shows and pop music continues to wash around the world, promoting "brand Korea" on a tide not just of popular culture but of a growing interest in...

11 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

An extended visa to visit the United States will attract more mainlanders to buy homes there despite the recent slowdown in US home price appreciation.

11 Feb 2015 - 6:44am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

Hong Kong and New York offer the lowest returns for offices among the world's major markets even as prices increase because of demand for high-quality properties, according to broker Savills.

11 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

House-price growth in Britain accelerated in January, pushing values to the highest in seven years, after changes to a tax on home purchases and a decline in mortgage interest rates.

11 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

Canada's federal housing agency softened its forecast for housing starts this year, saying it expects the pace of new home construction to gradually moderate in the coming years.

11 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

A joint venture including an affiliate of Barry Sternlicht's Starwood Capital Group agreed to buy a group of suburban office properties in the United States from Duke Realty Corp for US$1.12...

4 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

US home ownership fell to a 20-year low in the fourth quarter, but a sharp rebound in the rate at which Americans are setting up home is expected to help drive a pick-up in housing.

4 Feb 2015 - 6:00am
Seoul preserves its personality in traditional urban architecture

Stamp duty subsidies are not only a popular tactic for Hong Kong developers to draw buyers to new projects, but they have also become an incentive for a British developer to lure Asian buyers.

7 Feb 2015 - 5:12pm

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