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Monday, 5 March, 2007, 12:00am

Rent rises keep Central near top of the world

Hong Kong has the third most expensive business district

Hong Kong's Central has maintained its position as the most expensive business district in the Asia-Pacific region and the third most expensive in the world, as rents in the office hub continue to rise, according to a survey released yesterday.

5 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

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Live Art - Fragrant Wan Chai

British artist Jyll Bradley helps Wan Chai residents to translate their stories into flower installations. Tomorrow, noon-5pm, Experimental Gallery, 3/F, Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2913 5521

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20 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Smaller tenants take centre stage

The office leasing market has been dominated recently by smaller tenants on weak sentiment, according to FPDSavills.

The property consultant said the subdued market sentiment was compounded by the seasonal slowdown brought about by the summer holidays. It said most of the transactions recorded were for small units of between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet.

28 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Office rentals continue to fall

Grade-A office rental rates in Central dropped 7.9 per cent in the first quarter due to a decrease in take-up, according to DTZ Debenham Tie Leung.

Research director Alva To said he expected the office leasing market to continue to be slow in the second quarter.

10 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Slowdown reflects in pace of rental declines

The rate of downward adjustment in prime office rents has accelerated in the past few months as economies have consolidated worldwide.

Colliers Jardine said grade-A office rents had been coming off since the end of February.

8 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Study shows office vacancies could double by year's end, but project may push

The latest reclamation project in Central and Wan Chai, if pushed ahead as planned, will exacerbate the office oversupply problem in the central business district and drive up vacancies, Chesterton Petty says.

23 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Youngsters exchange art skills

DRAWING can relax one's body and mind. Artists also develop analytical thinking as they organise their paintings.

In a recent drawing contest for children, participants not only had a taste of these benefits but also exchanged drawing skills with each other.

26 Oct 1993 - 12:00am