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Domestic demand boosts Singapore property growth

Cranes operate on the construction site of a new development that will feature shops, restaurants, hotels and residential properties as Singapore's real estate market continues to strengthen.Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore's property market is continuing to attract buyers and investors amid record-low borrowing costs and robust demand from its growing population.

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:38am

Guangzhou office prices at record high

The average price of prime office space in Guangzhou rose to a record high of 32,070 yuan (HK$39,300) per square metre in the second quarter, despite growing caution among investors about the outlook for the commercial property market.

The record-high figure, tracked by property consultancy Colliers International, was up 2.5 per cent on the average price in the first quarter.

29 Aug 2012 - 2:43pm

On the market

Birchwood Place is a 38-storey block at the end of Macdonnell Road, near Hong Kong Park. This luxury apartment is 2,018 square feet with three bedrooms.

Asking price: HK$46 million.

Agent: Swan Chan of Colliers International (9150 6132)

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Top Central rents seen falling 20pc

Grade-A office rents in Central are expected to fall by as much as 20 per cent this year as financial-sector tenants relocate to cut costs in reaction to deteriorating business conditions, property consultants say.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Mixed fortunes in 2011 for HK's property market

This year was one of mixed fortunes for Hong Kong's property market and analysts predict all real estate - except retail properties in prime locations - will enter a downward cycle in the new year.

The first part of 2011 saw the continuation of a two-year rally as prices shot up, propelled by a shortage of supply, low interest rates and strong economic growth.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Colliers university: a class apart

What gives property sales managers the edge? At Colliers International, it's a combination of all the usual attributes - plus 'the time and resources that the company puts into training', says Piers Brunner, chief executive officer of Colliers International Asia.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am


Global turmoil weighs on Singapore office market

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

On the market

Property: Ridge Court, Repulse Bay Road

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Colliers sees luxury rents rising 15pc in a year in HK

Luxury home rents in Hong Kong are expected to increase a further 15 per cent in the next 12 months, Colliers International said.

The property agency said record rents were prompting some expatriates to spurn Hong Kong in favour of other cities in the region.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Colliers optimistic on Beijing office rentals

Property consultant Colliers International is optimistic on the outlook for the Beijing office property market over the short to medium term, helped by strong economic growth and limited new developments in the pipeline over the next two to three years.

26 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

West End offices most costly

12 May 2010 - 12:00am


M. Dale Pounder

Vice-president and chief actuary

Sun Life Financial Asia

Mr Pounder joined Sun Life Financial in 1984. During his 23 years in the insurance industry, he has gained extensive experience in actuarial and financial management, and product management. Mr Pounder is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Mark Ross

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Brighter future for disabled

An art competition encourages teenagers to paint a brighter future for Hong Kong while raising funds for a good cause.

Organised by property agency Colliers International, the contest is open to students aged below 18. They will be vying for a total of 12 titles in the kindergarten, primary or secondary categories.

7 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Full steam ahead for factory plans

Developers are expected to speed up the pace of redeveloping industrial properties as the real estate market improves, industry commentators say.

Property consultants said many developers had obtained government approval to turn factory buildings into offices and hotels following the relaxation in recent years of planning rules on industrial land use.

18 May 2005 - 12:00am

Colliers agent for Broadview Court

Colliers International has been appointed sole agent to sell Broadview Court's retail portion on the ground floor and Level 2 in Aberdeen by public tender. Broadview Court is a Private Sector Participation Scheme subsidised housing development in Shum Wan Road, opposite the Aberdeen Marina Club. It has 1,540 units in four blocks.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am