Luxury Real Estate
A downtown mansion near Singapore's Orchard Road is going on the market for a jaw-dropping S$300 million (HK$1.88 billion), with the owner betting that developers may profit from dividing the site.Thursday, 11 April, 2013, 2:18am
Hong Kong has jumped two places to become the third most expensive city in the world for luxury apartments after a sharp rise in prices this year.
The latest survey by Global Property Guide, a US online property research website, put the average price of luxury apartments in Hong Kong at US$1,893 (HK$14,674) per square foot in November.21 Nov 2012 - 5:38pm
Indonesia can be many things to many people. Visitors flock to its lauded beaches and mountain tourism sites, while multinational companies head to the capital, Jakarta, to be part of the booming economic action.21 Nov 2012 - 4:05am
With its thriving community and spectacular harbour, Sydney is home to some of the world's top entertainers. High home prices have not deterred Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe from calling Australia's largest city home.
Savills World Class Index of premier residential property locations ranks Sydney as one of the top 10 cities in the world.11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Waking up from the American dream has been painful for much of the United States in terms of real estate, but there have been brighter spots of late. Perhaps it is, as one broker says, that after four years of recession and foreclosures, Americans are ready to move on with their lives, even if the prospects are not necessarily any brighter.3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
The Greek economic tragedy is very unlikely to have any kind of happy ending, unless of course you are an international investor looking to gain a foothold in paradise.
Greece is on course for a third consecutive year in recession, with the economy shrinking by 6.9 per cent in the second quarter, according to the latest economic indicators.31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Luxury and mass market home sales in Hong Kong have plunged over the past two weeks, as buyers wait for government measures that are expected to push prices lower.7 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong banks have begun applying the brakes on home loans, and the consequences are already visible as the recent run of world record-breaking purchases of luxury homes in the city comes to an end.
'Transactions in luxury units fell 30 per cent last week compared with a week earlier,' said Terence Tong, a director at Centaline Property Agency.28 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
Transactions for luxury homes in Sai Kung have been slowly picking up since May thanks to rising prices across Hong Kong, according to Mathew Chung Kwong-yiu, sales manager at Sunshine Property Consultant.4 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
In an offer targeted at the super-affluent, New World Development is selling three Deep Water Bay homes, each with its own elevator22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Houses built for connoisseurs of luxury living who expect sleeping quarters with space, style - and a jacuzzi
For most of us, an en suite bathroom is a mark of luxury. Not so for some of today's connoisseurs of sumptuous living.17 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Two luxury residential properties are being offered for sale by tender, a sign of confidence in the still buoyant secondary market.
The expected sales price for the 26-year-old Horizon Lodge in Chung Hom Kok is $230 million. Jones Lang LaSalle and Savills Realty have been appointed as the joint sole agents.27 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
The luxury residential market is set for further consolidation in the short term but may stabilise later this year, says Chesterton Petty.
The company said in a report that economic uncertainties might continue to hound the property and stock markets in the short term, but the negative impact was not expected to be as severe as before.29 Apr 1998 - 12:00am
FPD Realty says eight of the 40 deluxe villas in Sino Land's Windsor Heights in Kau To Shan have been sold for prices between $13,000 to $14,000 per square foot.30 Oct 1997 - 12:00am
The sale of four semi-detached townhouses at 8 Tai Tam Road, Tai Tam, could be slow because the luxury market is dominated by cautious end-users and the flats will not be completed until the third-quarter of next year, according to property agents.22 Oct 1997 - 12:00am