Strong demand and limited supply drive top-end prices higher

Tavistock penthouse at Tregunter Path

Leasing prospects for superdeluxe residences remain positive, despite dampened market sentiment and sluggish trading activity.

Friday, 23 November, 2012, 2:49am

View from the shore

This luxury penthouse at The Shores, Southport, commands views of the Gold Coast 'as you've never seen it before', says agent Lucy Cole, of Lucy Cole Prestige Properties.

The top floor of the five-bedroom, four-bathroom penthouse commands 360-degree views over the ocean, mountains and city, an outlook 'rivalled only by the sheer space inside', Cole says.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Century Tower's penthouse is in perfect shape

When you think of homes in Hong Kong, you probably relate to a rectangular building with similarly shaped apartments inside. However, Century Tower 1 in Mid-Levels offers a different perspective. Built like a cylinder, the property has interior walls that curve to match the design.

5 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Auld Lang Syne and fireworks

Sevva's New Year's Eve party

Where: Sevva, Prince's Building

When: December 31

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Record deals definitely boost sentiment

News of record-breaking property deals definitely boost sentiment among investors and home seekers, according to property agents.

7 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Rush for Penang sea views at $1.5m

If a 3,000-square-foot penthouse apartment with ocean views, club amenities and a sub-$1.5 million price tag sounds like science fiction, visit the Hong Kong marketing agent for the Alila development on Penang Island.

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Of magically inflated breasts, astounding flat prices and the big bluff

I CANNOT DENY the appeal of the messages to which I am treated when I watch television. Drink this cognac and you too can be a French pseudo-nobleman. Wear this watch and you too can be an English country gent.

26 May 2005 - 12:00am

Industry ponders exorbitant price paid for penthouse

Players say other projects offer far better value for money

Property sector players are wondering why the unidentified buyer of a penthouse in The Arch paid so much - $168 million - for the unit.

27 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Door shuts for Arch buyers

Within one week of the Arch notching a record per-unit price for a $168 million penthouse, all available units in the Sun Hung Kai Properties development have been sold.

The developer says only reserve units remain on its books at the West Kowloon project. Eight hundred of the 1,052 units were sold within days of the pre-sale launch.

18 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Mystery buyer yet to close deal on $168m luxury penthouse

Despite earlier claims, the sale of a record $168 million luxury penthouse last week by developer Sun Hung Kai Properties has not yet been completed, according to the real estate agency handling the deal.

17 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Siena One

Age: two years

Size: 2,175 square feet

Layout: penthouse duplex, with terraces

For sale: $12.8 million

Agent: Sallmanns Residential

This Discovery Bay penthouse has been tastefully decorated and comes partly furnished. The spacious living and dining room opens on to a terrace.

24 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

After 18 years, Penthouse put to bed for the last time

The Chinese-language edition of Penthouse, once the dominant 'adult' publication in Hong Kong, has folded after 18 years, making the March issue its last.

Chief editor Ringo Kwan Kwok-fai said yesterday the magazine's declining circulation in Hong Kong and the fact that parent Penthouse in the US had filed for bankruptcy protection had made closure inevitable.

6 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Welcome to the realm of the super-rich

For the general public, $280,000 is probably enough to make a down payment on a decent flat in the city. But for the super-rich, it is just enough to pay one month's rental on a penthouse apartment.

Allied-Kajima, a joint venture between Allied Properties and Japanese group Kajima, is offering its three-storey penthouse for $280,000 per month.

29 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Penthouse at Grand Gardens

Penthouse at Grand Gardens

361 South Bay Road, Repulse Bay

For rent: HK$45,000 inclusive

Sallmanns Residential

This unique penthouse has sweeping views across the South China Sea from the apartment and the private roof-top garden.

The 1,660 square feet interior comprises three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

8 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Sweeping harbour view

Magazine Gap Towers

15 Magazine Gap Road

For Rent: $90,000 a month

Habitat Property

24 Sep 2003 - 12:00am