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Penthouse Apartment

HOME comforts

Business executives on solo assignments are a key segment of the serviced apartment market, but people forget their needs are just one part of the sector's overall picture.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

Sleek tower scales heights

London's skyline will have a new landmark when the Altitude development reaches completion late next year.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A sense of serenity, space and symmetry

In an exclusive area of west London, with riverside walks and acres of greenery, residents of Bridgeman House will enjoy the tranquillity of country living, while still being within easy reach of all the action and excitement that typifies the modern urban lifestyle.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Project offers perfect fusion of old and new

When looking for a luxury apartment in central London, most buyers don't just consider their own or their family's needs. They also give due thought to the chances of finding suitable tenants and want to feel sure they can do so quickly and conveniently.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Capital's key to comfort and luxury

The resilience of London's property market continues to draw Hong Kong buyers looking for quality apartments, straightforward transactions, and the promise of good investment returns.

It also explains the level of interest in The Residence, a new development taking shape in leafy West Hampstead.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Head north for sound investing

With its rapid and modern development, north London is becoming a favourite centre for professionals working in the British capital. One of the most impressive properties in the area, the Cavendish Apartments at Beaufort Park, is now available to buyers in Hong Kong.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Prestigious living in the heart of city

A luxurious development, 75 Leman Street is a stylish environment in the heart of the city. Located in a historically rich and increasingly popular area of London, the 56 luxury residences in this refurbished Edwardian property boast a superior finish and build quality.

The development houses impressive one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Chance to tower above the rest

Located near the heart of London's financial district, The Heron is expected to appeal to international investors searching for upmarket residential property in the British capital.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Elegant oasis offers perfect retreat

In close proximity to the city and West End, yet with its own distinctive identity, Clapham offers the very best of one of the world's most exhilarating cities. Aside from the many pubs serving bar food, local restaurants offer a choice of international cuisines to suit all budgets.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

The big picture

The old adage about buying the best you can afford is never truer than in relation to real estate. Prestige property may command a premium, but the best located homes and apartments also prove to be the best investments. Even during the slowdown in many of Australia's property market sectors, the highest end continues to outperform.

25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Finely tuned living on Kowloon side

Y asubimi and Makiko Kawamata are remarkably down to earth for a couple who live in an exclusive penthouse apartment that offers one of the best harbour views of the city. They are all smiles as they greet us with a Japanese bow and a handshake.

18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Creative use of space is key to modern interiors

People generally look to interior designers for ideas that reflect their personality and lifestyle, but the rules of the game change when designers are commissioned by serviced apartment companies to create a style that appeals to various tastes.

What's the secret to designing an interior that everyone can live with?

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Luxury living moves up in the world

Developers are keen to build luxurious apartments with unique characteristics as cash-rich buyers look to acquire something special from the top-level projects on offer.

Sun Hung Kai Properties recently sold a 5,497 sqft penthouse at the Arch at Kowloon Station for HK$185 million which, it said, was a record price of HK$33,500 per sqft for a Hong Kong flat.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Engineers hone their skills at the top

To most of us, high-rise luxury apartments are simply places where people - albeit the well-heeled - reside. To a certain type of engineer, however, the building itself is a living, breathing organism with functions that have to be tended to, fed and even trained to think. Just like a human.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

The real cost of living the high life

Larger spaces, magnificent views, a rooftop garden and even a private pool can make living on the top floor of a residential apartment wonderful, but it all comes with a price.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am