• Wed
  • Sep 24, 2014
  • Updated: 7:33am

Property investment

Sino Land and South China seek HK$7b for Central office block

Sino Land and South China Holdings are trying to sell a 33-storey office building in Central for HK$7 billion rather than by individual floors, to command a higher price for the property.

Friday, 9 November, 2012, 3:59am

New stamp duties fail to deter 16 bids in two residential land block tenders

Developers do not appear to have been put off from buying land by the latest measures aimed at cooling the property market.

3 Nov 2012 - 4:52am

Taxing foreign buyers failed in Singapore. It will fail in Hong Kong too

Yesterday, this column argued that the Hong Kong government's punitive tax on non-residents who buy apartments in the city will do nothing to make the property market more affordable for locals.

Judging from the messages that cascaded into my e-mail inbox, the majority of readers disagree - vehemently.

31 Oct 2012 - 7:17am 17 comments

Prices of industrial and retail space soar

Investors turned to aggressively buying Hong Kong industrial and retail properties as a hedge against inflation and cash depreciation after the launch of a third round of liquidity-boosting measures by the US Federal Reserve.

24 Oct 2012 - 2:56am