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Real Estate Development

New projects planned

Cheung Kong Holdings plans to sell more than 4,000 flats this year in eight new projects, expected to bring in revenue in excess of HK$30 billion, similar to last year.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am

New projects planned

Cheung Kong Holdings plans to sell more than 4,000 flats this year in eight new projects, expected to bring in revenue in excess of HK$30 billion, similar to last year. The five biggest developers, which also include Sun Hung Kai Properties, Henderson Land, Sino Land, and New World Development, will be selling more than 10,000 new units this year.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

CHALLENGING YEAR

Beijing-based property developer Zhang Xin has made a name for herself and her husband in the mainland property market.

Now, according to news reports, the co-founder of SOHO China is worried that property cooling measures launched by the central government are hurting sales and threatening to send debt-laden property developers to the wall.

3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Law on forced sales needs a rethink

The revised law on the compulsory sale of old flats was supposed to help speed up urban renewal. Instead, it has become a rallying point for activists and disgruntled flat owners against big developers and their agents. Critics cite the law as proof of collusion between developers and the government. Whether or not that's true, the law is a difficult one to defend.

18 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Property row does little for public confidence

Self-regulation is often regarded by some as the best approach for an industry in Hong Kong society. Only when industry practitioners fail to put the house in order should the government intervene for the sake of public interest. But this formula may not always work.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Court ruling offers hope to Mei Foo residents

A recent judgment in a long-running dispute over plans to develop a site in North Point may offer hope to Mei Foo residents fighting a proposed high-rise building near their homes.

5 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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