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Serviced Apartment

Investors snap up serviced apartments in Dubai hotel boom

It took Damac Properties just one day to sell the first 200 apartments in its Hollywood-themed apartment and hotel project as buyers seized the opportunity to invest in Dubai's booming tourism market.

Wednesday, 8 May, 2013, 2:33am

Operators add helpful touches

With the choice of serviced apartments in Hong Kong steadily on the rise, established operators are responding to the competition with upgrades, enhanced services and a variety of value-added extras.

23 Nov 2012 - 3:14am

Home at last

Free-spirited travellers looking for a different kind of city stay are finding that serviced apartments offer a great alternative to the usual hotel options.

3 Dec 2012 - 2:27pm

Savills moves into China's serviced flat sector with Pudong deal

Global real estate adviser Savills has entered the mainland's fast-growing serviced flat sector and is looking to manage 20 properties across the nation by 2016.

"China's serviced residency market is one of the strongest in Asia, with Beijing and Shanghai seeing the most robust demand," said Neil Harvey, Savills' residence director.

20 Oct 2012 - 2:35am

Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong to list serviced-flat investment trust

Li Ka-shing's property flagship, Cheung Kong (Holdings), plans to list its serviced-apartment business in an investment trust offering that could raise up to US$800 million, people with direct knowledge of the plan say.

14 Oct 2012 - 1:04pm

An eco-friendly lifestyle

Showering instead of taking baths and minimising the use of air conditioners are a few of the things we can do at home to protect our planet. Some serviced apartments are also adopting green measures to help residents reduce their carbon footprints.

Located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Gateway Apartments has a 200-square-metre solar panel system.

21 Sep 2012 - 11:08am


Chengdu office tower to be ready in 2014

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Creative designs for modern lifestyles

Companies go to great lengths to achieve the right look and feel for serviced apartment interiors, with a view to combining style, function and the best possible use of space. In doing this, the guiding principle may be to adopt a distinct design theme and palette throughout, or allow for greater flexibility and individual choice.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Firms expand their horizons

When choosing suitable locations for new serviced apartments, operators are increasingly looking for sites beyond Hong Kong's traditional core areas.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Ovolo brings a touch Japanese to the heart of Central with its KplusK-designed boutique hotel

Ovolo Group is venturing beyond serviced apartments and has just opened its latest boutique hotel at 286 Queen's Road Central. The hotel, in Sheung Wan and named after its address, is the result of a renovation of serviced apartments owned by the group.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am