Shih Wing-ching, co-founder of Centaline Property Agency, said his proposal would make flats more affordable for younger buyers without having too much adverse impact on the overall property market.Monday, 18 March, 2013, 7:27am
Apart from two grand works of Chinese art, there's nothing in the modest office in Central's New World Tower to suggest its occupant has a business empire employing 30,000 people in Hong Kong and the mainland. Furthermore, Shih Wing-ching, the co-founder of Centaline Property Agency, glows with pride talking about the unassuming ways of his three children.7 Jan 2013 - 6:52pm 1 comment
Real estate industry leaders say a central database of flat sizes is needed to prevent lawsuits arising from discrepancies between two data sources used by the property agents' watchdog.24 May 2012 - 12:00am
Property market watchers breathed a sigh of relief as uncertainty cleared after Leung Chun-ying emerged as the winner in the race to become Hong Kong's new chief executive.
Although they remain cautious about the future of the market, they expect the sector to stabilise and some even predict a rising trend in prices.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Answer the following questions:
1 According to the article, which of the follow measures has the government not taken to curb soaring property prices?
a. Banned quick resales of flats
b. Resumed building HOS flats
c. Converted industrial land for residential use7 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
Workers killed by corporate greed16 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
The head of the city's biggest real estate firm has challenged official plans to award historic status to his Mid-Levels property, a pre-war European-style building.12 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
A group of new mainland migrants and foreign domestic helpers voiced fears yesterday - International Women's Day - of being left out of the workforce.9 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Experts advise investors to be prepared for opportunities towards the fourth quarter
The Year of the Ox, which begins in five days, looks more likely to bring out a bear than a bull for the Hong Kong property market - at least for the first nine months of the year, analysts say.21 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Falls in commission incomes as a result of declining property sales are forcing Hong Kong real estate agencies into the red - despite the cost-cutting measures they have taken to deal with the downturn.17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
What she said was anti-human rights and illogical. Neck-shoving was clearly an assault and cannot be part of police training. A former security chief should know a person can die after being shoved in the neck.2 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Centaline (Holdings) chairman Shih Wing-ching is not a typical Hong Kong businessman.
The communist-turned-liberal supports numerous charities, including aid groups for prostitutes, and he befriends radical politicians. 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung has been a regular guest of his for years.17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Rate cut expected to boost buying
Hong Kong property agents are upbeat that the 0.25 percentage point interest rate cut by local lenders, tracking the reduction in the US, will encourage more people to buy property in the booming market.2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
It promises to be an eclectic night of spirituality, religion and philosophy. Property market guru Shih Wing-ching (above left) is partnering with Hong Kong's most famous sci-fi writer, Ngai Hong (right), and well-known preacher Enoch Lam (centre), for a public seminar next month at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Completion of new private residential units in Hong Kong may hit a record low this year, while demand continues for unsold units in completed projects, according to government figures.
The decline in completions, combined with a strong economy and declining interest rates, pointed to a prosperous fourth quarter for developers, analysts said.19 Oct 2007 - 12:00am