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Shopping Mall

China shopping malls to be more profitable than office space: ARA

Shopping malls will surpass office and residential space as the most profitable type of property investment on the mainland over the next two to five years, thanks to the nation's booming middle class and its fast-growing income, says ARA Asset Management, a property investment firm partly owned by Li Ka-shing.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 3:31am 3 comments

Popular pub out as Hysan redevelops Causeway Bay's Sunning Plaza

Causeway Bay is to lose a popular pub and restaurant on Hoi Ping Road to an office development. Landlord Hysan Development told more than 20 tenants of Sunning Plaza several weeks ago they would have to vacate the buildings in September.

1 May 2013 - 3:44am

More fast-fashion chains move into Shenzhen shopping centres

The flow of shoppers from Shenzhen to Hong Kong is slowing as more international fast-fashion chains open for business in the border city.

17 Apr 2013 - 5:31am

Letters to the Editor, April 5, 2013

It is of great concern to note Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting's Occupy Central proposal, which advocates civil disobedience in case Beijing does not agree with the whims or insecurity of some political parties in Hong Kong.

5 Apr 2013 - 5:46am 2 comments

A taste of Hong Kong amid language row in Canada

Richmond's Aberdeen Centre touts itself as western Canada's "first truly Asian shopping experience", but that does not capture the extent to which it uncannily replicates a middle-class Hong Kong shopping mall.

21 Mar 2013 - 11:06am

Morgan Stanley pays US$1.2b for Russian mall in largest retail purchase

A fund managed by Morgan Stanley acquired Metropolis Shopping and Entertainment Mall from Capital Partners, the Kazakh developer that opened the property in 2009, the bank said.

27 Feb 2013 - 5:04am

Investors cry foul at 'misleading' celebrity advertising

The investors of Taishan Landmark complained that the 70,000 square metre shopping mall had been largely deserted since it opened in late 2010 because of poor management, and that their investments were going down the drain.

4 Feb 2013 - 4:40am

Malls spend millions on attractions to bring in Lunar New Year shoppers

Shopping Mall owners are pining their hopes on securing bumper Lunar New Year sales for their retail tenants next month on a range of attractions for shoppers, including a cockatoo that will welcome visitors with a cheerful "kung hei fat choi" and Disney cartoon characters including Mickey Mouse dressed in Chinese costumes.

9 Jan 2013 - 3:26am

Shops forced out of DNA Galleria offered space in Sai Ying Pun

The landlord of a small shopping centre in Sai Ying Pun has invited retailers who were forced to quit their shops in the DNA Galleria mall in Tsim Sha Tsui earlier this month to re-establish themselves at the centre in time for the Christmas shopping period.

28 Nov 2012 - 3:13am

Dubai developer to build shopping mall bigger than Hyde Park

Dubai's ruler announced plans for a development boasting the world's biggest shopping mall and gardens larger than London's Hyde Park, as the emirate revives property projects on hold since the global financial crisis.

28 Nov 2012 - 3:52am