Cheryl Arcibal

Cheryl Arcibal covered the economy in her native Philippines for philSTAR.com and The Manila Times, before moving to Hong Kong. She reported for Hong Kong News, joining the Post in 2018.
Cheryl Arcibal
Cheryl Arcibal covered the economy in her native Philippines for philSTAR.com and The Manila Times, before moving to Hong Kong. She reported for Hong Kong News, joining the Post in 2018.

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Office rents in Hong Kong’s Central district to fall by up to 7 per cent as trade war dampens Chinese firms’ expansion plans, says Knight Frank

Knight Frank’s latest global outlook report forecasts office rents in the the city’s main business district to fall by as much as 7 per cent this year

15 Feb 2019 - 10:38PM
Office rents in Hong Kong’s Central district to fall by up to 7 per cent as trade war dampens Chinese firms’ expansion plans, says Knight Frank

Knight Frank’s latest global outlook report forecasts office rents in the the city’s main business district to fall by as much as 7 per cent this year

Foreign funds zero in on Hong Kong’s neighbourhood malls as next big investment opportunity

Private equity fund Gaw Capital bought Link Reit portfolio for US$2.9 billion in February 2018 in a joint venture with Goldman Sachs and China Great Wall Asset Management.

13 Feb 2019 - 3:08PM
Foreign funds zero in on Hong Kong’s neighbourhood malls as next big investment opportunity

Private equity fund Gaw Capital bought Link Reit portfolio for US$2.9 billion in February 2018 in a joint venture with Goldman Sachs and China Great Wall Asset Management.

Hong Kong trails Singapore, Christchurch in climate change readiness, thanks to its housing crisis

Hong Kong lags behind Singapore and other cities when it comes to preparation for climate change challenges, such as typhoons and flooding, and its housing problem is to blame.

1 Feb 2019 - 12:04AM
Hong Kong trails Singapore, Christchurch in climate change readiness, thanks to its housing crisis

Hong Kong lags behind Singapore and other cities when it comes to preparation for climate change challenges, such as typhoons and flooding, and its housing problem is to blame.

Southeast Asia’s property markets looking up thanks to young population, upbeat GDP growth, analysts say

Foreign investment is continuing to pour into property markets in Southeast Asia.

29 Jan 2019 - 6:41PM
Southeast Asia’s property markets looking up thanks to young population, upbeat GDP growth, analysts say

Foreign investment is continuing to pour into property markets in Southeast Asia.

New darlings of property investors? Co-living, car parks and data centres

Investors are especially looking at co-living, which is taking off in the world’s least affordable property market.

22 Jan 2019 - 7:48PM
New darlings of property investors? Co-living, car parks and data centres

Investors are especially looking at co-living, which is taking off in the world’s least affordable property market.

Hong Kong buyers expect further declines in London home prices, delay investment

Hong Kong investors expect further declines in the prices of London homes because of uncertainty around Brexit, and are delaying investment, according to industry experts.

23 Jan 2019 - 1:03PM
Hong Kong buyers expect further declines in London home prices, delay investment

Hong Kong investors expect further declines in the prices of London homes because of uncertainty around Brexit, and are delaying investment, according to industry experts.

Philippine office market could take a hit over tax proposal that could hurt outsourcing and Chinese online gaming firms

Philippine office space on track for another year of growth, but a proposal to take away a tax holiday and raise a tax cap could spoil investor appetite.

15 Jan 2019 - 6:49PM
Philippine office market could take a hit over tax proposal that could hurt outsourcing and Chinese online gaming firms

Philippine office space on track for another year of growth, but a proposal to take away a tax holiday and raise a tax cap could spoil investor appetite.

Time to branch out? Trees offer alternative investment as property market wobbles

Forestry assets such as agarwood plantations are becoming more popular with investors, say experts at property exhibition

9 Jan 2019 - 7:30AM
Time to branch out? Trees offer alternative investment as property market wobbles

Forestry assets such as agarwood plantations are becoming more popular with investors, say experts at property exhibition

Demand for prime office space in Hong Kong to cool further as trade war weighs on companies

Higher interest rates, grim economic outlook dampen office space demand in Hong Kong

20 Dec 2018 - 11:00PM
Demand for prime office space in Hong Kong to cool further as trade war weighs on companies

Higher interest rates, grim economic outlook dampen office space demand in Hong Kong

Mainland developer CIFI Holdings bucks high coupon trend on US$400 million bond

Mainland developer CIFI Holdings pays coupon of 7.625pc on US$400 million bond compared to 13.75pc for China Evergrande Group, which recently raised US$1.5 billion

18 Dec 2018 - 9:40PM
Mainland developer CIFI Holdings bucks high coupon trend on US$400 million bond

Mainland developer CIFI Holdings pays coupon of 7.625pc on US$400 million bond compared to 13.75pc for China Evergrande Group, which recently raised US$1.5 billion

Retail property outlook across Asia in 2019 hinges on mainland tourism and spending, analysts say
How China’s love of online betting is boosting the Philippine property sector

Chinese gaming firms took up 30 per cent of the 775,000 square metres of office space built in the Philippine capital last year.

16 Jan 2019 - 12:20PM
How China’s love of online betting is boosting the Philippine property sector

Chinese gaming firms took up 30 per cent of the 775,000 square metres of office space built in the Philippine capital last year.

Paris, Madrid, Berlin property markets expected to see conga line of foreign investors in 2019 amid curbs elsewhere

Lack of cooling measures and good economic growth to lift property markets in European cities, said Knight Frank analyst.

10 Dec 2018 - 7:32AM
Paris, Madrid, Berlin property markets expected to see conga line of foreign investors in 2019 amid curbs elsewhere

Lack of cooling measures and good economic growth to lift property markets in European cities, said Knight Frank analyst.

China has become a hotspot for the ‘vertical forest’ building concept, says design firm that pioneered the idea

Project in Nanjing will be the third prototype of the urban forest concept, and the first in Asia, says architectural firm Stefano Boeri Architetti

4 Dec 2018 - 7:02PM
China has become a hotspot for the ‘vertical forest’ building concept, says design firm that pioneered the idea

Project in Nanjing will be the third prototype of the urban forest concept, and the first in Asia, says architectural firm Stefano Boeri Architetti

Hong Kong is still most visited city in the world, report says, but a protracted trade war could be a blow to Asia tourism

Asia continues to rise in popularity among tourists, with 41 cities now on the top 100 list for most visitors globally.

4 Dec 2018 - 10:52PM
Hong Kong is still most visited city in the world, report says, but a protracted trade war could be a blow to Asia tourism

Asia continues to rise in popularity among tourists, with 41 cities now on the top 100 list for most visitors globally.

US-China trade war could put a huge damper on Chinese demand for high-end American clocks

A distributor of luxury American clocks sold on the mainland says the outlook has soured as the impact of China’s new 10 per cent tariff takes effect

3 Dec 2018 - 11:37AM
US-China trade war could put a huge damper on Chinese demand for high-end American clocks

A distributor of luxury American clocks sold on the mainland says the outlook has soured as the impact of China’s new 10 per cent tariff takes effect

Philippine developers see boost in home buying tied to overseas workers in Hong Kong, elsewhere

Families are using more of the money sent back from family members working overseas on home buying, according to the latest consumer survey by the Philippines’ central bank.

28 Nov 2018 - 12:08PM
Philippine developers see boost in home buying tied to overseas workers in Hong Kong, elsewhere

Families are using more of the money sent back from family members working overseas on home buying, according to the latest consumer survey by the Philippines’ central bank.

Chinese big spenders are curbing their offshore property shopping as tougher capital controls bite

Beijing’s capital outflow curb leading Chinese buyers to look for cheaper real estate investments

28 Nov 2018 - 10:50AM
Chinese big spenders are curbing their offshore property shopping as tougher capital controls bite

Beijing’s capital outflow curb leading Chinese buyers to look for cheaper real estate investments

Hong Kong tops list of Asian cities for financial firms to call home, but is losing investment attractiveness, according to surveys

Hong Kong is the best location in Asia for setting up a finance company, according to research published on Thursday by Colliers International. Another survey, released by PwC and US think tank Urban Land Institute, however, found the city’s investment attractiveness was on the decline.

23 Nov 2018 - 5:50PM
Hong Kong tops list of Asian cities for financial firms to call home, but is losing investment attractiveness, according to surveys

Hong Kong is the best location in Asia for setting up a finance company, according to research published on Thursday by Colliers International. Another survey, released by PwC and US think tank Urban Land Institute, however, found the city’s investment attractiveness was on the decline.

Oil price slump hits energy stocks in Hong Kong as investors await Tencent results

The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 0.54 per cent to 25,654.43 while the Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.85 per cent to 2,632.24

17 Nov 2018 - 5:25AM
Oil price slump hits energy stocks in Hong Kong as investors await Tencent results

The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 0.54 per cent to 25,654.43 while the Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.85 per cent to 2,632.24

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