Chiu Kam-kuen

Chiu Kam-kuen

International Director and Chief Executive of Greater China at Cushman & Wakefield

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Concrete Analysis | How Carrie Lam can revitalise Hong Kong’s land supply and public housing targets in next decade

Slow progress todate suggests the government needs to step up the efficiency and effectiveness of its land resumption practices to spur land supply and public housing developments.

12 Jan 2021 - 8:18PM

Slow progress todate suggests the government needs to step up the efficiency and effectiveness of its land resumption practices to spur land supply and public housing developments.

How Carrie Lam can revitalise Hong Kong’s land supply and public housing targets in next decade
Concrete Analysis | Technology can help create a database to speed up the development of 1,400 hectares of brownfield sites in Hong Kong

The government should construct a comprehensive brownfield database and plan for ways to accommodate the existing occupants, writes Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield.

20 Oct 2020 - 7:17PM

The government should construct a comprehensive brownfield database and plan for ways to accommodate the existing occupants, writes Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield.

Technology can help create a database to speed up the development of 1,400 hectares of brownfield sites in Hong Kong
Concrete Analysis | How Hong Kong can boost the development of data centres and emerge as a regional hub

Data centres are instrumental to the successful development of Hong Kong’s pillar industries, being integral to the efficient operation of financial, trading and logistics services in the city.

25 Aug 2020 - 6:23PM

Data centres are instrumental to the successful development of Hong Kong’s pillar industries, being integral to the efficient operation of financial, trading and logistics services in the city.

How Hong Kong can boost the development of data centres and emerge as a regional hub
Concrete Analysis | Make Hong Kong’s stretched health care system an indispensable part of urban planning

The coronavirus pandemic has put the city’s health care system under tremendous pressure to meet even current needs. Efforts to enhance the system – as an integral part of urban planning process – is desperately needed.

9 Jun 2020 - 7:02PM

The coronavirus pandemic has put the city’s health care system under tremendous pressure to meet even current needs. Efforts to enhance the system – as an integral part of urban planning process – is desperately needed.

Make Hong Kong’s stretched health care system an indispensable part of urban planning
Concrete Analysis | Far more flats are needed than are planned in the Hong Kong government’s long-term housing strategy

The relentlessly soaring real estate prices and unstable housing supply of the past decade is the result of inadequate planning for long-term supply by the government, writes KK Chiu of Cushman & Wakefield.

10 Mar 2020 - 6:18PM

The relentlessly soaring real estate prices and unstable housing supply of the past decade is the result of inadequate planning for long-term supply by the government, writes KK Chiu of Cushman & Wakefield.

Far more flats are needed than are planned in the Hong Kong government’s long-term housing strategy
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong has dozens of disused school sites standing idle – the government should convert them into public rental housing

The conversion of vacant school sites could effectively relieve the shortage of public housing in the short term, writes Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield

14 Jan 2020 - 7:22PM

The conversion of vacant school sites could effectively relieve the shortage of public housing in the short term, writes Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield

Hong Kong has dozens of disused school sites standing idle – the government should convert them into public rental housing
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong needs varied approach to ease housing shortage, including public-private partnerships, Lands Resumption Ordinance

Hong Kong has the most expensive housing among developed countries and regions in the world. But real wages have hardly kept up with surging real-estate prices.

29 Oct 2019 - 7:42PM

Hong Kong has the most expensive housing among developed countries and regions in the world. But real wages have hardly kept up with surging real-estate prices.

Hong Kong needs varied approach to ease housing shortage, including public-private partnerships, Lands Resumption Ordinance
Concrete Analysis | ‘Smart’ technology could get cars off the roads in Hong Kong and into parking spaces faster

The government is considering setting up a so-called “smart” car parking system with 200 parking slots at the junction between Yen Chow Street and Tung Chau Street in Sham Shui Po.

20 Aug 2019 - 7:18PM

The government is considering setting up a so-called “smart” car parking system with 200 parking slots at the junction between Yen Chow Street and Tung Chau Street in Sham Shui Po.

‘Smart’ technology could get cars off the roads in Hong Kong and into parking spaces faster
Concrete Analysis | Copying the European concept of transitional housing to Hong Kong wouldn’t work. Here’s why

While the government aims to improve the social mobility of Hong Kong’s youth, it is lamentable that they may have to live in temporary ‘pipe homes’, says Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield

4 Jun 2019 - 7:12PM

While the government aims to improve the social mobility of Hong Kong’s youth, it is lamentable that they may have to live in temporary ‘pipe homes’, says Chiu Kam-kuen of Cushman & Wakefield

Copying the European concept of transitional housing to Hong Kong wouldn’t work. Here’s why
Concrete Analysis | Vacancy tax is a short-term solution to Hong Kong’s long-term housing shortage crisis

As the impact of vacancy tax on overall supply of residential units in Hong Kong is likely to be limited, the public and the government should discuss other feasible long-term solutions.

16 Apr 2019 - 6:55PM

As the impact of vacancy tax on overall supply of residential units in Hong Kong is likely to be limited, the public and the government should discuss other feasible long-term solutions.

Vacancy tax is a short-term solution to Hong Kong’s long-term housing shortage crisis
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong government must consider all possible options to address long-term land supply

The government should adopt a multipronged approach and consider any option that can increase land supply to address the city’s housing shortage.

5 Mar 2019 - 6:38PM

The government should adopt a multipronged approach and consider any option that can increase land supply to address the city’s housing shortage.

Hong Kong government must consider all possible options to address long-term land supply
Concrete Analysis | Can Hong Kong’s transitional housing scheme help Hongkongers own a home?

Industrial buildings will be allowed to be converted into short-term housing for a maximum five years

4 Dec 2018 - 4:31PM

Industrial buildings will be allowed to be converted into short-term housing for a maximum five years

Can Hong Kong’s transitional housing scheme help Hongkongers own a home?
Finding land for residential housing is easy, just move the Kwai Tsing terminals
Subsidised housing should help families with lesser means to realise their home ownership dream
Will public-private partnership approach solve housing shortage in Hong Kong?