Martin Wong

Martin Wong

Martin Wong is associate director, research & consultancy of Greater China at Knight Frank

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Concrete Analysis | Is the Hang Seng Index or unemployment rate a better predictor of Hong Kong housing prices?

Martin Wong of Knight Frank looks at data correlating major movements in the Hang Seng Index and unemployment rate with those in Hong Kong’s home prices.

3 Nov 2020 - 7:11PM

Martin Wong of Knight Frank looks at data correlating major movements in the Hang Seng Index and unemployment rate with those in Hong Kong’s home prices.

Is the Hang Seng Index or unemployment rate a better predictor of Hong Kong housing prices?
Concrete Analysis | Why scrapping special stamp duty would help alleviate Hong Kong’s housing shortage problem

Removing the duty imposed 10 years ago would help increase market supply and drive market prices back to equilibrium, writes Martin Wong of Knight Frank

16 Jun 2020 - 6:51PM

Removing the duty imposed 10 years ago would help increase market supply and drive market prices back to equilibrium, writes Martin Wong of Knight Frank

Why scrapping special stamp duty would help alleviate Hong Kong’s housing shortage problem
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong hoteliers can forget about V-shaped recovery as coronavirus brings new norm to industry

The onslaught of social unrest and coronavirus pandemic have changed the travel patterns in Hong Kong. It’s hard to see a swift rebound from this one-two punch to the industry.

31 Mar 2020 - 6:49PM

The onslaught of social unrest and coronavirus pandemic have changed the travel patterns in Hong Kong. It’s hard to see a swift rebound from this one-two punch to the industry.

Hong Kong hoteliers can forget about V-shaped recovery as coronavirus brings new norm to industry
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong’s industrial development needs a renaissance as new economy alters manufacturing landscape

Over the last decade, Hong Kong has introduced various measures to give its ageing industrial buildings a new lease of life, to fulfil either short-term investment interests or mitigate land supply shortage for residential use. The results have been mixed.

3 Dec 2019 - 7:32PM

Over the last decade, Hong Kong has introduced various measures to give its ageing industrial buildings a new lease of life, to fulfil either short-term investment interests or mitigate land supply shortage for residential use. The results have been mixed.

Hong Kong’s industrial development needs a renaissance as new economy alters manufacturing landscape
Concrete Analysis | Proposed HK$1 trillion East Lantau Metropolis is the answer to Hong Kong’s future land needs

Backing the East Lantau Metropolis, which could yield 1,000 hectares of land from the first phase of reclamation, is in the interest of Hongkongers as it can accommodate most of the city’s future needs in one place.

19 Mar 2019 - 6:59PM

Backing the East Lantau Metropolis, which could yield 1,000 hectares of land from the first phase of reclamation, is in the interest of Hongkongers as it can accommodate most of the city’s future needs in one place.

Proposed HK$1 trillion East Lantau Metropolis is the answer to Hong Kong’s future land needs
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Budget hostels will help young workers
Sharp fall in mishaps at private hospitals
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12 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
Wage law 'had no knock-on effect'
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Wang's siblings want new administrator for estate
Minister's plea over import of workers
New survey backs 5pc pay rises
2 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
New survey backs 5pc pay rises
Unions boycott Imported labour
1 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
Unions boycott Imported labour
City lights throw rare firefly off his game
Unions to poll maids on HK ambitions
Should he have looked at the bigger picture?
We won't move to HK, says helper's husband
HK's middle class vanishing act
11 Oct 2011 - 12:00AM
HK's middle class vanishing act
Scrap 'fruit money' rule, union says
A city divided on right of abode
1 Oct 2011 - 12:00AM
A city divided on right of abode
Maids' victory faces challenge
1 Oct 2011 - 12:00AM
Maids' victory faces challenge
Lift workers may quit despite pay deal
Construction workers to get big pay rise
Lift strike stuck on day 3 as talks stall
Lift repairers on strike for pay rise and shorter hours
All for a common cause
23 Sep 2011 - 12:00AM
All for a common cause
Rents, food drive inflation to 6.3pc
Employment rises, but it may not last for long