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Champion Reit’s Adrian Lee sets income growth as top priority
Champion Reit eyes easing of MPF investment curbs on trusts

A leading Hong Kong real estate investment trust (reit) is urging authorities to ease restrictions on Mandatory Provident Fund investments in the trusts.

22 Oct 2014 - 4:51AM
Champion Reit eyes easing of MPF investment curbs on trusts

A leading Hong Kong real estate investment trust (reit) is urging authorities to ease restrictions on Mandatory Provident Fund investments in the trusts.

Hong Kong architect aims to advance community needs

Phiyona Au Yeung Ming-sze believes architecture should reflect community needs in a city. In Hong Kong, an increasing desire for more open space and green areas will be addressed by her design firm's current major project - the West Kowloon park.

8 Oct 2014 - 7:16AM
Hong Kong architect aims to advance community needs

Phiyona Au Yeung Ming-sze believes architecture should reflect community needs in a city. In Hong Kong, an increasing desire for more open space and green areas will be addressed by her design firm's current major project - the West Kowloon park.

Architect celebrates opportunities for women in Hong Kong
Rezoning hurdles slow residential land release

The government faces an uphill task in increasing land supply, with more than half of the residential sites in the land sale programme yet to complete the rezoning process.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Rezoning hurdles slow residential land release

The government faces an uphill task in increasing land supply, with more than half of the residential sites in the land sale programme yet to complete the rezoning process.

Fanling residential site attracts 23 bidders as demand remains strong

A small residential site in Fanling attracted 23 bidders yesterday although the site is far from the city centre, with surveyors estimating it could be worth between HK$525 million and HK$693 million.

27 Sep 2014 - 6:10AM
Fanling residential site attracts 23 bidders as demand remains strong

A small residential site in Fanling attracted 23 bidders yesterday although the site is far from the city centre, with surveyors estimating it could be worth between HK$525 million and HK$693 million.

New World China cuts sales target after net profit inches up 0.5pc

New World China Land said it cut its sales target for the current financial year by 15 per cent given the downturn in the sector as it reported net profit last year rose marginally, although it came in slightly above market expectations.

7 May 2015 - 5:06PM
New World China cuts sales target after net profit inches up 0.5pc

New World China Land said it cut its sales target for the current financial year by 15 per cent given the downturn in the sector as it reported net profit last year rose marginally, although it came in slightly above market expectations.

Nanjing scraps home purchase curbs

Nanjing has become the latest mainland city to remove property curbs in a move to boost the struggling market, but the rights issue offering of Agile Property Holdings has led to a fall in mainland property shares.

23 Sep 2014 - 1:06AM
Nanjing scraps home purchase curbs

Nanjing has become the latest mainland city to remove property curbs in a move to boost the struggling market, but the rights issue offering of Agile Property Holdings has led to a fall in mainland property shares.

Rents hit record high on 50 major Hong Kong housing estates

Average rents at 50 major housing estates in Hong Kong hit a record high last month, research by Ricacorp Properties shows.

18 Sep 2014 - 9:19AM
Rents hit record high on 50 major Hong Kong housing estates

Average rents at 50 major housing estates in Hong Kong hit a record high last month, research by Ricacorp Properties shows.

MTR Corp's Tai Wai tender sweetened with cut in land tax

MTR Corp released the tender terms for the Tai Wai Station residential project as the land premium was cut to a level 18 per cent lower than two years ago in a bid to woo developers.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:52AM
MTR Corp's Tai Wai tender sweetened with cut in land tax

MTR Corp released the tender terms for the Tai Wai Station residential project as the land premium was cut to a level 18 per cent lower than two years ago in a bid to woo developers.

Property speculators snap up small flats; prices too high for first-time buyers

New projects with smaller flats in Kowloon and on Hong Kong Island and luxury flats at Kowloon Station are proving the most attractive to investors.

17 Sep 2014 - 5:11PM
Property speculators snap up small flats; prices too high for first-time buyers

New projects with smaller flats in Kowloon and on Hong Kong Island and luxury flats at Kowloon Station are proving the most attractive to investors.

Developers keen as MTR's Tai Wai residential project up for tender

MTR Corp's Tai Wai Station residential project yesterday received an overwhelming response, with 23 developers expressing interest in the property.

16 Sep 2014 - 3:15AM
Developers keen as MTR's Tai Wai residential project up for tender

MTR Corp's Tai Wai Station residential project yesterday received an overwhelming response, with 23 developers expressing interest in the property.

MTR Tai Wai housing project back on market

The MTR Corp will reopen bidding for the Tai Wai Station residential project, two years after its tender was pulled. The project was withdrawn in 2012 because of a lack of interest and the bids were too low.

11 Sep 2014 - 6:01AM
MTR Tai Wai housing project back on market

The MTR Corp will reopen bidding for the Tai Wai Station residential project, two years after its tender was pulled. The project was withdrawn in 2012 because of a lack of interest and the bids were too low.

Hong Kong developers eye green belt land for flats as government plans rezoning

Developers are taking advantage of the government's controversial plan to rezone green belt areas to meet housing targets.

10 Sep 2014 - 6:29PM
Hong Kong developers eye green belt land for flats as government plans rezoning

Developers are taking advantage of the government's controversial plan to rezone green belt areas to meet housing targets.

Bricks and Mortar | Hong Kong’s tourism policy should meet needs of visitors and residents

The outlook for Hong Kong's retail property market has become a hot topic for debate amid the recent decline in retail sales and proposed changes to the scheme allowing individual mainland tourists to visit the city.

9 Sep 2014 - 3:29AM
Hong Kong’s tourism policy should meet needs of visitors and residents

The outlook for Hong Kong's retail property market has become a hot topic for debate amid the recent decline in retail sales and proposed changes to the scheme allowing individual mainland tourists to visit the city.

Prices in 5 housing estates still below 1997 peak

Prices in five of the housing estates most popular among investors in the 1990s are still below their peak values in 1997, although the average home price in HK is 23.8 per cent higher than at the top of the market 17 years ago.

3 Sep 2014 - 3:26AM
Prices in 5 housing estates still below 1997 peak

Prices in five of the housing estates most popular among investors in the 1990s are still below their peak values in 1997, although the average home price in HK is 23.8 per cent higher than at the top of the market 17 years ago.

Strong sales of new flats point to Hong Kong property market upturn

Fast-selling properties in Tseung Kwan O and at a luxury project at Kowloon Station could be a sign of an upturn in the property market.

31 Aug 2014 - 4:40AM
Strong sales of new flats point to Hong Kong property market upturn

Fast-selling properties in Tseung Kwan O and at a luxury project at Kowloon Station could be a sign of an upturn in the property market.

18 developers bid for first commercial site in Kowloon released in 16 years

The government tender for the first commercial site to become available in 16 years in Tsim Sha Tsui right attracted 18 bidders yesterday.

30 Aug 2014 - 12:49AM
18 developers bid for first commercial site in Kowloon released in 16 years

The government tender for the first commercial site to become available in 16 years in Tsim Sha Tsui right attracted 18 bidders yesterday.

Shun Tak boosts first-half core profit 225.6pc on strong property sales
Sino Land's core earnings decline 24pc for year

Sino Land said its underlying profit slid 24.3 per cent to HK$5.02 billion for the year to June as the lack of completed new projects weighed on its results.

28 Aug 2014 - 5:03AM
Sino Land's core earnings decline 24pc for year

Sino Land said its underlying profit slid 24.3 per cent to HK$5.02 billion for the year to June as the lack of completed new projects weighed on its results.

Shimao's net jumps, but weak sales spur cut in R&F's target

Shimao Property Holdings reported a 20.5 per cent jump in first-half net profit yesterday, but falling turnover prompted fellow developer Guangzhou R&F Properties to cut its full-year target for contracted sales by 14 per cent.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:41PM
Shimao's net jumps, but weak sales spur cut in R&F's target

Shimao Property Holdings reported a 20.5 per cent jump in first-half net profit yesterday, but falling turnover prompted fellow developer Guangzhou R&F Properties to cut its full-year target for contracted sales by 14 per cent.

More bidders for big Kwun Tong redevelopment after URA eases terms

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) succeeded in attracting more bidders for the latest phase of its biggest redevelopment project after it relaxed the terms for the sale of the land following an aborted auction earlier.

27 Aug 2014 - 5:10AM
More bidders for big Kwun Tong redevelopment after URA eases terms

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) succeeded in attracting more bidders for the latest phase of its biggest redevelopment project after it relaxed the terms for the sale of the land following an aborted auction earlier.

Strong interest tipped in rare TST commercial site tender

The only commercial site in Tsim Sha Tsui released for sale in 16 years is expected to generate an overwhelming response by the time the tender closes on Friday.

27 Aug 2014 - 5:05AM
Strong interest tipped in rare TST commercial site tender

The only commercial site in Tsim Sha Tsui released for sale in 16 years is expected to generate an overwhelming response by the time the tender closes on Friday.

Hysan Development ready to seize opportunities in luxury market

Hysan Development, the largest landlord in Causeway Bay, believes it can seize the opportunities from the consolidation of store networks undertaken by luxury brands as a slowdown in retail sales gathers pace.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21AM
Hysan Development ready to seize opportunities in luxury market

Hysan Development, the largest landlord in Causeway Bay, believes it can seize the opportunities from the consolidation of store networks undertaken by luxury brands as a slowdown in retail sales gathers pace.

Hysan's Lau Siu-chuen remains optimistic despite challenges

It was a familiar environment for Lau Siu-chuen when he took up the post of deputy chairman and chief executive of Hysan Development in 2012. He was the group's acting chief financial officer in 1999.

20 Aug 2014 - 5:21AM
Hysan's Lau Siu-chuen remains optimistic despite challenges

It was a familiar environment for Lau Siu-chuen when he took up the post of deputy chairman and chief executive of Hysan Development in 2012. He was the group's acting chief financial officer in 1999.

Interim underlying profit at Swire Properties jumps 34pc

Swire Properties posted a 34.2 per cent jump in first-half underlying profit to HK$3.78 billion on strong property sales and rising rental income, with the property giant looking to build on its gains as it expected a positive performance in the second half.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:21PM
Interim underlying profit at Swire Properties jumps 34pc

Swire Properties posted a 34.2 per cent jump in first-half underlying profit to HK$3.78 billion on strong property sales and rising rental income, with the property giant looking to build on its gains as it expected a positive performance in the second half.

Keck Seng to buy Sofitel hotel in Manhattan
Li Ka-shing to sell Shanghai property assets worth HK$6 billion

Li Ka-shing is set to sell Shanghai property assets worth almost HK$6 billion, bringing the value of disposals made by him on the mainland and in Hong Kong since August last year to about HK$25 billion.

20 Jun 2018 - 3:11PM
Li Ka-shing to sell Shanghai property assets worth HK$6 billion

Li Ka-shing is set to sell Shanghai property assets worth almost HK$6 billion, bringing the value of disposals made by him on the mainland and in Hong Kong since August last year to about HK$25 billion.

Global brands moving into Hong Kong's rural shopping malls in search of customers

Weakening retail sales and high rents at second-tier streets in core shopping districts have led major brands to look for shops at regional malls instead.

13 Aug 2014 - 9:39AM
Global brands moving into Hong Kong's rural shopping malls in search of customers

Weakening retail sales and high rents at second-tier streets in core shopping districts have led major brands to look for shops at regional malls instead.

Land sale attracts keen interest as developers bank on smaller flats

The tender for two residential sites in the New Territories received an overwhelming response yesterday, a fresh sign of confidence among developers that demand for smaller flats will stay strong over the next three years.

9 Aug 2014 - 8:04AM
Land sale attracts keen interest as developers bank on smaller flats

The tender for two residential sites in the New Territories received an overwhelming response yesterday, a fresh sign of confidence among developers that demand for smaller flats will stay strong over the next three years.

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