A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong’s real estate investors head offshore for better returns, as prices and rents decline at home amid a slumping economy

  • Family offices, as the investment vehicles of ultra-high net worth tycoons are called, have begun to increase their offshore assets to between 20 per cent and 30 per cent of their portfolio, CBRE says
  • The UK and Australia are becoming increasingly popular for some investors, agents said

Topic |   Property investment
A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Christmas tree set on fire by vandals during an anti-government protest at the Festival Walk shopping centre in Hong Kong’s Kowloon Tong on 13 November 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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