A view of the 11 Skies project being constructed by New World Development close to the Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong property
New World expects Hong Kong home sales to feel the heat from rising rates
30 Sep 2022 - 7:42PM

Housing market will gradually recover as there is still strong demand for homes, says New World CEO Adrian Cheng, after developer posts an 8.5 per cent increase in full-year profit to US$159.2 million.

A view of the 11 Skies project being constructed by New World Development close to the Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
New World expects Hong Kong home sales to feel the heat from rising rates

Housing market will gradually recover as there is still strong demand for homes, says New World CEO Adrian Cheng, after developer posts an 8.5 per cent increase in full-year profit to US$159.2 million.

30 Sep 2022 - 7:42PM
China offers mortgage cut to boost home sales in hard-hit cities

The central bank gives local governments the green light to woo first-time homebuyers in what analysts see as a sign of support for the bruised property sector ahead of the country’s party congress.

30 Sep 2022 - 1:30PM
Why CK Asset’s buy-backs do not guarantee a smooth ride for the stock

CK Asset will probably face more volatility ahead despite spending at least US$127 million on stock buy-backs this year, as investors remain wary about the company’s exposure to the UK.

30 Sep 2022 - 4:43PM
Construction cranes operate among residential buildings in Beijing on September 26, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
China offers mortgage cut to boost home sales in hard-hit cities

The central bank gives local governments the green light to woo first-time homebuyers in what analysts see as a sign of support for the bruised property sector ahead of the country’s party congress.

30 Sep 2022 - 1:30PM
Hong Kong stock market
Why CK Asset’s buy-backs do not guarantee a smooth ride for the stock

CK Asset will probably face more volatility ahead despite spending at least US$127 million on stock buy-backs this year, as investors remain wary about the company’s exposure to the UK.

CK Asset will probably face more volatility ahead despite spending at least US$127 million on stock buy-backs this year, as investors remain wary about the company’s exposure to the UK.

30 Sep 2022 - 4:43PM
Hong Kong property
Hong Kong government to sell land worth US$4.9 billion in fourth quarter

The three sites in Kai Tak, Stanley and Kennedy Town will yield around 2,500 flats, but analysts expect developers to be conservative in their bids amid a slowdown in the housing market.

The three sites in Kai Tak, Stanley and Kennedy Town will yield around 2,500 flats, but analysts expect developers to be conservative in their bids amid a slowdown in the housing market.

29 Sep 2022 - 8:00PM
Absence of Chinese visitors is spoiling the Asia-Pacific tourism comeback

Tourism in Asia-Pacific will not see a recovery until 2024 as China’s borders remain closed, keeping an estimated 140 million mainlanders stuck at home, according to analysts.

30 Sep 2022 - 9:55AM
Absence of Chinese visitors is spoiling the Asia-Pacific tourism comeback
CK Asset sells Hong Kong luxury project to Singapore fund for US$2.6 billion

The buyer, LC Vision Capital 1, is an offshore fund founded by Sino Suisse Capital, a closely held money manager run by Albert Liu.

29 Sep 2022 - 2:18PM
CK Asset sells Hong Kong luxury project to Singapore fund for US$2.6 billion
Hong Kong government to sell land worth US$4.9 billion in fourth quarter

The three sites in Kai Tak, Stanley and Kennedy Town will yield around 2,500 flats, but analysts expect developers to be conservative in their bids amid a slowdown in the housing market.

29 Sep 2022 - 8:00PM
Absence of Chinese visitors is spoiling the Asia-Pacific tourism comeback

Tourism in Asia-Pacific will not see a recovery until 2024 as China’s borders remain closed, keeping an estimated 140 million mainlanders stuck at home, according to analysts.

30 Sep 2022 - 9:55AM
CK Asset sells Hong Kong luxury project to Singapore fund for US$2.6 billion

The buyer, LC Vision Capital 1, is an offshore fund founded by Sino Suisse Capital, a closely held money manager run by Albert Liu.

29 Sep 2022 - 2:18PM
Up to 30 per cent decline in Hong Kong home prices a possibility, SCMP conference hears

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

The worst is yet to come for Hong Kong home prices, with the market at the start of a decline amid interest rate rises and economic slowdown, the 2022 SCMP China Conference heard on Thursday.

28 Jul 2022 - 7:45PM
Emigration, rising rates weigh on Hong Kong’s lived-in home market

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

The downbeat sentiment in Hong Kong’s secondary home market is due to rising interest rates, a spate of new project launches, emigration and a badly performing stock market, agents say.

22 Jul 2022 - 8:37PM
Buyers of incomplete flats with stage payment schemes face higher risk of default

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

By the time some of these buyers arrange mortgages, ‘they may not pass the stress test’, say analysts.

20 Jul 2022 - 8:30AM

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The frozen food section of a supermarket in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Concrete Analysis | Why investors are eyeing Hong Kong cold-storage assets

Hong Kong has been Asia’s leading logistics hub for decades. But what exactly is driving the recent sharp rise in demand for cold storage?

27 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM
Concrete Analysis | Be more cautious, do your homework when looking for property online

Consumers should be more careful and do their homework when looking for properties online – such as making comparisons with different websites, referring to transaction figures and statistics from government websites, reading media reports and the latest property market trends.

Consumers should be more careful and do their homework when looking for properties online – such as making comparisons with different websites, referring to transaction figures and statistics from government websites, reading media reports and the latest property market trends.

20 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM
Be more cautious, do your homework when looking for property online
The View | China’s commercial property sector can endure prolonged ‘zero-Covid’ policy

While Beijing’s policy objectives have curbed debt and speculation in residential real estate, they provide underpinnings for growth in other sectors. These sectors that contribute to China’s self-sufficiency drive also have the assets favoured by international investors.

While Beijing’s policy objectives have curbed debt and speculation in residential real estate, they provide underpinnings for growth in other sectors. These sectors that contribute to China’s self-sufficiency drive also have the assets favoured by international investors.

19 Sep 2022 - 1:15PM
China’s commercial property sector can endure prolonged ‘zero-Covid’ policy
The frozen food section of a supermarket in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Concrete Analysis | Why investors are eyeing Hong Kong cold-storage assets
27 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM
Concrete Analysis | Be more cautious, do your homework when looking for property online

Consumers should be more careful and do their homework when looking for properties online – such as making comparisons with different websites, referring to transaction figures and statistics from government websites, reading media reports and the latest property market trends.

20 Sep 2022 - 12:00PM

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