Manor Hill property sales underway at Pioneer Centre in Mong Kok, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong property
Hong Kong homebuyers hesitant amid rising mortgage rates
28 May 2022 - 5:48PM

Hong Kong homebuyers adopted a wait-and-see attitude on Saturday, with sluggish sales at two new offers, amid rising mortgage costs and a higher jobless rate.

Manor Hill property sales underway at Pioneer Centre in Mong Kok, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong homebuyers hesitant amid rising mortgage rates

Hong Kong homebuyers adopted a wait-and-see attitude on Saturday, with sluggish sales at two new offers, amid rising mortgage costs and a higher jobless rate.

28 May 2022 - 5:48PM
28 May 2022 - 8:45AM
27 May 2022 - 8:39PM
The Arles in Fo Tan, developed by Centralcon Properties, sold seven flats on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen.
Centralcon sold only seven flats in Fo Tan home project The Arles

The local developer controlled by tycoon Wong Kwong Miu sold less than 2 per cent of the flats offered at The Arles on Friday, but experts said it does not suggest a sluggish property market in Hong Kong.

28 May 2022 - 8:45AM
China property
Shanghai bourse buoys developers after payment delay at Greenland Holdings

The Shanghai Stock Exchange tried to facilitate the financing of quality Chinese developers by spearheading a call between five developers and investors on Friday, after state-backed Greenland Holdings’ proposal for a delay in debt payments unnerved investors.

The Shanghai Stock Exchange tried to facilitate the financing of quality Chinese developers by spearheading a call between five developers and investors on Friday, after state-backed Greenland Holdings’ proposal for a delay in debt payments unnerved investors.

27 May 2022 - 8:39PM
China Evergrande Group
Evergrande pitches to stagger payments for US$19 billion bonds

Evergrande is reeling under more than US$300 billion in liabilities and has become the poster child of the country’s property sector crisis as it lurched from one missed payment deadline to another last year.

Evergrande is reeling under more than US$300 billion in liabilities and has become the poster child of the country’s property sector crisis as it lurched from one missed payment deadline to another last year.

27 May 2022 - 6:00PM
27 May 2022 - 4:15PM
Chinese developer Jiayuan sinks as debt burden fuels US$1.9 billion sell-off
27 May 2022 - 1:46PM
Hong Kong home prices in April post first gains in 3 months on rising deals
27 May 2022 - 6:00PM
27 May 2022 - 4:15PM
27 May 2022 - 1:46PM
Wheelock’s Monaco Marine project once gain proves popular with buyers

Buyers snapped up about a quarter of the 112 units at Wheelock’s Monaco Marine residential project in Kai Tak within an hour of the launch on Thursday.

Buyers snapped up about a quarter of the 112 units at Wheelock’s Monaco Marine residential project in Kai Tak within an hour of the launch on Thursday.

29 Apr 2022 - 7:30AM
Grand Mayfair I in Yuen Long sells out as John Lee spells out housing policy

The policy laid out by John Lee should help in addressing the housing crisis in Hong Kong, with the city’s developers likely to heed his call, says Victoria Allan of Habitat Property.

The policy laid out by John Lee should help in addressing the housing crisis in Hong Kong, with the city’s developers likely to heed his call, says Victoria Allan of Habitat Property.

29 Apr 2022 - 8:51PM
Henderson Land’s new project nets HK$330 million on first-day sale

Henderson Land sold 51 units out of 138 on offer at The Quinn Square Mile, as young buyers unleash pent up demand by snapping up small flats.

Henderson Land sold 51 units out of 138 on offer at The Quinn Square Mile, as young buyers unleash pent up demand by snapping up small flats.

1 May 2022 - 9:00PM

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Many Hongkongers have left the city over the past two years to start afresh in the UK. Photo: Edmond So
Concrete Analysis | A smart way for newly arrived Hongkongers to pay the UK’s global tax

Hongkongers starting afresh in the UK have to quickly come to terms with the UK’s tax system. While there’s no way to avoid paying tax, there are a few ways to ease that burden.

24 May 2022 - 12:01PM
The View | Why ‘death of the office’ is unlikely in China even as lockdowns continue

While the popularity of hybrid working in the UK and US has tested the resiliency of traditional offices, corporate culture has been slower to change in. China Demand for office space remains strong, even as citywide lockdowns force firms to take flexible working more seriously.

While the popularity of hybrid working in the UK and US has tested the resiliency of traditional offices, corporate culture has been slower to change in. China Demand for office space remains strong, even as citywide lockdowns force firms to take flexible working more seriously.

24 May 2022 - 9:15AM
Why ‘death of the office’ is unlikely in China even as lockdowns continue
Concrete Analysis | How Hong Kong’s new tenancy control regime for subdivided units works

The government has implemented a new tenancy control regime for subdivided units under Part IVA of the Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance, which came into effect on 22 January this year.

The government has implemented a new tenancy control regime for subdivided units under Part IVA of the Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance, which came into effect on 22 January this year.

17 May 2022 - 12:00PM
How Hong Kong’s new tenancy control regime for subdivided units works
Many Hongkongers have left the city over the past two years to start afresh in the UK. Photo: Edmond So
Concrete Analysis | A smart way for newly arrived Hongkongers to pay the UK’s global tax
24 May 2022 - 12:01PM
The View | Why ‘death of the office’ is unlikely in China even as lockdowns continue

While the popularity of hybrid working in the UK and US has tested the resiliency of traditional offices, corporate culture has been slower to change in. China Demand for office space remains strong, even as citywide lockdowns force firms to take flexible working more seriously.

24 May 2022 - 9:15AM

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