Hong Kong democracy act ‘may dent Chinese demand for New York property’

The legislation passed in Washington, which has angered Beijing, adds to the perception that the US does not welcome investment from China

4 Dec 2019 - 3:29PM
Hong Kong’s upscale enclaves defy falling prices in protest hot zones

Average home prices in Mid-Levels, The Peak and Pok Fu Lam have held up or bucked the pessimism in Hong Kong’s residential market, according to data from some property consultants.

Average home prices in Mid-Levels, The Peak and Pok Fu Lam have held up or bucked the pessimism in Hong Kong’s residential market, according to data from some property consultants.

3 Nov 2019 - 12:23AM
Hong Kong’s upscale enclaves defy falling prices in protest hot zones
Hong Kong villa owners turn to Airbnb to find daily tenants for investments

Larger homes have been particularly vulnerable to the downturn in Hong Kong’s real estate industry, with prices sliding 2.9 per cent from May to August, more than the 1.3 per cent decline for small flats.

Larger homes have been particularly vulnerable to the downturn in Hong Kong’s real estate industry, with prices sliding 2.9 per cent from May to August, more than the 1.3 per cent decline for small flats.

15 Oct 2019 - 7:44PM
Hong Kong villa owners turn to Airbnb to find daily tenants for investments
Mainlanders, Hongkongers increasingly enchanted by Vienna

Despite the high bar to get to live in Austria’s capital, whose residents have included Mozart and Beethoven, residential property agents say they are getting more inquiries from Hong Kong and mainland China.

Despite the high bar to get to live in Austria’s capital, whose residents have included Mozart and Beethoven, residential property agents say they are getting more inquiries from Hong Kong and mainland China.

18 Sep 2019 - 9:37AM
Mainlanders, Hongkongers increasingly enchanted by Vienna
Luxury home rents drop by 30 per cent as renters avoid Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s property market – the world’s most expensive city in 2018, for the ninth consecutive year – is trying to find its footing after the year-long US-China trade war and three months of protest rallies knocked a real estate bull run off its pace.

Hong Kong’s property market – the world’s most expensive city in 2018, for the ninth consecutive year – is trying to find its footing after the year-long US-China trade war and three months of protest rallies knocked a real estate bull run off its pace.

11 Sep 2019 - 8:45AM
Luxury home rents drop by 30 per cent as renters avoid Hong Kong
Bali beckons as Indonesia woos overseas buyers with tax reform

Luxury tax of 20 per cent now applies on purchases of property worth 30 billion rupiah from 20 billion rupiah previously.

10 Sep 2019 - 7:29PM
Rich Chinese pile into France’s laissez-faire property market

In the first quarter of the year, Chinese supplanted Italians as the biggest group of foreign buyers of homes in Paris

In the first quarter of the year, Chinese supplanted Italians as the biggest group of foreign buyers of homes in Paris

3 Sep 2019 - 8:00PM
Rich Chinese pile into France’s laissez-faire property market
Bahamas’ largest private island on sale for US$95 million

The 700-acre Blue Island in Exuma Cays comes with nearly 5km of white sandy beaches, a house and has its own customs and immigration facilities.

The 700-acre Blue Island in Exuma Cays comes with nearly 5km of white sandy beaches, a house and has its own customs and immigration facilities.

2 Sep 2019 - 9:38AM
Bahamas’ largest private island on sale for US$95 million
Sellers of Singapore’s largest residential site woo China, Hong Kong developers

The expectation is that a developer, or group of developers, will buy the site as a whole, tear old structures down, and then redevelop it into new luxury apartments.

The expectation is that a developer, or group of developers, will buy the site as a whole, tear old structures down, and then redevelop it into new luxury apartments.

21 Aug 2019 - 11:47AM
Sellers of Singapore’s largest residential site woo China, Hong Kong developers
Birmingham finds favour among investors priced out of London

The second-most populous city in the UK has three crucial ingredients working in its favour: future transport links, relocation of large employers, and one of the youngest populations in Europe.

The second-most populous city in the UK has three crucial ingredients working in its favour: future transport links, relocation of large employers, and one of the youngest populations in Europe.

13 Aug 2019 - 6:45PM
Birmingham finds favour among investors priced out of London
Italy woos wealthy investors with tax-friendly resident scheme

The New Resident Regime Scheme, passed in 2017, caps the annual tax liability on global income, and takes out the hassle of owning a property for those who’d rather just rent.

The New Resident Regime Scheme, passed in 2017, caps the annual tax liability on global income, and takes out the hassle of owning a property for those who’d rather just rent.

30 Jun 2019 - 10:31PM
Italy woos wealthy investors with tax-friendly resident scheme
Dubai lures Chinese property investors with long-term visas

The Gulf city is offering visas with validity of up to 10 years for investors buying property worth 5 million dirhams (US$1.36 million).

The Gulf city is offering visas with validity of up to 10 years for investors buying property worth 5 million dirhams (US$1.36 million).

12 Jun 2019 - 7:03AM
Dubai lures Chinese property investors with long-term visas
Working-class neighbourhood joins the road to prosperity

Market observers say the tone has been set for North Point after residential and office projects achieve record prices.

Market observers say the tone has been set for North Point after residential and office projects achieve record prices.

11 Jun 2019 - 7:43PM
Working-class neighbourhood joins the road to prosperity
HSBC sounds alarm over ‘vulnerable’ Canadian housing market

Higher interest rates, cooling measures have dampened sentiment in cities like Vancouver and Toronto

Higher interest rates, cooling measures have dampened sentiment in cities like Vancouver and Toronto

4 Jun 2019 - 10:25PM
HSBC sounds alarm over ‘vulnerable’ Canadian housing market
Is co-living the future of Hong Kong housing? One firm hopes so

The co-living phenomenon is catching on fast in Hong Kong, the world’s most expensive property market, generating higher rents and attracting greater investment in the process.

The co-living phenomenon is catching on fast in Hong Kong, the world’s most expensive property market, generating higher rents and attracting greater investment in the process.

23 May 2019 - 3:28PM
Is co-living the future of Hong Kong housing? One firm hopes so
Brexit aside, Asian investors are warming to property elsewhere in Europe

Low interest rates, upbeat economic outlook and ‘value opportunity’ are among the attractions drawing investors to continental Europe, analysts say

Low interest rates, upbeat economic outlook and ‘value opportunity’ are among the attractions drawing investors to continental Europe, analysts say

1 May 2019 - 10:02PM
Brexit aside, Asian investors are warming to property elsewhere in Europe
Hong Kong investors turn to outer London areas in search of growth potential

The weak pound and low interest rates are helping to offset an increase in stamp duty implemented in 2016, stoking interest in the British capital

The weak pound and low interest rates are helping to offset an increase in stamp duty implemented in 2016, stoking interest in the British capital

10 Apr 2019 - 10:08AM
Hong Kong investors turn to outer London areas in search of growth potential
‘Brexiety’ becomes a word as foreign investment in UK property dips

Foreign investment in UK property has in the first three months of 2019 fallen to its lowest level since the first quarter of 2016, the three-month period before the country voted to leave the EU, according to data provider Refinitiv.

Foreign investment in UK property has in the first three months of 2019 fallen to its lowest level since the first quarter of 2016, the three-month period before the country voted to leave the EU, according to data provider Refinitiv.

2 Apr 2019 - 6:46PM
‘Brexiety’ becomes a word as foreign investment in UK property dips
Chicago real estate firm Heitman looks to Asia’s self-storage market

US-based real estate investment firm Heitman wants to boost investment in self-storage in Asia

US-based real estate investment firm Heitman wants to boost investment in self-storage in Asia

27 Mar 2019 - 8:32AM
Chicago real estate firm Heitman looks to Asia’s self-storage market
Sun Hung Kai Properties wins Tai Po land parcel for HK$6.31 billion

The Tai Po land sale translates to HK$6,646 per square foot, higher than the range forecast by Knight Frank

The Tai Po land sale translates to HK$6,646 per square foot, higher than the range forecast by Knight Frank

18 Feb 2019 - 11:53AM
Sun Hung Kai Properties wins Tai Po land parcel for HK$6.31 billion