Agile said it will sell its 26.7 per cent stake in a Guangzhou property joint venture for 1.84 billion yuan (US$300 million) to a unit of China Overseas Land & Investment (Coli). Photo: Imaginechina via AFP
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State-backed firms come to the rescue of embattled Chinese developers
24 Jan 2022 - 6:00PM

State-backed companies are coming to the rescue of beleaguered Chinese developers pushed to the edge of ruin by Beijing’s ‘three red lines’ borrowing restrictions.

Agile said it will sell its 26.7 per cent stake in a Guangzhou property joint venture for 1.84 billion yuan (US$300 million) to a unit of China Overseas Land & Investment (Coli). Photo: Imaginechina via AFP
State-backed firms come to the rescue of embattled Chinese developers

State-backed companies are coming to the rescue of beleaguered Chinese developers pushed to the edge of ruin by Beijing’s ‘three red lines’ borrowing restrictions.

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Buyers queueing for The Harmonie residential property project in Cheung Sha Wan at Henderson Land Development’s sales office at the Mira Place One in Tsim Sha Tsui on 22 January 2022. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Buyers snap up new flats, defying Hong Kong’s Covid-19 explosion
22 Jan 2022 - 9:05PM
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Evergrande crisis: Chinese developer hiring legal advisers to tackle debt

China Evergrande Group is looking to hire more financial and legal advisers to deal with creditors’ demands, after offshore bondholders warned of enforcement action.

China Evergrande Group is looking to hire more financial and legal advisers to deal with creditors’ demands, after offshore bondholders warned of enforcement action.

21 Jan 2022 - 8:00PM
Hong Kong property
Hong Kong real estate regains appeal with international investors: CBRE

Hong Kong was the sixth most attractive property investment destination in a CBRE poll of some 30 cities in Asia-Pacific, after dropping out of the top 10 last year

Hong Kong was the sixth most attractive property investment destination in a CBRE poll of some 30 cities in Asia-Pacific, after dropping out of the top 10 last year

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Swire Properties sells Florida site to venture part-owned by Kushner family
20 Jan 2022 - 6:52PM
China’s indebted developers get a break from rate cuts and easing
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Who were the buyers of Hong Kong’s 5 priciest homes in 2021?

More record-breaking deals are expected in 2022, as developers tend to sell new luxury homes slowly to generate the highest price possible. Moreover, with the border with China expected to open in the new year, mainland buyers are expected to return to Hong Kong and drive up sales.

More record-breaking deals are expected in 2022, as developers tend to sell new luxury homes slowly to generate the highest price possible. Moreover, with the border with China expected to open in the new year, mainland buyers are expected to return to Hong Kong and drive up sales.

31 Dec 2021 - 1:30PM
Five factors that may sway Hong Kong home prices in 2022

Forecasts for price movement next year range from a drop of 2 per cent from Morgan Stanley to a rise of 10 per cent from Centaline Property Agency.

Forecasts for price movement next year range from a drop of 2 per cent from Morgan Stanley to a rise of 10 per cent from Centaline Property Agency.

28 Dec 2021 - 12:00PM
Here are the top 5 trends for Hong Kong’s housing market in 2022

Up to HK$280 billion (US$36 billion) of new homes may find buyers in 2022, marking the second year that annual transactions have risen, amid the bull run in the housing market, according to Centaline Property.

Up to HK$280 billion (US$36 billion) of new homes may find buyers in 2022, marking the second year that annual transactions have risen, amid the bull run in the housing market, according to Centaline Property.

24 Dec 2021 - 11:33AM

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The rise of ESG standards and public awareness of sustainability necessitate a new approach to real estate valuation. Photo: Shutterstock
Concrete Analysis | Time to include ESG standards in new approach to property valuation

A comprehensive approach to valuation, including through the lens of ESG, suggests that investors can benefit by taking a longer view.

18 Jan 2022 - 12:00PM
Concrete Analysis | What to do when a bank cancels your mortgage loan?

Recently banks have been known to call or cancel a mortgage loan when you are in breach of the declared use of property and engage in cryptocurrency trading.

Recently banks have been known to call or cancel a mortgage loan when you are in breach of the declared use of property and engage in cryptocurrency trading.

11 Jan 2022 - 12:01PM
What to do when a bank cancels your mortgage loan?
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong’s housing market will carry on rolling with the punches in 2022

Hong Kong’s property market has a way of adapting to shocks, so don’t be surprised if spots like Red Hill, Regalia Bay and Tai Tam enjoy price gains of up to 10 per cent this year, says Habitat Property’s Victoria Allan.

Hong Kong’s property market has a way of adapting to shocks, so don’t be surprised if spots like Red Hill, Regalia Bay and Tai Tam enjoy price gains of up to 10 per cent this year, says Habitat Property’s Victoria Allan.

5 Jan 2022 - 10:12AM
Hong Kong’s housing market will carry on rolling with the punches in 2022

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