Real Estate

Buyers dive into Lake Silver

Mandy Lo The Standard 29.05.2009

More than 900 flats in Lake Silver have been sold since the Ma On Shan project went on the market on Wednesday. The strong demand has already driven up prices, according to sources.

Analysts bet on property

Alfred Liu The Standard 27.05.2009

Analysts continue to be bullish about Hong Kong property as abundant liquidity has led to all-time low interest rates.

In the frame

Bonnie Chen The Standard 25.05.2009

Two heavyweights in the world of architecture, Norman Foster and Rem Koolhaas, are likely to be two of the three consultants on the showpiece West Kowloon cultural project.


"Superman" Li Ka-shing says real estate remains a good investment as inflation is inevitable, while stock investors should exercise caution.


The former Permanent Secretary for Housing, Leung Chin-man, has again insisted that he did nothing wrong when he applied to the government for permission to work for a major developer after leaving the civil service.

Disney expansion deal a step closer

Nickkita Lau The Standard 08.05.2009

The expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland has moved a step closer and a deal will be finalized soon, according to Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun- wah.

Bullish Henderson set to raise prices for flats

Alfred Liu The Standard 08.05.2009

Henderson Land (0012) is bullish about the property market and plans to raise prices for three projects by 3 to 5 percent next week.

Building renewal project launched 08.05.2009

Owners' corporations can apply to join Operation Building Bright from today to conduct repair work in common areas of their buildings.

Tycoon tries to halt Leung inquiry

The Standard 07.05.2009

New World Development (0017) has sent a lawyer's letter to the Legislative Council asking it to halt a hearing into the post-retirement employment of ex- housing chief Leung Chin-man until litigation between the company and the Housing Authority o...

Different worlds, steps apart

The Standard 06.05.2009

Most of the top-grade office space in the Central core is owned by big landlords who own entire buildings, but some have multiple owners. It's easy to tell them apart as you walk through lobbies and pedestrian areas on the lower floors.

Architects making old good as new

Timothy Chui The Standard 05.05.2009

As the number of new projects dwindle, architects are back at their drawing boards working on old buildings.


Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels wants to ask voters in November to nearly double the city's property-tax levy for affordable housing. The city's current seven-year $86 million property-tax levy expires this year. Nickels today proposed a $145 million, ...

New condominium law in Thailand

Ek NITITHAI Pattaya Daily News 29.04.2009

This is an update to all our readers. Last year the Thai Government enacted a new Condominium Law which is retroactive to the 5th July 2007. The former Condominium Law was actively in force for the past 30 years but was out of date and the new law...

The New TST

June Ng 24.04.2009

Yet more malls and high-rise buildings will soon dominate the future Tsim Sha Tsui, writes June Ng.

New hotel in Pattaya

eTravel Blackboard 24.04.2009

Frasers Hospitality, a world leader in serviced residences now adds Resorts to its portfolio. The first property in the Fraser Resort series, Fraser Resort Pattaya reflects the vibrancy of the famous beachside city with brightly coloured interior...


Developers reported vigorous weekend sales as Sun Hung Kai Properties (0016) sold 400 apartments at The Latitude while Cheung Kong (0001) said all flats at Central Park Towers II were sold on Saturday.

More Seattle homeowners falling into foreclosure


SEATTLE - Holding onto your home appears to be getting harder during these tough economic times, and that includes people living around the Puget Sound region.


U.S. foreclosure filings rose to a record in the first quarter as employers cut jobs in the recession and temporary programs to delay action on defaults came to an end, RealtyTrac Inc. said.

General Growth Properties Files for Bankruptcy

Michael J. de la Merced The New York Times 16.04.2009

General Growth Properties, one of the largest mall operators in the nation, filed for bankruptcy early Thursday morning in one of the biggest commercial real estate collapses in U.S. history.

Perks to go with Central Park Towers

Alfred Liu The Standard 15.04.2009

Cheung Kong (Holdings) (0001) will tomorrow launch the first batch of its Tin Shui Wai residential project Central Park Towers II, with prices more than 10 percent lower than those for secondary market flats in the same area.

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