Street protests and macroeconomic woes may be grabbing headlines in Asia Pacific, but investors in the region’s commercial real estate markets shrugged off the bad news to deliver a record-breaking $128 billion in transactions during the first three quarters of… Read More>>
As teargas on Des Voeux Road makes Hong Kong’s pricey office space less attractive to tenants and tighter liquidity on the mainland restrains corporate spending, rents in the Asian financial hub have taken their biggest monthly drop in ten years,… Read More>>
China’s real estate market continued to cool off in October with growth in home prices slowing in the face of the government’s determination to stick with its fight against housing speculation despite a slowing economy.
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Singapore took the crown as the city with the most favourable real estate investment prospects in Asia Pacific, while Hong Kong plunged to the bottom of the ranking, according to an annual survey by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and… Read More>>
Buildings made of concrete and steel are feeling the impact of the estimated 6,000 rounds of teargas released on the streets of Hong Kong in recent months, as a newly released report shows that the city’s descent into a police… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive Carrie Lam announced a raft of measures to help low-income households and the middle classes buy their own homes in her annual Policy Address this week in a belated attempt to tackle high housing prices… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s retail sales declined more sharply in August than during the 2003 SARS outbreak, according to a report released this week, as the city’s shopping sector suffered from the joint effects of tighter economic conditions on the mainland, the… Read More>>
Grade A office rents in Hong Kong’s traditional business district experienced their largest quarterly drop in seven years according to a newly released report, as a slowing mainland China economy and ongoing protests dampened demand in the world’s priciest commercial… Read More>>
As if the possibility of getting tear gassed during a late night search for noodles isn’t enough, Hong Kong residents are now being warned by a Swiss bank that they need to worry about the value of their homes collapsing.
Two of Hong Kong’s largest developers have expressed their willingness to hand over part of their land banks for housing development as the government looks into requisitioning underused plots in a bid to lessen a home shortage.
On Thursday, Henderson… Read More>>