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.
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Homebuyer confidence in Hong Kong’s residential market, which as recently as April had led experts including UBS to predict a bull run that would last at least another decade, is in a state of free fall, according to a Citibank… Read More>>
Financing for Chinese property developers plunged by 58.15 percent month-on-month in August amid an intensifying government clampdown on the housing market, according to data cited by the Securities Times.
Total new financing provided to China’s builders reached RMB 36.83 billion… Read More>>
The uncertainties of the US-China trade war negotiations and the political turmoil in Hong Kong have combined to cool down investor interest in Hong Kong’s property market, with sales of retail real estate bearing the brunt of investor reluctance… Read More>>
The People’s Bank of China has unveiled a new minimum interest rate system for home loans according to an announcement on the central bank’s official WeChat social media account, as the mainland government continues to clamp down on the housing… Read More>>
Vacancy in Hong Kong’s normally red-hot Central office market, which boasts the most expensive commercial property in the world, rose to a three-year high in July amid increasing economic uncertainty, according to JLL’s latest Property Market Monitor report.
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The Asia Pacific data centre market is expected to overtake North America to become the largest in the world by 2021, according to property services consultancy Cushman and Wakefield.
Underpinned by a surge in demand for cloud services and digitisation,… Read More>>
As discontent over the government’s extradition bill roiled the Hong Kong economy, and with mainland authorities keeping a tight clamp on cash, commercial real estate transaction volume fell over 42 percent in Hong Kong during the second quarter of this… Read More>>
Sales for China’s top 100 developers fell 29 percent for the first seven months of 2019, as the government has continued a year-long clampdown on the housing market, and that trend could be set to continue, as the country’s top… Read More>>