Late September’s news that the Goldin Financial Global Centre had finally sold after a two-year struggle for the Hong Kong office tower appears to have been premature, according to local media reports of a new legal case involving the property.
Evergrande’s credit crisis is denting the personal fortune of its founder Xu Jiayin, with local records in Hong Kong showing that a HK$700M ($89 million) mansion on Hong Kong’s Peak previously owned by a company controlled by the property billionaire… Read More>>
Top fund managers continue to snatch up properties to expand self-storage businesses in Asia’s biggest markets, with Warburg Pincus-backed Storhub having expanded its holdings in a Hong Kong industrial building for the second time in two months and the third… Read More>>
Hang Lung Properties has been given the green light to build luxury homes on a former US government site on Hong Kong’s Shouson Hill, according to a recent report by the city’s Buildings Department, with analysts predicting that the… Read More>>
A consortium of Hong Kong-based Sino Land and mainland builder China Merchants Land has won the tender for a redevelopment site in Kowloon’s To Kwa Wan area with a lower-than-expected bid of just under HK$2.39 billion ($300 million).
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The competition for Hong Kong self-storage assets is heating up, with a Blackstone joint venture on Thursday closing on the purchase of a Kowloon industrial building for HK$850 million ($108.2 million), according to sources familiar with the deal.
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Property analysts gave mixed reviews for Hong Kong leader John Lee’s maiden policy address, praising a lowered threshold for compulsory sale applications but voicing disappointment that a deferred stamp duty refund for foreign homebuyers would have little impact.
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Hong Kong’s declining housing market may have a silver lining as the city has fallen to fifth place on a list of the world’s riskiest housing markets compiled by a Swiss bank, which measured residential prices in 25 leading cities… Read More>>
A Warburg Pincus-backed self-storage operator continues to expand its presence in Hong Kong with a Kowloon acquisition which marks its fourth reported purchase of new space in the city so far this year.
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Hong Kong’s Lands Tribunal criticised a legal case launched by Sun Hung Kai Properties against a development plan by one of the city’s richest men, describing its move as “delusional” and “vandalism” of the proposed project.
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