Global banking heavyweights such as JP Morgan and Citibank have been fleeing Hong Kong’s Central district for more affordable locations, but the city’s top social spot for finance executives is staying in the commercial hub, even as it nearly triples… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s FTLife Insurance is preparing to sign a lease for four office floors in Kowloon East, according to a local media account on 13 May, as the former industrial area continues to lure major corporate tenants away from traditional… Read More>>
With central banks growing more cautious on liquidity and political controversies making executives tread lightly, Hong Kong’s office market has been quiet so far this year. At until last week, when a mainland finance firm reportedly leased an office in… Read More>>
Investment in Hong Kong’s commercial real estate market dipped 27 percent in 2018, compared to the previous year, reaching a 12 month total of HK$126 billion ($16 billion) despite a furious start to the year, according to a recent report by… Read More>>
Despite a slowdown in the Hong Kong commercial real estate market, office rents in the Asian financial hub rose to record levels in the fourth quarter, reaching an average of HK$146 ($18.62) per square foot per month on a net… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s commercial centre of gravity may have just shifted a few MTR stops eastward as Swire Properties announced today that its latest office tower in Quarry Bay, One Taikoo Place, has now reached 100 percent occupancy.
Swire revealed that… Read More>>
A growing number of financial institutions have fled rising office rents in Hong Kong’s Central district this year, and now one of the government bodies charged with regulating the city’s financial markets appears to be following the migration of its… Read More>>
Cigna Worldwide Life Insurance has become the latest multinational to flee the rising costs of Hong Kong island office space for Kowloon’s more budget-friendly shores, according to local media reports.
The US-based insurer is set to become neighbours with HSBC… Read More>>
Offshore incorporation specialists Maples and Calder, are giving up the 53rd floor of The Center on Hong Kong’s Queen’s Road, as yet another international company flees the world-leading rents of Hong Kong’s Central district.
The law firm’s new home will… Read More>>
Mainland corporates continue to dominate office leasing activity in Hong Kong’s Central district as China’s Ping An Bank has recently agreed to pay nearly triple Manhattan office leasing rates for a high floor in Exchange Square.
The mainland financial institution… Read More>>