Sales in Hong Kong’s luxury residential market nearly tripled in the 12 months that ended 30 June, driven by wealthy locals who resumed home-buying activities and a surge of initial public offerings on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
In Mingtiandi’s latest roundup of regional news headlines, Hong Kong approves the sale of a US consular property on Shouson Hill after resolving a diplomatic impasse, while Blackstone bigwig Stephen Schwarzman deals with a backlash over his political leanings.
Just a few weeks after cancelling 2020’s biggest IPO, China’s central government has seized another opportunity to assert its authority in the business realm by blocking an agreement for the sale of a US consular property in Hong Kong.
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Under a cloud of sanctions and suspended trade privileges, the US government sold a set of consular residences in Hong Kong’s southern District to Hang Lung Properties for HK$2.6 billion ($331 million), the developer said in an email to Mingtiandi… Read More>>
Amidst growing friction with Chinese authorities, the US Department of State has put up for sale a residential site in one of Hong Kong’s most exclusive enclaves, and it could be set to sell for nearly a quarter less than… Read More>>
Carnival Group International Holdings has agreed to sell a low-density residential project on the south side of Hong Kong Island for HK$1.86 billion ($237 million), according to a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing, bringing the tourism-focused developer a 43 percent capital… Read More>>
China’s clampdown on outbound capital may have brought low once-powerful investors such as Dalian Wanda and HNA, but at least some players still have some cash to spend across the border, as a company controlled by directors of Shenzhen-based developer… Read More>>
Mainland state-owned conglomerate China Resources is said to have snapped up one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious home sites, and has set a land price record in the process.
The Shenzhen-based giant, which invests in businesses from retail to energy… Read More>>