Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, Goodwin Gaw’s Gaw Capital has announced plans to offer discounted rent for NGOs in a set of shopping centres acquired from Link REIT earlier this year, in a move that could counter public… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, Hong Kong’s prices for private residential properties have risen for a continuous 24 months, recent figures from the government show. The latest numbers show that the city’s sky-high costs for residential properties are… Read More>>
Leading today’s headlines, New World Development has acquired over half of the ownership of a building on Hankow Road in Kowloon’s Tsim Sha Tsui commercial district for HK$700 million ($89 million) as the city’s major developers continue to snatch up… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, one of Hong Kong’s biggest operators of convenience stores is finding it tough to sell enough Kit Kats and Pocky to keep pace with rent increases at shopping centres held by Asia’s largest… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, a floor leased to a restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui’s Kowloon Centre was sold for HK$220 million ($28 million). Also in the headlines, a shop in Mong Kok saw a 64-fold price increase… Read More>>
Leading today’s Hong Kong real estate news, the city’s metro operator plans to offer a land site above Wong Chuk Hang station for residential development this year. Also in the headlines, 20 percent of Hong Kong buyers say they will… Read More>>
New World Development’s K11 Atelier tower on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront has just leased out a full mid-level floor for a monthly rent of HK$2.6 million ($332,413), or HK$95 per square foot, according to a media report. The rate… Read More>>
Hong Kong’s retailing landscape is changing. With the competition for space in the city’s traditional retail districts–Central, Causeway Bay, Tsimshatsui and Mongkok–driving rents to eye-watering levels, foreign retailers are increasingly shifting their focus to shopping centres in the New Territories. Fast fashion brands such as Uniqlo, Gap, H&M and Zara have been leading the trend but others are following.
In addition to capturing a share of the growing Mainland-shopper market, retailer interest is also being attracted by growing local populations resulting from the completion of new residential developments.
China’s growing taste for shopping is pushing up retail rents in the world’s second-largest economy, and now a global survey has confirmed that in at least one key district, the cost of securing shop space is among the ten highest… Read More>>