HK property: shifting sands

Tighter Fed vs growing China means a choppy market Anyone who bought into Hong Kong’s big property developers five years ago would have suffered sleepless nights at first – then enjoyed a stunning boom. The territory is both pegged to cheap US credit and geared to China’s growth. But if the era of an ultra-easy […]

Weekly market round up

Bangkok The residential market in Bangkok continues to expand in the second quarter albeit at a slower pace with 1,600 unit launches in the CBD vis-a-vis 3,000 units in Q1, according to data from DTZ Research. The data shows the revival of the areas along Chao Phraya river, particularly with the major launch of new […]

Market Review; Thailand Malaysia Singapore

The HDB released its Resale Price Index (RPI) for the first quarter of 2013, this week. The RPI went up 1.2 percent to 205.4 points over the last quarter, the lowest quarter-on-quarter RPI growth since the first quarter of 2012. Commenting on the news, Mohamed Ismail, CEO of PropNex Realty said, “The HDB resale prices […]

Hong Kong PSi Tower by Michael Young

British Hong Kong based designer Michael Young has been commissioned to develop building project strategies for Wanchai Cultural District. The first concept PSi Tower has been developed as an office complex with luxury apartments for business users and executives overlooking Kowloon district. Conceptually the project, based visually on the essence of ancient Chinese building techniques, has been […]

Hong Kong Housing Troubles Unlikely To Impact Singapore

The recent property cooling measures introduced in Hong Kong are unlikely to have an impact on Singapore property prices. Experts said foreign property investors would not switch their portfolio from Hong Kong to Singapore. Besides being leading international financial centres, both Singapore and Hong Kong hold some of the world’s most expensive homes. Hong Kong […]

Tiny Hong Kong Apartment Transforms into 24 Rooms

Living in the same 344 square foot apartment since he was just 14 years old, Gary decided to build a technological marvel that would allow this extremely tiny space to transform into 24 separate rooms. View more photos and the video of this stunning 24 room Hong Kong apartment here! View more photos and the video […]