Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014   



Sale boosts confidence
A significant sales transaction was recorded in the second quarter of 2014 with the acquisition of the East Tower at One Bay East for HK$5.425 billion (HK$10,596 per sq ft) by Citi.

China cooling
China's new home prices fell in June from May for a second straight month and analysts forecast the falls would continue. Average new home prices in 70 major cities fell 0.5 percent in June from the previous month, accelerating from May's 0.2 percent monthly drop, based on data issued by the National Bureau of Statistics.

Living in the slower lane
Malaysia is seeing a cooling down in its property market as the effects of anti- speculation measures kick in.

Rents surging as students join hunt
The already upbeat rental market is entering its traditional peak season, as university students flood in searching for accommodation.

Red hot and spreading
With the bullish sentiment seeing developers get ready to put 1,200 new flats on the market this month, some homeowners are also looking to clean up.

The ideal getaway for families
The Bay Bridge Hong Kong Hotel & Serviced Apartments is offering a special deal for staying in One bedroom unit or Deluxe one bedroom unit, both facing the picturesque seafront. All quality units are thoughtfully designed to ensure the comfort and happiness of a family stay.

London blazes trail
The average home price in London jumped 25.8 percent to 400,404 (HK$5.3 million) in the second quarter year-on- year - marking the fastest rise since the third quarter in 1987, data show.

One of a kind
Vancouver House is set to raise the bar for luxury residential property in British Columbia's largest city with its distinctive structure and leading-edge sustainability features, becoming its fourth tallest building.

Canada stays hot
The Canada property market is expected to stay hot, with prices going up by 5 or 6 percent by the end of the year, according to the latest report by US- headquartered TD Bank.

Fair and squar-e
Rathbone square is a mixed-use development perfectly positioned in Westminster to give you the best of inner London. The square is strategically planned with residential space to the north and sleek commercial space to the south so residents can enjoy a peaceful yet city-center lifestyle to the fullest.



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