Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Friday, August 29, 2014   

Vancouver's new landmark
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.

Bangkok bouncing back
The Bangkok market may gradually resume its uptrend now that General Prayuth Chan-ocha has been endorsed as Thailand's new prime minister, for the move will be seen as a sign the military junta is ready to get the country going full steam again.

Portrait of life
As part of the long-awaited regeneration of the heart of Lewisham in London, Portrait takes center stage as one of the area's most vibrant projects.

Play safe with deposits
An agent was appointed by a prospective purchaser to buy a property.

New projects weigh on prices
Demand for firsthand property remains red hot as residential projects are priced in line with the market. Some are even cheaper than secondary homes.

Prices stay resilient
With the double stamp duty adjustment in May, buyer sentiment has improved and sales received a boost as various new projects hit the market.

Top of hill for luxury homes
Luxury homes are starting to see aggressive pricing again in the wake of sluggishness in the past year, with agents positive on the outlook.

Millennials hold the key
dustin walsh could have bought a house in his 20s, except he saw no point. The 31-year-old had the income, but preferred the financial freedom of renting a room in his cousin's basement.

Enter the Magic Dragon
Wealthy Chinese are increasingly interested in moving to Australia, where their money is expected to drive home prices up further.

Hotspot with class
The Edridge is a sought-after address at Croydon in London, one of the largest office centers in England and a big shopping area.

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.