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Elderly face 3-year wait for care home places as developers’ incentive scheme flops

A decade-old government scheme giving tax breaks to developers who build care homes for the elderly has been a total failure. Investigations by the South China Morning Post revealed that not a single care unit has been built under the scheme. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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10-year care home incentive scheme for developers is a total failure

A decade-old government scheme giving tax breaks to developers who build care homes for the elderly has been a total failure. Investigations by the South China Morning Post revealed that not a single care unit has been built under the scheme. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong hits back at claims developers hindered Leung Chun-ying

Sun Hung Kai Properties’ co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong yesterday said neither his company nor other real estate developers he knew of had ever affected the government’s policymaking. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Cheaper flats? We can do that, say developers

Contrary to popular opinion, developers in Hong Kong are interested in building affordable flats – if incentives are given, according to a statement from the Real Estate Developers Association yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Land-hungry Hong Kong looks underground, as developers eye parks

Land-hungry Hong Kong looks underground, as developers eye parks Yet in Hong Kong, where more than 7 million people are packed into just 30 percent of the territory, the green belts, country parks, woodlands and wetlands that take up the rest of the land provide ample space for such animals to roam. That could be […]

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Land-hungry Hong Kong looks underground, as developers eye parks

Land-hungry Hong Kong looks underground, as developers eye parks Yet in Hong Kong, where more than 7 million people are packed into just 30 percent of the territory, the green belts, country parks, woodlands and wetlands that take up the rest of the land provide ample space for such animals to roam. That could be […]

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Help property developers go green, industry leader tells forum

Hong Kong should think about offering “effective and fair” incentives to encourage developers to build more environmentally friendly buildings, a construction industry leader said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong Stocks Head for Four-Day Advance on Developers

stocks rose, with the benchmark equity index headed for its longest winning streak in three weeks, as developers advanced. Companies including Li & Fung Ltd. gained ahead of earnings reports. … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Development secretary rejects developer’s free land offer

The government has rejected a developer’s offer to donate land for building affordable homes, saying not-for-profit organisations – including the Housing Society – would be more suitable entities to work on such projects. Henderson Land Development chairman Lee Shau-kee offered two plots of farmland in the New Territories to the government to build small flats […]

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Developers free to decide flat sale plan

Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung says a proposed pre-sale period extension for private residential flats does not require developers to sell their flats before a deadline.   Speaking on a radio programme today, Prof Cheung said the extension from no more than 20 months to 30 months does not aim to force […]

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Developers free to decide flat sale plan

Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung says a proposed pre-sale period extension for private residential flats does not require developers to sell their flats before a deadline.Speaking on a radio programme today, Prof Cheung said the extension from no more than 20 months to 30 months does not aim to force developers to […]

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June a Hong Kong market test as developers release flood of flats under new rules

June a Hong Kong market test as developers release flood of flats under new rules The state of the city's property market will be tested from next month when a flood of pent-up releases is expected once developers have completed new marketing material that complies with tighter sales regulations introduced by the government. Most … […]

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Hong Kong Stocks Drop for Fourth Day as Local Developers Slide

Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. (16) , Hong Kong's biggest developer, slid 3.4 percent. Chinese developers also dropped, extending yesterday's declines after the China Securities Journal … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Hong Kong China shares plummet as property curbs hit developers

Sun Mar 3, 2013 11:54pm EST * HSI -1.3 pct, H-shares -2 pct, CSI300 -3.8 pct * CSI300 set for worst daily loss since January 2011 * Vanke, Poly Real Estate A-shares down maximum 10 pct * … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Stamp duty for developers to remain in place

The government will maintain its new buyer’s stamp duty on local corporate buyers of flats, the housing minister told reporters after an Exco meeting on Tuesday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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