Posts filed under: Hong Kong

Hong Kong investors buy Seattle’s tallest building

Hong Kong-based Gaw Capital Partners completed its purchase of the 76-story Columbia Center in Seattle for $711 million on Aug 7. It ranks as one of the biggest real-estate transactions in the region’s history and is the first time a...
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Why luxury flats will have more takers in HK

    Swire Properties has just sold a super-deluxe duplex apartment at its Opus tower for nearly HK$500 million (US$80.5 million), setting a new record as Asia’s most expensive apartment in terms of price per square foot. The property at...
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Hong Kong duplex in Opus project sells for HK$497m in Asia record for flats

    Swire Properties has sold a duplex apartment at the ultra-swanky Opus Hong Kong in Mid-Levels for HK$497 million, setting a record as Asia’s most expensive flat. The 5,188 sq ft duplex flat A, on the ground and first...
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Hong Kong-based developer pays up for San Francisco land near Twitter HQ

    San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood is cranking up, boosted by a tide of technology companies and new highrise apartment buildings, at the same time that Asian real estate investors are pouring money into the city. Those two trends converged...
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In Hong Kong, the Apartments Are Fit for a Mosquito

    HONG KONG—In showing an apartment of 180 square feet, a real-estate agent explained that all furniture essentially has to be made to order and described the window sill as a potential area for “entertainment.” The apartment, in a...
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Price for Luxury Goes Sky High in Hong Kong

    High above Hong Kong, on the city’s iconic Victoria Peak, sits an elite enclave of new mansions, each outfitted with a swimming pool, grand ballroom-size living rooms and spectacular ocean views. Three homes in the Twelve Peaks development...
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Fosun to Build Luxury Tower on Madison Avenue

Fosun Property, the real estate investment arm of conglomerate Fosun International , announced in April it had acquired a piece of land on New York’s Madison Avenue and plans to build an over 200-meter high luxury residential tower at the...
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Hong Kong is World’s Third Most Luxurious City

According to Christie’s International Real Estate, the luxury real estate arm of art auction house Christies, Hong Kong continues to be one of the most luxurious cities for prime properties in the world despite slowing prices and negative annual sales...
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Apartments at $67 Million Set to Test Hong Kong Luxury Market

   Swire Properties Ltd. is seeking buyers for six apartments at its Frank Gehry-designedbuilding priced as high as HK$520 million ($67.1 million). Wheelock & Co. and Nan Fung Group pulled together an international team of architects to create its “ultra-luxury”...
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Hong Kong Vs. Singapore Property

    Hong Kong and Singapore fight it out for which will be Asia’s top global property market.  Prices got so high in both cities that their governments stepped in to engineer a slowdown, instituting cooling measures like a high...
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