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Art attack: Hong Kong property developers make arts and culture more accessible for all

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Local artists and designers benefit as developers host rotating exhibitions and workshops, or use artworks, sculpture, installations and bold murals to add an extra dimension to new developments

Lantau’s affordable ‘hidden gems’ are attracting investors

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South Lantau’s ‘Riviera’ has developed close to Cheung Sha’s pristine beaches with two main sites, Whitesands and Botanica Bay

Link REIT to sell 17 Hong Kong malls to Gaw-Goldman venture for more than HK$20 billion

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Link REIT, the largest real estate investment trust in Asia, will sell a portfolio comprising 17 Hong Kong shopping centres to a consortium of Gaw Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs for a price tag of between HK$20 billion and HK$25 billion (US$3.2 billion), in the biggest sale of its kind in the city.

Co-working spaces are driving change in the office market

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Multinational companies are beginning to discover the appeal of co-working spaces as a flexible office solution

Hong Kong overtakes London as the world’s most expensive urban centre for renting an office

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Hong Kong overtakes London to become the world’s most expensive market for office space, for the first time since 2013. (12-0)

Developer K Wah International eyes expansion in China’s affluent regions

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It is one of several Hong Kong-based builders taking advantage of lower borrowing costs than those now available to their mainland counterparts

Swire Properties upbeat about consumer spending in China’s first-tier cities

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Swire Properties, one of Hong Kong’s oldest and largest builders of luxury homes and grade A offices, said it would continue to focus on first-tier cities in mainland China as it moves closer to sealing a deal for a new commercial project in Shanghai.

Once a mecca for luxury brand shopping, Hong Kong’s mall owners forced to refresh their tenant mix as spending habits shift

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Gone are the days when Chinese would queue up to get inside Prada, Gucci and Tiffany, and leave laden with luxury handbags and watches

Louis Vuitton gives way to bar in Hong Kong’s new retail mix

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Anti-government protesters rest inside an upmarket shopping mall located in an area which they have occupied in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. — Reuters picHONG KONG, Oct 26 — To gauge how much the Hong Kong shopping experience is changing, take a walk through Pacific Place mall. (29-0)

The Hong Kong Shopping Experience Is Changing - Bloomberg

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (29-0)

Hong Kong developer Swire jumps on to co-working space bandwagon

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Swire, the biggest landlord in Quarry Bay, turns its 30,000 sq ft technology start-up accelerator at Taikoo Place into a shared working hub

Garden smart; a glimpse at the work landscape architect of Randle Siddeley

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Gardens may seem like an unattainable luxury in this age of megacities. Yet urban planners and governments are keen to create greener cities, meaning that landscape architecture – a long overlooked discipline – is increasingly sought after.

Centre of attention: demand stays high for homes in well-connected Mid-Levels Central

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Area is popular with homebuyers and investors alike because of its upmarket appeal and its proximity to the CBD

Swire Properties posts 30 per cent jump in first-half underlying profit on higher sales

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Swire Properties, one of Hong Kong’s largest property developers, has reported interim earnings that beat analysts’ forecasts, helped by increasing sales and higher margins on luxury real estate sold in the city.