Hot Property: Wait for it

But a Yohai-controlled company that owns the property filed for bankruptcy protection in December, imperiling the venture. Pushed out by high rental prices in Hong Kong, more people are living in tiny illegally subdivided apartments. Nationalgeographic.com ... ( read original story ...)

The conglomerate that troubles China

Another dead end: an apartment that Guan listed as his address in Hong Kong filings. The current tenant ... operator CWT Ltd and the initial public offering of an HNA backed property trust are facing delays, according to people familiar with the matter. ( read original story ...)

Hongkong Land net profit more than doubles

Hongkong Land Holdings announced on Thursday (3 August ... “The good performance of the group’s investment property portfolio is expected to continue in the second half of the year, although the contribution from development properties will not ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong’s tiny flats pile up unsold

Tiny flats are flooding Hong Kong as developers rush to target first-time buyers ... rose to about 1,400 at the end of June, according to Centaline Property Agency. Wong Leung-Sing, an associate director of research, said the number may rise to about ... ( read original story ...)

Hongkong Land’s net profit soars 147% in first half

A sizeable gain from the revaluation of investment properties saw earnings at Hongkong Land Holdings rocket 147 per cent in the first half of this year. The property group reported a net profit of US$3.13 billion (S$4.2 billion) for the six months ended ... ( read original story ...)

Advances for Li’s big two

Tycoon Li Ka-shing's two major companies, CK Hutchison (0001) and Cheung Kong Property (1113), posted stronger earnings in the first half of this year driven by strength in the telecommunications business in Europe and strong home sales in Hong Kong. ( read original story ...)

Li Ka-shing’s CK Hutchison buoyed by European recovery

Underlying profits, excluding valuation gains on property, rose 14% as booming home sales in Hong Kong outweighed weaker sales in mainland China. The developer recently revised up its full-year contracted sales target to HK$35 billion, after achieving its ... ( read original story ...)