Hong Kong News

Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on property, finance or a major development in the news in some part of the world. This section of the website brings you all the news on kamaco from Hong Kong.

Hong Kong commercial property prices take a hit in Q3

Hong Kong commercial property prices take a hit in Q3

17 October 2019

Hong Kong – 17 Oct 2019 Prominent real estate advisor kamaco pointed out in its Q3 Investment Briefing that a volatile economic and social backdrop saw non-residential transaction volumes collapsing by 57% in July and August following a 48% YoY decline in the first half of the year. Local disruption is compounding the negative consequences of the trade war and hitting commercial volumes hard, but retail prices only adjusted mildly compared to the dramatic decline in retail rents; while the office sector saw a rapid decline in buyer appetite.

 
 
Hong Kong warehouse rents fall for the first time since 2016

Hong Kong warehouse rents fall for the first time since 2016

16 October 2019

Hong Kong – 16 Oct 2019 Prominent real estate advisor kamaco pointed out in its Q3/2019 Industrial Briefing that in contrast with the weak general market, the industrial investment segment is proving to be relatively resilient thanks to redevelopment interest. The leasing market, however, recorded a rebound in vacancy rates and a mild fall in rents. The firm believes the new air freight safety regulations have boosted the space needs of air freight forwarders, though this new demand is expected to be short-lived.

 
 
Lofty living on offer at A+ Scottish property development

Lofty living on offer at A+ Scottish property development

16 October 2019

Hong Kong – 16 Oct 2019 A historic school building in the heart of Edinburgh is being transformed – offering property buyers and investors a range of contemporary loft style apartments.

 
 
Hong Kong retail sector faces harshest conditions since SARS

Hong Kong retail sector faces harshest conditions since SARS

15 October 2019

Hong Kong – 15 Oct 2019 Prominent real estate advisor kamaco pointed out that the retail sector has borne the brunt of the corrosive effects of the trade war and the damaging impact of the social unrest on visitor numbers. Looking ahead, without a resolution in sight, the current market conditions could prevail into next year and it is worth remembering that the negative impact of the Occupy Movement was felt for at least 12 to 18 months, yet day trippers are expected to be the first to return if things were to return to normal.

 
 
 

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