Hong Kong to offer young entrepreneurs discounted space
Land & Housing

Hong Kong to offer young entrepreneurs discounted space

It is an exciting news that as soon as the first half of 2018, about 90,000 square feet of shared working space will be available…

High Court blocks construction of “small houses” but not for environmental reasons
Energy & Environment

High Court blocks construction of “small houses” but not for environmental reasons

In a decision that could ultimately prove useful for groups looking to protect parklands, a High Court judge blocked construction of “small houses” in three…

HK explores underground caverns to fix land shortage problem
Land & Housing

HK explores underground caverns to fix land shortage problem

Hong Kong government is looking “down” for options to ease the tension of space shortage in the city. Some 48 caverns are being developed to…

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant
Land & Housing

Empty: HKHS luxury retirement home 88% vacant

Half a year on, the occupancy rate of The Tanner Hill barely hits 12%, despite its prime location and luxurious facilities. The real problem is…

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙
Land & Housing

房協富貴老人屋「雋悅」八成八未入伙

房協長者房屋雋悅〔舊稱丹拿山項目〕推出超過半年後,入住率僅一成二。雋悅位於交通方便的北角,設施亦齊全,市場反應卻不如理想,問題癥結或在其租住制度。〔支萃融攝〕

‘Nimbies’ & ‘Gentries’: Two fatal urban viruses
Francis Neoton Cheung

‘Nimbies’ & ‘Gentries’: Two fatal urban viruses

NIMBYism and gentrification are eroding Hong Kong’s development. Francis Neoton Cheung, convenor of Doctoral Exchange, offers a cure. (edited on April 27)

城市發展的兩大病毒——“鄰避”與“士紳”
Francis Neoton Cheung

城市發展的兩大病毒——“鄰避”與“士紳”

Photo credit: Alan Fok

Flats and love: Simon Lee’s Rx on the Budget #2
Land & Housing

Flats and love: Simon Lee’s Rx on the Budget #2

Leading political analyst Simon Lee (李兆富) says there is hardly any alternative over the property cooling measures and Housing Reserve. But he believes the money master…

Open Space: A Coffin for Each of Us
Land & Housing

Open Space: A Coffin for Each of Us

Are you being robbed of your open space in Hong Kong? The meagre allotment, your coffin’s worth, is often off limits to the public. Change…

Idiot Ville: Fotanian showcases HK’s tiniest flat
Land & Housing

Idiot Ville: Fotanian showcases HK’s tiniest flat

Article by Lisa Choy; Photo: The advertisement poster of “Idiot Ville”, provided by Paper Scissors Stone (Facebook page) Housing is the big daddy of Hong Kong’s political…