Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Forever 21 to Shut Flagship Hong Kong Store

May 14, 2018 - Hong Kong Island
Forever 21 is retreating from its Causeway Bay flagship store next August after its lease ends, with American lingerie chain Victoria's Secret rumored to be taking over the prime location.

Seoul tops list of world luxury house price rankings

May 11, 2018 - Seoul
Knight Frank’s report noted that Gangnam, known as the “Beverly Hills” of Seoul, is “still seeing strong speculative activity,” helping boost luxury-home prices in the city overall.

Property prices soar in Chinese city bordering North Korea

May 07, 2018 - Dandong
Property prices in the city of Dandong have skyrocketed since North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Beijing in March, Chinese media reported.

3-room unit of Realty Gardens appreciated 2 times in 22 years

May 03, 2018 - Mid Levels Western
A 3-room unit at Flat B, High-Floor, Venice Court, Realty Gardens, Mid-Levels West, with a saleable area of 1,166 sq ft, has been changed hand together with a parking space at HKD 24.3 million.

Hainan tightens ownership rules

April 26, 2018 - Hainan
Authorities in Hainan on Sunday imposed tougher restrictions on property purchasing that applies to the entire territory of the southern island province.

Mini housing market boom in Scotland

April 24, 2018 - Scotland
Property price growth in Scotland is soaring ahead of the UK with an annual rise of 7.3% in the 12 months to February 2018 and values up 2.3% month on month, the latest index shows.

Investment in alternative real estate assets becomes the norm in Asia

April 20, 2018 - Tokyo
Investors are increasingly turning to alternative real estate sectors to take advantage of their attractive yields and long-term growth prospects in Asia Pacific, says property consultancy firm JLL.

Entire floor of Standard Chartered Bank Building rented for HKD 80 psf

April 19, 2018 - Central
The Standard Chartered Bank rented the entire 9/F, Standard Chartered Bank Building, Central, with an area of around 7,500 sq ft, and has decided to move out and put it up for lease earlier.

French property sales continue to grow in 2018

April 18, 2018 - France
A strong market in Paris has helped to lift France’s prime residential property market with prices in the city up 12% last year, the latest analysis insight report shows.

Berlin Has The Fastest Rising Property Prices in the World

April 12, 2018 - Berlin
Berlin has emerged as the frothiest property market in the world. Prices in Berlin jumped by 20.5% in 2017, according to the property consultancy Knight Frank.