Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Northern Taiwan home prices rise slightly in fourth quarter

February 15, 2019 - Taiwan
Prices of newly built homes and pre-sale projects in cities and counties in northern Taiwan generally increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018.

TAIPEI 101 Honored as World's Greenest Tall Building

July 26, 2016 - Xinyi District
Taipei 101, the landmark skyscraper in Taiwan's capital, has won the 2016 Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA), the building’s operator announced.

Housing transactions in Taipei fall to 16-year low

September 08, 2015 - Taipei
Transactions of residential and commercial property in Taipei in August fell to a 16-year low for the same month because of government measures to cap speculation in the real estate market.

Taiwan passes luxury property tax amendment

March 17, 2014 - Taiwan
The government of Taiwan has confirmed the success of the national luxury tax, and is now looking to further expand the measure..

Taipei boasts world's 2nd most expensive property sale

March 03, 2014 - Taiwan
Sotheby’s International Realty recently published its luxury housing properties global survey, ranking Taipei second based on 2013 sales data.

Taiwan targets foreign investors at MIPIM

November 14, 2011 - Taiwan
Taiwan’s Council for Economic Planning and Development announced its plan to obtain US$36.44bn in global funds for investing in local property markets and government projects via the Asia-Pacific region’s largest real-estate show.

French architects to design $90 million Taiwan park

October 27, 2011 - Taiwan
French architects Catherine Mosbach and Philippe Rahm have won an international contest to design a $90 million urban park in central Taiwan, officials on the island said Wednesday.

“Luxury” tax to be introduced in Taiwan

April 15, 2011 - Taiwan
Taiwan has passed a "luxury" tax - an unusual move as the island tries to curb rampant property speculation and the worst wealth gap in a decade.

Taiwan acts to cool market

December 11, 2010 - Taiwan
Taiwan is making moves to cool potential over-heating in its markets with talk of a new tax on real estate sold within a year of purchase and plans to revise land valuation rules.

Taiwan targets foreign investors

November 09, 2010 - Taiwan
Taiwan’s central and local government officials will appeal to foreign investors at the Asia-Pacific region’s largest real estate exhibition in November, to attract more investment from abroad.