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Thomas Lam

Senior Director - Head of Valuation and Consultancy

KNIGHT FRANK GREATER CHINA

Property advisor / Expert

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Investment

Hong Kong's property market - February 2014

The 2014 Policy Address, announced on 15 January, highlighted the government’s aims to increase residential and commercial property supply. However, we expect such supply to remain (...)

Office

Road to regaining balance ?

Despite office rents having dropped over 20% from their peak in 2008 to the end of 2012, Hong Kong’s central business district (CBD) is still one (...)

Housing

Beijing Residential market - September 2013

The average transaction price of new homes hit RMB20 per sqm in April 2012. Afterwards, it hovered at RMB20,000-23,000 per sqm for about a year. After (...)

Office

Review and commentary on Hong Kong's property market

On 27 June, the Hong Kong government announced plans to remove three residential sites in Shek Mun, Sha Tin from its List of Land for Sale by Application (...)

Retail

Shanghai Retail - Q1 2013

In the first quarter, two shopping malls including K11 Art Gallery Mall in Huangpu District and L’Avenue in Changning District soft-opened, adding a total of 100,000 (...)

Office

Shanghai Office - Q1 2013

In the first quarter, Shanghai GDP growth reached 7.8%. Meanwhile, Shanghai fixed asset investment and real estate investment, particularly office property investment, grew at a rapid (...)

Housing

Shanghai Luxury Residential - 1Q 2013

At the end of March, the Shanghai government unveiled a local guide to the “Five New National Measures” which were issued by the State Council in (...)

Housing

V-Shaped rebound beckons a revitalised market

As one of the core elements of the real estate market, land has always been the most important resource for the sustainable development and fast growth (...)

Office

Beijing Prime Office - 1Q 2013

Beijing recorded a 7.9% year-on-year Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2013 Q1, which was 0.9 percentage point faster compared to the same period of last (...)

Housing

Greater China - Q1 2013

During the first quarter of 2013, China’s State Council launched ‘Five New Measures’ to further tighten regulation of the residential property market. Purchasing power shifted to (...)

Housing

Asia-Pacific Property Market Outlook

Three key worries for the world economy have been mitigated as we enter 2013, which gives us cautious cause for optimism. Firstly, the ECB’ss decisions to (...)

Hospitality

Hong Kong luxury Residential - December 2011

Fear of an oncoming worldwide recession dampened stock markets globally and reduced the purchasing appetite of potential homebuyers in Hong Kong. At the same time, local (...)

Investment

China Property Market Watch - April 2011

Following the announcement of a new round of regulatory policies including this year’s primary-home price-control targets, home-purchase restrictions and construction targets for affordable housing units there (...)