Expert Insights

Expert Insights – Piers Brunner, CEO, Knight Frank Greater China (May 2020)

May 2020: Deferred demand drives home sales as COVID-19 concerns dissipate Hong Kong’s residential market has been hit by poor sentiment owing to multiple market headwinds since last year – the protracted US-China trade war, the unprecedented social rest that began in mid-2019, and the Covid-19 outbreak in January 2020. Consequently, the economy has been suffering from a deep recession, …

Spacious - May 19, 2020

Small Home, Big Dream: Interview with Otto Ng, Co-founder of LAAB

[wpsocialite] Otto Ng, co-founder of LAAB, a design and architecture firm based in Hong Kong, spoke with Spacious and discussed the company’s vision for interior design and more specifically, their Small Home, Smart Home project. Earlier this year, the firm gained notoriety after successfully turning a 309-foot square apartment into a couple’s dream home. How did they accomplish this feat? …

Spacious - May 13, 2020

Living Abroad In China: Interview With Stuart Strother, PhD

Are you considering moving to China? Are you interested in living in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing or Shenzhen, but you’d like to know some of the differences between the cities?  Do you have questions about the culture and the lifestyle adjustments you’ll have to make? Of course you do! Stuart Strother, PhD is a professor of economics and leads the …

Spacious - May 8, 2020

How To Buy A Property In Hong Kong: Interview with Christopher Dillon, Author of Landed Hong Kong

Christopher Dillon is a writer and entrepreneur who has lived in Hong Kong since 1992. His book LANDED HONG KONG provides readers with an understanding of property law and insights on real estate throughout the city.  During his interview with Spacious, we discussed his motives for writing the book, his thoughts on the current and future markets, the business aspect …

Spacious - May 1, 2020

Expert Insights – Nigel Smith, Managing Director, Colliers International (Mar 2020)

Spacious Influencer Series: Nigel Smith [LATEST] March 2020: Uncertainties yet to have drastic effects on home prices as owners display strong holding power This year has certainly not started the way it was envisaged. We said it would be a buyer’s market and it is one. February showed a bit of increased momentum for first and second-hand sales transactions. However, …

Spacious - March 11, 2020