Singapore luxury market sales hit an eight-year high

Hong Kong pushes for new vacancy tax The Hong Kong authorities are pushing for a vacancy tax on developers for unsold completed units that are more than 12 months old. The new bill proposes a flat tax rate of 200% on the units estimated annual rental value; this would imply a 4% average annual tax…

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Is Europe ready for its rapidly ageing population?

Across Europe, hospitals, care homes and primary care facilities are feeling the weight of demand for healthcare services. Increasing life expectancy and ageing populations are of course a measure of improving health and well-being, but the same factors are also driving rates of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes as well as chronic…

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Berlin: Prime prices up 14.1% in year to Q1 2019

PRIME CITY TRENDS BERLIN 2019 Germany’s mostly non-transparent PRIME market segment is growing considerably. With the PRIME City Trends, Till McCourt examines for the first time in detail the development in Berlin’s current top locations and identifies the potentials of the various districts. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT: How the PRIME market segment has developed from…

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