09 Jun '11, 1pm

HK holds land sale auction

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government has held its third land sale auction for this fiscal year, with one luxury residential site sold for below market expectations. But property watchers said it's too soon to say if the buying appetite is dampening, as developers still have plenty of cash. The public land auction saw some of the city's biggest developers vying for two sites under the hammer. There was much attention on a one-hectare site on Borret Road on Hong Kong island, one of the few plots left in the Mid-levels luxury neighbourhood. There had been expectations that the site would break record highs. So far, the highest price fetched at a government land auction is HK$11.82 billion (about US$1.52 billion or S$1.87 billion) when prices were near their 1997 peak. But the bidding on Thursday was rather sluggish at times, with the auctioneer stepping in to lower the bidding...

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