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Park Island apartments high record highs (again)

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My last post, park island property prices hit fresh.high, published in November 2017 noted that the price of property for sale on Park Island has followed a relatively constant growth trend since 2009. 
At that time, prices for Park Island apartments had just hit a fresh record level of $9619 psf. Today, prices are around 5% higher, at $10,085 psf (not just for Park Island but for the Hong Kong property market in general).
The most recent property price graph, along with my "back of the envelope" doodles, show where prices might go over the next 4 years. A price level of $13,000 psf by 2022 is certainly not out of the question.
As I have mentioned in previous posts, with every year of rising GPD in China, there is an increased cash-pile and consequent increased purchasing power, from the world's second largest economy, with over 1 billion people and a rising middle class, all of whom aspire to own property. 
Hong Kong is already a very densely populated city, with limited l…

Luxury resort plans for Ma Wan old village

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Many Park Island residents have heard, "from someone who heard", that there might be plans for a luxury resort and marina at the Ma Wan old village. I'm going to provide a little more information on this.
It is my understanding that there are indeed plans to build such a resort on Ma Wan, along with quite extensive plans to develop (with appropriate conservation and restoration) the Ma Wan old village.
The development of the resort and old village are scheduled, at this stage, to take place between 2016 -2019.
I will provide more details in due course, but for now I wanted to show you where the resort will be.
The location marked with the red star is the area where Government approval has been given for the development of the resort. Apparently, approval requires the resort to have no more than 400 rooms, and requires, among other things, the developer to provide "sufficient road transport to and from the resort".
It is also dependent on "the completion of th…