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Majority believe housing prices to rise following elections: poll

Taipei, Nov. 29 (CNA) A majority of Taiwanese participating in a survey on the local real estate market felt that home prices would rise in the wake of Saturday's municipal elections, poll results released by Taiwan Realty Corp. showed Monday.

Taipei-Tokyo direct flights said to boost property market

The launch of direct flights between airports in the downtowns of Taipei and Tokyo slated for Sunday is expected to boost the property market in two areas near the Taipei airport, according to real estate agents.

Urban land value continues to rise in metropolitan Taipei

Staff Writer Property Report 18.01.2010

Firm sees 10-15 percent rise in Taipei real estate prices

Bear Lee Central News Agency 08.10.2009
Urban land value continues to rise in metropolitan Taipei

Urban land value in Taipei City continued to register the highest growth in the six months from April 1-Sept. 30 last year, with the land price index rising by 2.05 per cent against Sept. 30, 2008 as a base period according to statistics released Thursday by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) department.

Firm sees 10-15 percent rise in Taipei real estate prices

Taipei, Oct. 7 (CNA) The Debenham Tie Leung Property Management (DTZ) on Wednesday said that it foresees a 10 to 15 percent rise in real estate prices in the Taipei area in the fourth quarter.

The real estate bubble born of an enduring misunderstanding

Robert J. Shiller Taipei Times 23.06.2009
Demand for Taipei prime office spacec-Jones Lang

TAIPEI, (Reuters) - The availability rate of prime office space in Taipei this year is likely to fall less than earlier expectations as closer ties with former political rival China helps boost demand for the island's real estate.

The real estate bubble born of an enduring misunderstanding

Home buyers are often mistaken in thinking that price levels are the same thing as rates of price change. The result? Unrealistic expectations, and worse

 
In action: a skyscraper’s amazing 728-ton stabilising ball

The enormous steel ball you see in the photos (and the incredible video below) is the world’s largest ‘tuned mass damper’ and sits near the top of the world’s largest completed skyscraper on earth, taipei 101 in taiwan. the idea behind a tuned mass damper is quite simple: as a building sways (resulting from high winds, earthquakes etc), its tuned mass damper, essentially a finely tuned and ridiculously heavy pendulum, will move in opposition to the structure’s oscillations and minimise any movement. if that makes no sense, watch the crude gif below.

 
 

 




 
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