As Evergrande, Kaisa and other Chinese developers fall on hard times, Hong Kong’s bargain hunters swoop in

Lui Che-woo, one of Hong Kong’s wealthiest men with a casino, hotels and apartments under his belt, met his match in late 2016 when his company K Wah International lost a bidding war to a Chinese airline that was on a land grab in the world’s most expensive real estate market.The HNA Group, a conglomerate built around Hainan Airlines, paid a record HK$8.84 billion (US$1.13 billion) for a residential land plot at Hong Kong’s former Kai Tak airport, paying substantially over the market’s…

As Evergrande, Kaisa and other Chinese developers fall on hard times, Hong Kong’s bargain hunters swoop in
Lui Che-woo, one of Hong Kong’s wealthiest men with a casino, hotels and apartments under his belt, met his match in late 2016 when his company K Wah International lost a bidding war to a Chinese airline that was on a land grab in the world’s most expensive real estate market.The HNA Group, a conglomerate built around Hainan Airlines, paid a record HK$8.84 billion (US$1.13 billion) for a residential land plot at Hong Kong’s former Kai Tak airport, paying substantially over the market’s…