Tag Archives: moving to Hong Kong

Hong Kong Housing vs the World, A Startup’s Real Real Estate costs

I keep writing about Hong Kong housing partly because housing/office/lab rental costs are one of the largest expenses a bootstrapping startup (and what startup isn’t bootstrapping?) has, and partly because the Hong Kong real estate story is so bizarre, depressing, and interesting. Or, as interesting as it can be, in the way that being in a […]

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Housing in Hong Kong, Village House New Territories Style

Housing in Hong Kong sucks. And I’m a positive person. The exteriors look like soviet Russia, the interiors feel like they were designed by aliens with no concept of human ergonomics, the architects apparently thought cement is the best building material ever, and worst of all, the rent is too damn high, from the perspective of an average […]

Another Perspective on Starting up in Hong Kong

I recently found a blog by another entrepreneur with eyes on Hong Kong. The man, Joshua Steimle, owns an IT tech company in the US and is planning on moving to Hong Kong around June 2013. As he is married with children, and makes more money than I, his blog provides a very different perspective […]