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  1. Government to redevelop part of old headquarters

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong The government may give up its plan to sell part of the historic Government Hill to developers, but it is resolved to redevelop the west wing of its former headquarters. 'Our stance on the west wing of the old Central Government Offices has remained unchanged... it will be demolished for redevelopment,' a Development Bureau spokesman said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999250/government-redevelop-part-old-headquarters
  2. Musicians call for redevelopment of old factories into themed buildings

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Musicians urged the government yesterday to take the lead in redeveloping disused factories under its management into themed buildings to show support for the development ... in the policy address to handle applications for redevelopment of factories provide a one-stop service to reduce hassles. 'At present, applicants have to send their applications to three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696494/musicians-call-redevelopment-old-factories-themed-buildings
  3. Blue House redevelopment campaign

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The government is seeking expressions of interest from non-profit organisations to revitalise the Blue House cluster in Wan Chai. It includes 72-74A Stone Nullah Lane (Blue House), 2-8 Hing Wan Street (Yellow House), 8 King Sing Street (Orange H ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/626068/blue-house-redevelopment-campaign
  4. Look at the bigger heritage picture

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... perspective when ruling on the redevelopment plan inherited from the outgoing administration. Under the present system, only declared monuments are spared the wrecker's ball. Grade I historic status means only that 'every effort should be made to preserve [the structures] if possible'. Given the prime location and the high redevelopment potential of the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001171/look-bigger-heritage-picture
  5. Building sale threshold plan opposed

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lawmakers passed a motion yesterday asking the government to withdraw its proposal to lower the threshold which allows compulsory sale of a building for redevelopment. Developers can trigger an auction of a building if they acquire 90 per cent of it. The government wants to lower that to 80 per cent. Lawmakers opposing the proposal are mostly from the democratic camp. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707395/building-sale-threshold-plan-opposed
  6. Carrie Lam risks squandering popularity

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... guess why the development secretary, widely tipped to be the next chief secretary, is so fixated on redeveloping the west wing of the old government headquarters. But it's clear that public ... Tsang Yam-kuen. Tsang refused to let the site of HMS Tamar be redeveloped for office buildings, and took it for the government. Instead, the old government site in Lower Albert Road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004310/carrie-lam-risks-squandering-popularity
  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article headlined 'Group urges rethink on Government Hill site plan' published on C3 on February 16 wrongly stated that in November, the Town Planning Board rezoned the west wing of the Central Government Offices to a comprehensive development area, allowing a new office tower. The board was only given an introduction on the redevelopment at the November meeting. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738857/corrections-clarifications
  8. Minister keeps silence on legal dispute

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to questions in the Legislative Council. Paul Tse Wai-chun, who represents the tourism sector, said the owner had yet to arrange leases for new tenants after demolition and redevelopment of the arcade. He said tourism business at the site had been badly affected. Mrs Lau said the redevelopment occupied the remaining portion of rural building lot No368 and the issue of compliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662498/minister-keeps-silence-legal-dispute
  9. 'Secret' report on HQ revamp released

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A 'secret study' on the feasibility of redeveloping the Central Government Offices was finally released yesterday after two months of condemnation and accusations from the Legislative Council. The study was commissioned through the Government Property Agency in 1990 to examine the options for redeveloping the Central Government Offices West Wing in Ice House Street. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542940/secret-report-hq-revamp-released
  10. The great Wing Lee Street contradiction

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... to make it easier for developers to attain old buildings for redevelopment by lowering the compulsory sale threshold by 10 percentage points. Developers will need to secure 80 per cent ownership ... to preserve the 12 pre-war tenements on Wing Lee Street in Sheung Wan came after a long consultation process. It went through all the necessary channels, similar to those for the redevelopment of Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709063/great-wing-lee-street-contradiction

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