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  1. Peak price sought for redeveloped Genesis homes

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million offer for the house during the property boom in 1997. The two houses on The Genesis site were built in a $100 million redevelopment project as Shimao China's core asset in Hong Kong. ...

  2. Market forces

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A plan to redevelop the wet market in Central has moved a step closer with plans being submitted to the Town Planning Board. But should it be protected as part of Hong Kong's intangible heritage? Send us your views. ...

  3. Art mimics life

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong film Echoes of the Rainbow, which won the Crystal Bear for Best Film in the Children's Jury Generation Kplus category at last year's Berlin Film Festival, was filmed in Wing Lee Street. Thanks to the movie, the Urban Renewal Authority shelved its plan to redevelop the street. ...

  4. One last hurrah for much-loved stadium

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Indoor Stadium in Mong Kok. Dubbed by some as the 'mecca of Hong Kong basketball players', the venue is to close to make way for redevelopment later this month. Despite their age, ... I spent almost 90 per cent of my time here and I got to know many of my good friends here too. I will miss it. But the redevelopment is not a bad thing. There will be more modern facilities after ...

  5. $1.5b facelift proposed for Sports Institute

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa The government is considering a $1.5 billion redevelopment of the Sports Institute to boost high-performance sports in Hong Kong. 'If we want to take elite sports ... of a joint taskforce for the redevelopment of the Hong Kong Sports Institute. 'There are still a lot of details to be ironed out for such a big project, but I am sure we are on the right ...

  6. Renovation of disused industrial space solves multiple problems

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced a plan to redevelop old and vacant industrial buildings ('Owners of old factories offered incentives to convert ... are redeveloped, this can help alleviate the land shortage problem in Hong Kong, which is a small place with a high population density. We often have the problem of there being a shortage of available land ...

  7. Heritage sets Hong Kong apart; project brings safety and jobs

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is no exception. Under the redevelopment plan, nine of the 12 tenement blocks will be demolished. They will be replaced by row houses similar in style to the existing tenements. There have been calls for all the buildings to be preserved because the street is unique. I think the redevelopment should go ahead, as the benefits outweigh the losses. One tenant has said that conditions inside ...

  8. Compulsory purchase law has led to intimidation of flat owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In his letter ('Compulsory sale does not benefit owners', April 1), Paul Serfaty ably debunks the myth propagated by supporters of the Land (Compulsory Sales for Redevelopment ... on good incomes. Decrepit buildings in less desirable locations are of no interest to property developers and will only be redeveloped under public-funded programmes, originally considered ...

  9. Church deserved more protection

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nothing is more disheartening than seeing buildings with heritage value knocked down one after another in the name of redevelopment. Once packed with architectural and historical monuments ... buildings still face the wrecker's ball once owners see greater benefit from redevelopment. A case in point is a 72-year-old church built in pseudo-Gothic style in Happy Valley. In a step which ...

  10. New schools to boost expat places

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to its multimillion-dollar redevelopment plans, has agreed to lower the height of its 18-storey building- but only by one floor. Tsang also announced that six more tertiary institutions would ...




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