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  1. East Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luxury homes in East Kowloon are mainly newly built high-rise developments lying near the western edge of the district. The HK$100-billion infrastructure and commercial redevelopment of the old Kai Tak airport, which will include a cruise terminal, has given the district the nickname of 'future Tsim Sha Tsui'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968008/east-kowloon
  2. Winning piazza plan sent back to the drawing board

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wan-kit and his team's entry, called 'Layers of Time', has been shelved after the government's plans for redeveloping the area came under strong opposition from ... be housed, with a viewing area on top. The government said it was 'unfortunate' the Yeung design could not be used, but opponents of the redevelopment have also criticised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977165/winning-piazza-plan-sent-back-drawing-board
  3. Ferry pier bus terminus saved

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the present waterfront location, reducing the size of the planned piazza by 40 per cent. Leslie Chan Ka-long, chairman of Our Bus Terminal, a group that has opposed the redevelopment plan since 2008, ... our petitions, who took part in our protests and who pointed out [the] government's fault,' he said. The redevelopment plan had elicited 7,000 opinions. The Commerce and Economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014373/ferry-pier-bus-terminus-saved
  4. Monorail would revitalise Kwun Tong, residents say

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their district to the future Kai Tak redevelopment. The proposed 8-kilometre rail link would cost less than HK$5 billion to build in three years, according to lawmaker Chan Kam-lam, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. He said he would meet representatives from the Development Bureau to talk about the redevelopment plan, which a bureau spokesman said would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969186/monorail-would-revitalise-kwun-tong-residents-say
  5. New land formed by reclamation offers resettlement option for residents

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... proposal, with all present land supply options including rezoning, redevelopment, resumption, reuse of ex-quarry sites, rock cavern development and reclamation outside Victoria Harbour being deployed flexibly. However, all six options face their respective challenges. While reclamation may affect marine ecology, land development- including rezoning, redevelopment and resumption- may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995399/new-land-formed-reclamation-offers-resettlement-option-residents
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696558/renovation-disused-industrial-space-solves-multiple-problems
  7. Reclamation is fast but should be a last resort

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... homes are often overpriced. Hong Kong's government has been taking steps to replenish the stock of housing land, by altering land uses, urban redevelopment and resumption (compulsory ... redeveloped. The land obtained could be used in 2039. Only when these are all used up should we consider the least preferred options: encroaching into parts of the country parks or reclaiming land. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989955/reclamation-fast-should-be-last-resort
  8. Retail area to double under pier plan

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The shopping and dining areas of the Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier will more than double under a plan to redevelop and revitalise the landmark. The Harbourfront ... through a restaurant to reach the viewing deck? Is it for real this time?' commission member Nicholas Brooke asked. Under the redevelopment plan, an extra floor will be added to the original ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969328/retail-area-double-under-pier-plan
  9. Bid to save Wedding Card Street a crucible for new civic activism

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... by residents, shop owners, architects, town planners, social workers and cultural critics failed to save the street from destruction as part of an Urban Renewal Authority redevelopment project. ... after he found a job in Wan Chai. 'I started paying attention to the redevelopment of old streets, how it destroyed the existing living style that allows small businesses to prosper and low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577856/bid-save-wedding-card-street-crucible-new-civic-activism
  10. VICTIMS OF PROGRESS

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... given for a new government headquarters at Tamar, it is feared some of the buildings will be sold for redevelopment Star Ferry Pier and Queen's Pier The Star Ferry Pier was destroyed last ... for redevelopment as a heritage hotel. The site's hill and hundreds of mature trees were removed to build a shopping centre. Sino Land had proposed preserving the hill and trees but did not offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577858/victims-progress

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