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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA seals deal with flat owners to redevelop Sham Shui Po building

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Homeowners in rundown building agree to sell to Urban Renewal Authority so it can redevelop the site, in first deal of its kind Owners agree sale for U.R.A. makeover The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has sealed a deal with homeowners in a dilapidated block of flats to redevelop the building, in what's being called a historic breakthrough. URA ...

  2. Few applicants for redevelopment scheme

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A pilot scheme under which homeowners can invite the Urban Renewal Authority to redevelop their blocks attracted just 25 applications by the deadline yesterday. ... and in poor condition are considered for redevelopment with two-thirds support from owners. An application gets higher priority if renewal brings urban planning gains such as more open space. Many ...

  3. Heritage footprints

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Discover how redevelopment has changed the face of Central, Kwun Tong, Sham Shui Po and Western District on a walking tour ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Business cut short at alleyway hairdresser

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hairdresser has her business cut short While many residents welcome redevelopment by the Urban Renewal Authority (URA), at least one woman feels that it is literally causing her world to crumble. Feng Yan-ping operates a long-established, licensed hair salon stall in the alleyway right behind the blocks slated for redevelopment. Unluckily for her, ...

  5. $1b plan to revamp Shamshuipo site

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... not expect much objection from the public because the area needed redevelopment. Compensation would total $550 million, based on current market rates. Flat owners would receive the value ... Kweilin Street and Yee Kuk Street- is the authority's seventh redevelopment project in Shamshuipo. Authority executives said the area was chosen because of the age of the buildings ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Sham Shui Po lane getting in way of private flats, court told

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Company seeking to redevelop an old site denies claim that the alley cutting across the land has been relinquished to the government Sham Shui Po lane gets in way of private flats An alley that runs across a plot of land in Sham Shui Po has hampered a major redevelopment plan to build a 57-storey residential complex, the court heard yesterday. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Residents welcome URA plan to rip down Sham Shui Po block

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Joyce Ng

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Joyce Ng Urban Renewal Authority will move tenants to public housing if eligible, or compensate them, to make way for a new 25-storey development Residents welcome plan to destroy Sham Shui Po block A crumbling, heavily subdivided corner ...

  8. First three blocks chosen for free makeover

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Jennifer Cheng Three rundown buildings in Sham Shui Po and Tai Kok Tsui will be the first to be redeveloped under a pilot scheme in which homeowners invite the Urban ... The three sites were among 25 applications submitted to the URA last year to request redevelopment under a so-called demand-led programme, which requires most of the owners to give their consent. ...

  9. Owners of old flats keen on URA scheme

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Owners of at least 10 clusters of old residential buildings are interested in inviting the Urban Renewal Authority to redevelop their flats under a new scheme, details of which will be announced by the authority today. Dubbed a demand-led approach, the new mechanism allows owners to initiate and apply for redevelopment if a majority agrees to it. ...

  10. More of old Shamshuipo faces wrecking ball

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Urban Renewal Authority has unveiled a $2.53 billion plan to demolish 37 buildings in Shamshuipo for redevelopment. About 680 families will be affected by the redevelopment ... his full name. 'I will have to pay double that amount outside Shamshuipo, where rents will go up after redevelopment. 'Redevelopment is going to be positive to the development ...




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