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  1. Developer saves Wan Chai market

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu New redevelopment blueprint turns Wedding Card St into Wedding City A new blueprint for heritage conservation in Wan Chai was mapped out yesterday after the Urban Renewal Authority agreed to preserve the facade of the Wan Chai market and oversee a HK$300 million revitalisation of the area's main historic sites. The latest arrangement will transform Lee Tung ...

  2. Authority strives to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Chester Yung and Martin Wong The Urban Renewal Authority and a property developer are looking for ways to preserve Wan Chai Market. The authority's new chairman, Barry Cheung ... building, built in 1937 on the corner of Wan Chai Road and Queen's Road East, is one of only two well-preserved markets in the Bauhaus style left in the world. The other is in Phnom Penh. ...

  3. 'Balanced option' for Wan Chai market

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Main facade retained in developer's plan Only 40 per cent of the Wan Chai market's gross floor area will be preserved under the developer's plan because it has ... the style of the market. Another board member, Bernard Lim Wan-fung, welcomed the proposal. 'The plan preserves most of the architectural features cherished by Hong Kong people,' he said. ...

  4. Wan Chai Market facade may stay

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

    ... Helen Wu Plan to preserve part of Bauhaus structure The Urban Renewal Authority is looking into the possibility of preserving the facade of Wan Chai Market, according to a source close ... buildings [of the Zenith development] must share the management fee together. If no building is to be built on the Wan Chai Market site, it will be unfair to the residents of the other three ...

  5. Wan Chai Market features may be saved

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporters Developers of the Wan Chai Market site say they are aware of the public concern for heritage conservation and will consider retaining some of its characteristics. However Lau Ming-wai, executive director of Chinese Estates Holdings, co-developer of the market with the Urban Renewal Authority, said there are problems with preserving the market, which ...

  6. Wan Chai block sells for HK$783m

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Capital Strategic Investment (CSI), a listed property investment company, has sold its retail-office building in Wan Chai for about HK$783 million to an institutional investor. ... representing a more than 4 per cent return on investment, sources said. Property agents considered the price reasonable as there were not many en-bloc office buildings available for sale in Wan Chai ...

  7. Nan Fung wins tender for wan chai site

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Nan Fung Development, a privately held mid-tier developer, has won the tender for an Urban Renewal Authority development site in Wan Chai. Nan Fung outbid nine developers such as Cheung Kong (Holdings), Henderson Land Development and Sino Land for the site at 235 to 245 Queen's Road East, the authority said yesterday. The 4,070 square foot site near Wan Chai Market, ...

  8. Majors join bid for URA Wan Chai plot

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Ten developers submitted bids for an Urban Renewal Authority (URA) small residential site in Wan Chai, underscoring the demand for plots. Even though the 4,070 square foot site near Wan Chai Market can provide only 50 units, the authority yesterday received offers from major developers such as Sino Land, Henderson Land, Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Hopewell Holdings. ...

  9. Swire wins Wan Chai site on HK$1.36b bid

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Swire Properties yesterday acquired Tai Sang Commercial Building in Wan Chai at auction for HK$1.36 billion or HK$7,334 per sq ft, extending its Pacific Place footprint. ... chairman of Tai Sang Bank, acquired the site at No7 Bonham Strand West and No171 Wing Lok Street in Sheung Wan for HK$25.2 million, 119 per cent above the opening bid. The 1,392 sq ft site at No50 ...

  10. Urban Renewal Authority begins $917m Wan Chai redevelopment

    Posted Jan 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... and Ship Street in Wan Chai, will be completed in 2007. It will bring an additional 344 new residential units and 28,000 sq ft of retail space to the property market. Five pre-war buildings ... thought it would take us 24 months to do the job,' said Billy Lam Chung-lun, the authority's managing director. The authority will tender the Wan Chai project in the next few months, ...




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