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  1. Who speaks for public interest in TST as developers build?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in their election campaigns. Tsim Sha Tsui is developing into a wall of concrete due to huge buildings like The Masterpiece, a mall off Nathan Road called The One, the 1881 Heritage hotel and shopping centre in Canton Road, and many others. New World is building another section of the 'Great Wall' on the busy Salisbury Road harbourfront- a hotel, office and shopping complex. However, ...

  2. Developers should pay for green features on their buildings

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

    ... to rest once and for all the question of who should pay for green features on buildings. It has always been abundantly obvious that property prices in Hong Kong have nothing to do ... to continue to grant them undeserved sweeteners. The government must now go ahead and legislate that buildings in Hong Kong incorporate the latest in sustainable design and green technology to reduce ...

  3. Watch for acid attacker, building owners urged

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng and Phyllis Tsang Following the recent acid attacks, police and two district councils have sent more than 1,000 letters to owners' corporations and building management ... attack in Causeway Bay on December 12, in which a plastic bottle containing corrosive fluid was thrown from a building. It is the fifth cash reward offered for help in solving the series of acid ...

  4. Older buildings in prime areas offer value, says investor

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Veteran property investor Mico Chung Cho-yee believes the best property buys in the Hong Kong market are now to be found among old residential buildings on offer in luxury ... in buying flats in the old projects once they were renovated, as supply of new luxury flats would remain limited in the next few years. 'The efficiency rates of old buildings are higher than ...

  5. HK$78m plan to build lifts in 4 MTR stations

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of operations engineering, Jacob Kam, said the MTR Corp aimed to build at least one lift for every station. 'The difficulties in altering an existing station are just as much as building a new ...

  6. Smaller developers acquire old buildings to ride tourism boom

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Hong Kong's major property developers may shun suburban sites earmarked for hotel developments, but smaller players remain keen on acquiring en bloc buildings in outlying ... business hotels are to be found along major routes in Wan Chai, Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok and most have been established by renovating or redeveloping old buildings. A site at 105 Wing Lok Street ...

  7. 10 buildings to add lights to show

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Ten more buildings will join the Symphony of Lights to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the handover. A total of 43 buildings will be featured in the night show from Tuesday, with 23 on Hong Kong Island and 20 on Kowloon side. The expansion, which includes Ocean Terminal-Harbour City in the west and EMax in the east, will double the span of the show on Kowloon side. ...

  8. Ah Pak

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... surprise that among the glamorously attired crowd in the party room in the city's IFP office building was a group of aged men and women of evidently modest means dressed very casually ... drinks,' one unabashed gatecrasher said. Now would that happen in Hong Kong, Ah Pak wondered? New Tung Ying building to start leasing soon Leasing and marketing the Tung Ying Building ...

  9. Monumental ignorance of historic buildings

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the ignorance about monuments, 92.9 per cent said it was important to protect historical buildings and landmarks. More than 90 per cent said conservation could protect tradition; boost tourism ... to be much better after 1997,' he said. 'The government appears to be more enthusiastic in protecting historical buildings than the British during the colonial period. I guess it is mainly ...

  10. Tenants sought for mall on Garley Building site

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Tenants are being invited to move into a new mall built on the site of the former Garley Building in Mong Kok, in which 40 people died when a fire swept through its upper floors a decade ago. Left empty after the November 1996 fire, which was caused by a spark from welders doing maintenance work on the lift shafts, the Garley Building was bought in 2003 by property ...




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