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  1. URA's Kai Tak flat-for-flat scheme aims to bring hope to those hit by urban redevelopment

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two sites in Kai Tak have been reserved to build 2,000 flats for the Urban Renewal Authority in a 'flat-for-flat' scheme that will compensate residents affected by redevelopment. A government spokesman said the sites would deliver small to medium-sized flats with modest renovation, unlike previous redevelopments, which were often marketed as luxury properties. ...

  2. Redevelopment plan sets the alarm bells ringing in Tai O

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng An application to redevelop an old house in the heart of Tai O has raised the alarm about the fate of the government's plan to preserve the ambience of the Lantau fishing village, which lacks any town planning controls. The two-storey white house at 2 and 4 Tai O Market Street may not be an architectural masterpiece, but it has been a key element of the oldest ...

  3. 'Redevelopment fever' sweeps through cities

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Better City, Better Life', the omnipresent theme of the World Expo, which ended yesterday, is certainly etched in the memories of over 73 million visitors to the displays of culture and technology at the six-month-long extravaganza. Out ...

  4. Redevelopment means Wan Chai's dragons need new home

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Government arts and heritage officials have been asked to help find a new home for a 16-metre-long, glazed-tile wall in Wan Chai- modelled on the Nine Dragons Wall near to Beijing's Forbidden City- which is being relocated because of redevelopment. China Resources Property offered the wall- built for HK$2 million in 1983- to the government as a gift, but officials ...

  5. Redevelopment of Pok Fu Lam school delayed

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The city's only school for the visually impaired has been given two more months to find another site for its services, with the Town Planning Board again delaying a decision on the school's application to turn its waterfront Pok Fu Lam campus into top-end residential blocks. The Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired has a redevelopment ...

  6. Nod for redevelopment of two iconic buildings

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... that the government give it grade-three historic status. Under the plan, the building's exterior, common staircases and a flagpole on the roof will be preserved. But the redevelopment, into a 17-storey ... blue exterior and balconies with a sea view, is a popular attraction for tourists and visitors to Stanley. But the owner has received approval to redevelop one of the two buildings on the site ...

  7. Final lobbying on redevelopment bill

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Officials have stepped up last-minute lobbying ahead of a final showdown today over 14 amendments tabled to water down a controversial compulsory redevelopment bill. Secretary ... with the redevelopment policy. The bill will be passed without any changes, unless a simple majority in both the geographical and functional constituencies supports any of the amendments proposed by five ...

  8. Bid to curb URA's role in redevelopment

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Street' in Wan Chai. Under preliminary proposals, once owners agree to a redevelopment the authority will help them find a developer. The authority would set out guidelines for redevelopment, including development density, height limits and compensation options, to guide the redevelopment and ensure owners would be compensated. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told ...

  9. HKR eyes old buildings for redevelopment

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito HKR International, the developer of Discovery Bay, is turning its attention to the redevelopment of old buildings as it cannot afford to bid for large allotments in government ... properties and packaging them into a decent-sized site for redevelopment could be a new way of life for the company, managing director Victor Cha Mou-zing said. 'We will explore every ...

  10. Law makes it easier to redevelop old buildings, but also provides for mediation

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... This is intended to help owners who do not agree on the acquisition price or who prefer to continue to live at the site after redevelopment. But mediation would not be mandatory, Lam said. The measure, to be introduced under the existing Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance, would in its present format be confined to three types of buildings: those with all units but one acquired; any ...




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