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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A long wait for arts and heritage redevelopment projects

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says projects for purely public use such as the Central Market redevelopment are allowed to drag on for far too long Slow progress I had a full head of hair ... to the redevelopment of the Central Police Station on Hollywood Road, discussed and argued over since the late 1990s and still far from certain. Or, on a grander scale, the Kai Tak and West Kowloon ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Fears golf will suffer if Fanling course is redeveloped for housing in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Golf leaders say if the land in the New Territories is redeveloped for housing, the sport - and the Hong Kong Open tournament - will suffer Local golf may have a bleak future and the Hong ... that the club's land in the northeastern New Territories be redeveloped for housing. Chung, a member of the club, was last month re-elected for a second stint as president of the association. He refused ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    URA to consider redeveloping homes of civil servants

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com URA may turn its attention to redeveloping years-old flats of government employees that were built under co-operative societies Rethink on homes of civil ... to redevelop an industrial building in Kennedy Town is to be ditched in accordance with the owners' wishes, lawmakers heard yesterday. Despite the cancellation, Secretary for Development Paul Chan ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - REDEVELOPMENT

    Popular pub out as Hysan redevelops Causeway Bay's Sunning Plaza

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Hysan announced its plan to raze the office building and adjacent Sunning Court and to redevelop the site into an office and retail complex, expected to be completed by 2018. "We just ... down for redevelopment. A Da Domenico employee said it would be a challenge to find alternative space in the area. "But this is Hong Kong and we have no choice," he said. Mortgage ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Redevelopment of Ho Man Tin to increase flat supply

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Ho Man Tin projects to increase private flat supply The gradual redevelopment of Ho Man Tin in Kowloon is expected to increase the supply of private ... Redevelopment of both these sites will provide more private flats. "It's currently a user-driven market and attracts mainly buyers from the same or neighbouring areas who are looking ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Redeveloping civil servants' co-op estates needs active consideration

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... or another. There are 238 co-operative housing estates built for civil servants that are decades old. Of these, only 11 have been redeveloped. It's estimated they could provide 963,000 square metres of domestic gross floor area if they were all redeveloped, yielding more than 19,000 flats of 500 sq ft. Many have high vacancy rates, with flats left unoccupied for years. That's why ...

  7. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    High-rise ruling swells costs

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Yvonne Liu

    ... would affect the evaluation of land premium]." He said it would probably be at least HK$5,000 per square foot. Chan expects developers to put redevelopments of old buildings on hold and suspend acquisitions of these buildings if the sites are subject to such leases. A property consultant said: "There are a number of redevelopment projects in Kowloon City that have been put ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Civil servants' old quarters 'good for 19,000 flats' if redeveloped

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... The city should make better use of old sites occupied by civil servants' co-operative housing, which can be redeveloped to generate 19,000 medium-sized flats, the housing chief says. Redeveloping those sites would improve the ageing estates while providing more flats in the light of an acute demand for housing, proponents say. Eleven of the 238 estates have been redeveloped ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    URA to redevelop Cheung Sha Wan industrial building

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 05:48pm

    ... A 10-storey industrial building in Cheung Sha Wan will be redeveloped into a commercial building at a cost of HK$1.7 billion in the latest project of the Urban Renewal Authority, announced on Friday. The project, the authority’s second redevelopment of a factory building, is expected to incur a loss of up to HK$500 million by the time it is completed in 2019-2020. The 50-year-old Wing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kwun Tong alley shopkeepers stand their ground against URA

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in Yan Shun Lane, are among the last holdouts in the Kwun Tong town centre redevelopment area. Their negotiations with the authority are in a stalemate after they rejected an offer of help ...




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