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  1. Space tourists shrug off recession for out-of-world experience

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Space, it seems, is recession-proof. As millions around the world offload stocks and cut spending, others are happy to splash out US$200,000 for a brief cosmic experience. ... pilot. The commercial space flights are not expected to start until 2011 at the earliest following up to 50 test flights of the spacecraft. Virgin Galactic yesterday appointed Miramar Travel ...

  2. Third expansion of convention centre in doubt

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... that it would not take such action unless there was a need for more space after AsiaWorld-Expo reached 100,000 square metres, according to industry insiders. This raises the possibility that a third ... of additional space in Wan Chai. There needed to be evidence of demand for more exhibition space which had not been met after AsiaWorld-Expo grew to 100,000 square metres. The airport venue currently ...

  3. Call to study AsiaWorld-Expo expansion

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... ways of leveraging its existing exhibition space to boost its overall utilisation and maximise the efficiency of our public resources.' A government spokesman said discussions about ... 20,000 square metres of space. AsiaWorld-Expo covers more than 70,000 square metres of exhibition space and this will increase to about 100,000 square metres if the proposed expansion goes ahead. ...

  4. The Link's Sau Mau Ping shopping centre fully leased

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... on the stock market. The Sau Mau Ping shopping centre in Kwun Tong has let its entire space and there is currently a waiting list from prospective tenants. The mall was opened in 2002 and has a total ... interest from businesses seeking to establish eateries. In addition, a car-park space promotion launched in January for the Link's properties has also attracted an average of 500,000 more ...

  5. Cars make way for more conventions

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng $70m will be spent to convert car park at Convention and Exhibition Centre A car park will be converted into exhibition space at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan ... which has already sold the extra booth space, called Expo Drive Hall. This is on top of the scheduled $1.3 billion expansion of the atrium, which is now used for on-site buyer registration ...

  6. Convention centre's expansion set to begin

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... on the basis of existing space and infrastructure,' council chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching said. Worsening traffic congestion in the area has been a key concern because container trucks usually ... space. The plan to extend the venue's atrium received approval from the Executive Council in June. The views of legislators, Wan Chai District Council, the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee ...

  7. Delay No Mall is no more- trendy store folds after failing to pull in shoppers

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... a new store at the Peak Galleria. Mr Young said he initially agreed to take up the Causeway Bay space because he was under the impression the government was going to replace the elevated pedestrian roundabout with a zebra crossing to allow people easier access to the area. As the work never happened, the lack of foot traffic ensured the mall was doomed to fail. Space in the mall ...

  8. Supply of new flats the lowest since 1997

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... office space remains keen, and only 30,000 square metres of space came on stream last year, at AIG Tower in Central. The last time so little grade-A space came on the market was in 1970, when 12,200 square metres were completed. 'There is strong demand for office space and this is expected to put upward pressure on rents,' Mr Lo said. Grade-A rents rose 35 per cent year ...

  9. Chief backs expansion of exhibition centre

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Chai venue to maintain Hong Kong's position as a convention and exhibition hub. He said the government and TDC were examining the feasibility of the expansion. Exhibition space at the Wan ... space in Hong Kong but called for more efficient use of existing venues. ...

  10. Jewellery fair a drawcard for buyers from the US

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... until Sunday, is the biggest in its 23-year history, occupying the entire Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai and covering more than 60,000 square metres of space. More than ... will expand its September jewellery show to include both the Wan Chai venue and the new AsiaWorld-Expo exhibition centre near the airport next year. 'With the space limitations at the convention ...




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