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  1. Scrap, not renew, scheme of control

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that a similar householder in Sydney would get. But that does not take into account the 10 per cent goods and services tax Australians pay on their electricity bills, nor that urban power users down ... it was abolished we did not suddenly lose our phone services. What happened was that a slew of new competitors entered the market, service improved and prices plunged. Instead of renewing the scheme ...

  2. Wan Chai prime site lures developers

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and contractors to express interest in a rare supply of residential land made available through the Urban Renewal Authority's (URA) Wan Chai housing redevelopment. After more than a year without ... counters are fuelling optimistic forecasts. Surveyors said the good response was mainly because of limited supply of land in urban areas. They said developers had been deprived of a channel ...

  3. No excuse for keeping women a small minority on advisory boards

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they are making often life-altering decisions. That only two of the 18 members of the Urban Renewal Authority board are female is appalling. During the long-drawn-out URA review conducted some time ago, many of the strongest representations came from women, and they were most tenacious in pushing for a more equitable form of urban renewal. The result is a much more people-oriented system ...

  4. Nine developers bid for URA project

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) project will include more than 600 residential units when completed in 2008. The 48,500 square foot site, next to Olympic Station, has a gross floor area of 459,000 ...

  5. 15 builders interested in Kwun Tong project

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Development, China Overseas Land, New World Development, K Wah International, Kowloon Development and Wheelock Properties. The Urban Renewal Authority's Yuet Wah Street project will be put up ... for building a public health centre as part of the project. The Kwun Tong redevelopment project is the biggest undertaken by the Urban Renewal Authority. There was expected to be some aggressive ...

  6. Wedding Card St tenders invited

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu The Urban Renewal Authority has invited developers to tender for a redevelopment project at Lee Tung Street, also known as 'Wedding Card Street', after 15 developers and consortiums showed interest in co-developing the project. A source from the property sector said the winning developer will have to share profits with the authority if sales ...

  7. Small builders face stiff competition for tiny project

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... submitted expressions of interest for a small Urban Renewal Authority project in Tai Kok Tsui to build just 72 flats. The project attracted many small developers such as Soundwill Holdings ... are interested in the project as it is located in an urban area and the average price could reach up to HK$8,000 per square foot. The average price of SHKP's Lime Stardom, a nearby project launched ...

  8. Failed listing to hit profit of Huaneng Renewables

    Posted May 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Listing hopeful Huaneng Renewables- a unit of China's largest power producer, China Huaneng Group- forecast that its profit will at least double this year ... withdrawn because of poor investor appetite. Huaneng Renewables said in its preliminary listing prospectus released yesterday that it expects a net profit of not less than 1.07 billion yuan (HK$1.28 ...

  9. Emperor sees stable gains in retail rents

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to increase its land bank. Apart from getting sites by acquiring flat ownership in old buildings and bidding for projects by the Urban Renewal Authority, it is interested in government sites in Tseung ... to three years.' Saying that about 30 per cent of its retail leases would come up for renewal this year, Cheung said the company should be able to maintain a 10 to 20 per cent increase ...

  10. Developers keen on URA projects

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong The Shamshuipo site attracts 22 offers despite recent slowdown in sector Urban renewal projects continue to attract developers despite a flagging property market. Twenty-two developers, including big players such as Cheung Kong (Holdings), Sun Hung Kai Properties and Sino Land, have expressed interest in an Urban Renewal Authority joint-venture project in Shamshuipo. ...




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