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Causeway Bay

Does HK$1.38m per sq ft make sense for a shop in Causeway Bay?

The sale of a 130-square-foot shop in Causeway Bay for a record HK$1.38 million per square foot surprised the market two weeks ago.

Tuesday, 25 March, 2014, 1:18am 2 comments

Hysan Place helps drive developer’s underlying profit up 26pc

Underlying profit for last year at Hysan Development, the largest landlord in Causeway Bay, jumped 26 per cent year on year to HK$2.04 billion thanks in part to the contribution from the recently redeveloped Hysan Place in the prime shopping district.

7 Mar 2014 - 2:58pm 1 comment

A Good Week for ... , May 5, 2013

The little-known restaurant Story Deli, based out of a former Scout hut in a quiet corner of London, found itself hailed by foodies for offering the world's best fast-food dish.

5 May 2013 - 2:51am

Family to stay put in laneway they call home

Lam Chim-ching and her two sons Tong Wah-jor and Tong Wah-hei won the sites under the rule of adverse possession in which a person who occupies a site for a specified period without the owner's objection can claim ownership.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am 2 comments

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

Causeway Bay is to lose a popular pub and restaurant on Hoi Ping Road to an office development. Landlord Hysan Development told more than 20 tenants of Sunning Plaza several weeks ago they would have to vacate the buildings in September.

1 May 2013 - 3:44am

Panick frying at Causeway Bay shop threatened by closure

A popular eatery that has been a Causeway Bay staple for decades had a rush of customers yesterday, amid rumours that the landlord had sold the shop. However, the hungry Danish Bakery visitors may have panicked prematurely; for while the landlord has sold the site, the shop has no plans yet to move. 

22 Mar 2013 - 4:07am 3 comments

Causeway Bay API soars above WHO safety guidelines

Environment officials came under pressure to cut vehicle emissions after dangerous pollution levels were recorded in one of Hong Kong's busiest shopping districts yesterday.

9 Mar 2013 - 5:11am

Hongkong Land looks to expansion beyond Central

Hongkong Land, the largest landlord in Central, will look into opportunities to expand to areas stretching from Sheung Wan to Causeway Bay, its chief executive said yesterday.

8 Mar 2013 - 5:03am

Demand sees Hysan boost Causeway Bay office space

Planning is under way for the combined redevelopment of Sunning Plaza and Sunning Court in Causeway Bay into a mixed-use office and retail complex, Hysan Development said yesterday.

7 Mar 2013 - 6:12am

Big trees may be root of problems at Hysan Place

Tree specialists warned yesterday the seven chukrasia tabularis, or Burmese almond wood, earmarked for Kai Chiu Road may be too large and unsightly for the congested street, and might grow sprawling roots that could push up the pavement.

25 Feb 2013 - 10:16am

Soaring rents in prime locations push out local shops and restaurants

When the lease on the 600-square-foot shop at 35 Yiu Wa Street, two blocks from the Times Square commercial-office complex, came up for renewal recently, Jennifer Cheung was shocked by the size of the increase.

20 Feb 2013 - 9:40am

Neighbourhood shops of Causeway Bay squeezed out by highest rents in world

The Cheung Kee Grocery Store has been selling preserved vegetables, eggs, rice, beans and soya sauce at 5 Canal Road East for more than 40 years. But after this month, the shop will close its doors, the latest victim of soaring rents in Causeway Bay.

19 Feb 2013 - 5:24am

Avant-garde fashion brand Liger opens new outlet in Causeway Bay

It's going to be a big year for Liger, the avant-garde clothing store started by fashion "it" girls Hilary Tsui Ho-ying and Dorothy Hui.

The stylish duo has expanded their brand to a third outlet - a sleek, modern flagship store on Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, far from the industrial chic of their subterranean walk-up showrooms elsewhere.

6 Feb 2013 - 5:03am

Talking points

Lost in Thailand surpasses Avatar

28 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

'Guest house' in Causeway Bay cagey about location

Unlicensed guest houses are touting for business on popular travel websites - but dig a little deeper and their proprietors put up the "no vacancies" sign.

21 Jan 2013 - 6:19am