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Festival Walk

Apple fans descend on new store in Kowloon Tong

Apple welcomed hundreds of eager fans, some of whom had waited in line overnight, at the launch of the technology giant's 385th branded store, at the Festival Walk mall in Kowloon Tong.

Sunday, 30 September, 2012, 10:16am

Retail switch for industrial sites has flaws

Limited retail space for sale and rising land costs have led some shopping mall operators to consider converting industrial buildings to shopping arcades, but property experts question the viability and efficiency of such a strategy.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:43pm

The goods

Stepping out

Alexander McQueen has stylish footwear for every occasion this season, including the brown-leather multistrap Calamity sandal (right; HK$5,100) for days at the beach, and the cocoa-suede slipper with tassel (below; HK$4,900) for evening drinks. Alexander McQueen is available at Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2118 2288.

Flying colours

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Swire Properties rises 2.74pc in market debut

Swire Properties made a less than spectacular debut on the stock exchange yesterday despite opening at a discount of more than 40 per cent to its underlying asset value.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Swire offers special payout after mall sale

Swire Pacific is proposing a special interim dividend from the proceeds of its sale of shopping centre and office complex Festival Walk to reward shareholders.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Toilets for children still out of reach

Despite efforts to install more toilets for children in shopping malls and public places, none of them work effectively, a survey by a political party has found.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Festival Walk may be up for sale

Swire Pacific says its wholly-owned subsidiary is in talks to sell a 'significant' property asset that could lead to a disclosable transaction under listing rules.

The announcement was released after Sing Tao Daily reported that Singapore's Mapletree Investments is in talks to buy Swire's Festival Walk centre in Kowloon Tong, involving HK$22 billion.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Hollister plans first HK store at Festival Walk

Hollister, an American lifestyle brand by Abercrombie & Fitch, will open its first shop in Hong Kong in August this year. The new store, which will cover 10,000 square feet, will be opened in the Festival Walk shopping centre in Kowloon Tong, according to landlord Swire Properties. The soon-to-be-opened store is also Hollister's first flagship store in Asia.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Quiet low-rise area draws buyers

In a tranquil setting in urban Kowloon, low-rise apartments and houses at Yau Yat Chuen are always popular with homebuyers, especially families looking for more space and comfort.

Bob Chan Siu-fan, associate for the Kowloon residential division at Savills, says Yau Yat Chuen has been long established as a high-end residential area with a selection of luxury homes.

29 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Sweet success greets career switch

Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.

If you are in any doubt about that home-spun wisdom, consider the case of property doctor turned confectioner extraordinaire, Baldwin Ko.

31 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

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