Hong Kong Resort Company

Discovery Bay developer proving unco-operative

An eco-unfriendly, so-called development project is being undertaken by award-winning developer Hong Kong Resort Co, in what is proclaimed to be Hong Kong's first green town - Discovery Bay ("Residents ready to fight DB developer", September 9).

Sunday, 16 September, 2012, 1:25am 1 comment

Disco Bay work is 'unauthorised'

The developer of the Discovery Bay resort has carried out allegedly unauthorised work on government land near private lots in a coastal-protection area, apparently to turn the area into a horseback-riding ground for its soon-to-be opened hotel.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

DISCO fever

Often called Disco Bay or simply DB, residents of Discovery Bay describe living in Hong Kong's largest resort-style residential area as a vibrant community within a community. They say the mix of residential properties, open areas and recreational amenities allow the community to integrate and form friendly relationships.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

HKR nears deal to buy another site in mainland

HKR International will announce the acquisition of a site for mixed development in the Yangtze River Delta region for an estimated investment of more than three billion yuan, managing director Victor Cha Mou-zing says.

Except for saying that the site has a potential gross floor area of four million to five million sq ft, Mr Cha did not disclose further details.

6 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Closure of off-licence at Discovery Bay has residents fuming

Discovery Bay residents are demanding that the Hong Kong Resort Company reverse its decision to shut a popular outdoor watering hole.

More than 1,000 have signed a petition calling on the enclave's management company not to close the Beer Bay off-licence in its main plaza, while a 'stop the closure' string on its online forum has attracted 2,700 hits.

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Discovery Bay needs wider transport options

There is often a price to pay for being different. The angst of Discovery Bay residents over the possible demise of a hire-car service that has breached the terms of its permit may raise a few wry smiles.

3 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Work about to begin on HKR's Disco Bay hotel

HKR International's long-awaited HK$1 billion deluxe hotel in Discovery Bay will get off the ground next month as part of the company's strategy to increase investment properties.

The developer expects the 360-room hotel in Yi Pak Wan to be completed by the first quarter of 2009.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

A green solution for defunct computers

According to various reports, Hong Kong is facing a serious pollution threat as more computers become old and obsolete.

Improper disposal of such products is harmful to our environment.

As a small territory, it is very difficult to find a suitable place for dumping.

2 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Family sues over man's deadly fall

The family of Lorne David Campbell, who died three years ago after falling from a ramp at the Discovery Bay Marina Club, yesterday filed a damages claim over his death.

15 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Resiting of ferry will force residents to leave

The operators of Discovery Bay ferries, Hong Kong Resorts (HKR), recently moved the Hong Kong Island pier from the Star Ferry to Outer Islands pier No 3, the most remote pier of them all.

The shift has added 15 minutes each way on the already lengthy trip for commuters to Hong Kong Island or Tsim Sha Tsui making the trip now simply unworkable for those employed in these areas.

6 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

HKR International to start selling units in Discovery Bay

HKR International will soon start selling 400 units in Discovery Bay. But a spokesman said the sale date for the units in Discovery Bay phases nine and 10 had not been fixed as pre-sale consent was still being processed.

11 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Exorbitant children's face

PARENTS of children over the age of one year are now being asked to pay half the adult fare for their children to travel on the Discovery Bay ferry. The Hong Kong Resort Company will no doubt claim that children over one year often occupy seats, therefore should pay a fare.

7 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

HKR set to take off with Chek Lap Kok

HKR International, the major property developer on Lantau island, is well positioned to benefit from Chek Lap Kok airport.

HKR is 65 per cent held by Mingly Corporation, which is effectively controlled by the Cha family. The group is mainly involved in property development and investment in Hong Kong.

27 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

DB prices at new high

FLAT and house prices at Discovery Bay on Lantau Island have increased sharply since November last year to reach a new average of $3,683 per square foot.

The January figure shows that prices at Discovery Bay are significantly lower than prices on Hong Kong Island.

27 Feb 1994 - 12:00am