Hongkong Land

Hongkong Land looks to expansion beyond Central

Hongkong Land will look into opportunities to expand to areas stretching from Sheung Wan to Causeway Bay.

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.

Friday, 8 March, 2013, 5:03am

Week ahead

Week ahead



Eight-man dance group Wrecking Crew Orchestra take hip hop to another level by using Tron-inspired light suits in their lively performance. A New Vision Arts Festival event. Nov 11, 3pm, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$130-HK$360. Inquiries: 2370 1044


Fantastique on Ice

11 Nov 2012 - 10:55am

Record offer for Alexandra House brings no joy

Hongkong Land, the biggest landlord in Central, has reportedly rebuffed a record-breaking offer of HK$15 billion for its Alexandra House office building in Central.

An investor offered that amount, which works out to HK$45,041 per square foot, for the building in Des Voeux Road Central through an investment bank, a Chinese-language newspaper reported.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

Rise seen in grade A HK office rents

Hongkong Land, the largest landlord in Central, expects grade A office rents to rise in line with current market rates this year as older leases become due for renewal.

John Witt, the firm's chief financial officer, forecasts grade A office rental reversions to remain positive, meaning rents will revert to present market levels, because of the low vacancy rates.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Furnishing packages save air fare

An expansion in Britain's rental sector over the past 15 years has led to a proliferation of companies offering furnishing packages to landlords.

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land posts US$1.39b profit

Hongkong Land Holdings posted a 70 per cent increase to US$477 million in its underlying earnings for the first six months of the year. This compared with US$281 million in the first half of last year. Net profit was US$1.39 billion including a US$914 million gain on investment property revaluations. In the first half of 2009, the Hongkong Land had a net loss of US$402 million.

30 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong Club hits HK$60m rental gold

Within the exclusive portals of Hong Kong's poshest private club, the future looks rosy.

Having resumed full ownership of its premises in Central in the middle of last year, the Hong Kong Club is looking forward to rental income of at least HK$60 million from this financial year on.

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

Corporate Scrooges make Central tree a ghost of Christmases past

Bah, humbug. That evidently was the sentiment when the Hong Kong Tourism Board went cap in hand to corporate sponsors for cash for a giant Christmas tree this year.

28 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Big spenders on a bender

Boutique Boulevard event

Where: Hongkong Land's retail properties, Central

When: May 15

What: A collection of luxury brands and developer Hongkong Land invited guests for a shopping crawl through Central, dropping in for cocktails, entertainment and retail indulgence.

29 May 2009 - 12:00am

Cover story

Hongkong Land and Esquire's Eight Designers Cover the Covers cocktail reception

Where: The Landmark, Central

When: November 3

What: To raise funds for the charity Mindset, eight different covers for the magazine were created by eight international designers. They were then previewed at The Landmark cocktail before being auctioned.

28 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

HK Land unfazed by tenants' moves to ICC

Hongkong Land Holdings says it sees little threat from Kowloon's International Commerce Centre despite more tenants moving from the company's properties in Central to the new landmark building.

Facing rent rises and space restrictions, some of the city's biggest financial players are finding Kowloon a more cost effective location to their traditional home in Central.

28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Malls strive to make a mark

Branding is integral to marketing consumer goods, most visibly at the luxury 'designer' end. From clothes, handbags and watches to mobile phones, cars and airline tickets, the power of a brand lies in its ability to persuade people to buy more of the products or services more frequently - and for more money.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Style bites

Hindmarch marches on

Anya Hindmarch has opened her fourth boutique in Hong Kong. The 1,000sqft space (below) will stock clothing, accessories and footwear. Anya Hindmarch, Shop 2055, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2234 7788.

A book for belles and bells

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Rat Racers to run for mental health

An army of men and women in suits and ties will dash through the streets of Central on Sunday, October 28, as part of Hong Kong's second annual Central Rat Race.

From the first leg to the last, company teams will navigate obstacles such as the 'job maze' on Chater Road or the 'dash-to-cash' race to the finish line.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

HK Club lands rental windfall

As much as HK$100m in monthly income awaits when Hongkong Land returns full ownership of the building in 2009

The prime Hong Kong Club building in Central will be back in the club's hands when current owner Hongkong Land leaves in about three years due to an historical agreement - giving the club HK$100 million a year in rental income.

9 Aug 2006 - 12:00am