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Hongkong Land

Hi-tech office plan detailed by HK Land

Hongkong Land is attempting to enter the SAR and mainland telecommunications sector in a partnership which could service 60 office buildings within its first year.

Saturday, 18 December, 1999, 12:00am

Hongkong Land forecasts fall in gearing level on portfolio

Hongkong Land, Central's largest landlord, expects its gearing level to fall back below 11 per cent as the value of its property portfolio rises.

In a presentation to analysts yesterday, the company said it had net debt of US$560 million as of June 30. Its gearing ratio was 11 per cent, up from 9 per cent at the interim stage last year.

15 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land set to report 60pc hit due to provisions

Hongkong Land Holdings, the largest landlord in the Central property market, is expected to report a drop in attributable earnings of as much as 60 per cent when it unveils its results today.

10 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Quarry Bay office project tops out

Hongkong Land yesterday topped out its 30-storey office development at 1063 King's Road, Quarry Bay.

Managing director Percy Weatherall (second from right) said Hongkong Land had extended its presence to Quarry Bay because of the growing importance of the area.

'Quarry Bay has become one of the important commercial districts in Hong Kong,' he said.

3 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Jardine Matheson and HK Land outperform with strong gains

Shares in Singapore-listed Jardine Matheson Holdings surged yesterday, adding 20 per cent to US$3.36, far outstripping the wider market's gain. Jardine affiliate Hongkong Land Holdings, which controls the bulk of top grade office space in Central also rose strongly, ending 11.26 per cent firmer at $1.58.

3 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

HK stocks vulnerable

HONGKONG (October 12): ONE would have thought that a brigade of Egyptian tanks, with Spiro Agnew in the vanguard, were trundling up Ice House Street yesterday to judge by the panicky reactions of investors to world events.

The Hang Seng Index dived by 9.95 points to close at 499.05 - only a dismal few points off the 1973 'low' of 492.02 recorded in July.

11 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

HK stocks vulnerable

HONGKONG (October 12): ONE would have thought that a brigade of Egyptian tanks, with Spiro Agnew in the vanguard, were trundling up Ice House Street yesterday to judge by the panicky reactions of investors to world events.

The Hang Seng Index dived by 9.95 points to close at 499.05 - only a dismal few points off the 1973 'low' of 492.02 recorded in July.

11 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Funding for Land

25 years ago HONG KONG (July 27 - August 2): HONGKONG Land, the biggest property owner in the Colony, revealed last week it is planning a massive money-raising operation in the international capital market, which could involve more than $250 million.

26 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Dogged SAR news hounds lose the scent

As the sense of anticipation builds about the new airport, journalists are ready to seize on anything and everything that looks like a possible story.

A case in point this week involved the Airport Authority tender process involving the construction of its own headquarters.

7 May 1998 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land announces $47m Landmark renovations

Hongkong Land yesterday said it would spend $47 million to renovate the basement of its retail arcade The Landmark in Central, just weeks after it said it would refurbish the Prince's Building opposite. The renovation work for the Landmark basement level will begin in May and will be completed by March next year.

1 May 1998 - 12:00am