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Hongkong Land

CT9 agreement struck

CHINA and Britain ended four years of stalemate by finally announcing a deal on Hong Kong's controversial Container Terminal 9. Under the agreement, a Jardines-led consortium originally given two berths at CT9 would operate two berths at CT8 instead.

Sunday, 22 September, 1996, 12:00am

Petit moves

Hongkong Land Holdings director Jonathan Petit is to leave the company to become chief executive of Colliers Jardine.

21 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

HK Land wins tender

Hongkong Land Holdings has won a tender for a commercial site in central Singapore, offering the highest bid of S$292 million (about HK$1.6 billion). The Urban Redevelopment Authority said the 8,783 square metre site could be used for commercial and residential development.

17 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land buys site

Hongkong Land Holdings has agreed to buy the Crown Motors Building in Quarry Bay from Pacific Century Group for more than $800 million.

This is the second major acquisition made by the Jardine property arm in the past two weeks.

It sealed a deal at the end of July to buy the low-rise Stanley Court residential development in Stanley for $295 million.

9 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Land sees modest growth

Hongkong Land Holdings expects a modest increase in net income from properties for the full year.

'Positive rental reversions [are] likely to come to an end in the second half,' chairman Simon Keswick told the annual meeting in Bermuda.

13 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Alliance baffles hong watchers

THE tie-up announced last week between Jardine Strategic and Tata Industries falls into the 'small but curious' category of business deals. Small, because the sums involved are relatively insignificant for these trading empires; curious, because of the information vacuum surrounding the deal.

7 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land fights site ruling

HONGKONG Land has confirmed it is appealing against a town-planning board decision to block the redevelopment plan for its 30-year-old staff flats in Victoria Road, Kennedy Town.

Clement Lau K M, manager of Hongkong Land's property development department, said that the appeal had been filed to keep all the company's options open.

8 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Bid for 'House of Horrors'

IT could be called the new Battle for Trafalgar. Norwegian shipbuilding group Kvaerner announced it was considering a takeover of Trafalgar House, which has provided nothing but nightmares and losses for its major shareholder Hongkong Land Holdings over the past few years.

3 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Land AGM

HONGKONG Land Holdings chairman Simon Keswick yesterday told investors attending the firm's annual general meeting in Bermuda that Hong Kong rents were falling.

Holding the meeting in the Caribbean for the first time, Mr Keswick said Hongkong Land's net rental income would rise this year.

6 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

HK Land to feel losses at Trafalgar

HONGKONG Land shareholders face paying for the failed expansionist exploits of its 25.3 per cent-owned British associate Trafalgar House.

19 May 1995 - 12:00am