Hopewell Holdings

Hopewell buys own stock last week as bosses of Truly International sell

The Hopewell Tower in Wan Chai. Photo: Felix Wong

Some 27 companies reported 92 purchases of their shares by directors worth HK$52 million in the period June 10 to 14, while nine companies reported 41 disposals worth HK$197 million.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 5:20am

Hopewell Hong Kong looks to raise HK$6b in IPO

Hopewell Tower, where the new mega tower will be built. Photo: Felix Wong

Hopewell Hong Kong Properties, a unit of Hopewell Holdings, launched on Thursday an up to US$780 million (HK$6.05 billion) Hong Kong initial public offering.

31 May 2013 - 12:23am

Hopewell sees profits balloon

Hopewell Holdings executive director Alan Tam. A HK$2.15 billion land conversion gain on Wan Chai's Hopewell Centre II inflated the company's profits. Photo: Edward Wong

Hopewell Holdings, the property and infrastructure firm chaired by Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, saw interim net profits rise almost sixfold, helped by its Hopewell Centre II project in Wan Chai.

Excluding those gains, however, the company's earnings before interest and tax fell 9 per cent due to the mainland government's policy to cut road tolls.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:38am

Corrections & Clarifications

In the article headlined "Still blazing new trails" on B10 yesterday, Hopewell Holdings' property project in Wan Chai is called Hopewell Centre II, not Mega Tower, as was reported.

13 Nov 2012 - 1:16am

Hopewell Holdings' Gordon Wu still blazing new trails

Never really retiring: Gordon Wu, who has passed the reins to Thomas Wu, at the annual meeting last month. Photo: Edward Wong

At the age of 76, Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, is not too old to learn new ways to keep driving his flagship property and infrastructure companies forward, no matter how bumpy the road may become.

12 Nov 2012 - 4:27am

Sharp price gains prompt directors to unload stocks

Hopewell Holdings Executive Director Albert Yeung Kam-yin sold his shares of the company on October 25.

Selling of their own companies' shares by directors surged last week, based on regulatory filings made with the stock exchange during the holiday-shortened week of October 22 to 26.

29 Oct 2012 - 12:31pm

Hopewell will build hotel after it agrees to premium

Hopewell Holdings has finally cleared all the major obstacles in the nearly three-decade struggle over its Hopewell Centre II hotel development in Wan Chai, and has accepted the government's land exchange offer by paying a premium of HK$3.73 billion.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

In her words

If a prerequisite for this open forum was to require the government or myself to pledge a 'no-relocation, no-demolition' for Queen's Pier, then, sorry, I can't do it.

July 2007: on the demolition of Queen's Pier in Central

I have never seen a developer willing to scale down its projects by this much ... it has fulfilled corporate social responsibility.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Hopewell sees smoother road ahead

Thomas Jefferson Wu, who heads two Hong Kong-listed companies controlled by his family - Hopewell Holdings and Hopewell Highway Infrastructure (HHI) - believes both will ride out the turbulent trading environment this year.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Developer aims for a marriage of ideas at mall

Visitors to a shopping mall being built on the site of Wan Chai's 'Wedding Card Street' are unlikely to find any of the traditional wedding card printers forced out by redevelopment, but big jewellery and cosmetics brands will be well represented.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hopewell hungry for more in world crisis

Hopewell Holdings might take advantage of a new global financial crisis to make further acquisitions, said Thomas Jefferson Wu, managing director of Hopewell and its subsidiary Hopewell Highway Infrastructure (HHI).

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Hopewell hopes to lift asset value in mall renovation

Hopewell Holdings will renovate its Panda Place shopping mall in Tsuen Wan and change its tenant mix in the latest move to enhance the group's assets during the next two years.

The company will soon start refurbishing the mall below the Panda Hotel, making it the first Japanese-style retail centre in the district.

21 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

French chateau inspires K Wah

K Wah International Holdings tells LuxeHomes it plans to price its new luxury property, Chantilly, in Stubbs Road 'with reference' to the Nicholson Hill Road site which was sold in a government auction in July. The Nicholson Hill Road site fetched HK$32,014 per square foot. K Wah is reportedly looking for an average of about HK$40,000 per square foot.

7 May 2015 - 5:25pm

Residents furious at government for allowing Wan Chai plunder

It is obvious that Gordon Wu Ying-sheung ('Tycoon likens 'uprising' call to red guards', January 29) is suffering from a severe dose of sour grapes.

11 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Development needs rules, not judges' rulings

The row between the Urban Renewal Authority and Town Planning Board over the redevelopment of a site in Central should not be taking place. They have faced such problems before and vowed last year to ensure there would be no repeat.

2 Sep 2009 - 12:00am