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Midland Holdings

A very Christian comeback

Albert Wong Kam-hong is bouncing back from tragedy in his own unique way. The 50-year-old former deputy chairman of Midland Holdings is set to soon emerge from a one-year self-imposed hibernation to build a Noah's Ark, complete with animals, in the central Philippines.

Monday, 6 May, 2013, 3:34am

AGENCIES BRANCH OUT

Several major property agencies are to expand as developers launch more new projects in the second half of the year. Centaline Properties is expected to increase its number of branches to about 330 from 305, while Midland Realty will increase its workforce by about 20 per cent to about 3,000.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-Midland chief denies playing role in protest

Midland Holdings' former deputy chairman has denied market speculation that he orchestrated a protest in February by hundreds of property agents who demanded full payment of their commissions.

Albert Wong Kam-hong says he was then taking care of his dying son at a hospital.

'The accusation is unfounded and defamatory,' Wong said.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Agents rein in expansion and seek rent cuts

Real estate agencies are bidding for cuts in their branch rents and slowing their expansion into new outlets to weather falling commission incomes as deal volumes plunge to their lowest levels since March 2009.

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Property firm in search of experienced legal counsel

A prestigious and reputable listed property agency in Hong Kong, the mainland and Macau is keen to invite a high-calibre professional to join its booming team.

In business for more than 35 years, Midland Holdings has a knack for anticipating market trends but also operates on the guiding principle that customers come first.

3 May 2008 - 12:00am

Ruling on workers' commissions takes effect

An amendment to the Employment Ordinance requiring that workers' commission payments be included in the calculation of sick leave and holiday pay took effect yesterday. The legislation, which some employers have said will add greatly to their costs, has been blamed for a recent surge in requests by employers to staff to ditch employment contracts and become self-employed.

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Diversity pays dividends

A dynamic wealth management firm is thriving after starting out as an offshoot of a local property company

One of Hong Kong's largest property agencies has carved a niche in the city's competitive financial advisory sector by tapping into its ready pool of real estate clients.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Midland to sell shop brokerage unit to EVI

Midland Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed property agency, has agreed to sell its office and shop brokerage business to 51.81 per cent-owned Growth Enterprise Market-listed EVI Education Asia for HK$640 million.

3 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Sharp fall in property sales shrinks Midland profit 31pc

Midland Holdings, one of the top two property agencies in Hong Kong, yesterday reported underlying profit fell 31 per cent last year as property sales dropped significantly.

Its underlying profit fell to HK$137 million for the year to December from HK$198 million in 2005, while turnover slid 15 per cent to HK$1.97 billion.

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Results diary

Today Final: Aluminum Corporation of China

March 12 Final: China Infrastructure Machinery Holdings, Midland Holdings, Playmates Holdings

March 13 Interim: WLS Holdings

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

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