Pacific Place

Swire suffers decline in rents at Pacific Place

Office rents at Pacific Place Three fell 5 per cent in the first quarter.

Office rents at Pacific Place Three in Admiralty fell 5 per cent to as low as HK$90 per square foot in the first quarter, the landlord, Swire Properties, said.

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013, 3:46am

Swire expects office rents to stay stable

Swire Pacific's chairman Christopher Pratt (left) and finance director Peter Kilgour at the results briefing yesterday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Swire Properties, the biggest landlord in Island East district, expects office rents to remain stable after it reported a 58.6 per cent growth in adjusted full-year underlying profit on higher rental income and property sales.

7 May 2015 - 4:01pm

Thomas Heatherwick's flair for wedding creative design with architecture

Pacific Place gets a facelift

Heatherwick proved that faith in his ability to marry his trademark creative design and the world of architecture was well founded. The Pacific Place shopping mall emerged with a refreshingly contemporary aesthetic, with subtle blending of warm earthy tones and textures.

27 Feb 2013 - 5:04am

Hong Kong shopping malls record bumper new year sales

The APM Mall saw brisk business during the Lunar New Year holiday.

The cash registers have been ringing loud and fast at Hong Kong shopping centres, with average sales rising 20 per cent at the start of the Year of the Snake, thanks to an influx of mainland tourists.

16 Feb 2013 - 4:13am

Shanghai artist Ma Liang strikes a blow for festive cheer

Shanghai artist Ma Liang strikes a blow for festive cheer

Blow painting may not be the most elegant artistic endeavour to witness, but it's the end result that matters, and artist Ma Liang has done a good job of adding a touch of spring to Admiralty's Pacific Place mall.

31 Jan 2013 - 3:23am

Louis Vuitton holds reopening party at Pacific Place

Carmen Kass and Jean-Baptiste Debains

Louis Vuitton's boutique in Pacific Place was abuzz with celebrities and socialites, some flying in from overseas, to celebrate the French brand's store reopening last Wednesday after renovations.

10 Dec 2012 - 5:05am 1 comment

Pacific Place kicks off Christmas season

Self-professed Christmas buff Andy Hui.

With the Christmas season officially under way, the city's festive parents have been taking their children to the mall to catch a tree-lightning ceremony.

It was Pacific Place's turn on Thursday night and the atrium was packed with shoppers, families, photographers, a celebrity guest or two and lots of Christmas cheer.

26 Nov 2012 - 4:17am

IWC Schaffhausen opens Pacific Place store

Shawn Yue, Julian Cheung and Francis Ng lend some celebrity power to the IWC store opening.

Luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the grand opening of its new boutique in Pacific Place mall on Thursday night with a party attended by a string of celebrity dandies.

29 Oct 2012 - 7:06am

King and Country shop angers with Nazi figurines

Nazi figures display at Kings and Country in Pacific Place, Admiralty. Photo: Felix Wong

A shop selling military memorabilia in Admiralty has come under fire after passers-by noticed some of its items included Nazi insignia, but the owner insists he's promoting history, not Nazism.

29 Oct 2012 - 5:34am 1 comment

Swank by name, swank by nature at retailer's revamped concept store

David Hong, Arnaud and Elisa Barthelemy and Joseph Leung at The Swank opening at Pacific Place

Surely there are many painstakingly crafted leather goodies, hand-stitched footwear and embroidered couture gowns that deserve a place in an art gallery.

Multi-brand high fashion retailer The Swank marries art and fashion in its newly revamped concept store in Admiralty's Pacific Place mall.

23 Oct 2012 - 2:26pm

Shine on

Fashion cover: leather jacket (HK$25,000) from Diesel, 20 Queen's Road Central. Silk dress (HK$41,500) from Lanvin, IFC Mall, Central. Crystal resin bracelet (worn as knuckle duster; HK$17,000) from Swarovski, IFC Mall. Ring (HK$3,300) by Bernard Delettrez from On Pedder, 16 Queen's Road Central. Sunglasses, stylist's own.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet talking

Fashion cover: pleated top (HK$10,100), skirt (HK$13,300), earrings (HK$4,750) and patent shoes (HK$9,500), all from Prada, The Landmark, Central.

That page: leather top (HK$50,000), pleated skirt (HK$49,500) and belt (HK$3,900), all from Celine, The Landmark. Earring (HK$1,890 for the pair) from Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui.

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The goods

Bag and tag

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bright sparks

Fashion cover: printed shirt (HK$6,680) from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central. Bamboo woven top (HK$37,500) and wool scarf (HK$10,100), both from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark. Bamboo hat (HK$3,900) from Burberry Prorsum, Times Square, Causeway Bay.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The goods

Boot call

Agnes b for Aigle's latest boot (below; HK$1,550), for spring-summer, looks deceptively simple - all black with a red seam. However, rolling down the lapel reveals the proclamation 'Rock 'n' Roll is Not Dead!'. No, it certainly is not. Grab a pair from the agnes b store in IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2918 1190.

Vroom with a view

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am