Swire Group, whose activities span property, aviation, beverages, marine services, and trading and industrial, is a Hong Kong listed conglomerate. It is the parent of Hong Kong carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways, and Dragonair, and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co (Haeco) is a subsidiary. Swire Pacific and Swire Properties are the main listed arms of the group, which also owns Swire Hotels.
Buying and selling of their own company shares by directors were down for the holiday-shortened week of April 29 to May 3.Monday, 6 May, 2013, 3:34am
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.
The company said in a quarterly operating statement rents dropped to HK$90 to HK$95 per square foot in the three months to March from HK$95 to HK$100 in the preceding quarter.1 May 2013 - 3:46am
An article headlined "Profit up 3.8pc at Swire Properties", published on B3 on Saturday, incorrectly stated the interim dividend of its parent company, Swire Pacific, was HK$1.50 per A share and 30 HK cents per B share. The amounts should have been HK$1 per A share and 20 HK cents per B share.14 Aug 2012 - 2:58am
Swire Pacific is proposing a special interim dividend from the proceeds of its sale of shopping centre and office complex Festival Walk to reward shareholders.19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Swire Pacific says it will sell its Festival Walk shopping and office complex in Kowloon Tong for a record-breaking HK$18.8 billion, a move analysts say is the fastest way for the company to raise capital to fund its aggressive mainland expansion.30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Some of local couturier Barney Cheng Siu-leung's new designs can be checked out in malls run by Swire Properties. However, they're not in any of the stores. Instead, the clothes will be worn by customer service and management staff.19 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
As a chef, Gray Kunz (below) is talked about in the same breath as other masters like Thomas Keller and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Hong Kong diners, though, may remember him as the executive chef of the revered Plume restaurant during its prime in the then-Regent Hotel (now InterContinental Hong Kong) for five years in the early 1980s.25 May 2009 - 12:00am
Two developers have shown interest in refurbishing old streetscapes in Wan Chai after an invitation to submit proposals was launched by the district council last year.19 May 2009 - 12:00am
'Earth Hour was not so much about saving energy for one hour on one night; it was about every one of us taking small actions that could lead to big changes,' said William Yu Yuen-ping, head of WWF Hong Kong's climate programme, last month, after millions around the globe switched their lights off for 60 minutes.10 May 2009 - 12:00am
Think you can cut it as the demon barber of Fleet Street? Then the Youth Arts Foundation wants to seek you out. They will be staging the dark and brooding musical Sweeney Todd as their flagship theatrical production this November and have just put out a call for talented young people to audition. They're looking for actors, singers and dancers aged 12 to 25.7 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Town planners are being too picky about Swire's 'toothpick tower' plan for Mid-Levels, a court said yesterday.
They had no right to consider the visual impact and effect on traffic of the development, a three-judge panel ruled.28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Valentine's Day might be about love and romance but, like other special days, February 14 has been appropriated for all sorts of agendas.13 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Property developer Swire has extended its sponsorship of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for another three years, until 2012. Swire, which offered a HK$36 million, three-year sponsorship to the orchestra in 2006, said it would offer another sponsorship of a similar amount beginning in April that might be adjusted for inflation.12 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Swire Properties, one of the city's largest office landlords, has launched a free energy audit programme for its tenants. A tenant at Somerset House in Taikoo Place, the first to take the audit, was shown ways to cut energy use by up to 40 per cent a year. Swire's Cary Chan Wing-hong said tenants were keen to be audited to prepare for the implementation of building energy codes.11 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
I refer to the letter from Robert Maes ('Simple solution for developers', April 30) and wish to share with your readers and Mr Maes our experience of Swire Properties' involvement in the promotion and support of the arts.7 May 2008 - 12:00am