Analysts expect keen interest in Kai Tak sites despite rule only locals can buy flats

Developer interest remains keen in two residential sites up for tender in Kai Tak. Photo: ISD

Developer interest in two residential sites up for tender in Kai Tak this week is likely to remain keen, say surveyors, despite the condition that flats built on the sites may be sold to Hong Kong people only.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 3:21am

HK$1.9b price tag on pair of new sites

The site in Sha Tin's Kau To covers 64,046 square feet. It is located atop the Kau To hill and is close to a site owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties. It could yield a total gross floor area of up to 134,496 sq ft. The government has imposed a height restriction in the area.

15 May 2013 - 4:04am

Seven bids for Ocean Park hotel site

Revised tender for the proposed 495-room Ocean Hotel has attracted seven bids.

The revised tender for a hotel at Ocean Park, which could be worth HK$3.2 billion, has attracted seven bids, in contrast to its debut two years ago when it was withdrawn for lack of interest.

9 May 2013 - 5:45am

Two home sites to go out for tender

Tseung Kwan O

The government will put two residential land sites - one in Tseung Kwan O and another on Lantau Island - up for sale next month in a tender that is expected to fetch a total of up to HK$4.14 billion.

25 Apr 2013 - 6:15am

Hong Kong's Sneaker Street project sees good response from developers

Fa Yuen is one of the streets beside the 26,673 square foot site, which is expected to supply a total of 290 flats. Photo: May Tse

The Urban Renewal Authority's "Sneaker Street" commercial and residential project in Mong Kok has received an overwhelming response, with 12 developers putting in tenders.

13 Sep 2012 - 3:00am

Casino tenders soon

Tenders for three casino concessions may be launched as early as next week, Macau's Executive Council said. The council passed regulations on bidding and approved the establishment of a gaming committee with at least three members to oversee the casino tender.

27 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Foreign tenders win approval

Beijing has given some of its companies permission for the first time to issue international tenders for construction machinery and electrical products. The China Daily said 31 firms were given tender certificates which allow them to invite bids internationally for machinery and electric products.

1 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Property agency sells 10 units

The Government Property Agency says it sold 10 of 14 surplus government quarters units offered in the latest tender. The response was weaker than the previous sale, with 51 tenders received. However, 21 bids were for the unit in Happy Villa. The four unsold units will be reoffered next year.

27 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Luxury flats tender

Five luxury apartments and nine car parking spaces in Fairview Court at 94 Repulse Bay Road are being sold by private tender.

According to the property agents, First Pacific Davies (FPD), the units in the 3-storey building each measure 4,155 square feet.

The tender closes on April 25 at 12 noon, according to FPD officials.

4 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Happy Valley sale

Maxi Chance has instructed First Pacific Davies to offer Broadwood Apartments in Broadwood Road, Happy Valley, for sale by public tender.

The tender will close for submission on April 29.

3 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Tenders for Shouson Hill site called

The Lands Department is inviting tenders for the sale of a 12,364 square foot retail development site at Shouson Hill Road on Hong Kong Island.

The site is intended for use as a shopping centre comprising retail shops and ancillary facilities. Tenders must be submitted before noon on February 14.

18 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Wealthy owners opt for selling by sealed tender

Sealed tenders have become wealthy property owners' preferred method for house sales, Jackie Langridge, director with First Pacific Davies (FPD) and head of its prestige home division, says.

She said that luxury-home owners preferred to sell their properties this way as against a private treaty arrangement because it was more efficient.

16 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Tenders invited

The Lands Department is inviting developers to tender an office-godown site in Area 16, Tuen Mun. Tenders for the 31,420-square-foot site will close on September 20.

24 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

How Mrs Chu ensures fair play

IT'S a routine that Mrs Betty Chu Fu Kam-lui, Principal Executive Officer and Secretary of the Central Tender Board, takes most seriously.

24 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

HKMA to hold tender

THE Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is to hold a tender for its fifth issue of $500 million worth of three-year Exchange Fund notes next Monday.

The authority said yesterday that a further $100 million would be held in reserve for supply to market-makers in the secondary sector.

18 Oct 1994 - 12:00am