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Tseung Kwan O

MTR invites developers to express interest in new phase at Lohas Park

The previous phase at Lohas Park was released for tendering seven years ago. Photo: Thomas Yau

MTR Corporation invited developers on Friday to express their interest in the new phase of its Lohas Park residential project in Tseung Kwan O.

The railway company will kick off the tendering shortly after March 26, the deadline for the expressions of interest.

Friday, 21 March, 2014, 1:33pm

Developers will hold flats rather than sell below cost, says Wheelock chief

Wheelock Properties chairman Stewart Leung. Photo: Paul Yeung

Stewart Leung Chi-kin has spent about 80 per cent of his more than five decades in Hong Kong’s property industry at New World Development. Since joining the company in 1970, Leung has helped former chairman Cheng Yu-tung turn it into one of the four biggest developers in the city.

12 Mar 2014 - 6:19am

Plans to expand landfills meet protests

Tseung Kwan O residents voice their opposition to the government's plans to expand landfills. Photo: May Tse

Environmentalists and Tseung Kwan O residents descended upon the Legislative Council building yesterday to voice their opposition to the government's plans to expand landfills.

10 Jul 2013 - 8:44am

NTT unveils Hong Kong's first 'financial data centre'

The facility is NTT's largest and most advanced data centre investment. It has more than 140 sites worldwide. Photo: Jonathan Wong

NTT Communications, the information technology services arm of Japanese firm Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, expects to buttress Hong Kong's position as an international financial centre with the opening yesterday of its new HK$3 billion data centre in Tseung Kwan O.

1 Jun 2013 - 4:50am

Soccer centre should be shared

Hong Kong Jockey Club will be footing the bill for construction of the national soccer training centre at Tseung Kwan O.

The contentious issue as to how a new national soccer training centre at Tseung Kwan O would be financially run once it is built has at last been resolved with the government agreeing to underwrite the costs for 10 years. It is a shame such an arrangement couldn't have been agreed right from the outset when the idea of a home for football was originally mooted - it would have saved hundreds of millions of dollars.

26 May 2013 - 8:40am

Government to underwrite soccer centre's operating costs

Brian Leung Hung-tak, New president of HK Football Association. Photo: Felix Wong

The government has agreed to underwrite millions of dollars in operating costs for the next 10 years so work can start on the long-overdue soccer centre at Tseung Kwan O. With construction costs soaring from an estimated HK$600 million to HK$750 million, up from HK$103 million when the academy was first mooted 10 years ago, the financially strapped Hong Kong Football Association is now waiting for the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Charities Trustee to give the final go-ahead.

24 May 2013 - 12:05pm

Keen bidding likely for Hong Kong site to be developed as a data centre

Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate is a data hub. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

A site earmarked for development into a data centre in Tseung Kwan O - and up for tender next month - is expected to attract keen bidding interest as there is a shortage of such service centres in the city, say property agents.

22 May 2013 - 3:51am

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

Q & A with our experts, April 17, 2013

Ocean Shore in Tseung Kwan O, where the market is growing.

Q: I'm an expatriate from Europe. I plan to buy a flat in the Hong Kong Parkview estate for my own use. It will cost about HK$19 million. How much stamp duty do I need to pay and are there any other new rules I should be aware of?

17 Apr 2013 - 5:31am

Wheelock pays HK$2.5b for Tseung Kwan O site

Stewart Leung Chi-kin, chairman of Wheelock. Photo: SCMP

Wheelock Properties yesterday outbid eight developers to win a residential site in Tseung Kwan O for HK$2.45 billion for what is to be its third development in the district.

11 Apr 2013 - 5:07am

Nine bidders in race for Tseung Kwan O site

A general view of Tseung Kwan O. Photo: EPA

Two residential sites up for tender have had mixed response, with the bigger plot in Tseung Kwan O attracting strong interest but the other in Tuen Mun gathering just three bids.

The 149,850 square feet site at Area 65CI in Tseung Kwan O drew nine submissions, the Lands Department said.

Surveyors estimate the two sites will fetch between HK$2.2 billion and HK$2.33 billion.

6 Apr 2013 - 4:36am

Modern restaurants in Tseung Kwan O

Teppanyaki set from INA by Inagiku. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Tseung Kwan O may look like just another satellite town, but it's teeming with celebrities. Most of them hang out at INA by Inagiku, the Japanese restaurant famous for teppanyaki and tempura.

The new outlet sits on the second floor of the Holiday Inn Express, and has a cool, slate-grey interior, a teppanyaki counter and a dedicated sushi and sashimi bar.

29 Mar 2013 - 10:32am

Teen fights for life after Tseung Kwan O fire

Firefighters investigate the cause of the blaze. Photo: David Wong

A 17-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a fire that swept through his flat in Tseung Kwan O yesterday. Six of his neighbours were also injured. About 150 residents were evacuated from Tak Yue House at Hau Tak Estate when the 10th floor flat caught fire about 9.30am.

20 Mar 2013 - 4:55am

GDS plans HK$1.5b investment in new data centres

William Huang says a GDS subsidiary is exploring potential Hong Kong locations to set up the first of its two data centres. Photo: Edward Wong

GDS, a mainland information-technology services group backed by the World Bank, aims to invest more than HK$1.5 billion to build two advanced data centres in Hong Kong.

28 Jan 2013 - 5:56am

HK$2b bid wins Tseung Kwan O site for Wheelock

Construction in Tseung Kwan O. Photo: Dickson Lee

Wheelock Properties has won its second site in Tseung Kwan O with a bid of HK$1.97 billion.

14 Dec 2012 - 3:00am

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