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Urban Redevelopment Authority

URA to recruit for new projects

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) expects to increase its headcount over the next five years to satisfy the growing demand for skilled professionals arising from its multiple redevelopment and rehabilitation initiatives.

Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am

URA reveals thresholds for 'demand-led' projects

Owners of flats in dilapidated buildings will be able to seek support for their redevelopment by the Urban Renewal Authority, as long as 67 per cent of them agree to do so.

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

City model of urban renewal, not renovation, is bad precedent

As more and more expensive 'masterpieces' are erected all over our city as a result of the clearance of old districts, Hong Kong people now have a better idea of what urban renewal is all about.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Graham Street project heritage report must be made public

Last month, the Central and Western Concern Group asked the Development Bureau if it could inspect the heritage impact assessment of the Urban Renewal Authority's (URA) H18 Graham Street/Peel Street redevelopment project.

20 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Impossible to see how renewal plan will not affect Graham Street market

I cannot accept the claim of Angela Tang of the Urban Renewal Authority ('Key elements of old Wan Chai market will be preserved', January 20), that the 150-year-old Graham Street market will not be negatively affected by its redevelopment scheme.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Keeping up appearances

As Hong Kong's historically minded repeatedly try in vain to save even the ugliest of its long-standing man-made structures, our old rival to the south has become a relative beacon of preservation.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Historic site fuels guessing game among residents

Speculation mounts on what K Wah will develop at the location of a 100-year-old pawn shop at Johnston Road

The guessing game among Wan Chai residents about the future of a 100-year-old pawn shop and several pre-war houses is heating up, with speculation the historic site could become a resident club, a museum or even a theme restaurant.

5 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Get the ball rolling

The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) should stop holding back and proceed with redevelopment projects in old urban districts.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

Industry has doubts about 'landed' sales

THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has begun its 1995 land sales programme, offering 12 residential parcels, but analysts and market watchers were unenthusiastic, especially over parcels designated for landed development.

5 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Singapore boom days in jeopardy

THE number of residential property sales in Singapore fell 27 per cent in the second quarter of 1994 compared to the same period last year, the Urban Redevelopment Authority has reported.

But prices were up 13.9 per cent during the three months compared to the first quarter of 1994, according to the official government figures.

10 Aug 1994 - 12:00am