Originally known as The Hong Kong and Kowloon Wharf and Godown Company, Ltd, The Wharf Holdings Ltd was founded in 1886 and is used to run wharfage and dockside warehousing. Its operations now span property, hotels, transport and warehousing. It owns the iconic Star Ferry, two major flagship properties in the Harbour City and Times Square shopping centres in Hong Kong, i-CABLE, Cable TV, Wharf T&T, and Modern Terminals.
Wheelock & Co has announced a 8 per cent rise in its core profit to HK$7.82 billion for last year, but net earnings declined because of a lower net gain in revaluation of investment properties.Friday, 28 March, 2014, 3:43pm
Property conglomerate Wharf will seek to meet a 10 per cent higher sales target in a softer mainland market by pursuing sales volume rather than holding out for high selling prices.
The company revealed the rise in this year's sales target to 23 billion yuan (HK$29 billion) after reporting underlying profit grew 2 per cent to HK$11.29 billion last year.28 Mar 2014 - 1:41am 1 comment
Property and logistics conglomerate Wheelock and Co said its core profit, excluding property revaluations and exceptional items, rose 40 per cent to HK$4.76 billion in the first half of the year.30 Aug 2013 - 1:55am
The Wharf (Holdings) plans to strengthen its retail property income by renovating its shopping malls in Hong Kong and adding to its commercial projects on the mainland.28 Aug 2013 - 2:35am
Wharf (Holdings) is looking forward to reaping the benefits of an aggressive acquisition binge on the mainland that has expanded its land bank to 18 million square metres since 2007. Last year, the conglomerate accelerated its investment in the mainland by acting as a white knight to rescue financially troubled Greentown China.2 Apr 2013 - 6:59am
Defying Beijing's tough measures to cool the property market, The Wharf (Holdings) plans to fork out nearly 30 billion yuan (HK$37 billion) to expand its retail-office-hotel portfolio over the next three years.27 Mar 2013 - 5:01am
Property conglomerate Wharf (Holdings) saw its core interim profit jump 49 per cent to a record HK$5.43 billion, but the company remained cautious about the second half of the year.
The first-half performance was powered by strong sales on the mainland, where Wharf's annual sales target of 10 billion yuan has already been met by this month and outpaced last year's sales.24 Aug 2012 - 2:47am
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Wharf (Holdings) (0004.HK) said on Thursday that first half attributable profit rose by almost two thirds to HK$23.65 billion, powered by a strong performance in China.
It said core interim profits rose by 49 per cent year-on-year to a new high of HK$5.43 billion.23 Aug 2012 - 3:32pm
Children pose with Doraemon figures holding different gadgets in an exhibition at the Ocean Terminal forecourt in Tsim Sha Tsui as part of the exhibition "100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon", which runs until September 3 at Harbour City. Photo: Sam Tsang15 Aug 2012 - 11:12am
Subways have no link to waterfront
Time and again, the government has emphasised that Victoria Harbour is an important social and economic asset for Hong Kong. Several studies have been conducted to assess connectivity with the harbourfront.15 Aug 2012 - 10:43pm
When Cissy Pao Watari returned from the US in 1992, she found her hometown wasn't a right environment for her to create freely. As one of the four daughters of the late tycoon Pao Yue-kong, she was not an unknown artist in Hong Kong as she used to be in New York.24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong soccer fans can expect to pay more to watch English Premier League matches after the signing of a record-breaking GBP3 billion (HK$36 billion) broadcasting deal in Britain.17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Wheelock and Co and subsidiary The Wharf (Holdings) have agreed a land premium of HK$7.9 billion to renew the lease of Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui for another 21 years, removing the uncertainty hanging over the property.
There had been doubts about whether the government would renew the lease on the property, an important revenue source for the two companies.6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Rents and prices for ground-level shops in Causeway Bay are soaring as global brands scramble to open stores in the second most expensive retail precinct in the world - raising doubts about how sustainable the trend is given the gloomy economic outlook.26 May 2012 - 12:00am