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Swire Properties to Redevelop TaiKoo Place

Two New Buildings. Two Million Square Feet. Swire Properties Limited has made an agreement with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to acquire its interest in Cornwall House in TaiKoo Place, Hong Kong.


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Industry faces a drop in value of new public works

New government projects worth $24.9b in coming year 2014-15 The construction industry is in line for a slight chill with the government cutting back on the value of new projects for the coming financial year as


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Should I stay or should I go?

“A new year – new career opportunities!” went the introduction to a job advertisement from financial public relations firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies in last Saturday’s Classified Post. With Chinese New Year just around the corner, no doubt


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Enough RSS for public works, says Govt

But consultants keep advertising for staff Despite the ballooning workload from public works sector, there are enough Resident Site Staff (RSS) to manage and supervise the projects, according to the government. In response to enquiries regarding


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2014 value of work to hit $190b

CIC opens new service centre in Nam Cheong station The value of work carried out by the construction industry is expected to hit HK$190 billion this year, putting further pressure on the current overworked labour force.


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Lawmakers to review public works worth $623.7m

Projects include detailed design for Anderson Road project Small to medium sized contractors unable to take on mega projects can look forward to smaller sized projects as legislators today consider five public works projects worth a


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Getting a third opinion

Pilot scheme for arbitration on premium to speed up development Developers and surveying experts have cautiously welcomed the government’s latest proposal to speed up the often tiresome process of land administration for private development projects which


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Queen’s Pier reassembly slated for 2016

Government plans to complete work in 2018 Queen’s Pier, the focus of heated demonstrations by heritage activists desperate to save it in 2007, will serve as a public pier again when reconstruction is completed in 2018,


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Policy Address Construction Goodies

But little mention on resources to meet workload The government has unveiled a raft of new policy initiatives that is expected to add to the already-full order books of the construction industry but with little mention


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Doubts raised on Tung Chung West reclamation

Development intensity at Tung Chung East may increase to compensate The government is drawing up a plan B should proposed reclamation in the western part of Tung Chung be scrapped if the area is found to


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