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January 19, 2017
$20 billion to build new, and revamp existing, sports and recreation facilities
In the next five years to launch 26 projects for the new and existing sports and recreation facilities. The projects involve 54 venues, including soccer pitches, swimming pools, bowling greens and tennis courts. Mr Leung said the Government plans to expand the uses of Wan Chai Sports Ground in 2019 at the earliest
January 16, 2017
Gemdale Changshou Road project to commence construction
Designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, the 45,000 sq m project consists of an office tower and a retail podium. The project had an interesting challenge as a bridge between the low-rise, residential developments to the south and Changshou Road to the north
January 4, 2017
Development of an innovation and technology park at the Lok Ma Chau Loop confirmed
The Memorandum of Understanding on Jointly Developing the Lok Ma Chau Loop by Hong Kong & Shenzhen was signed on January 3. With a site area four times that of the Science Park, the 87-hectare Hong Kong/Shenzhen Innovation & Technology Park will be the largest innovation and technology platform ever set up in Hong Kong
December 30, 2016
Greatwall Office Complex – a sustainable commercial development in Wuhan
Greatwall Office Complex is located in the District of Wuchang in Wuhan, representing an important development adjacent to a central communication spine within the eastern district. The project has been awarded a Silver Trophy in the Best Innovative Green Building category at the MIPIM Asia Awards 2016
December 28, 2016
WKCDA announces the Palace Museum to establish a new museum in Hong Kong
Expected to be opened in 2022, the HKPM will further strengthen Hong Kong's position as the cultural metropolis. The capital cost of the HKPM will be fully funded by a donation of HK$3.5 billion from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
December 12, 2016
Construction commenced on East Kowloon Cultural Centre
The multipurpose venue will be equipped with facilities suiting the production needs of diverse art forms and groups, including a 1,200-seat multi-function theatre and a 500-seat concert hall. Foundation work has begun and the project is scheduled to open in 2021.
December 8, 2016
The Sanya Edition, an oceanfront destination on Hainan is opened
Located in Haitang Bay, the hotel is set within 50 acres of landscaped lush tropical greenery. The hotel was designed for people of all ages, which is a delicate balancing act. The fundamental idea behind this resort was to divide the property into different specialized zones that overlap with each other but simultaneously retain their own unique identities
December 8, 2016
Airport Authority issues invitation to tender for Skycity new hotel development
Skycity is an integrated development of HKIA, which will feature retail complexes, entertainment facilities, dining space, hotels, and office towers in its approximately 25 hectares of land at the north of the airport island
November 30, 2016
Melco Crown unveils new hotel brand – MORPHEUS at City of Dreams
Designed by the late Dame Zaha Hadid. The new tower is one of the last and most brilliant designs created by the legendary architect. It presents the world's first free-form exoskeleton architectural composition incorporating a number of architectural and technological breakthroughs. The new hotel will open in 2018.
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February 22 - 25, 2017

RICS International Heritage Conservation Conference 2017
March 2 - 3, 2017

Glass Supper Asia Pacific 2017
March 16, 2017

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Industry News
ICC Sydney unlocks Darling Harbour and showcases Sydney to the world
A new global benchmark in exhibition and convention venues and an important city-shaping project set to transform Sydney
Kerry Properties, Kerry Holdings and BEA jointly acquired commercial site in Qianhai. Shenzhen
The group plans to develop the site jointly with an adjacent site which was acquired by Kerry Properties in 2015, into a world class complex comprising office, hotel, commercial, and serviced apartment properties
Hip Hing Construction celebrates the 55th Anniversary
To shape a better living environment for the people of Hong Kong – Incorporating special interview with Mr Patrick M S Kwan, Executive Director, Hip Hing Construction. E-versions available for download.
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Project Feature
Zero Carbon Building   CCTV Headquarters, Beijing   Versatile Tower, New York
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ITA Tunnelling Awards 2016 by The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association   Advanced, high-performance silicone portfolio for building and construction industry   Quality Building Award 2016 – PMQ wins the Quality Excellence Award
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