Commercial Development Cluster Tour
09:30 Registration at Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East Hotel
10:00 Travel to Quarry Bay
10:30 Presentation on Sustainable City Development and Integrated Design Approach
12:00 Visit blueprint, HK’s first equity-free start-up initiative
14:30 Guided tour to Taikoo Place and Cityplaza
16:00 Return to Hotel
Discover how Swire Properties, one of Hong Kong’s leading developers, transforms the eastern part of the Hong Kong island from an industrial district of dockyards and sugar refineries into the city’s largest privately owned business district and residential community.
Spanning a gross floor area of 9.23 million sq ft and encompassing a 61-block residential estate, 13 office buildings, the island’s largest shopping mall, Cityplaza, a 345-room lifestyle hotel and a 48-storey serviced apartments, the community is home to 300 international companies with over 60,000 people commuting to work every day and another 60,000 people residing in the community.
In the past 10 years, Swire Properties increased its total gross floor area in Hong Kong by 14% while achieving a simultaneous 12% energy reduction, demonstrating a successful integration of environmental considerations throughout the entire lifecycle of the buildings, from design and construction, to operations and management.