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Urban renewal in Hong Kong - an evaluation of Land Development Corporation.

W. Lam

Urban renewal in Hong Kong - an evaluation of Land Development Corporation.

by W. Lam

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 1996.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Planning.
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Open LibraryOL18606474M

This book provides the market and the profession an overall view of the land management system in Hong Kong by presenting a combination of both factual account of the system and practice as well as some academic and theoretical discussion of the application of development appraisal s: 1. The Land Development Corporation 土地發展公司 was established in It negotiates the purchase of land and undertakes urban renewal. It undertakes comprehensive redevelopment projects, e.g. in Sheung Wan, Mong Kok. The Urban Renewal Authority 市區重建局 was established in to replace the Land Development Corporation. Urban Renewal. The Chief Executive announced in his Policy Address the setting up of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) to replace the Land Development Corporation and to expedite urban renewal. The URA was established in May to undertake a year urban renewal programme. This study reviews the sustainable urban design concept and identifies critical factors for enhancing social sustainability of urban renewal projects. Through a questionnaire survey carried out in Hong Kong, the opinions of architects, planners, property development managers, and local citizens were sought and evaluated.

In , the Urban Renewal Authority announced it would spend HK$ billion to redevelop Lee Tung Street and McGregor Street, an area covering 8, square metres (96, sq ft).According to an authority spokesman, up to the end of June , more than 85 percent of the affected homeowners on Lee Tung Street had agreed to accept compensation offers of HK$4, per square foot. The first section argues that sustainable urban regener ation, when done properly, should help boost a city's quality of life, which can be a rather subjective concept. The second sec tion gives a brief overview of the practice of urban renewal in Hong Kong. Once a place that bulldozed everything for development, Hong Kong has now adopted a. In August , the Secretary for Development made nominations to re-appoint and appoint 15 directors to the Board of the Urban Renewal Fund (URF). It was a great honor of me to have been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the URF. I sincerely thank our former and current Directors for their active participation and contributions to the work. - “Urban Renewal in Hung Hom South”, Planning and Development Journal of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, Vol 8 No.2, - “The Impact of the New Outline Zoning Plans to Urban Redevelopment in Kowloon and New Kowloon”, Unpublished thesis, Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong

  Land use planning plays an important role in achieving sustainable urban development. One of the problems planners frequently encounter is the absence of an integrated quantitative approach to assessing land-use suitability and supporting land use planning (site level), particularly in urban renewal.   How urban renewal cost Hong Kong historic business districts and handed developers big profits Photo book gives stunning bird’s eye views of a changing Hong Kong . Hong Kong in early March launched a fiscal stimulus of approximately USD for each of Hong Kong's 7 million residents, as well as targeted income tax cuts and rent suspension for a portion of the population, for a total of around USD 15 billion. To meet all the participation fees of eligible participants in the next Hong Kong Book Fair. Hong Kong Government Works Bureau – acting for Hong Kong Government in defence of arbitration proceedings on various projects Urban Renewal Authority – acting for the Urban Renewal Authority (and formerly for the Land Development Corporation) in various contentious and non-contentious construction matters Education.


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Urban renewal in Hong Kong - an evaluation of Land Development Corporation. by W. Lam Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper, which evaluates the record of the Land Development Corporation up to and explains its later transformation into an Urban Renewal Authority, seeks to draw out from the particular experience of Hong Kong, lessons of more general significance for renewal policy by: This paper assesses the record of Hong Kong's Land Development Corporation and considers the reasons for its recent transformation into an Urban Renewal Authority.

After reviewing the Corporation's first two phases of projects launched in andthe paper examines how the Hong Kong Government failed to equip it with adequate powers and Cited by: Lai L W C (), Urban Renewal and the Land Development Corporation, in Po-king Choi and Lok-sang Ho (eds.), The Other Hong Kong Report, Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, pp This paper assesses the record of Hong Kong's Land Development Corporation and considers the reasons for its recent transformation into an Urban Renewal Authority.

Urban renewal policy was utilized as ways to maximize land values and to generate a stream of profits to public coffer. Government-land developers' partnership and economic-led attitudes of urban renewal were noted and these features were made even Urban renewal in Hong Kong - an evaluation of Land Development Corporation.

book in s' as the establishment of Land Development Corporation and Urban Renewal Authority. WORKING PAPER No. 13 URBAN RENEWAL AND REHABILITATION INTRODUCTION 1. The paper is: a. to provide a brief review of the current situation in tackling the problem of urban deterioration; b.

to highlight the recommendations of the Urban Renewal Strategy Study (URS Study); and c. to identify the possible new scopes for consideration in the longer term strategic framework for restructuring the. Estate, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong Hao Wang, @, Department of Building and Real Estate, the Hong Kong Urban renewal in Hong Kong - an evaluation of Land Development Corporation.

book University, Kowloon, Hong Kong ABSTRACT Urban renewal and sustainable development are two popular issue s in both policy agenda and academia. Urban Renewal Strategy. Tackling the problem of urban decay.

Introduction 1 Hong Kong’s building stock is ageing rapidly. There are at present about 4, buildings aged 50 years or above in Hong Kong. The number will increase by a year over the next decade. Despite efforts of the Government, dedicated agencies like the Urban. History. The authority's predecessor, the Land Development Corporation (土地發展公司, or 土發 for short), was founded in The new Urban Renewal Authority was founded in with the aim of speeding up urban renewal.

Difficulties reaching agreement on compensation packages for people affected by planned redevelopments delayed the actual commencement of the URA. Government-led urban renewal was introduced in with the creation of the Land Development Corporation, an organization that would eventually become the Urban Renewal Authority.

Almost all of the old districts of Hong Kong Island, with the exception of the central business district, were slated for renewal. Key words: Land distribution; Land management; Real estate development; Urban renewal; Valuation; Urban Renewal Acquisition and Resumption Reshape Redevelopment SUMMARY The Kwun Tong Town Centre project in Hong Kong is one of the biggest urban renewal and redevelopment projects ever since.

Occupying a site area ofsquare feet, this. The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) was established under the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance (URAO) in May to replace the Land Development Corporation as the statutory body to undertake, encourage, promote and facilitate the regeneration of the older urban areas of Hong Kong.

In Junethe Legislative Council's Finance Committee approved that the Government inject HK$10 billion. We aim to facilitate Hong Kong’s development through effective planning, supply and use of land, an efficient land administration and registration framework, a rigorous building safety regime, and responsive urban renewal process.

The “Hong Kong +: Towards a Planning Vision and Strategy Transcending ” (Hong Kong +) sets out. Applicants who wish to submit their application by mail are required to submit a crossed cheque or cashier’s order for an application fee of HK$ made payable to "Urban Renewal Authority", together with the completed application form to “Starter Homes Pilot Project for Hong Kong Residents” Applications Processing Section, G.P.O.

Box. Nga Tsin Wai village inhabitants land owners, land owners, business shop owners requested the urban renewal authority starting the redevelopment project as soon as possible. Annex B. In “ Future Development of NgaTsinWai Village”, Wong Tai Sin District Council Paper No.

79/ (in Chinese). The Land Development Corporation is a company involving public sector work which specializes in district redevelopment.

The company was established in and was replaced by the Urban Renewal. Hong Kong at a Glance. Constraint: 70 percent of total territory (1, square kilometers) is mountains; only 20 percent is available for urban development; Demographic change: The number of births in Hong Kong by mainland China mothers increased by 52 percent from to ; Public trust: The Edelman Trust Barometer highlights that Hong Kong residents trust business.

In this case study, with three areas of different land development intensity and four players in this urban renewal project owing different size of the land.

Among the seven different participation combinations in this project, we identify the optimal outcome for this urban renewal project using backward induction.

Ng, I. () Compulsory purchase and compensation in Hong Kong: a study of the role of the Land Development Corporation in urban renewal, Property Management, 20(2), pp. Google Scholar | Crossref. The Core: Hong Kong Island: Hong Kong Island, home to one of the world's most dense central business districts (Central, Western and Wan Chai districts) lost percent of its population.

All five of the districts on Hong Kong Island lost population, with Wan Chi (of "The World of Suzy Wong" movie fame) suffering the greatest loss, at percent). Adams D pdf Hastings E M Urban renewal in Hong Kong: transition from development corporation to renewal authority Land Use Policy 18 Sakieh Y, Amiri B J, Danekar A et al Scenario-based evaluation of urban development sustainability.Downloadable!

Urban renewal is a pragmatic approach in the sustainable download pdf development of urban areas, and has now become an essential strategy for most metropolises in China. The question of how urban renewal can best be realized has gained the attention of urban planning researchers looking to formulate practical evidence-based urban renewal policies through policy instruments.Hong Kong’s development continues at a fast pace.

Tung Chee Hwa, SAR Chief Ebook, highlighted the issues of urban renewal and demands for housing in October New infrastructure projects and massive residential developments are needed to accommodate a .