Entertainment Building

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Entertainment Building
娛樂行
HK Entertainment Building.jpg
Middle: Entertainment Building; right: Hing Wai Building.
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial office
Location 30 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°16′53.4″N 114°9′23.5″E / 22.281500°N 114.156528°E / 22.281500; 114.156528Coordinates: 22°16′53.4″N 114°9′23.5″E / 22.281500°N 114.156528°E / 22.281500; 114.156528
Completed 1993
Height
Architectural 186.45 m (611.7 ft)
Roof 172.15 m (564.8 ft)
Top floor 146.85 m (481.8 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 33
1 below ground
Lifts/elevators 12
Design and construction
Architect P & T Architects & Engineers Ltd.
References
[1][2]
Interior of Entertainment Building.

Entertainment Building (Chinese: 娛樂行) is a building at Queen's Road Central between the two junctions with Wyndham Street and D'Aguilar Street in Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The neo-gothic architecture and height of the building make it distinctive amongst the old office buildings nearby.

The 34-storey commercial tower has a total gross floor area of 210,000 square feet (20,000 m2).

History[edit]

The precursor of the building was a movie theater, the King's Theatre.

Ownership[edit]

In November 1996, Hysan Development Holdings agreed to buy the building from Chinese Estates Holdings, for $3.64 billion, an average price of about $17,300 per sq ft.[3]

In 2005, Hysan announced that it would sell the building for $2.7 billion. [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Entertainment Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Entertainment Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2014-04-11. 
  3. ^ Rachel So, Hysan sets record with Entertainment Building purchase, The Standard, November 22, 1996
  4. ^ Wendy W. Y. Yung, DISCLOSEABLE TRANSACTION: DISPOSAL OF THE ENTIRE INTEREST IN ENTERTAINMENT BUILDING, September 9, 2005

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