Mong Kok Computer Centre

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Entrance of Mong Kok Computer Centre in Nelson Street.

Mong Kok Computer Centre (Chinese: 旺角電腦中心) is a shopping mall for computer and computer related products in Nelson Street, in Mong Kok, Hong Kong.

The three floor mall houses more than 70 computer shops and attracts some 10,000 customers daily.[1] Shops sell various kinds of products, including laptops, computer software, hardware and other accessories. Most shops offer made-to-order computers with customizable configurations, while others offer individual parts for customers who prefer to build own machines.

Wi-Fi access is offered in the shopping mall for free.[1]

Ownership[edit]

In the 1990s, the building was owned by Tang Shing-bor (鄧成波), a major property investor in Mongkok.[2] Alpha Investment Partners, the property investment fund of Keppel Land of Singapore, bought it for HK$750 million in January 2007.[3][4]

Strikes by tenants[edit]

In February 2009, shop operators and tenants went on strikes to demand a rent cut during the economic downturn.[5][6] Another strike occurred in April 2009, over complaints that computer festival bargains were cutting into their sales.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Mong Kok Station Exit D3, E2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "First Computer Mall in Hong Kong with Wireless Internet Connection". Huawei-3Com Co., Ltd. 16 March 2005. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  2. ^ Sito, Peggy (2004-03-10). "Demand fierce for Mongkok shops". South China Morning Post (South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd). pp. Property 1. 
  3. ^ Liu, Yvonne (2007-03-14). "Funds take aim at shopping centres". South China Morning Post (South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd). pp. Property 3. 
  4. ^ Nip, Amy (2007-07-06). "Global funds expand portfolios". The Standard (The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd). pp. P03. 
  5. ^ But, Joshua (2009-02-19). "Mong Kok traders strike for lower rents". South China Morning Post (South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd). pp. EDT3. 
  6. ^ 邱, 益忠 (2009-02-19). "旺電商戶罷市促減租4成". 香港文匯報 (in Traditional Chinese). pp. A14. Retrieved 2009-05-30. 
  7. ^ Nip, Amy (2009-04-10). "Computer shops protest at cut-price festivals". South China Morning Post (South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd). pp. City 3. 

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Coordinates: 22°19′07″N 114°10′16″E / 22.3185°N 114.1710°E / 22.3185; 114.1710