Swire Properties

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Swire Properties
太古地產
Industry Property
Founded 1972
Key people
John Slosar, Chairman; Guy Bradley, Chief Executive; Michelle Low, Finance Director
Parent Public listed Swire Pacific
Slogan Creativity, Vision, Professional Excellence
Website Swire Properties
Swire Properties
Traditional Chinese 太古地產
Simplified Chinese 太古地产

Swire Properties Limited (Chinese: 太古地產, SEHK1972) is a property developer in Hong Kong and mainland China, with its headquarters in Hong Kong. The company is a subsidiary of publicly listed Swire Pacific. Its head office is on the 64th floor of One Island East in Taikoo Place.[1]

Business scope[edit]

Swire Properties operates business in three main areas:

  1. property investment – the development, leasing and management of commercial, retail and residential properties as a long term investment
  2. property trading – the development and construction of properties, principally residential apartments for sale
  3. investment in and operation of hotels.

Management[edit]

The current Chairman of Swire Properties is John Slosar, while Guy Bradley is the Chief Executive.

Keith Kerr, the former Chairman of the Company, retired in 2009.[2]

Hong Kong portfolio[edit]

The Company’s investment portfolio in Hong Kong totals over 17 million sq ft (over 1.58 million sqm) of gross floor area.[3] Pacific Place,[4] Taikoo Place[5] and Citygate Outlets[6] are the company's key holdings.

PRC portfolio[edit]

In mainland China, Swire Properties has a portfolio of approximately 13.6 million sq ft (over 1.26 million sqm) – the majority is under construction. It has five projects[7] in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. TaiKoo Hui in Guangzhou,[8] Sanlitun Village[9] and The Opposite House hotel[10] in Beijing are the best-known among them.

Overseas portfolio[edit]

In addition to Hong Kong and PRC, Swire Properties is also active in the United States[11] and the United Kingdom.[12][13]

Hotels portfolio[edit]

Swire Properties formed Swire Hotels[13] in 2008 to create and manage urban hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the United Kingdom.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Swire Properties. Retrieved on 12 September 2011. "Address 64/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Island East, Hong Kong"
  2. ^ Ma, Mary (April 15, 2011). "Delicate task for a tough guy", The Standard.
  3. ^ "." (PDF). Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Pacific Place Hong Kong". Pacificplace.com.hk. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Taikoo Place". taikooplace.com. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "the only outlet shopping mall in Hong Kong located on Lantau Island". Citygate Outlets. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Future Developments". Swire Properties. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "TaiKoo Hui". TaiKooHui.com. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "Sanlitun Village Shopping & Life Style Centre". Sanlitunvillage.com. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Boutique Luxury Hotel – Beijing". The Opposite House. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "United States". Swire Properties. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "United Kingdom". Swire Properties. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  13. ^ a b "A brilliant move: Brian Williams MD of Swire Hotels". Pmsr.com. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 

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