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Making Decisions on New Investments: Experience in China

April 10, 2019 @ 6:45 am - 8:15 pm

THE SPEAKER Sr Robert Wong is the Chief Executive of Hongkong Land Holdings Limited, with which he spent his entire career life since 1985.  He held various posts in Property Management, Office Leasing, Development and Projects, before he was appointed an Executive Director in 1996.  Since then, he has been responsible for identifying new investments in Asia and focusing on managing the residential business. As part of his responsibilities as the Chief Executive of Hongkong Land, Sr Wong continues to…

Reaching New Milestones of Cultural Development in Hong Kong: A Surveyor’s Reflections

March 7, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Speaker: Sr Dr William Chan, FHKIS, FRICS Chief Operating Officer, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority THE SPEAKER Sr Dr William Chan is the Chief Operating Officer of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA). He has over 40 years of experience in property development, construction project management and project delivery in both the private and public sectors, covering major projects in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Prior to joining the WKCDA, Sr Dr Chan was Executive Director of Kerry Properties…

Contributing to the Built Environment – A Surveyor’s Journey

October 26, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Speaker: Sr Nicholas Brooke, GBS, SBS, JP, FHKIS, FRICS, Chairman of Professional Property Services Limited THE SPEAKER Sr Nicholas Brooke is the Chairman of Professional Property Services Limited which is a specialist consultancy, based in Hong Kong, providing a selected range of advisory services across the Asia Pacific Region. He is involved with a series of initiatives designed to improve the quality of life in Hong Kong and to enhance the built environment for the benefit of future generations.  Sr…

Balanced Community and implementation Modes

October 4, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Speaker: Sr Augustine WONG Ho Ming, JP, FHKIS, RPS(GP), MSc, MEcon, Executive Director, Henderson Land Development Company Limited. THE SPEAKER After graduating from the then Hong Kong Polytechnic studying General Practice Surveying, Sr Augustine Wong, JP joined a leading real estate consultancy firm and was handling valuation of properties. He is the Executive Director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited.  His main duties include acquisition of development sites by private negotiation, public auction and public tender, negotiation with the government…

Managing a multi-disciplinary team: From IFC financing to project tenders

April 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Speaker: Professor Patrick Kwok, Executive Director, Henderson Land Development Company Limited THE TALK The lecture will be divided into two parts. Part 1 is an IFC Project Finance Case Study. The IFC mixed-use development will be used as an illustration of how participants in the capital market would differentiate and assess the quality of an investment property project by identifying relevant drivers/sub-drivers for the purpose of evaluating the credit quality of a rental-income property project.  Professor Kwok will also share…

Selling Price Discount

March 28, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Paul Anglin, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, College of Business and Economics, University of Guelph THE SPEAKER Paul Anglin has worked as a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Guelph (Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, College of Business and Economics) since 2005. Before that, he worked in Canada and the United States, as well as being a visiting scholar in Poland and Singapore.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario in Economic…

Change Is Forever – How should we embrace change in the future?

November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Speaker: Prof. Mike Wong Chik Wing, JP, MSc (IRE), FHKIS, RPS(BS), Authorized Person, Deputy Managing Director, Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. THE TALK The way how we live on this planet has changed dramatically since Agricultural Revolution to Industrial Revolution and to Digital Era these days.  Mr. Wong will discuss how we should embrace these changes such that we can live happier and healthier.   THE SPEAKER Prof. Wong Chik Wing, JP is a Deputy Managing Director of Sun Hung Kai…

Short term land management policy for the long term development of Hong Kong

October 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

The TALK There have been growing social concerns in Hong Kong about obtaining short-term leases for private usages such as gardens, swimming pools and tennis courts etc. With reference to a series of examples, Mr. Alnwick Chan will share his views about effective short-term land management policy for the long-term development of Hong Kong. THE SPEAKER Mr Alnwick Chan is a veteran GP surveyor qualified in 1987.  He is a Fellow Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and…

A Talk on Housing in Hong Kong

October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Speaker: Mr. Marco Wu Moon-hoi, GBS, SBS THE SPEAKER Mr Marco Wu Moon -hoi is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society. He is a past President of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, and was a member of the Long Term Housing Strategy Steering Committee. Mr Wu is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Mr Wu had served the Government for 39 years. He was the Deputy Director…

The Art and Science of Managing Major Programmes

October 25, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Sr. Prof. Man-wai CHAN, Executive Director of Project Delivery, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Abstract This talk is a reflection of Prof. MW Chan’s 2 decades experience on managing public sector programmes in Hong Kong. Challenges encountered and ways of resolving problems in major programme that Prof. Chan chaired and managed, including hospitals, universities, science and technology parks as well as art and culture facilities, will be discussed. While the hardware and software required for the successes of the programmes…

Perspectives – Professionals, New Projects & Capital Markets

May 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Speaker: Prof. Kwok Ping Ho, Patrick, Executive Director, Henderson Land Development Ltd.

How to Do Real Estate Development in Hong Kong? A General Manager’s Perspective

April 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sr. Tony Wan, General Manager of Hong Kong Properties, K. Wah International Holdings Limited THE SPEAKER Sr Tony Wan, General Manager of Hong Kong Properties, K. Wah International Holdings Limited, takes charge of investment planning, operations, as well as sales and marketing of the company’s real estate development projects. Prior to joining K. Wah, Tony was the Property Secretary and Head of Property Division of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals overseeing its entire property portfolio. He was in charge of…

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