Hopewell Journey

Our History Guides Our Future
In the past 45 years, Hopewell Holdings Limited strived to create shared value by developing diverse business interests that fosters economic development. Relying on our solid platform, we continue to innovate and develop better assets in Hong Kong and Guangdong Province, working for the betterment of society.

2012

The Group obtained possession of the land for the development of the Hopewell Centre II project and began site preparation work.
Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited launched first RMB-traded share placing in Hong Kong under “Dual Tranche, Dual Counter” model.
KITEC introduced Music Zone@E-Max, the first-of-its-kind in local performance venue.
Panda Place completed a major refurbishment and remodelled.

2013

Phase III of the Western Delta Route commenced operation.
The pre-sale of 1,275 residential units of "The Avenue" began and received enthusiastic reponses.

2014

The Metroplex, comprised of 9 houses with a total capacity of over 1,100 people, grand opened.
E-Max Home was launched.

2016

All residential units of "The Avenue" were sold.
Lee Tung Avenue, a tree-lined pedestrian walkway equipped with lifestyle and dining options, grand opened.
An upmarket “live house” performance venue - “1563 at the East” grand opened.
The brand new wedding venue, The Glass Pavilion, with a banquet hall accommodating up to 32 tables and a wedding ceremony venue, commenced operation.
The first premium city outlet - E-Max WearHouse was officially opened, encompasses 50,000 sq. ft. on the ground floor in its first phase.

2017

Hopewell Holdings Limited celebrates its 45th Anniversary.

2007

QRE Plaza, a 25-storey commercial building targeting trendy dining and entertainment outlets, was completed. The building is conveniently connected to Hopewell Centre through a covered footbridge.
A new brand "The East" was created and launched for a dining and entertainment community in Wan Chai comprising of the Group's retail outlets in Hopewell Centre, QRE Plaza, Wu Chung House and GARDENEast.
E-Max, a new shopping and entertainment centre located in HITEC, was opened. The new multi-purpose hall, Star Hall, became a popular performance venue in town.

2008

Cycling Activity on GS Superhighway.
The Group signed a letter of intent to build a prototype wind turbine in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province using a technology developed within the Group.

2009

GARDENEast, with 216 high quality serviced apartments, commenced operation.
The Group was the venue sponsor for Bowling, Cue Sports and DanceSport in the Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games, with the competitions of these three sports held at the Hongkong International Trade & Exhibition Centre.
Phase III of the Western Delta Route commenced construction.
The2X600MW Heyuan Power Plant, one of the most efficient and environmentally friendly coal-fired power plants in Guangdong Province, commenced commercial operation.
The tender for the Lee Tung Street Project in Wan Chai was awarded to the joint venture formed by the Group and Sino Land Company Limited.

2010

The sale of units of Broadwood Twelve, a luxury apartment project in Happy Valley, was launched.
Phase II of the Western Delta Route commenced operation.
EV Show at QRE Festival.
Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited became the first non-financial institution to issue RMB corporate bonds in Hong Kong.

2011

Hongkong International Trade & Exhibition Centre at Kowloon Bay was renamed as Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre ("KITEC").
Hopewell Holdings Limited and Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited were selected as constituent stocks of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index.
Hopewell Holdings Limited published the First Sustainability Report which achieved Global Reporting Initiative Application Level B.
QRE Festival at The East.

2003

The Group successfully spun off its PRC projects holding subsidiary, Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited ("HHI"), on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 737), raising over HK$3,000 million to promote and develop new expressway, tunnel and bridge infrastructure projects in the Pearl River Delta region in the PRC.

2004

Phase I of the Western Delta Route commenced operation.

2005

Phase II of the Western Delta Route started construction.

2006

Hopewell New Town (Phase 1A) in Huadu, Guangzhou was completed.

1997

Boca Tigris Bridge opened for traffic.

2000

The Guangzhou East-South-West Ring Road commenced operation.

1992

Panda Hotel in Tsuen Wan opened with over 1,000 guest rooms, more than any other hotel in Hong Kong at the time.

1993

Construction work began on Sual Power Station in the Philippines.
GS Superhighway Guangzhou-Shenzhen Section Opening Ceremony Charitable Fundraising.

1994

Guangzhou-Shenzhen Superhighway, the principal highway located in the Pearl River Delta region, opened the full alignment to traffic.

1995

Shunde Roads, the major road network in Shunde Municipality, opened for traffic.
Hongkong International Trade & Exhibition Centre at Kowloon Bay commenced operation.

1996

Shajiao 'C' 3 x 660MW Power Station was completed.
The Pagbilao 2 x 367.5MW Power Station, Philippines' largest coal-fired power plant commenced operation.

1987

Construction work on Guangzhou-Shenzhen Superhighway commenced.
Shajiao 'B' 2 x 350 MW Power Station, the Group's first power station in the PRC was completed.

1988

Slipform Engineering Limited, a subsidiary of the Group, was awarded the British Construction Industry Award for the completion of the Shajiao 'B' Power Station 11 months ahead of schedule.
Wu Chung House Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony.

1990

Ex-President Jiang Zhemin met with Mr Gordon Wu in Zhongnanhai.

1991

Hopewell Holdings Limited was awarded International Business Award by DHL/SCMP Business.
Huanggang Cross Border Inspection Complex at Shenzhen was completed.
Navotas ' I ' 3 x 70MW gas turbine power station in the Philippines was completed.

1984

Hopewell pioneered the Build Operate Transfer (BOT) concept in the China Hotel project in the PRC, a method of operating joint ventures with local authorities. China Hotel, the first hotel project undertaken by the Group, opened in Guangzhou. The 5-star, 1,200 room hotel was then the largest and most modern hotel in the PRC.

1985

Shenzhen Railway Station Customs and Frontier Inspection Building was completed.

1978

Hopewell Centre Ground Breaking Ceremony was held.

1980

Hopewell Centre was completed, becoming the flagship of the Group and for 10 years the tallest structure in Hong Kong.

1972

Hopewell Holdings Limited was incorporated and listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (stock code: 54). It was a major developer of commercial, residential and industrial properties.

1974 / 1976

Rosemary / Evelyn Towers, Hopewell's first large-scale property, was completed.

1963

Mr Gordon Wu and his father Mr Wu Chung co-founded Hopewell Construction Company Limited, the forerunner of Hopewell Holdings Limited.