Corporate Milestones

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2009

The grand opening of the Group's 5-star hotel Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay.

Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay

The Group disposed of many investment properties (including 28 floor, No.9 Queen's Road, Central and G/F-2/F and signage space of the Morrison and the shop of Excelsior Plaza) and changed its investment proportion and focused on property development in Mainland China.

The Group completed the land acquisition in famous scenic district in Huangshan City, Anhui Province for development project with leisure and tourist facilities.

Pre-sale of Phase 1 of The Redbud City, located in Leiyang City, Hunan Province was launched.

2008

The Group sold part of its shares in two Indonesian subsidiaries with assets comprised mainly of interests in various pieces of land situated in Indonesia.

The Group's Wan Chai residential project, The Morrison and the Diamond Hill residential project, The Forest Hills were ready for move-in.

The Morrison
2007

The sales of The Morrison in Wan Chai and The Forest Hills in Diamond Hill were launched with very encouraging results.

The Forest Hills

Westmin Plaza (Phase 2), in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, which includes residential units, office units and shopping mall, was completed.

Westmin Plaza

The Group privatised Trans Tasman Properties Limited by acquiring all remaining shares not owned by SEA Group.

SEA Group disposed of its shares in UniMilo Knitwear Company Limited and concentrated on property business.

2006

SEA Group celebrated the 50th anniversary of its establishment.

SEA Group’s subsidiary Asian Growth Properties Limited (AGP) was listed on Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of London Stock Exchange. It acquired properties of HK$6.5 billion in Hong Kong and Mainland China from the Group through issuing of new shares.

Asian Growth Properties Limited (AGP) acquired certain properties from the Group and was re-admitted to Alternative Investment Market (AIM) with a market capitalization of £323.5M (~HK$5.5B), ranked No. 19 of all AIM companies and No. 1 of AIM property companies focusing on China.

Listed on London Stock Exchange

Pre-sale of Westmin Plaza (Phase 2), in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, was well-received again with all units sold within 2 weeks.

2005

Royal Green, a residential project developed jointly with Henderson Land Development Company Limited launched sale with very enthusiastic response.

Plaza Central, an office & commercial property located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province was completed, and became a landmark in the city.

Plaza Central

Trans Tasman Properties Limited moved its head office to Singapore while remaining listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange.

The Group developed the new head office of Air New Zealand in Auckland.

2003

Mr. Jesse Lu became the Chairman of the Group.

New Century Plaza, located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, was completed.

Trans Tasman Properties Limited privatized its listed Australian property subsidiary Australian Growth Properties Limited, and strategically restructured its investment portfolio in Australia and New Zealand and increased its investment in property market in Asia Pacific, including the sale of these properties when counter-cyclical property investment and development opportunities came and the purchase of a few development sites in Hong Kong.

363 George Street, a premium grade asset in Sydney, Australia, was sold for AUD$397 million.

363 George Street
2002

The residential units of Westmin Plaza (Phase 1), in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, was completed and ready for move-in.

Westwin Plaza
2001

Pre-sale of Westmin Plaza (Phase 1), in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, which was highly successful.

2000

363 George Street, the Group’s flagship property in Sydney, Australia, was completed.

363 George Street