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About New World Development Company Limited

Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited ("New World Group", Stock Code: 17.HK) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index.

A diversified holding company with a focus on property development, New World Group’s core business areas include property development, infrastructure and service, department store and hotel, boasting businesses in over 50 cities with a total asset value of over HK$300 billion. The three listed companies under New World Group are New World China Land Limited, NWS Holdings Limited and New World Department Store China Limited.

Over the last four decades, the Group has also actively participated in various businesses in Mainland China and established itself as one of the largest foreign direct investors in the country.

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Tianjin CTF Finance Centre Tops Out

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre Tops Out

12 Dec 2017, Tianjin – Tianjin CTF Finance Centre has topped out in Tianjin, China, and is on pace to be…

Hong Kong Office Tower 70% Leased Before Opening

Hong Kong Office Tower 70% Leased Before Opening

30 Nov 2017, Hong Kong – The office component of the HK$20.3 billion (US$2.6 billion) New World Centre /…

Photos Released of Recently Completed Skypark Tower

Photos Released of Recently Completed Skypark Tower

5 Jul 2017, Hong Kong – Within the Mong Kok neighborhood, Hong Kong Concrete has finished the resident lounge…

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Tianjin CTF Finance Centre Tops Out
12 Dec 2017 – Tianjin, China
Tianjin CTF Finance Centre has topped out in Tianjin, China, and is on pace to be completed in 2018. A striking new landmark, the 530-meter-tall, 96-story skyscraper will…
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Hong Kong Office Tower 70% Leased Before Opening
30 Nov 2017 – Hong Kong, China
The office component of the HK$20.3 billion (US$2.6 billion) New World Centre / Victoria Dockside complex in Kowloon, Hong Kong is already 70 percent leased, and will be…
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Photos Released of Recently Completed Skypark Tower
5 Jul 2017 – Hong Kong, China
Within the Mong Kok neighborhood, Hong Kong Concrete has finished the resident lounge of the recently completed Skypark tower. Images of the rooftop clubhouse and park…
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Chinese Firm Demolishes 19 Buildings in 10 Seconds to Make Way for the Wuhan CTF Finance Center
26 Jan 2017 – Wuhan, China
In what is being called the largest demolition of its kind in China, 19 towers were reduced to rubble in just 10 seconds in a spectacular demonstration of controlled…
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CTBUH Recognizes Completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Now the Fifth Tallest Building in the World
21 Dec 2016 – Guangzhou, China
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters it is the tallest building in…
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Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre to Open Early 2016
8 Oct 2014 – Guangzhou, China
The 530-meter Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is slated to complete in early 2016, at which point it will be the tallest building in Guangzhou. The tower will offer an…
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Hitachi to Deliver World’s Fastest Elevators by 2016
21 Apr 2014 – Guangzhou, China
Hitachi will deliver the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators to the Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, a mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in Guangzhou…

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CTBUH Recognizes Completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

21 Dec 2016, CTBUH-Related News – CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Diamond Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

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CTBUH Recognizes Completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
21 Dec 2016, Guangzhou – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters it is the tallest building in Guangzhou, second tallest in China, and fifth tallest worldwide.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Diamond Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
Inaugural Steering Committee Meetings in All Three Cities
10-20 Jan 2016 – Event Report
Plans for the 2016 CTBUH Conference are now well underway, beginning with initial meetings of the Conference Steering Committee in all three cities.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
14-18 Oct 2013, Shanghai – Tour Report
Preparations for the 2014 CTBUH Conference are now underway. Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
Dec 2007 – CTBUH Journal Paper
333 meters high with 72 stories and 480 suites, Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai leads the list of the 10 tallest buildings completed in 2007. The tower, which is developed by Bonyan International Investment Group, is also regarded as the world’s tallest…

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Ivan Kong

Ivan Kong

CTBUH Journal, 2018

Michael Lu

Michael Lu

CTBUH Journal, 2018

David Wing Ip Ho

David Wing Ip Ho

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
Hong Kong, China

CTBUH Leaders at New World Development Company Limited

Ivan Kong

Ivan Kong

CTBUH Journal, 2018

Michael Lu

Michael Lu

CTBUH Journal, 2018

David Wing Ip Ho

David Wing Ip Ho

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
Hong Kong, China

Christopher King

Christopher King

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Jeff Tung

Jeff Tung

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Stanley Wu

Stanley Wu

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Wa Hoi Yau

Wa Hoi Yau

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Hong Kong, China

Eddie Chung

Eddie Chung

CTBUH Annual Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Guangzhou, China

Edwin Chi Wai Chan

Edwin Chi Wai Chan

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2018
Hong Kong, China

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Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: Guangzhou Developments Q & A

19 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Eddie Chung, New World Development Company Ltd; Qifeng Yuan, Sun Yat-Sen University; Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Yang Ni, Architectural Design & Research Institute of South China Univ

CTF Guangzhou - Efficiency in Mixed-Use Supertall

19 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Stanley Wu, New World Development Company Limited

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A Tall Building Ethos of Integration

Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1
Brian Lee, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Applying Ancient Structural Principles To a New Prefabricated Steel System

5 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I
Derry Yu, Ivan Kong & Michael Lu, New World China Land Limited

How High Could Beijing Reach?

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Long Ma, Jing Huang & Cheng Hou, BIAD

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CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: Guangzhou Developments Q & A
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Eddie Chung, New World Development Company Ltd; Qifeng Yuan, Sun Yat-Sen University; Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Yang Ni, Architectural Design & Research Institute of South China Univ
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Guangzhou, China. Eddie Chung of New World Development Company, Ltd., Qifeng Yuan of Sun Yat-Sen University, Florence Chan of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Yang Ni of Architectural Design and Research Institute of South…
CTF Guangzhou - Efficiency in Mixed-Use Supertall
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Gaungzhou, China. Florence Chan of Kohn Pedersen Fox presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: "Guangzhou Developments" Since the reformation in 1980s, Central Business Districts have been popping up in…
A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Stanley Wu, New World Development Company Limited
New World Development Company Limited (NWD) has been a listed property developer in Hong Kong for nearly half a century. With businesses encompassing property development, retail, hotels and serviced apartments, infrastructure, and services, spanning…
A New Skyline Vision: CTF Towers in Guangzhou and Tianjin
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Wing Ip (David) Ho, New World Development Company Limited
This presentation presents the thinking behind the design of the two supertall towers of Chow Tai Fook Enterprise– the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center and the Tianjin CTF Finance Center. With similar mixed-use programs for Office/Hotel/Serviced…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 01 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 01 Questions & Answers session with speakers Toon Ming Chua, Sinar Mas Group - APP China, Wing Ip (David) Ho, New World Development, and Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group.
Considering Place in an Integrated Approach to Tall
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Brian Lee & William Baker, SOM
The rapid development of Chinese cities has provided unique opportunities to create architecture that either responds to its context or, in the case of emerging cities, creates new urban identities. These opportunities have yielded some of the most…

Papers/Research

A Tall Building Ethos of Integration
Mar 2018 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 1; Brian Lee, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
The last decade has seen great design opportunities for tall building construction around the globe. The best designs represent a new generation of skyscrapers that go beyond willful preconceptions of building form and iconography, trying instead to…
Applying Ancient Structural Principles To a New Prefabricated Steel System
5 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; Derry Yu, Ivan Kong & Michael Lu, New World China Land Limited
Numerous ancient timber structures located in high seismic zones of China are still standing today, long after experiencing strong earthquakes over hundreds of years. One of the important factors in their longevity is the adoption of the mortise-…
How High Could Beijing Reach?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Long Ma, Jing Huang & Cheng Hou, BIAD
Can we still save our city? How high can buildings in Beijing arise? Beijing has so many ancient buildings; can they coexist harmoniously with skyscrapers? This essay will present the results of our research through the following four aspects: The…
From Icon to Community: The Repositioning of the Mega Tower in the City Context
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Bryant Lu & Guymo Wong, Ronald Lu & Partners
Historically, mega-towers were frequently labelled “egocentric displays of power,” becoming iconic symbols of a city or an individual. In today’s age of global hyper-urbanization, supertall towers are, for the first time in history, becoming more…
New World Centre Remodeling – Sustainable Building Design and Next-Generation Mixed-Use Developments
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jeff Tung, New World Development Company Limited
As one of the most concentrated metropolises in the world, Hong Kong developers and architects face some unique challenges on sustainable building design. The Hong Kong Buildings Department launched the Sustainable Building Design (SBD) Guidelines in…
A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; David Ho, New World Development Company Limited
New World Development Company Limited (NWD) has been a listed property developer in Hong Kong for nearly half a century. With businesses encompassing property development, retail, hotels and serviced apartments, infrastructure, and services, spanning…
Next-Generation Supertall Tower Form Determinants: A Study of the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Brian Lee, William Baker, Inho Rhee & Ronald Johnson, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
This paper puts forth the elements of an integrated design approach to mixed-use supertall towers that is based on rationally creative strategies that encourage efficiency, functionality, and beauty. SOM’s Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre…
Utilization of BIM and Façade Optimization via Computer Technology in a Super High-Rise
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Christopher King, New World Development Company Limited; Guan Ting, Gehry Technologies; Yawu Su, China Construction 8th Engineering Division
Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre (TJCTF) is a mixed-use development with a total gross floor area (GFA) of 389,980 square meters. This 530-meter-tall building is expected to be opened in 2019. This article will provide an overview of the…
Overcoming MEP and VT System Design Challenges in Three of the Tallest Buildings in China
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Vincent Tse, Herbert Lam, Kenneth Li & Michael Sung, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
This paper will address the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and drainage, and vertical transportation system (MEP/VTS) design challenges encountered during the design development of three unique, iconic megatall and near-megatall buildings in three…
SOM and China: Evolving Skyscraper Design Amid Rapid Urban Growth
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Scott Duncan & Yue Zhu, SOM
China’s rapid urban and economic growth has challenged designers, engineers, and planners to innovate and collaborate to meet the needs of a changing country. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has been practicing in China for more than two decades,…
A New Skyline Vision: CTF Towers in Guangzhou and Tianjin
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Wing Ip (David) Ho, Chung (Eddie) Yuk Fai, Hung (Annie) Lo & De Ming (Derry) Yu, New World Development
This paper presents the thinking behind the design of the two supertall towers of Chow Tai Fook Enterprise– the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center and the Tianjin CTF Finance Center. With similar mixed-use programs for Office/Hotel/Serviced Apartment/…
Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
The survival of humanity on this planet relies on a radical repositioning of our cities. In the face of unprecedented global population growth, urbanization, pollution increase and climate change, it is no longer enough to simply create buildings…
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
18 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Nathaniel Hollister & Antony Wood, CTBUH
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters (around 2,000 feet) – that’s twice the height of the Eiffel Tower.
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
Dec 2007 – CTBUH Research
333 meters high with 72 stories and 480 suites, Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai leads the list of the 10 tallest buildings completed in 2007. The tower, which is developed by Bonyan International Investment Group, is also regarded as the world’s tallest…

New World Development Company Limited Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 27 Completed9 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed2 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 14 Years
Most Common Function residential, 16 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 17 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

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