Business Overview | Harbour City

Harbour City, the Group's flagship property situated in the commercial hub of Tsim Sha Tsui, boasts 8.4 million square feet of prime commercial space comprising offices, retail shops, serviced apartments, hotels and club, and approximately 2,000 car parking spaces. With its 700 shops including 50 restaurants and two cinemas, Harbour City is home to Hong Kong's largest shopping, dining and entertainment centre.


Harbour City, the largest and most comprehensive retail offer under one roof in Hong Kong, is among the world's leading shopping destinations with two million square feet of contiguous mall space. It is the core of the "Greater Harbour City" cluster covering approximately six million square feet spanning vibrant shopping, entertainment, dining and lifestyle in this most dynamic retail area in Tsim Sha Tsui. Its presence strengthens the prominence of the region.

Harbour City's 530-metre contiguous retail frontage along Canton Road has become a finite resource for top brands, giving rise to a luxury line-up including Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. It is the most coveted location for international luxury brands and attracts the best-of-class retailers in search of advantageous position and shop front design. A series of new additions and expansions on Canton Road is set to bring further surprises and excitement to the premium shoppers. With its renowned Canton Road street frontage, a global retail showcase, presence at Harbour City is a must-have for celebrated international retailers, in particular for those who want to do business in the Mainland.

Harbour City offers a comprehensive mix of stores across a finely-calibrated price point matrix of luxury, middle market and high street brands. Retail clusters such as KidX (the best of class selection for kids), Cosmetics (over 200 brands), SportX, Audio-visual Centre and Shoes (more than 100 brands) provide distinct and unique shopping experience for its patrons.

Harbour City is among the first malls in Hong Kong to incorporate art elements into mall events, making art appreciation part of people's daily lives. In addition to a number of art events held at the mall throughout the year, Harbour City has also devoted a 1,000-square-foot prime retail space on Level Two of Ocean Centre for the establishment of the unique "Gallery by the Harbour". Boasting a 20-foot high ceiling and full-height glass wall, this admission-free art gallery offers visitors a unique experience of appreciating art pieces from around the world against the backdrop of the stunning Victoria Harbour.

Ocean Terminal's ("OT") value-accretive renovation is progressing to plan. Upon completion of the new escalators and a new atrium at KidX as well as creation of three new shops taken up by Hublot, IWC Schaffhausen and Montblanc in Golden Mile, new retail and F&B attractions on the third floor will be created by mid-2015.

The extension building plan for OT, designed by internationally renowned architecture firm Foster & Partners, is approved. The extension building will offer new culinary options with fabulous panoramic views of the Hong Kong skyline and the Peak.

A series of trade-mix enhancements as well as the renovation and extension of OT will further unleash retail value, add growth impetus and bring surprises and excitement to the customers.

Retail Tenant Mix (by Rental, Area and Sales)

(Extracted from The Wharf (Holdings) Limited Annual Report 2014)

  % by Rental % by Area % by Sales
Fashion 34.4 30.0 25.0
Leather Goods - Shoes Bags & Related Trades 23.7 12.1 26.4
Department Stores, Confectionery Products 11.3 19.7 12.1
Jewellery, Beauty and Accessories 18.7 7.7 21.7
Restaurant, Fast Food, F&B, and Entertainment 3.3 14.7 3.1
Children's Wear, Toy & Related Trades 2.8 5.2 2.3
Electrical & Audio-visual Equipment 2.2 2.0 7.0
Sports Wear 1.9 2.2 1.5
Others 1.7 6.4 0.9
  100.0 100.0 100.0


Boasting 4.3 million square feet in total, Harbour City offers the largest Grade A office portfolio in Kowloon with 10 commercial buildings including Gateway Tower 1, 2 and 6, Prudential Tower, Sun Life Tower, Ocean Centre, World Finance Centre (South and North), Wharf T&T Centre and World Commerce Centre. Harbour City remains a preferred office location for multinationals, Mainland and local enterprises, powered by its convenient location and transportation, premium quality management, comprehensive ancillary features including the mega mall, three Marco Polo hotels, serviced apartments, a fitness centre and a private Pacific Club. This has provided Harbour City with an unparalleled competitive edge compared to "pure offices".

Serviced Apartments

Situated on top of the Harbour City Gateway Towers, Gateway Apartments offers 499 tastefully furnished apartments from studio units to deluxe three-bedroom and penthouse suites. It is undoubtedly an ideal home for the discerning residents who look for the highest level of elegance and convenience. The substantial renovation is underway and upon its completion, the refreshed apartments will be better-positioned to cater to customers’ unique and sophisticated demands and enable the most discerning customers to enjoy an unmatched, tranquil and more blissful lifestyle.

Portfolio Information
(Extracted from The Wharf (Holdings) Limited Annual Report 2014)

  Gross Floor
(sq ft)

(HK$ Million)
(HK$ Million)
Retail 2,049,000 5,674 98 94,602
Office 4,263,000 2,121 96 55,108
Serviced Apartments 670,000 301 74 9,990
Hotel and Club 1,368,000 1,454 89 8,420

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