Member Companies & Projects
2014

Marinella, KWIH's residential project, received the Platinum Rating of Final Assessment under the BEAM Plus NB V1.1 of the Hong Kong Green Building Council.

2013

GEG became one of the 50 constituents of the Hang Seng Index on 16 June, with market value of HKD 174billion (recorded after market close on 17 June 2013).

KWIH launched J Metropolis, an integrated project comprising residential, commercial and educational facilities in Guangzhou.

KWIH and GEG celebrated record high results in 2012, with net profits of HK$4.3 billion and HK$7.4 billion respectively.

2012

KWIH launched Upstream Park, a large-scale residential and commercial development located in Minhang District, Shanghai.

Marinella, a KWIH project in Island South, has achieved the Platinum Rating of Provisional Assessment under the BEAM Plus NB V1.1 of the Hong Kong Green Building Council in 2012.

KWIH acquired five quality plots in Tseung Kwan O of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shilong Town, Xihu District of Dongguan for an aggregate cost of approximately HK$5 billion.

2011

KWIH's several premium property projects in Hong Kong and Mainland China launched, including Marinella, Providence Bay, The Coronation, Chantilly. and The Great Hill in Hong Kong; The Palace in Shanghai; and The Legend in Guangzhou.

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong celebrated the 30th anniversary.

GEG's first flagship StarWorld Hotel and Casino celebrated its 5th anniversary.

Two new production lines of KWCM in Hebei and Sanhe commenced operation and strategic partnership with Kunming Iron & Steel and Echeng Iron & Steel was established.

KWIH's first 5-star hotel in Mainland China, Crowne Plaza Guangzhou Huadu Hotel, opens.

GEG's signature project, Galaxy Macau™, Macau's first Asia-centric five-star integrated resort opens.

2010

KWIH launched The Legend (Shanghai Westwood III).

K. Wah Group celebrated its 55th anniversary.
2009

Between late 2009 and early 2010, KWIH acquired four prime sites or projects in Hong Kong and Shanghai through sole proprietorship or joint venture, including 2 Grampian Road in Kowloon, 30 Po Shan Road in the Mid-levels and Tai Po Town Lot No. 201 in Hong Kong, and Plot B3 & B4, Zhujiajiao, Qingpu District in Shanghai, fuelling up its sustainable development and growth in future years.

2008

J SENSES, the arcade of J Residence, opened as a brand-new dining landmark on the Hong Kong Island.

KWIH launched Shanghai Westwood II.

2007

KWIH acquired six plots of prime land, including Tai Po Town Lot No. 186 and 188, West Kowloon Integrated Business District and Welfare Road of Aberdeen in Hong Kong; Jianshebei Road of Huadu in Guangzhou; and Min Hang District in Shanghai.

StarWorld Macau became the first hotel in Macau to win the "Five-Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences.

2006
K. Wah Construction Materials, with the acquisition of Tarmac Asphalt Hong Kong Limited, was turned into a truly one-stop construction materials supplier.

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong celebrated the 25th anniversary.

StarWorld Macau, the 5-star flagship hotel of GEG, opened.

KWIH launched The Great Hill and J Residence in Hong Kong; and Shanghai Westwood in Shanghai.

2005

Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”; stock code: 0027) was officially listed in Hong Kong in 2005 and was immediately supported by global private equity firm Permira.

Shanghai K. Wah Centre opened, as the regional office of K. Wah Group in Eastern China and the headquarters for K. Wah to expand in the growing Mainland Chinese market.

K. Wah Group celebrated its 50th anniversary.

2002

K. Wah Group was granted a gaming concessionaire from the Macau government in Asia's booming gaming city. Galaxy Entertainment Group (Hong Kong stock code: 27) opened the first city club in 2004.

1998
The Group’s hospitality arm in the US, Stanford Hotels Corporation was listed in the top 12 hotel owners and groups in 1998.
1997
Subsequent to the Asian financial crisis in 1997, K. Wah Group was the first developer to call out land plots from the government and successfully expanded its land reserve, including sites at Broadcast Drive, Caldecott Road and Waterloo Road in Kowloon Tong as well as Sham Tseng and Ma On Shan.
K. Wah Construction Materials entered into the agreement with the Hong Kong government for the rehabilitation programme of Anderson Quarry to transform the quarry into a multi-purpose land tract for housing and community facilities by 2013.
1993
K. Wah Group established Huangpi Quarry, the largest quarry in Guangzhou to further expand its construction materials business in China.
K. Wah Group participated in the first large-scale urban renewal project in Guangzhou, transforming the old neighbourhood of Yuexiu District into a modern residential cum commercial area – The Parkview Place.
1991
K. Wah Construction Materials Limited (previously as International Pipe Limited) was listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 0027).
K. Wah Centre in North Point, opened, as K. Wah Group's headquarters.
1990

K. Wah Group entered into the US property market in the 1990s, building home and investing in commercial properties through Cresleigh Homes and Cresleigh Properties.

Stanford Hotels International was established to manage and develop the Group's hotel business in Hong Kong.
1987
K. Wah International Holdings Limited (previously as K. Wah Stones (Holdings) Limited) was listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 0173).
1985

Stanford Hotels Corporation (Stanford Hotels Corporation previously as Stanford Hospitality) was established by K. Wah Group to develop its hotel business of in the US and collaborated with the world renowned brands including Hilton, Doubletree, Sheraton and Marriott.

1983
K. Wah Concrete Co. Limited was established in 1983, symbolizing the vertical development of the company as it turned into an integrated construction materials supplier.
1981

In 1981, the five-star InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong (previously as the Holiday Inn Harbour View) opened.

1980
In the 1980s, K. Wah Group was one of the first enterprises in Hong Kong to enter the property markets in Mainland China. During the same period, K. Wah also penetrated Southeast Asian markets, including Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, transforming into an international enterprise.
1974
K. Wah Group pioneered the development of luxurious villa-type houses in Hong Kong, the Black's Link Villas in Deep Water Bay.
1970
K. Wah Group rapidly emerged as one of the principal quarry product and concrete suppliers in Hong Kong, and provided construction materials for several infrastructure and public housing projects of Hong Kong, supporting the urban development of the city.
1964
In 1964, K. Wah Group was the first private enterprise to obtain a quarrying rights contract in Hong Kong, at Anderson Road Quarry 1.
1960
K. Wah Group began to engage in property development and investment in 1960s, in accordance with the demand for quality private housing.
1955

Dr Lui Che-woo founded the first company of K. Wah Group and implemented automation equipment in the quarry, where work had been manually done. It marked the start of safe and efficient quarrying in Hong Kong, laying solid foundations for the company to excel in the construction material industry.

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