Aflex Inflatables are the leaders for obstacle courses, pool toys, waterparks and land-based watersides and fitness runs. They are industry leaders offering the widest range of pool, lake and beach…read more
Hong Kong Government to tender Kai Tak Sports Park development in mid 2017
The Hong Kong Government is expected to issue a full tender for delivery of its planned Kai Tak Sports Park in the middle of next year.
Alastair Graham, Director KPMG Hong Kong, told delegates at the last week’s Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016 conference and exhibition in Japan that the development of the sports facility is in line with the Government’s objectives for sport in Hong Kong, covering community sport, elite sport and top-class events.
Located on the harbourside in Kowloon, the Hong Kong Government plans to use around 8% of the former former Kai Tak Airport for a 50,000-seat sports stadium with a retractable roof, a public sports ground with seats for at least 5,000 and an indoor arena with 10,000 seats.
Explaining the process that the Hong Kong Government is going through, Graham stated “in terms of timeline, the project is now going through the last two stages of financial approval.
“There is a penultimate stage which is ongoing at the moment.
“Assuming that is successful we will then go out to prequalify to consortium and we envisage the prequalification documents should be issued in the first quarter of next year, in January or February.
“At the same time the project will go through the final stage of full approval for financing. Once that full approval is given, which is envisaged to be in the middle of next year (July/August) we will then go out to those bidders who have prequalified for the full tender.
“The tender process will not happen until the full financial package is agreed by government.”
Graham added that during 2016 a two-month program of public engagement has been carried out.
9th August 2016 - STUDY REAFFIRMS ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF HONG KONG’S EXHIBITION INDUSTRY
24th June 2016 - HONG KONG GOVERNMENT ADVANCES KAI TAK SPORTS PARK PROJECT
28th January 2016 - HONG KONG GOVERNMENT LOOKS TO CULTURE AND SPORT TO ATTRACT VISITORS
10th November 2015 - NEW HK$100 MILLION PITCH AT HONG KONG STADIUM CAN’T HOST FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Goplay designs and manufactures specialised playground equipment for indoor play centres, hotels, food chains, clubs and resorts. If our years of experience and dedication have taught us one thing,…read more
Hidroplay welcomes you to the exciting world of children's Playscapes, waterslide's and Water Attractions. Appealing to families, Hidroplay increases patronage in your facility during those…read more
Neptune Benson is a manufacturer of high quality water filtration and disinfection products for the recreational, industrial, and municipal water markets. With more than 20,000 installations…read more
Ausfit began in 1992, providing software services to the health and fitness sector including ClubWise, a fully hosted web-based product which combines state of the art club management software,…read more
Fitness On Demand™ is a market-leading developer of virtual group fitness products. Our innovative video delivery systems offer robust content and a simple-to-use, comprehensive web app. Fitness…read more
Gunnebo is a global provider of security and access control solutions and services with sales companies in 31 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.…read more
Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!