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​2017
February
Completed the disposal of 5 properties, namely Sui Wo Court Commercial Centre, On Yam Shopping Centre, Sun Tin Wai Commercial Centre, Cheung Hong Commercial Centre and Shek Wai Kok Commercial Centre
January
TKO Gateway launched following the completion of its asset enhancement.
​2016
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September
​     Butterfly Market reopened after completing its asset enhancement.
July
     ​Issued our inaugural green bond, a first for Hong Kong business enterprises and Asian property enterprises.
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​May
​Completed the disposal of 9 properties, namely Shek Yam Shopping Centre, Wan Tau Tong Shopping Centre, Hing Man Commercial Centre, Kam Ying Court Shopping Centre, Po Tin Shopping Centre, Tin Ma Court Commercial Centre, Retail and Car Park within Mei Chung Court, Retail and Car Park within Po Nga Court and Retail and​ Car Park within Yan Shing Court.
​April
​Mr Nicholas Allen became Chairman of Link Asset Management Limited.
​Acquired No. 700 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, marking Link REIT's first investment in Hong Kong's core retail district.
February
​Tin Shing Market reopened after completing its asset enhancement.
​​​2015
​December
​​ Completed the disposal of 5 properties, namely Ka Fuk Shopping Centre, Kwong Tin Shopping Centre, Tin Wan Shopping Centre, Fung Wah Estate Retail and Car Park, and Siu On Court Retail and Car Park.
​Unveiled the renovated Temple Mall following the completion of its asset enhancement. ​
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September
​     Link REIT became a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index..
August
Launched new corporate identity which expresses our vision and highlights our ability to connect and bring people together.
​Acquired Corporate Avenue 1 & 2, our first investment of an office property in Mainland China.
​​April
​​Acquired EC Mall in Beijing, marking Link REIT's first investment in Mainland China.
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​January
​Link REIT became the only Hong Kong company included in RobecoSAM's 2015 Sustainability Yearbook, representing top 15% sustainability performance in the global real estate sector.
​Link REIT through the joint venture with Nan Fung Development has successfully tendered for a commercial site in Kwun Tong, which will be developed into a Grade-A office commercial complex comprising two office towers with retail facilities and car parks.
​With Unitholders’ approval at the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 15 January, Link REIT’s investment strategy has been expanded to enable it to undertake property development and related activities.
2014 ​​
December
​Link REIT became a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index.
​Completed the disposal of 5 properties, namely Siu Lun Shopping Centre, Tin Ping Shopping Centre, Tsui Lam Shopping Centre, the Retail and Car Park within Choi Fai Estate and the Retail and Car Park within Choi Ha Estate.
​Link REIT’s flagship plaza in Tuen Mun District “H.A.N.D.S” celebrated its grand opening after completing its major asset enhancement, which is the largest asset enhancement project since Link REIT’s IPO, and included a fresh market upgrade.​
​September
​Acquired Lions Rise Mall, complementing Link REIT’s portfolio in the Wong Tai Sin District.
Issued US$500 Million 10-Year Notes which broadened the funding source of Link REIT and also strengthened its liquidity position.
July

​Completed the disposal of 4 properties, namely Hing Tin Commercial Centre, Kwai Hing Shopping Centre, Wah Kwai Shopping Centre and the Retail and Car Park within Tung Hei Court.

February
With Unitholders’ approval at the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 18 February, the geographical scope of Link REIT’s investment strategy has been expanded beyond Hong Kong.​
2013 ​​
December
​     Lok Fu Market celebrated its grand opening after completing its asset enhancement.
October
​Chung Fu Plaza marked the completion of its asset enhancement.
September
Link REIT has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific Index) 2013/2014, a first and only Hong Kong-listed REIT for being included in this global sustainability benchmark.​
March
​Link REIT was included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, a first for Hong Kong-listed REITs.
January
​"Link Together Initiatives" was launched to contribute further to community sustainability through charitable donations.​
2012
November
​Link REIT won the Platinum Award and the Significant Improvement Award at the Hong Kong Institute of C​ertified Public Accountants Best Corporate Governance Disclosure Awards.​
July
Link REIT won the Bronze Award of the Hong Kong Management Association Quality Award.
Launched Employee Unit Purchase Plan, turning employees into unitholders
​With Unitholders’ approval at the Annual General Meeting on 25 July, the scope of Link REIT’s investment strategy has been expanded from retail and car-park properties to non-residential (other than hotels and serviced apartments) properties
​May
​     Tai Yuen Market celebrated its grand opening following the completion of Link’s first fresh market asset enhancement project at the property 
January
​Acquired Maritime Bay in Tseung Kwan O, marking Link REIT's second acquisition, creating synergy with Link REIT's other shopping centres in the district to enhance potential growth. 
2011
November
​Mr Nicholas Sallnow-Smith, Chairman, and Mr George Hongchoy, Chief Executive Officer, were awarded Directors of the Year Awards by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
​Completed asset enhancement work at Stanley Plaza, turning the property into a family-oriented lifestyle and leisure landmark in Hong Kong. This is also Link REIT's first dog-friendly shopping centre.
July
Acquired Commercial Podium of Nan Fung Plaza, marking Link REIT's first venture into a private sector retail facility.
April
​Supported the introduction of a minimum wage, and offered outsourced workers lunch breaks and paid rest days by reimbursing the additional expenditures incurred by contractors.
​Link REIT celebrated the Grand Opening of its flagship property Lok Fu Place after completing a major asset enhancement.
February
​First Mystery Shopper Programme was launched to further improve frontline service quality.
January
​HK$200 million was earmarked by Link REIT to bring facilities in line with new standards of barrier free access.
2010
November
​Link REIT celebrated its 5th anniversary.
May
Mr George Hongchoy appointed as CEO of Link Asset Management Limited.
​2008
June
​Link Tenant Academy was launched to assist Quality Independent Operators in their businesses.
2007
April
Mr Nicholas Sallnow-Smith joined Link as Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director.
2005
November
​Link REIT, Hong Kong’s first listed and largest REIT, was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 25 November 2005. Please click here for the Offering Circular.
  


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