The Wharf Group: A Proud History
Wharf Hotels is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Limited.
Founded in 1886, The Wharf (Holdings) Limited is a listed subsidiary of Wheelock and Company Limited. With prime real estate as Wharf’s primary strategic focus, site acquisition, financing, development planning, design, construction and marketing are its core competencies. Mall development and retail management remain its strategic differentiation.
Landmarks Harbour City and Times Square are the Group’s core investment properties (“IP”), which form the backbone of Wharf’s business model. As at the end of June 2014, the Group’s IP book value totaled HK$270 billion, ranking the world’s third highest. Wharf’s mission of Building for Tomorrow underlines the Group’s asset expansion programme. Its land bank is maintained at 11.1 million square metres, spanning 15 cities. Wharf Hotels now operates 14 hotels in the Asia-Pacific region, 5 of which are owned by The Wharf Group.