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Rapid Urbanization in China: Challenges and Opportunities

Chairman and CEO of the Shanghai-based Shui On Land Limited, Vincent Hong Sui Lo, will be at UC Berkeley to discuss the company's newest Shanghai project modeled on Silicon Valley.

May 15, 2007 12:00am

Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 2:00 PM
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

For more information please visit the Institute of East Asian Studies

Vincent Hong Sui Lo is the chairman and CEO of the Shanghai-based Shui On Land Limited, engaged in large-scale property development.  The company is perhaps best known for Shanghai Xintiandi, a 57,000 square-meter development housing some of Shanghai's top restaurants, bars and shops.  Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2006, Shui On Land currently has six projects under development in the city centers of Shanghai, Chongqing, Wuhan, and Hangzhou.  The company's newest Shanghai project, the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), is intended to foster technical innovation and entrepreneurship, modeled on Silicon Valley.

Mr. Lo was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 1998 and was appointed Justice of the Peace in 1999 by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). In 1999 he was made an Honorary Citizen of Shanghai.  He has been awarded other numerous awards, including the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2005.

Sponsors: Office of the Chancellor, Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley China Initiative, Institute of East Asian Studies, College of Environmental Design, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics