About Chevalier

Milestones

1970-1975

1970

Commenced core business in Toshiba lifts and escalators with 10 staff members in 600 sq. ft. office space.

Headquarters located at Star House, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Engineering department located in To Kwa Wan.

1972

Opened Singapore office.

1975

Started Air Conditioning business.

Headquarters moved to Hang Lung Centre, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

1976-1980

1978

Opened Macau office.

1979

Started Computer business and appointed as distributor of NEC computer products.

1980

Headquarters moved to East Sun Industrial Centre, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.

1981-1985

1982

Started Construction business.

Started Office Automation (OA) business and appointed as distributor of Toshiba OA equipment.

1983

Headquarters moved to 45 Chatham Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

Started Aluminium Engineering business.

Started Environmental Engineering business.

Started Building Supplies and Industrial Equipment business.

1984

Chevalier (HK) Limited, a former holding vehicle of the Group, listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

1985

Participated in the Hong Kong Housing Authority's Private Sector Participation Scheme for the first time - Chevalier Garden in Ma On Shan.

Opened office in Shanghai, which is its first representative office in Mainland China.

1986-1990

1986

Headquarters building at 45 Chatham Road, Tsim Sha Tsui renamed as Chevalier House.

Started Electrical and Mechanical Engineering business.

Started Automobile Dealership business and set up an office in Toronto, Canada.

Opened office in Guangzhou, Mainland China.

1988

Chevalier (OA) Holdings Limited spun off from Chevalier (HK) Limited and separately listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Chevalier Engineering Service Centre in Kowloon Bay was completed, with a total space of 180,000 sq. ft. and used exclusively by the Group.

Opened Thailand office.

Manufacturing plant of the Aluminium Windows and Curtain Walls division in Dongguan, Mainland China was established.

1989

Chevalier International Holdings Limited replaced the listing of Chevalier (HK) Limited on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, whereas Chevalier (OA) International Limited replaced the listing of Chevalier (OA) Holdings Limited.

Started Finance Service business.

1990

Launched Paging Services and opened the first "Chevalier Shop", its retail shop for consumer telecom products.

Opened USA office in San Francisco and started food products' distributorship and wholesale businesses.

Opened office in Beijing, Mainland China.

1991-1995

1991

Chevalier Development International Limited spun off from Chevalier International Holdings Limited and separately listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

1992

Acquired Chevalier Warehouse Building in Fanling, Hong Kong, with a total floor space of 110,000 sq. ft. and used exclusively by the Group.

Started Civil Engineering business.

1993

Headquarters moved to Chevalier Commercial Centre, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, where the Group occupies 160,000 sq. ft.

Sponsored the Lunar New Year Fireworks Display at the Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong.

1994

Chevalier Singapore Holdings Limited listed on Mainboard of the Stock Exchange of Singapore.

Opened office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

1995

25th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

Opened Rosedale Garden Suite Hotel in Vancouver, Canada.

Launched Internet Service.

Started Travel Agency business.

1996-2000

1996

Official listing of Chevalier Construction Holdings Limited on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Opened the first hotel in Mainland China, Chevalier Hotel - Xinyang.

Opened offices in Malaysia and Myanmar.

Sponsored Chevalier Cup Race Day of the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the first time.

1997

Opened Philippines office.

1998

Was granted an insurance underwriting license.

Started Pipe Rehabilitation business.

1999

Opened Chevalier Hotel - Jiujiang in Mainland China.

Chevalier (OA) International Limited renamed as Chevalier iTech Holdings Limited.

Privatization of Chevalier Development International Limited by Chevalier International Holdings Limited.

Opened the first Q-Mart Shop in Sheung Shui, Hong Kong.

Opened Japan office.

2000

Completion of Chevalier Place, a commercial and residential project in Shanghai, Mainland China.

Sponsored the Lunar New Year Fireworks Display for the second time.

Started Network Solutions business.

30th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

Ventured into motor vehicle insurance business area, Chevalier Insurance Co. Ltd. signed Motor Insurance Partnership Agreement with Dah Chong Hong.

2001-2005

2001

The Lift and Escalator division won the 2001 HKMA Quality Award - Certificate of Merit.

Chevalier Hotel - Jiujiang was recognized by the Tourist Board of Jiangxi Province as a four-star hotel.

Brought the advanced German No-Dig pipe rehabilitation technology to Hong Kong.

Opened Chevalier Hotel - Dongguan in Mainland China.

Opened Chevalier Insurance Company Limited's Beijing representative office.

Opened Australia Office.

2002

Purchased an 18-storey godown in Kwai Chung and started Cold Storage and Logistics business.

Opened Chevalier Shop Digital Gallery.

2003

Chevalier (Construction) Company Limited participated in Hong Kong Wetland Park construction work.

Privatization of Chevalier Singapore Holdings Limited by Chevalier International Holdings Limited.

2004

Privatization of Chevalier Construction Holdings Limited by Chevalier International Holdings Limited.

Started Printing business.

Dr Chow Yei Ching, Founder of the Chevalier Group, awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

2005

Sponsored tennis tournament "Chevalier ATP Champions Tour".

Acquisition of Pacific Coffee and started Food & Beverage business.

35th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

Dr Chow Yei Ching, Founder of the Chevalier Group, awarded DHL/ SCMP Hong Kong Business Award 2005 - Owner-Operator Award.

2006-2010

2006

Chevalier Property Management Limited won the 2006 HKMA Quality Award - Bronze Award.

Started Car Dealership business in Chengdu, Mainland China.

Opened Chevalier Insurance Company Limited's Vietnam representative office.

2007

Acquired Igor's Group of restaurants to develop specialty restaurants and bars business.

Chevalier iTech Holdings Limited disposed of its information technology and related business to Chevalier International Holdings Limited, and renamed as Chevalier Pacific Holdings Limited with a focus on developing Food and Beverage business.

2008

Chevalier Thailand Office celebrated its 20th Anniversary.

The Group announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation to jointly develop the elevator business in Asian market.

2009

The Group acquired 49% beneficial interest in Jinjiang Generation International Hotel to further expand its business in Chengdu, Mainland China.

2010

Chevalier further strengthened its Food and Beverage business through the merger of Cafe Deco Group and Igor's Group.

40th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

2011-2015

2011

Purchase of a cold storage godown at No. 8 Kwai Hei Street, Kwai Chung, New Territories, and also land and buildings at Nos.29 - 33 Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, New Territories.

Acquired 3 senior housing properties in Oregon, United States.

Chevalier Pacific Holdings Limited ceased to be a subsidiary of Chevalier International Holdings Limited after a reorganization.

2012

A jointly controlled entity of the Chevalier Group is granted the rights to develop a Urban Renewal Authority redevelopment site at Chi Kiang Street/ Ha Heung Road, To Kwa Wan, namely "City Hub".

Acquired 18 senior housing properties in North Carolina, United States.

2013

Acquired 2 more senior housing properties in North Carolina, United States.

An associated company of the Group acquired a Farming and Agriculture business in Australia.

Chevalier disposed of its remaining 20% equity interest in the Pacific Coffee Group to China Resources Enterprise, Limited.

2014

Disposed of Chevalier Engineering Service Centre at 21 Sheung Yuet Road, Kowloon Bay.

2015

Completion of Phase 1 of Chevalier City in Changchun, Mainland China.

45th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

2016-present

2016

The Group kicked off a senior housing project in Hong Kong.

2017

The Group’s wholly owned subsidiary is granted the rights to develop a Urban Renewal Authority redevelopment site at 8 Fuk Chak Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, namely “Sablier”.

Acquired the residential properties at Nos. 292A-D Prince Edward Road West, Homantin, Kowloon for redevelopment.

An associate “Qi Yang Group” which is engaged in the Car Dealership business became the subsidiary of the Group.

Acquired 2 senior housing properties in Michigan, United States.

2018

The Group acquired properties at No.5 Hang Lok Lane, Shatin for redevelopment to further expand its Property Development business.

The Group expanded its investment portfolio in the United States from senior housing to medical and healthcare related properties.

Sponsored the Lunar New Year Fireworks Display for the third time.

2019

Acquired 10 senior housing properties in Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington, United States.

The Group developed a new wholesale food network in Canada to further expand its Food Trading business.

2020

Acquired 1 senior housing property in Oregon, United States.

50th Anniversary of the Chevalier Group.

 

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