FEC was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972. Since then, the Group has built a strong foundation in the region enhanced by the local knowledge of its on-ground teams. This approach has enabled the Group to expand rapidly in the past decade, transforming into a regional conglomerate engaged in property and hospitality in addition to car park management and operations.

Recent key milestones include:

2017
  • FEC and its Consortium Partners Completed Acquisition of Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort at the Gold Coast
2016
  • FEC and its Queen's Wharf Brisbane Partners entered into Memorandum of Understanding for Development of The Star Entertainment Group's Properties in Sydney and Gold Coast.
  • FEC Awarded the Tender for Residential Land Site at Sha Tin Heights.
  • FEC won planning consent for Alpha Square in London.
  • FEC appointed as the developer for a prime residential site located near Victoria Station at Manchester, the United Kingdom.
  • FEC was appointed as the preferred developer for a key section of Western Australia's Perth City Link in Perth, Australia.
  • FEC Proposed Issue of US$300 Million 3.75 Percent 5-year Notes Due 2021 under Medium Term Note Programme.
  • Queensland Government Granted Queen's Wharf Brisbane Casino License to Destination Brisbane Consortium.
  • The Group has recently completed the purchase of a car park in the vicinity of the Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
2015
  • Develops luxury hotel and mixed-use property project at 250 Spencer Street, Melbourne in Australia. With 250 rooms, the iconic Ritz-Carlton hotel will be the highest hotel in Australia.
  • Destination Brisbane Consortium, a joint venture between FEC Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, Echo and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited was selected by the Queensland State as the preferred proponent to undertake the Project. The Project entails the development of an entertainment precinct and integrated resort as well as residential development at Queen's Wharf Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Privatization of Dorsett Hospitality International on October 2015.
2014
  • FEC's property development division expanded to London and acquired its first residential development site at Canary Wharf.
  • FEC entered the Perth market and secured a development opportunity at Elizabeth Quay.
  • FEC entered the facility management business with the acquisition of a Melbourne-based company.
  • FEC won a number of government tenders in Hong Kong, including the residential site in Tai Wai.
2013
  • FEC issued its debut CNY1 billion 3-year bonds.
  • Dorsett issued its debut CNY850 million 5-year bonds.
  • Dorsett signed four new hotel management contracts covering 1,100 rooms in Malaysia.
  • FEC acquired a residential site at 250 Spencer Street, Melbourne, which substantially enlarged its land bank in Australia.
2012
  • FEC carried out a renewal of its capital structure and repurchased and deregistered 11.7% of its shares, which enhanced the net asset value per share and improved the dividend per share.
2011
  • Dorsett expanded its hotel operations outside of Asia Pacific into London and acquired its first hotel site at Shepherd's Bush, which opened in 2014.
2010
  • FEC spun off its hotel division, Dorsett, on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • FEC issued 5-year 3.625% HK$800 million convertible bonds.
2009
  • FEC entered the car park business and acquired a 74% stake in Care Park, a leading car park operator in Australia and New Zealand.
  • The Group purchased its first hotel site in Singapore.
2008
  • FEC announced its regionalisation strategy and begun its journey to transform the Group into a regional conglomerate with property development and hospitality interests.
  • FEC acquired the Upper West Side development site in Melbourne.