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Four Generations of the Lee Family


At the historic opening of Lee Garden Three in November 2018, Irene Lee, Chairman of Hysan Development remarked, “We have four generations of the Lee family here today to celebrate the opening of Lee Garden Three.

Over 95 years ago, Lee Hysan bought the plot of land we are standing on which became Lee Garden Hill.

We welcome our second generation, represented by Christina and Helen Lee, daughters-in-law of Lee Hysan. Christina is 95 and Helen is 96 – and they have indeed witnessed the evolution of Causeway Bay. As children, they remembered a piece of bare land with a few streets and some private residences and warehouses. Over 95 years, the descendants of Lee Hysan have helped transform this area into arguably the world’s most prosperous and dynamic commercial district.

The Lee family is still strongly connected to Causeway Bay, especially through our commitment to the community. It is really a continuation of my grandfather’s vision through our contribution to entertainment and finding ways to create a community lifestyle for the locals. It is our long association with the area and our strong family bond that has brought so many generations together to celebrate today’s event.

The opening of Lee Garden Three is a landmark for Hysan. Our rendition of retail has a bold emphasis on lifestyle and wellness, and our office tenants range from premier global financial institutions to pioneering co-working brands. We are setting a new precedent for property development which further propels Causeway Bay into the district where you can hear the heartbeat of Hong Kong.”

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    Zeta store owners

    “We opened our shop first on Lan Fong Road in 1986, and then we moved to Lee Garden One in 2005, so we’ve had this shop for 32 years. We have seen Causeway Bay change over these years, and we have built up so many memories here.”

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Causeway Bay embodies the many facets of Hong Kong – the fast pace, fascinating contrasts and dynamic energy. From the city’s very beginning to the present day, its diversity and vibrancy makes it a beloved neighbourhood.

  • Dr Lau


    Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Dr Lau Tai-yum can recall the days when Lee Garden was just a quarry where he and his school friends would play. “There were only a couple of shops…

    Interviews
  • Alison and Eden


    Residents of Causeway Bay

    Alison: “He loves to exercise, I like to sleep. He has OCD and I’m easy going. He likes to cook, I love to eat. It works out perfectly…

    Streetsnaps
  • Celia Leung


    Branding designer

    “As a designer, I take a lot of inspiration from minimalistic Northern European design – which is the absolute opposite to the sights and sounds of Causeway Bay…

    Streetsnaps
  • Rosanna Ma & Ben Leung


    Zeta store owners

    “We opened our shop first on Lan Fong Road in 1986, and then we moved to Lee Garden One in 2005, so we’ve had this shop for 32 years. We have seen Causeway Bay change over these years, and we have built up so many memories here.”

    Streetsnaps