Swire Properties Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the investment and development of real estate properties. It operates through the following business segments: Property Investment, Property Trading, and Hotels. The Property Investment segment offers development, leasing and management of commercial, retail and some residential properties. The Property Trading segment involves in the development and construction of properties, like residential apartments, for sale. The Hotel segment includes investment in and operation of hotels. The company was founded on November 3, 1972 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.