The Buildings Department approved 17 building plans in October – six on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories.
Of the approved plans, eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments, two were for factory and industrial developments, and three were for community services developments.
Consent was given for works to start on nine building projects, which will provide 56,652 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 1,749 units, and 10,848 sq m for non-domestic use.
The department also issued 19 occupation permits – six on Hong Kong Island, three in Kowloon and 10 in the New Territories.
Buildings certified for occupation have 120,440 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 2,074 units, and 56,318 sq m for non-domestic use.
The declared cost of new buildings completed in the month was $7.7 billion