The Buildings Department approved 19 building plans in October – seven on Hong Kong Island, three in Kowloon and nine in the New Territories.
Seven were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, another seven were for commercial developments, one was for factory and industrial developments and four were for community services developments.
Consent was given for works to start on 12 building projects which will provide 190,025 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 3,083 units, and 24,897 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.
The department also issued 20 occupation permits – six on Hong Kong Island, eight in Kowloon and six in the New Territories.
Buildings certified for occupation have 38,720 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 409 units, and 189,064 sq m for non-domestic use.
The declared cost of new buildings completed in October was $5.7 billion.