The Buildings Department approved 29 building plans in September – nine on Hong Kong Island, nine in Kowloon and 11 in the New Territories.
Of the approved plans, 11 were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, eight were for commercial developments, four were for factory and industrial developments, and six were for community services developments.
Consent was given to start works on 14 building projects, which will provide 328,886 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 5,583 units, and 112,272 sq m for non-domestic use.
The department also issued 36 occupation permits – 12 on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and 17 in the New Territories.
Buildings certified for occupation have 250,823 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 4,085 units, and 71,745 sq m for non-domestic use.
The declared cost of the new buildings completed in the month was $10 billion.