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Hong Kong’s Development hinges on land supply

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today outlined measures to tackle the issue of land supply in her Policy Address. These include speeding up studies on brownfield sites in the New Territories and making arrangements for reprovisioning existing


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Lantau a development priority for HK Gov’t

The Chief Executive has outlined the Government’s vision for the development of Lantau in her Policy Address. Mrs Lam noted with the commissioning of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the transport connectivity between Hong Kong and other


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Hong Kong: Sanctions imposed on contractors

The Development Bureau has taken regulating actions against the contractors concerned for construction issues associated with Hung Hom Station, To Kwa Wan Station and Exhibition Centre Station under the Sha Tin to Central Link Project. The


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More resources devoted to public housing

The Government is devoting more resources to public housing, Secretary for Development Michael Wong said today. Speaking to the media, Mr Wong said there is a huge shortage of public housing. “We think it is reasonable to devote more


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15 pre-sale consents issued

The Lands Department issued 12 pre-sale consents for residential developments and three pre-sale consents for non-residential developments in the third quarter. The residential developments involve 6,979 units. Three developments in Lei Yue Mun, Tai Po and


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Shatin Rail link works set to resume

The Highways Department has agreed to the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s proposal of works resumption and updating of trigger levels for the Shatin to Central Link Exhibition Centre Station. The decision was made after considering comments from


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Four sites in Hong Kong to provide 2,630 flats

The Government will sell by tender four residential sites in the October to December quarter, providing about 2,630 flats. One site is in Tai Po, one on Lantau, and two in Kai Tak. For the Tai


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Lantau, Kai Tak residential sites go on sale

Residential sites in Kai Tak and Lantau Island were offered for sale today under the 2018-19 Land Sale Program” by the Lands Department. The Lantau Island site offers about 5,503 square meters. The minimum gross floor


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21 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 21 building plans in July – six on Hong Kong Island, nine in Kowloon and six in the New Territories. Twelve were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, six for commercial developments, two


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HA increases use of precast concrete components & mechanised construction

The construction industry in recent years has been facing the problem of labour shortage and an ageing workforce while housing demand has remained strong. Given this background, the industry has been proactively searching for innovative construction


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