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14 land transactions in Q2

The Lands Department registered 13 lease modifications and one land exchange in the Land Registry during the quarter ending June, of which five were technical changes involving nil premium. Four transactions were on Hong Kong Island,


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Major Chinese infrastructure firm to join Helsinki—Tallinn tunnel project

A memorandum of understanding has been signed with three major Chinese contractors to build a railway tunnel approximately 90km under the Gulf of Finland to link Helsinki with Tallinn, capital of Estonia. State-owned firms China Railway


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HK-Shenzhen Western Express Line feasibility Plan back in the works

A shelved HK$110 billion plan to build the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Express Line has been given new life after the government says it will cooperate with the mainland in researching its feasibility. Currently there is no


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Malay and S’pore Consultants appointed for KL-High Speed Rail project

Minconsult, a Malaysian company, and Ernst & Young were appointed as the Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) and Commercial Advisory Consultant (CAC) on the Kuala Lumpur –Singapore High Speed Rail project. MyHSR Corporation announced that by the


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5 pre-sale consents issued

The Lands Department issued five pre-sale consents for residential projects in the second quarter, involving 2,622 units. One development in Tai Po, comprising 723 units, is expected to be completed in 2020, while two projects in


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Rail inquiry report due Nov

The Commission of Inquiry into the Construction Works at & near the Hung Hom Station Extension under the Shatin to Central Link (SCL) Project will submit its final report to the Chief Executive on or before


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Two sites to provide 1,350 flats

The Government will sell by tender two residential sites in the July to September quarter, providing about 1,350 flats. Announcing the land sale programme for the next quarter, Secretary for Development Michael Wong today said the residential sites are


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China consortium wins Kai Tak site for HK$12.92b

A consortium comprising two mainland state-owned enterprises – China Resources Land and Poly Property – has been awarded the tender for Kai Tak Area 4C Site 1 in Kowloon for HK$12.92 billion, or HK$18,080 per square


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Kai Tak site sale set

A Kai Tak site in the 2019-20 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. The site is listed as New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6607, located at Shing Kai


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18 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in April – five on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and nine in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, seven were for apartment and apartment/commercial developments and the rest


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