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14 pre-sale consents issued

The Lands Department issued 12 pre-sale consents for residential developments and two pre-sale consents for non-residential developments in the fourth quarter last year. The 12 pre-sale consents were issued for 10 residential developments, involving 8,351 units.


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Populous bags role on Hong Kong’s biggest sports venue

The government of Hong Kong has launched a US$3.8bn project to build the territory’s biggest ever stadium complex over 28ha on the site of the old Kai Tak airport. “The Kai Tak Sports Park, occupying 28


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MTR foundation works to resume

Consent has been given to resume pile foundation works for the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s Tai Wai Station topside development project which were suspended on July 12, 2018. The Buildings Department made the announcement today after ascertaining the structural


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Support in doubt for Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan

The Task Force on Land Supply has recommended reclamation east of Lantau after a public consultation, but it does not mean a majority of Hongkongers support the government’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan, chairman Stanley Wong Yuen-fai


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13,850 private flats forecast in 2018-19

Supply from all sources would have a capacity to produce about 13,850 private housing flats in the financial year of 2018-19, the Secretary for Development, Michael Wong said today. “This supply has taken account of the


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The world’s largest air purification system

The world’s largest air purification system will clear most of the pollutants generated from vehicles using Hong Kong’s new Central-Wan Chai Bypass & Island Eastern Corridor Link. The system will handle more than five million cubic


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Kai Tak site sold

The tender for a Kai Tak site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $8.034 billion, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6575 at Kai Tak Area


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Two sites to be sold

A Kai Tak commercial site and a Tai Po residential site in the 2018-19 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6547 at Kai


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19 building plans approved

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,


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Rail works must meet requirements

The Transport & Housing Department today said it reserves all rights to pursue further actions against the Mass Transit Railway Corporation and related contractors. The department made the statement in response to the MTRC’s progress on


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