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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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Ho Man Tin project draws strong interest

MTR Corporation Ltd (0066) received 31 expressions of interest for the second phase of a project atop Ho Man Tin MTR Station yesterday, that will provide about 900 to 1,000 residential units. Kerry Properties (0683), Wheelock


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Li eyes UK infrastructure IPO

Victor Li’s CK Infrastructure Holdings (1038), which owns energy and water utilities globally, is considering listing some UK assets through a London initial public offering. CK Infrastructure is speaking with investment banks about the listing of


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Kai Tak, Tuen Mun residential sites to be sold

Two residential sites in the 2018-19 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. The Tuen Mun site is Lot No. 2883 in Demarcation District No. 130 at Fuk Hang


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