The Buildings Department approved 13 building plans in September – three on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and six in the New Territories.
Eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, two for commercial developments, two for factory and industrial developments, and one for community services developments.
Consent was given for work to start on 15 building projects that will provide 191,929 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use, involving 3,687 units, and 63,846 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.
The department received notification of the start of work for nine building projects. It also issued 26 occupation permits – seven on Hong Kong Island, five in Kowloon and 14 in the New Territories.
The buildings certified for occupation have 157,348 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use, involving 1,224 units, and 48,256 sq m for non-domestic use.
The declared cost of new buildings completed in September totalled $8.6 billion.
Hong Kong: 13 building plans approved