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  • Sep 19, 2014
  • Updated: 11:21pm

Land supply

Retired civil servants offer housing estates to ease land shortage

"[Chief Executive] Leung Chun-ying has been trying to increase land supply by different means such as developing the New Territories North, but there are difficulties," said Wong Pak-yan, the convenor of a petition forum on the redevelopment of co-operative housing yesterday.

Sunday, 27 January, 2013, 5:00am

Mid-Levels unlikely to see rush to develop

News that the government might lift restrictions on property development in Pok Fu Lam and Mid-Levels has drawn a lukewarm response from landlords and buyers, according to industry players.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:47am

Why Hong Kong needs an entirely new approach to industrial property

The main focus of last week's policy address was on increasing residential land supply, which was entirely expected as much of the government's activity and key policy announcements have been directed towards the residential market.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:47am

Keen bids for last flat site at Tsuen Wan West MTR

The government's plan to boost land supply has not put a damper on property developers' eagerness to buy land.

22 Jan 2013 - 5:03am

CY Leung's housing will require focus on land supply, backer says

Leung Chun-ying's ambitious housing targets risk being missed if the government does not prioritise building up land reserves, a key supporter of the chief executive has warned.

18 Jan 2013 - 4:35am 2 comments

Nature concerns must be part of development plans

No one is perhaps more eager to end the contentions over Hong Kong's land supply than the chief executive, who is reportedly due to announce initiatives to increase housing supply in next week's policy address.

11 Jan 2013 - 2:49am

Clear plan needed to address land supply and housing issues

Not surprisingly, the state of the real estate market, particularly the residential sector, has been the subject of much discussion since the new administration took office in July and began an attempt to make up for the failure of its predecessors to adequately address land and housing issues.

28 Nov 2012 - 3:13am

Losing the plot: is 'tight' land supply just a myth?

When officials keep on saying pr

9 Nov 2012 - 4:04am 1 comment

Land supply enough for years to come

The amount of vacant government land could be enough to support the city's housing supply for four years, the latest official figures suggest.

18 Oct 2012 - 3:06am