There was a general rise in luxury residential prices in the month to mid-May, except for Island South and Kowloon Tong. In central Mid-Levels, luxury prices rose 3.3 per cent to $7,355 per square foot, while those in Convention Plaza surged 9.8 per cent to $9,429 per sq ft. Prices in Happy Valley edged up 0.1 per cent to $5,548 per sq ft and Tai Hang saw a rise of 9.2 per cent to $5,859 per sq ft. In Island South, however, prices fell 1.2 per cent to $6,933 per sq ft, and Kowloon Tong slipped 7.3 per cent to $5,930 per sq ft. Luxury prices in Ho Man Tin increased 2 per cent to $6,343 per sq ft and Sha Tin was up 6.9 per cent to $5,263 per sq ft. In Tai Po prices also rose 5 per cent to hit $4,232 per sq ft. Mass residential prices on Hong Kong Island also increased, with South Horizons picking up 1.1 per cent to $4,580 per sq ft. In Quarry Bay, prices were up 1 per cent to $4,367 per sq ft and Taikoo Shing property prices gained 6.3 per cent to $5,100 per sq ft. Prices in Shau Kei Wan jumped 2.2 per cent to $3,850 per sq ft and those in Heng Fa Chuen were up 2.1 per cent to $4,900 per sq ft.