Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg
Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg
Sandy Li
Opinion

Opinion

Sandy Li

Soaring rent risks the city's status as shopper's paradise

It's cheaper to pay 12pc sales tax and buy a pair of jeans in Manila than get them here tax-free

Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg
Soaring shop rents in Hong Kong are getting in the way for running restaurants and retail business. Photo: Bloomberg
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