A presentation slide is shown during a press conference on the East Lantau metropolis project, proposing the reclamation of 2,200 hectares for housing to the east of Lantau Island. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Chiu Kam-kuen
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Chiu Kam-kuen

Hong Kong government must consider all possible options to address long-term land supply

  • The government should adopt a multipronged approach and consider any option that can increase land supply to address the city’s housing shortage
  • Although the government’s proposal to build a 1,000-hectare artificial island has divided public opinion, the cost can be largely recouped from the sale of land for residential and commercial buildings

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A presentation slide is shown during a press conference on the East Lantau metropolis project, proposing the reclamation of 2,200 hectares for housing to the east of Lantau Island. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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