A construction site in Hong Kong. Homebuyers are unlikely to benefit from slower growth in average cost, with developers likely to prefer maximising their profits. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s slide down ranks of cities with highest global construction costs to boost developers

  • Average construction cost in Hong Kong stood at US$3,749 per square metre in 2018, an increase of 1 per cent
  • The average cost had risen 6.2 per cent in 2017, placing city behind only London and Zurich
Topic |   Hong Kong property

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A construction site in Hong Kong. Homebuyers are unlikely to benefit from slower growth in average cost, with developers likely to prefer maximising their profits. Photo: Edmond So
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