Protesters make their way along Hennessy Road near Causeway Bay in a massive show of solidarity and defiance against the extradition bill, on June 16, 2019. Such protests last month affected retail sales in the city. Photo: Joanne Ma

Outlook for Hong Kong retail rents bleak as trade war and protests dampen sales

  • High street rents in Central fell the most in the second quarter at 3.8 per cent
  • JLL predicts a 5 to 10 per cent drop in rents for high street shops and up to 5 per cent growth for rents in shopping centres for the rest of the year
Topic |   Retail properties

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Protesters make their way along Hennessy Road near Causeway Bay in a massive show of solidarity and defiance against the extradition bill, on June 16, 2019. Such protests last month affected retail sales in the city. Photo: Joanne Ma
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