People wearing protective face masks walk around Hong Kong’s shopping areas while a TV screen broadcasts measures to counter the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
People wearing protective face masks walk around Hong Kong’s shopping areas while a TV screen broadcasts measures to counter the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP

Can coronavirus outbreak knock Hong Kong retail and office markets, the world’s priciest, off the perch?

  • M&G Real Estate expects to see at least a 30 per cent slide in prices from 2019 peak through 2021
  • No evidence to suggest prices are about to fall below the levels in New York or London West End, Knight Frank says

People wearing protective face masks walk around Hong Kong’s shopping areas while a TV screen broadcasts measures to counter the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
People wearing protective face masks walk around Hong Kong’s shopping areas while a TV screen broadcasts measures to counter the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
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