A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng
A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng

More Hong Kong restaurants and shop tenants are looking to surrender spaces for ‘free’, as coronavirus and government response bite

  • Restaurant operators need to compensate landlords, or risk being sued if they do not pay rent, analyst says
  • About 1,000 restaurants have closed since June last year, another 1,000 could close in the coming two months if the pandemic persists beyond April: industry body

Topic |   Hong Kong property
A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng
A closed restaurant in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong district. Social distancing measures introduced by the government have also dealt a big blow to the city’s restaurant industry. Photo: Robert Ng
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