Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam
Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong property

Law firms expect a wave of ‘see you in court’ as landlords sue distressed tenants for unpaid rent

  • Lawyers say enquiries on unpaid rent have surged with businesses overwhelmed by protests and pandemic
  • Some of the companies involved in rent disputes with landlords include Bonjour and Prince Jewellery & Watch

Topic |   Hong Kong property
Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam
Retail businesses are finding it hard to pay rent even as dozens of companies fold in the current downturn. Photo: Nora Tam
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