The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP
The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP

A rare 999-year leasehold in world’s costliest city makes US government one of Hong Kong’s biggest foreign real estate owners

  • The US government owns a portfolio of villas, luxury flats in Hong Kong estimated at up to HK$41 billion, making it one of the city’s biggest foreign real estate owners
  • The crown jewel of America’s ownership is the site of its Consulate General’s office, a leasehold plot that was extended in 1999 to last for almost a millennium, valued at HK$24.7 billion in the world’s costliest commercial district

Topic |   Hong Kong property
The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP
The US Consulate General’s office in Central on 13 June 2013. Photo: SCMP
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