Peng Chau is among the outlying islands that have seen a surge in interest from home seekers. Photo: David Wong
Peng Chau is among the outlying islands that have seen a surge in interest from home seekers. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong’s outlying islands see popularity surge as homebuyers swap convenience of city life for peace and quiet amid shift to remote working

  • The Islands district saw a 28.5 per cent leap in transactions in the secondary housing market last year to 1,699, according to Midland Realty
  • Extra space and proximity to the great outdoors have become more important to homebuyers than being close to essential infrastructure like the MTR, say property agents

Peng Chau is among the outlying islands that have seen a surge in interest from home seekers. Photo: David Wong
Peng Chau is among the outlying islands that have seen a surge in interest from home seekers. Photo: David Wong
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