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
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

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