37 Shouson Hill Road, The Peak, on Hong Kong Island on May 30, 2020. Photo: Edmond So
37 Shouson Hill Road, The Peak, on Hong Kong Island on May 30, 2020. Photo: Edmond So

Hang Lung’s HK$2.6 billion purchase of US government’s 37 Shouson Hill Road villas runs into diplomatic snag in US-China spat

  • Any US consulate plan to rent, purchase, sell its property in Hong Kong requires written consent from the Chinese government, according to a stock exchange filing by the buyer Hang Lung Properties
  • The Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesman confirmed that US embassies in China must apply to the Chinese government to buy or sell real estate

Topic |   US-China relations
37 Shouson Hill Road, The Peak, on Hong Kong Island on May 30, 2020. Photo: Edmond So
37 Shouson Hill Road, The Peak, on Hong Kong Island on May 30, 2020. Photo: Edmond So
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