Office buildings and open land await development in downtown Singapore, in this photo taken in September 2017. The Urban Redevelopment Authority, which oversees urban planning in Singapore, uses the data it collects from various government departments to estimate land demand. Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore shows up the ills of Hong Kong’s haphazard land planning

  • A study visit to the city state’s Urban Redevelopment Authority brings home the need for policy coordination and timely estimates of land demand and supply
  • This is what Hong Kong needs, to end its perennial housing crunch
Topic |   Singapore

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Office buildings and open land await development in downtown Singapore, in this photo taken in September 2017. The Urban Redevelopment Authority, which oversees urban planning in Singapore, uses the data it collects from various government departments to estimate land demand. Photo: Bloomberg
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