A police water cannon truck sprays protesters with blue dye at the junction of Tim Wa Avenue and Harcourt Road, Admiralty. The area around Central, Admiralty and Sheung Wan is both the world’s most expensive market for office properties and the scene of many of the protesters’ clashes with police since anti-government demonstrations began in June. Photo: Sam Tsang
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nicholas Spiro

Worse than Brexit: amid the violent protests, bright spots for Hong Kong’s real estate market are hard to find

  • Analysts are beginning to see an upside for Britain’s property sector despite three years of Brexit chaos
  • But with violence ongoing and the local government paralysed, such optimism is lacking for Hong Kong’s market

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A police water cannon truck sprays protesters with blue dye at the junction of Tim Wa Avenue and Harcourt Road, Admiralty. The area around Central, Admiralty and Sheung Wan is both the world’s most expensive market for office properties and the scene of many of the protesters’ clashes with police since anti-government demonstrations began in June. Photo: Sam Tsang
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