The Lantau Tomorrow Vision project calls for the reclamation of 1,000 hectares of land and the building of three sea crossings. Photo: Reuters

HK$624 billion Lantau Tomorrow Vision housing project will have multibillion-dollar transport network built at same time

  • Government says it will adopt unprecedented development model for Lantau reclamation
  • But some express concern developers will take opportunity to monopolise rights to operate new tunnels
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The Lantau Tomorrow Vision project calls for the reclamation of 1,000 hectares of land and the building of three sea crossings. Photo: Reuters
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The money earmarked for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s reclamation project could pay for 160 public hospitals. Photo: Felix Wong

Lantau Tomorrow Vision: it would take two and a half Li Ka-shings to pay for it. Here’s what else HK$624 billion could get you

  • Creation of 1,000 hectares of man-made islands to west of Hong Kong Island will cost an eye-watering HK$624 billion (US$80 billion)
  • The Lantau Tomorrow Vision will be the most expensive infrastructure project in the city’s history, but what else could you get for the money?
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The money earmarked for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s reclamation project could pay for 160 public hospitals. Photo: Felix Wong
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