Surging office rents in Central have contributed to making Hong Kong the world’s most expensive place to work in. Analysts are expecting rents to rise further this year on growing demand for space from mainland firms. Photo: Robert Ng

World’s highest rents aren’t too high for Chinese firms

Analysts say the high rents will not hurt Hong Kong’s competitiveness, even though non-Chinese firms have been forced to decentralise from the CBD.

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Surging office rents in Central have contributed to making Hong Kong the world’s most expensive place to work in. Analysts are expecting rents to rise further this year on growing demand for space from mainland firms. Photo: Robert Ng
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