HK: 18 building plans approved in July
The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in July - seven on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories.
Of the approved plans, eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, three were for commercial developments, two were for factory and industrial developments and five were for community services developments.
Consent was given for works to start on seven building projects which will provide 372,311 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 6,301 units, and 53,547 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.
The department also issued 12 occupation permits - one on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories.
Buildings certified for occupation have 68,710 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 1,097 units, and 26,059 sq m for non-domestic use.