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Hong Kong hotel could become city’s densest housing estate

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A 1,000-ROOM landmark hotel in Hong Kong’s New Territories is slated to be converted into 5,000 units, mostly nano-flats in what may be the largest private housing estate in the city to be built in the last decade.

The developer of the Habour Plaza Resort City hotel, CK Asset Holdings, recently filed an application with the Town Planning board to transform the accommodation facility into two blocks of 53-story residential buildings.

The hotel, which opened in 1999, has 1,100 guest rooms that cater mostly to tourists from the mainland, expatriates, and airline crews.

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If approved, the re-development would squeeze some 50 units per floor. According to the South China Morning Post, the project would also have the........

© Asian Correspondent