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New ‘tiny home’ benchmark for Kowloon as developer rolls out Sham Shui Po project in layouts beginning at 129 sq ft

Hong Kong’s Kowloon district is about to realise a new benchmark for tiny home sizes that will test the market’s tolerance for what’s considered liveable space, with one developer set to launch a project in Sham Shui Po featuring layouts starting at 129 square feet, the smallest on record for the area. The 22-storey residential block named AVA 228 will feature 160 units with sizes ranging from 129 sq ft to 249 sq ft, according to the website of Magic Sight Holdings, a privately held developer owned by property investor…

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Hong Kong auction oddity: 37 court-ordered properties for sale, including a 60 sq ft space with a reserve price of US$128

A 60 square foot industrial space in Fanling will be auctioned off at the ultra-low starting price of HK$1,000, among a batch of 37 industrial properties in adjacent buildings set to go under the hammer as part of a court-ordered sale on Wednesday. The company overseeing the property sale, C S Auctioneers, said the tiny industrial space will be auctioned without a reserve price, meaning that it will go to the highest bid above the HK$1,000 (US$127.77) threshold, or HK$16 per sq ft. “Anyone who can afford the HK$1,000 can…

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