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CBD2 will complement HK’s Central

Central Business District 2, or Kowloon East, is set to become a back office hub as well as a main workplace for Hong Kong’s firms that don’t need to be in town.

Most of us will be aware of a major US bank that currently occupies approximately 300,000 square foot of office space in Central; but how many of us recall its humble beginnings in Hong Kong when it opened a 5,000 sq ft office there back in the 1980s?

Yes, Hong Kong has come a long way, and a recent study by CBRE of office occupier footprints around the world shows we are the number one preference for global corporates seeking offices abroad.

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