Parking Space In Hong Kong Sold For Nearly $1 Million: Reports

The sale price, in a city where nearly one in five residents lived below the poverty line in 2017, underscores the wealth gap that has pushed Hong Kong into the worst political crisis in decades, the report said.

Parking Space In Hong Kong Sold For Nearly $1 Million: Reports

The space was sold to someone who owns an office in the 73-story Hong Kong skyscraper "Center".

Hong Kong:

At the 73-story Hong Kong skyscraper "Center", a pricey parking space reserved for executives and tenants was recently sold for $969,000 ($7.6 million in HK dollars), according to reports.

Johnny Cheung Shun-yee, one of the 10 investors in the consortium that paid $5.15 billion last year for "The Center", told that he had sold the last of his four car parks in the tower to someone who owns an office in the same building because "the buyer now needs a car park lot," declining to identify the buyer, according to South China Morning Post.

At 134.5 square feet, the cost of the parking space breaks down to $7,209 ($56,505 HK) per square foot, which is three times the median price of a Hong Kong house.

The sale price, in a city where nearly one in five residents lived below the government-defined poverty line in 2017, underscores the wealth gap that has pushed Hong Kong into the worst political crisis in decades, the report added.