ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Property

Hong Kong residents seek overseas properties for exit plan

UK sees home demand surge after citizenship offer in response to security law

HONG KONG -- Spurred by concerns over Hong Kong's future under a newly imposed national security law, interest among residents in residential properties overseas has soared, as increasing numbers plan for emigration.

The U.K., which recently offered citizenship options to about 3 million people in the former British colony -- roughly 40% of the city's 7.5 million residents -- has become the most popular destination for Hong Kong buyers.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more