Lease modifications, land exchanges and private treaty grants registered in fourth quarter of 2012

The Lands Department registered 20 lease modifications and three land exchanges in the Land Registry during the quarter ending December 2012, of which 13 were modifications of a technical nature involving nil premium.

Among these 23 land transactions, 14 were located on Hong Kong Island, six in Kowloon and three in the New Territories. The transactions excluded Small House cases.

There were no private treaty grants registered during the quarter.

A spokesman for the Lands Department said today (January 15) that the land transactions had realised a total land premium of about $5.5 billion.

Transaction records of the lease modifications, land exchanges and private treaty grants, including those registered recently, are uploaded to the Lands Department's website ( on a monthly basis. Details of the transactions may be obtained by searching the registered documents in the Land Registry.

Ends/Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Issued at HKT 17:00