High apartment buildings densely packed together, forming "wall blocks" on the mountain side, providing shelter for millions.

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High apartment buildings densely packed together, forming "wall blocks" on the mountain side, providing shelter for millions.
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Blocks and blocks of tall apartment buildings stand up on the mountain back, providing small and compact living space for Hong Kong's ever increasing population, majority of which is a result of continuous immigration from mainland China. The super economical growth in China created a new generation of wealthy individuals, who tends to invest heavily in an economic free zone such as Hong Kong, therefore generating strong appetite for properties. The need for shelter and money coming from mainland China continue pushing real estate prices to record highs, causing local residence especially younger generation unable to get on the property ladder.
Location: Hong Kong