HSBC, BOCHK among lenders staying away from Kwai Hung’s Mangrove project amid caution around mortgage lending

Hong Kong banks are becoming more cautious in their mortgage lending, particularly for incomplete projects built by smaller developers.HSBC, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Hang Seng Bank, Bank of East Asia (BEA) and Standard Chartered are among lenders that have stayed away from mortgages for uncompleted units at Kwai Hung Group’s Mangrove development, according to sources familiar with the matter. All 130 units at the development in Hung Hom will be up for sale this Saturday.Mortgages for …

HSBC, BOCHK among lenders staying away from Kwai Hung’s Mangrove project amid caution around mortgage lending
Hong Kong banks are becoming more cautious in their mortgage lending, particularly for incomplete projects built by smaller developers.HSBC, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Hang Seng Bank, Bank of East Asia (BEA) and Standard Chartered are among lenders that have stayed away from mortgages for uncompleted units at Kwai Hung Group’s Mangrove development, according to sources familiar with the matter. All 130 units at the development in Hung Hom will be up for sale this Saturday.Mortgages for …