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Things to know before moving into Quarry Bay

Quarry Bay

Quarry Bay has quickly become a hotspot over the last few years. The area sees a combination of west and east, attracting an international mix of residents and visitors. With a dynamic range of restaurants and bars, plots of commercial space and home to an abundance of family-friendly pop-up shops, it isn’t difficult to see why Quarry Bay has seen a surge of traction and popularity.

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Transportation

There are several transportation choices to you. It is convenient to access to other parts in Hong Kong Island as there are many buses and trams to take. If you are need to go further, you may also take a train from MTR station where connected to Tseung Kwan O Line and Island Line.

School net

The district belongs to primary school net 14, which includes North Point Government Primary School, Canossa School and Taikoo Primary School. Its secondary school net belongs to the Eastern District, including Belilios Public School, Kiangsu-Chekiang College and Cheung Chuk Shan College.

Watch out for “haunted apartments”

“Haunted apartments” in Hong Kong are flats where suicides or murders have occurred. While avoided by many, these properties are considered good investment opportunities by some due to their low prices. “Haunted apartments” exist in all districts and the most infamous one in Quarry Bay is associated with the 1988 Kornhill murder. Unnatural deaths may affect surrounding apartments and as an example of its effect, 25 years since the Kornhill murder, the flat above the haunted apartment was sold at a price that was 15% lower than the market price in 2013; a testament to the long-lasting impact unnatural deaths have on property value.

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