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Is private parking coming to Park Island?

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The Chinese Park Island chat-site www.parkisland.no-ip.org has had Park Island residents speculating as to whether the new phase of luxury villas will come with private parking.
The rumor and speculation is that Sun Hung Kai is holding off selling the villas until its application for car parks is approved. And that process in turn is apparently being held up by a powerful former Ma Wan village chief, who still has influence over such matters.
Below is a picture of the new villas, and one can quite clearly see how car parking would be feasible, with direct road access to the villas.

The discussion on the abovementioned Park Island chat site is speculating that prices for the villas would be significantly higher if/when parking is granted, and that Sun Hung Kai stands to make significantly more if they can sell the villas with such facilities, hence the delay in starting sales.
In the Chinese website, there seems to be overwhelming support for limited parking, with most residents realizing …