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And there is value in analysing responses from the Government, developers and the wider grassroots, and in investigating the initiatives behind. Therefore, Hong Kong’s current revitalisation policy is not quite successful in regards of industrial diversity, indigenously owned companies, social costs and quality of life. And these four points as the principles and goals should be taken into account in making revitalisation policy.

It is found that simply relieving the regulations and institutional constraints in revitalisation does not work, either for the policy aim in a narrow sense or for the local economy in a broad sense. New revitalisation measures by the Government have led to new constraints in revitalisation. This paper presents an opening statement of discussing effectiveness of revitalisation policy in terms of urban competitiveness. It advocates some general principles and goals been taken into account in making revitalisation policy, including industrial diversity, indigenously owned companies, social costs and quality of life. These responses then change the policy background instantly, leading to policy lag and thus threaten policy effectiveness. Since the aim of revitalising industrial buildings in Hong Kong at the very beginning is for the re-building of urban competitiveness, it is necessary to discuss policy effectiveness from a perspective of urban competitiveness.

Yet, current revitalisation measures of industrial buildings overemphasised economic dimension and neglect social costs. With more and more industrial buildings revitalised for office, hotel and commercial uses, low-income local artist, small business and urban poverty occupying industrial buildings are gradually driven out, but the poverty problem is not solved. What is more, this has intensified conflicts between users, developers and the Government. Currently, little evidence has been found that quality of life of local residents has been improved. To cope with these bottlenecks, big moves have been made with a new package of measures announced in 2009 and been put into practice in 2010 to promote revitalisation of industrial buildings.

One estimate predicts this shifting behavior will increase demand for cold storage solutions by 100 million square feet within the next five years. The world of industrial building is constantly adapting alongside changes with the economy, consumer behavior, and technology. Hotels usually have cooling demands in restaurants, congress halls etc. which require installation of a refrigerating plant. At the same time, there is a great demand for sanitary hot water throughout the year. For this reason, heat pumps for heating and cooling of hotels are very efficient and economical.

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