Singapore private home prices may jump 6-7% this year, analysts say

Updated from : The Business Times, 22 Oct 2021 THE private housing market in Singapore may well end this year on a high note, as the economy continues to recover while the luxury and rental segments could enjoy a boost from foreign demand, analysts said. This comes as overall prices of private residential properties islandwide clocked … Continue reading Singapore private home prices may jump 6-7% this year, analysts say

Most S’poreans want HDB priority schemes removed, buyers limited for resale flats in prime areas: MND report

Updated from : The Straits Times, 20 Oct 2021 SINGAPORE - Removing Housing Board priority schemes and limiting those who can buy prime HDB resale flats on the open market are two ideas the majority of Singaporeans in public consultations support to keep public housing in prime areas accessible and affordable. The majority of Singaporeans … Continue reading Most S’poreans want HDB priority schemes removed, buyers limited for resale flats in prime areas: MND report

Prime HDB flats: Accept the lottery effect

Enabling HDB owners to profit from asset appreciation alongside the smaller segment of private property owners appears fair and equitable.  BT FILE PHOTO Updated from : The Business Times, 21 Sep 2021 THE Singapore government does not want housing in prime locations to be restricted only to the affluent. It seeks to avoid having racially … Continue reading Prime HDB flats: Accept the lottery effect

What’s behind the resilience of Singapore real estate?

Updated from : The Business Times, 16 Sep 2021 THE housing market has again taken centre stage in what many have described as a property boom, with homebuyers and investors steadily picking up residential properties of all types. Across the board, price increases appear to be on the cards, be it for landed homes including … Continue reading What’s behind the resilience of Singapore real estate?

Flynn Park in Pasir Panjang sold en bloC for $371 million

Flynn Park comprises 72 apartments and sits on 208,443 square feet of freehold land.PHOTO: SAVILLS Updated from : The Straits Times, 10 Sep 2021 SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Flynn Park in Pasir Panjang has been sold for $371 million to a joint venture between Hoi Hup Realty and Sunway Developments, property consulting group Savills Singapore announced … Continue reading Flynn Park in Pasir Panjang sold en bloC for $371 million

Marina View: Testing the ‘work, live, play’ concept within CBD

Updated from : The Business Times, 7 Sep 2021 SINGAPORE'S Central Business District (CBD) has transformed over the last decade or so. It expanded with the new business and financial precinct of Marina Bay, which houses Grade A office space at developments such as Marina Bay Financial Centre, Marina One and Asia Square. Older parts … Continue reading Marina View: Testing the ‘work, live, play’ concept within CBD

International Plaza launches record $2.7b en-bloc tender in S’pore’s largest collective sale

More than 80 per cent of the owners have agreed to put the leasehold commercial-cum-residential building on the market.PHOTO: EDMUND TIE & COMPANY Updated from : The Straits Times, 2 Sep 2021 International Plaza in Tanjong Pagar has been launched for sale by public tender at a record reserve price of $2.7 billion. The sale … Continue reading International Plaza launches record $2.7b en-bloc tender in S’pore’s largest collective sale

Development charge rates jump 10.9% for non-landed residential use

Updated from : The Business Times, 31 Aug 2021 The biggest surge of 19 per cent in non-landed residential rates applies to Sectors 16 and 107, which include Chinatown, Duxton, and Upper Thomson Road.  ST FILE PHOTO SINGAPORE has again increased the development charge (DC) rates for landed and non-landed residential use groups, with significant increases … Continue reading Development charge rates jump 10.9% for non-landed residential use

S$1.03b bid bags Jalan Anak Bukit site for Far East Organization, Sino Group

The active three-storey frontages along Upper Bukit Timah Road and Jalan Jurong Kechil create a vibrant and layered pedestrian experience that is visible from the street level. FE LANDMARK PTE. LTD., FEC RESIDENCES TRUSTEE PTE. LTD. (IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE-MANAGER OF FEC RESIDENCES TRUST) AND FEC RETAIL TRUSTEE PTE. LTD. (IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE-MANAGER … Continue reading S$1.03b bid bags Jalan Anak Bukit site for Far East Organization, Sino Group

Ponder housing affordability, land cost issues in future S’pore plans

Building bigger homes and bigger amenities would not only put Singapore in a better position to prevent disease transmission, but it will also make telecommuting more palatable, says the writer.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI Updated from : The Straits Times, 23 Aug 2021 Last month, the Urban Redevelopment Authority, which builds this city, embarked on a … Continue reading Ponder housing affordability, land cost issues in future S’pore plans