JTC, URA launch tender sites in Tampines, Sembawang, Farrer Park

Updated from : The Business Times, 28 Oct 2020 THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Tuesday launched a residential with commercial site for tender, and JTC launched two industrial land plots - one via tender and another for application. The URA put up the site on Northumberland Road, near Farrer Park, for sale via public tender. … Continue reading JTC, URA launch tender sites in Tampines, Sembawang, Farrer Park

Shophouse blitz: Tiong Bahru, River Valley, Bugis assets up for grabs

Three adjoining freehold shophouses (above) at 262, 264 and 266 River Valley Road carry a guide price of S$2,500 psf based on the total built-up area. PHOTO: EDMUND TIE Updated from : The Business Times, 22 Oct 2020 A SLEW of shophouses in Singapore have been put up for sale or have been transacted this week, as … Continue reading Shophouse blitz: Tiong Bahru, River Valley, Bugis assets up for grabs

Future of HDB living will be smart, sustainable and keep pace with ageing population: DPM Heng

An upcoming housing development that will showcase the features and initiatives under the new HDB roadmap is Parc Residences @ Tengah.PHOTO: HDB Updated from : The Straits Times, 16 Oct 2020 SINGAPORE - The future of Housing Board (HDB) living will see smart fittings that give home owners the option of monitoring their energy consumption and … Continue reading Future of HDB living will be smart, sustainable and keep pace with ageing population: DPM Heng

HDB rental volume jumps in September as Malaysian workers return to Singapore

Updated from : The Business Times, 15 Oct 2020 THE phased reopening of Singapore's border with Malaysia boosted the property rental market last month, after rental volumes in August hit their lowest point in 12 months. Rents and leasings for both HDB and condominiums rose in September, according to flash data from real estate portal SRX … Continue reading HDB rental volume jumps in September as Malaysian workers return to Singapore

Punggol: From village to modern waterfront town

Many elements of Punggol's heritage and history have been incorporated into the town planning, including the 4.2km-long man-made waterway that meanders through the town.PHOTO: NATIONAL PARKS BOARD Updated from : The Straits Times, 8 Oct 2020 A decade ago, Punggol was known mainly for its lalang fields and a lone tree atop a small hill - … Continue reading Punggol: From village to modern waterfront town

Parliament: HDB to get powers to seize flats if misleading statements on transfer of flat ownership are made

On the Housing Board's extended powers to seize flats from owners who made misleading or false statements when transferring flat ownership, Minister for National Development Desmond Lee said the HDB will investigate each case thoroughly before initiating compulsory acquisition, adding that it "will generally only contemplate such action as a last resort for egregious cases".ST … Continue reading Parliament: HDB to get powers to seize flats if misleading statements on transfer of flat ownership are made

Real estate deals leading local surge in mergers and acquisitions

The key driver was the proposed US$7.998 billion merger of CapitaLand Mall Trust and CapitaLand Commercial Trust.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG Updated from : The Straits Times, 7 Oct 2020 Deal-making in Singapore is picking up pace, with the real estate sector leading the charge. The heightened activity signals growing optimism among companies and investors that … Continue reading Real estate deals leading local surge in mergers and acquisitions

Private home prices may end 2020 in positive territory despite economic malaise: analysts

Forett At Bukit Timah was the best-selling project in the city fringe region in Q3. PHOTO: QINGJIAN REALTY Updated from : The Business Times, 02 October 2020 PRIVATE residential property prices for 2020 as a whole may end in positive territory, some analysts say, after prices rose 0.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q3, nudging the … Continue reading Private home prices may end 2020 in positive territory despite economic malaise: analysts

ERA Singapore sells house in eight minutes at its first virtual property auction

The Business Times, 29 Sep 2020 REAL estate agency ERA Singapore sold a two-and-a-half storey semi-detached house for S$3.4 million in eight minutes at its first virtual property auction on Monday. Bidding for the house - located at 69 Toh Tuck Road and with a land area of 3,340 square feet - began at S$3 million. … Continue reading ERA Singapore sells house in eight minutes at its first virtual property auction