Daily Archives: February 1, 2013 (12 Articles Found)

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S’pore’s estates to become denser by 2030

The future success of the government’s land use plans will depend on market timing and clarity on the details of development, said Alice Tan, Senior Manager for Research at Knight Frank Singapore. “To fulfil the optimisation of land…

2 new commercial belts for Singapore

Singapore will get two more commercial hubs the Southern Waterfront City and the North Coast Innovation Corridor, according to the government’s new Land Use Plan. The development in the south will start from Marina Bay and extend to…

1150 families to benefit from marriage & parenthood scheme

HDB has opened applications for around 1,150 flats under the Parenthood Provisional Housing Scheme (PPHS), which was announced last week as part of the government’s new marriage and parenthood policy. The scheme provides rental housing for first-timer married…

HDB awards Yishun mixed-use site at S$212.1m

HDB has awarded the tender for a mixed residential-commercial siteat Yishun Ring Road / Yishun Ave 9 to CEL Property. Launched for sale on 27 Nov 2012, the 95,350 sqft site has a maximum GFA of 266,980 sqft…

Auction buyers adopt wait-and-see stance

There was little interest from buyers during the first JLL property auction yesterday, although three offers were made for sellers’ consideration immediately after the event. Despite a healthy turnout of potential buyers, none of the eight properties to…

Bukit Timah Saddle Club gets 51 Fairways Drive

SLA has awarded 51 Fairways Drive to Bukit Timah Saddle Club (BTSC) today. The site has been approved for equestrian use including horse-riding activities for the general public. In all, SLA received six bids for the property. In…

Golf courses to make way for housing needs

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Several sprawling golf courses will be cut up, moved or closed as the Government seeks land to house Singapore’s growing population by 2030. The Land Use Plan yesterday confirmed what many golfers had been fearing for several years:…

Three new towns to offer about 90,000 homes

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Three new towns will provide some 90,000 homes in the next few years while other sites such as Keppel and Bukit Brown could also be developed in future. The new estates – Bidadari, Tampines North and Tengah –…

Plan to grow space for rising population

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More land will be reclaimed, new towns built and golf courses redeveloped as part of a government plan to accommodate a larger population by 2030. Two days after releasing a White Paper which included population projections of up…

700,000 new homes by 2030: too many or too few?

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More homes will be built in the central region, including the former Bukit Turf Club, Kallang Riverside, Bukit Brown, and the waterfront area around Keppel, as part of the government’s long-term plan to roll out 700,000 new housing…

Walkway suit brought against Sembawang Town Council by paralysed resident ‘resolved’

The lawsuit against the Sembawang Town Council brought by a former resident who became paralysed after falling in a sheltered walkway has come to an abrupt end. Lawyers for both sides would only tell ST yesterday that the…

Far East executive director is new head of Redas

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Redas elected a new president yesterday. Mr Chia Boon Kuah, executive director and COO of property sales at privately held Far East Organization (FEO), will head the industry body for the next two years. He takes over from…

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