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Alternative space for start-ups in Singapore

Recently, I found myself in a networking session which featured a guest speaker from Shopify, the online retail web host based in Canada that has been simplifying the way new online merchants run their operations. The audience comprised…

Vector Aerospace to build first Asian facility in Seletar

Canadian aircraft maintenance and repair firm Vector Aerospace is building its first Asian facility at Seletar Aerospace Park. The $50-million investment includes the construction of a 5,200 sqm engine shop, with room for further expansion. Slated for opening…

Time to address land costs and supply?

Private home prices in Singapore have finally started to soften, but some developers don’t seem to get the message. Tender offers for state land have been rising steeply and are still strong, creating fears that land costs could…

Singapore’s Woodlands Regional Centre seen to open 100,000 new jobs

According to a release by URA, envisioned as Singapore’s northern gateway, the Woodlands Regional Centre was identified under the Land Use Plan as part of the decentralisation strategy to bring jobs closer to homes and add more business…

Singapore street among top 10 world’s most expensive

A street in Singapore has been named the fifth most expensive in the world by Billionaire.com. Paterson Hill, a street just off the shopping district in Orchard Road, is said to be home to some of the richest…

EC concentration in Punggol, Sengkang may hurt future resale market. Eight EC projects currently under construction in the region are expected to be completed within the next five years

Marina Bay area to be Singapore new CBD

The Marina Bay area looks poised to be Singapore’s new financial and business district. Based on URA’s Master Plan, analysts expect the very core of Singapore’s CBD to shift to Marina Bay, in about 10 to 15 years

URA’s Draft Master Plan good balance between Singapore’s economic and social needs

URA’s Draft Master Plan offers a good balance between Singapore’s economic and social needs, analysts said. But they also pointed out possible areas of concern, such as the potential over-development of certain areas, which could affect their original…

Centralised location to house 25 home-based temples

A centralised location to house 25 home-based temples in Singapore could be ready in two years if the authorities give the green light for such a building and if the site is deemed suitable

Holland Village and Jalan Kayu could see price upside

The draft master plan unveiled by city planners URA on Wed is not likely to trigger any knee-jerk reaction in the residential property market. However, areas like Holland Village and Jalan Kayu could see some price upside in…

JTC factories in Kadut, Yew Tee, Kranji face relocation

Businesses located in JTC-owned factories in the Sungei Kadut, Yew Tee and Kranji areas may have to relocate as part of changes Singapore will undergo according to a new Master Plan that is still in a draft stage.…

Shaping S’pore: New homes, bold plans

Cycling paths, walkways, green corridors, a new waterfront city and enhancements to already much-loved areas are all envisioned in a new blueprint drawn up by the nation’s planners. The sweeping plan unveiled today points to how the country…

Kampong Bugis: Model for fewer cars, sustainable water practices

URA has a vision for Kampong Bugis, and it is to turn it into a precinct with fewer cars, where commuters get about seamlessly on foot or public transport – by bus, train or water taxi. Located at…

A tract of waterfront land spanning 1,000 ha, referred to as the Greater Southern Waterfront in the Draft Master Plan 2013 of URA, will be the next major growth area in the city. Specifically, the 21.5 ha of…

Holland V to be extended, with mixed development project

Plans to extend Holland Village are afoot, with a 6 ha extension to be anchored by a mixed development, which will be equipped with a basement parking station. The Draft Master Plan 2013 of URA has also identified…

New frontier for green townships

The blueprint governing Singapore’s development over the medium term identifies Holland Village, Kampong Bugis and Marina South as districts that will provide 14,500 new homes set amid thoughtfully designed, eco-friendly spaces. People will go to work, not just…

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