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Braddell Heights Town Night bringing back memories

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Residents of Serangoon Central gathered at the Braddell Heights Community Hub to recognise the contributions of Singapore’s Pioneer Generation on Sat evening. The Braddell Heights Town Night is the first community-centric flagship event at the hub, since it…

Tight security measures for roof access in HDB estates

Recent reports on the vandalism at the rooftop of a HDB block in Toa Payoh on Wed have raised some concerns over the security of HDB rooftops (“Probe into graffiti atop HDB block”; Thurs). I assure our residents…

Skyline Luge Sentosa unveiled new look

Skyline Luge Sentosa has unveiled a new look after an 18-month renovation. Costing over S$4 million, there are now wider aisles at the ticketing counters for easy navigation; sun-sheltered places are now five times more than what had…

Impractical to force condo owners to attend AGMs

I refer to the letter “Ensure that majority of subsidiary proprietors vote on important issues” (May 3). It is correct that important issues are decided at the AGM, where decisions made will impinge on the management and maintenance…

Reits display holding power with strong results

Singapore Reits have been surprisingly resilient this earnings season, despite taking a hit last year as tapering fears and a series of property cooling measures set in. Analysts say a number of Reits, particularly those with growing exposure…

New condo could set Faber Hills abuzz

Interest in the tranquil Faber Hills estate in West Coast could pick up soon with the launch of a new condo. The area is mostly occupied by pricey landed housing and has only had two new launches in…

Lower prices at Panorama relaunch tomorrow

The Panorama condominium in Ang Mo Kio goes back on sale tomorrow at a discount, the latest in a recent string of relaunches. The 99-year leasehold project has sold poorly, partly because home loan curbs set last year…

Toa Payoh graffiti case: Five youths charged for vandalism

Five 17-year-olds were charged today for their involvement in the rooftop graffiti case at Toa Payoh earlier this week. Profanities against PAP and police were found spray-painted in bright red along the rooftop of Blk 85A at Toa…

Buyers, sellers more willing

Something strange happened after HDB’s new valuation rules kicked in about two months ago: After months of sliding, the number of units changing hands has gone up, but prices continued going down. Why did this happen? Under new…

Industrial properties getting fancier

With their tennis courts, swimming pools and barbecue pits, the new wave of industrial developments opening their doors in 2015 and 2017 almost resemble residential properties in terms of the facilities they offer. One example is Tagore Lane’s…

1 in 3 home buyers still not familiar with TDSR: UOB survey

One in three home buyers (34 per cent) are unaware or do not understand the new TDSR framework for property loans, said a recent UOB survey. The survey found that the top two uncertainties home buyers faced were…

SMU signs lease for former MPH Building

SMU has signed a lease for the former MPH Building, at the junction of Stamford Road and Armenian St. SMU is leasing the building as an interim solution to cater to its expanding programmes until the new School…

Singapore tops in ability to generate built asset wealth

Thanks to its strong industrial output, Singapore gains the most economic returns on a per-capita basis from its buildings and infrastructure, a new study published by design and consultancy firm Arcadis showed. The report measures the amount of…

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