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Things looking up for property market

The property market appears to be finally clawing its way out of what has been a lengthy rut. Declines in private home prices and rents slowed in the fourth quarter, and sales of new units picked up. The…

Sabana Reit manager to meet unit holders

The trust manager of Sabana Shariah-compliant Reit has moved quickly to placate investors after a small group of unit holders began a campaign to get it fired. Sabana Real Estate Investment Management CEO Kevin Xayaraj yesterday told the…

Changi readies for Chinese New Year peak

Changi Airport is gearing up for another busy weekend, a month after the Christmas and year-end holidays – and not just because of locals travelling during the Chinese New Year (CNY) break. More travellers from China are also…

Take a stroll down Chinatown this Chinese New Year with URA’s detailed walking map

The Chinese New Year weekend seems to be a perfect time to walk around Chinatown, if you are taking a break from visiting relatives and friends this year. Keeping this in mind, URA on Fri re-shared a comprehensive…

HDB resident’s creations add festive cheer to estate

In a corner of a Woodlands St 13 carpark stands a 2m-tall God of Fortune next to a gold ingot, roosters and other decorations. They were created by resident Tan Koon Tat, a 56-year-old carpenter who has been…

Taxi driver drives into pillar of Serangoon HDB block void deck

A taxi driver accidentally drove into a pillar at the void deck of a HDB block in Serangoon on Fri. In photos sent to ST, the taxi is shown with its rear damaged, and chunks of a pillar…

Children need carers, not just centres

Parents of young children may have one less worry when four mega childcare centres open by the middle of next year, adding to the five such centres already in operation. Located in Punggol, Sengkang and Bukit Panjang –…

Stricter rules on water pipes needed

Singapore is well-known for its clean water. Many people even drink water directly from the tap. However, it can be difficult to detect defects in water pipes, which are part of the infrastructure of a building. When a…

Can NEA book cars idling in private carparks?

The Government has been trying to educate drivers in Singapore not to pollute the atmosphere by running their vehicle engines when they are parked, with no intention of driving off. However, we can still find many vehicles doing…

Take the initiative to keep Singapore clean

I agree that Singapore is not as clean as it used to be (“Singapore’s ‘clean city’ image trashed by litter” by Mrs Nazneen Zafar; Jan 24). The authorities will not be able to solve the littering problem alone.…

Regulate against use of blinding lights, carrying of passengers by PMD riders

The regulations to be placed on e-bikes are timely (“Registration, plates for e-bikes to boost safety”; Jan 11). The number of personal mobility devices has increased greatly because of the wide availability of the devices, and their ease…

Enough water in dam, Johor assures Singapore

Johor has assured Singapore that the Linggiu Dam has sufficient water to supply 250 million gallons a day (mgd) to the island. State Public Works, Rural and Regional Development Committee chairman Datuk Hasni Mohamad said ongoing measures were…

H-Trusts CDL and Ascendas post better DPS

Hospitality trusts listed here produced a mixed bag of results for the three months to Dec 31. CDL Hospitality Trusts yesterday reported a 3.3 per cent rise to 3.11 cents in DPS for its fourth quarter, after capital…

MBS parent stands to reap up to US$3.5b by selling stake in mall

The parent company of MBS expects it could potentially reap US$3 billion to US$3.5 billion from the sale of a 49 per cent stake in the integrated resort’s shopping mall. “That could make it the most expensive mall…

Savvy buyers zoomed in on CCR last year, URA data shows

Amid the overall soft property market conditions, savvy private home buyers looking for attractive deals zoomed in on CCR last year. Government data released on Thurs showed the region was 2016’s out performer in terms of percentage increase…

Retail rents in central region to slump 8% later this year

The retail outlook for this year seemed to still be on the cloudy side for both retailers and landlords. According to Knight Frank’s latest Singapore Retail Bulletin, average rents in the Central Region are envisaged to fall by…

Chinatown — beyond the Festive Bazaar

During the Lunar New Year, Singaporeans and tourists alike will head to Chinatown to soak in the festive atmosphere: brightly decorated shops selling Chinese New Year goodies, the canopy of red lanterns hung across the streets and the…

HK firm acquires 70% stake in TripleOne Somerset

Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak Holdings has made its first significant commercial investment in Singapore, with the $350 million acquisition of a 70 percent stake in TripleOne Somerset from a consortium led by Perennial Real Estate Holdings. While Perennial…

Privacy watchdog fines PropNex for data breach

PropNex has been fined $10,000 by the Personal Data Protection Commission, after it inadvertently leaked the personal data of 1,765 individuals online – the second time the real estate industry has been in the news over data privacy…

Augustine Tan remains Redas president

Redas on Thurs, 26 Jan, named Augustine Tan as its President for another two-year term, reported. The 58-year-old, who is also Executive Director of Property Sales and Corporate Affairs at Far East Organization, was re-elected to the position…

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