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Why did HDB resale volume spike in Q3 2018?

Numbers and percentages from quarterly property reports are interesting to look at, but they often don’t give the full picture. On 26 Oct 2018, HDB released its Q3 2018 report and data on the HDB resale market. In…

List Sotheby’s compiles list of neighbourhoods for super-rich in Singapore

List Sotheby’s Intl Realty released a list of neighbourhoods with expensive properties for the super-rich in Singapore. Singapore is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world. List Sotheby said the cooling measures rolled out…

New integrated development The Woodleigh Residences unveiled, soft launch on Sat

The Woodleigh Residences, a new integrated development in Bidadari Estate, was unveiled on Fri and the public can get a preview of its condominium units at a soft launch on Sat. Members of the public may view showroom…

Ensuring safety also important at Blu Jaz

It is heartening that the authorities have postponed the cancellation of Blu Jaz Cafe’s public entertainment licence. Blu Jaz Cafe should also be commended for reciprocating by sensibly taking ownership of its safety lapses and reviewing the safety…

Singapore’s public housing, envy of world, hits rough patch

Singapore’s long romance with public housing is going through a rocky patch, threatening to undermine one of the most popular government policies. For decades, the no-frills, affordable apartments have been integral to the city-state’s way of life, helping…

Improve immigration processes at cruise centres

I feel assured that ICA will explore the use of the best biometric recognition technologies to scan travellers’ iris and facial images to speed up the immigration clearance processes at our checkpoints (ICA trials eye scans to boost…

Don’t consider just grades in debate on class sizes

I am glad that NUS lecturer Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng brought up studies that show “smaller classes are effective in raising student achievement, and that the benefits of attending a smaller class are greater” in his article. While…

Higher cleaning charges main grouse of Old Airport hawkers

A 40 per cent to 50 per cent rise in cleaning fees has emerged as the main grouse among hawkers at the popular Old Airport Road Hawker Centre since it came under the mgmt of NTUC Foodfare in…

SPC opens storage and distribution terminal on Jurong Island

SPC announced on Fri the completion of its new storage and distribution terminal on Jurong Island. Spanning 33,000 sqm, the Jurong Island Terminal stores and distributes petroleum products to SPC’s network of service stations and its commercial customers.…

New hangout area being built at Changi Airport’s T3, with giant screen for movies, football matches

A new hangout area about the size of a basketball court, with a stepped amphitheatre and a large ultra high-definition screen for movies and football matches, is being built at Changi Airport’s T3. There will also be a…

Office rentals rose 2.5% amidst rent increase in Q3

Office space rentals in Singapore increased 2.5% in Q3 from 170.3 in the previous quarter to 174.6, according to URA’s rental index. This is a much quicker increase compared to the 1.6% QoQ gain in the previous quarter,…

Halogen light bulbs to be phased out, all lamps sold to be as efficient as LEDs from 2023

In an effort to spur consumers to switch to energy efficient bulbs, NEA is raising what is known as the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) of light bulbs, which will effectively phase out halogen lamps. The agency is…

Industrial property sector outlook stable in Q4 and beyond

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The outlook for the industrial property sector is expected to remain stable going into the fourth quarter and beyond, although the impact from the US-China trade war remains a potential risk. Looking ahead, senior director and head of…

Factories get a facelift amidst Singapore’s industrial property sector transformation

Gone are the days when industrial developments were little more than drab gray boxes ruled by manufacturing titans. When MEGA@Woodlands opened its doors in the first half of the year, the facility illustrated the upheavals in Singapore’s rapidly…

Retail rentals fell 1.2% in Q3 as prices kicked up a notch

Retail space rentals in Singapore slipped 1.2% in Q3 to 97 from 98.2 in the previous quarter, URA’s rental index reported. This follows a 1.1% QoQ decline in the previous quarter, URA noted. Singapore also saw prices for…

Private home prices moderate to 0.5% growth in Q3

Private residential property prices inched up by a mere 0.5% in Q3 cooling down from a price hike of 3.4% in Q2, URA revealed. Prices of private residential properties increased by 0.5% in 3rd Quarter 2018, compared with…

HDB resale applications jumped 21.6% to 7,063 in Q3

Resale transactions for HDB flats grew 21.6% YoY to 7,063 cases in Q3 from 5,808 cases a year ago, HDB revealed. Amongst flats, 2,828 cases were registered involving HDB four-room, which is the highest compared to other flat…

Duo offices, hotel, retail space said to be going on the market

M+S Pte Ltd has appointed JLL to advise it on the sale of the office, hotel and retail components of the Duo project along Beach Road, said sources. They told BT that the combined asking price for the…

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