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GuocoLand breaks ground at Guoco Midtown on Beach Road

GuocoLand marked the groundbreaking of Guoco Midtown the Singapore-listed property developer’s new mixed-use development at Beach Road, on Nov 25. GuocoLand and Guoco Group jointly won the 99-year leasehold, two hectare site with a bid of $1.622 billion…

Renting your property – what you need to know

From a tax perspective, the first thing you need to do before renting your property is to ensure that your tenancy agreement is e-Stamped, and you should also make sure to pay income tax on the rental income…

CBD Condos: Can freehold beat 99-year leasehold in rental yield?

Ask any agent about property investment, and you’ll be sure to hear that buying a 99-year leasehold property is a surefire way to maximise rental yield. Here at 99.co, however, we know that an property saying is true……

From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones

Hi-tech Singapore is planning to roll out a swarm of drones for tasks that include delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security, but safety and privacy concerns mean the initiative may hit turbulence. Companies have already started testing…

New community healthcare centre in Yishun to provide free massages for seniors and caregivers

With its bright cheery colours and the smell of freshly brewed coffee, you would be forgiven for mistaking the Republic’s first centre to offer multi-sensory care to seniors and their caregivers as a new cafe. However, a peek…

Ardmore Park resale unit rakes in $3.13 mil profit

The seller of a unit at Ardmore Park, off Anderson Road in District 10, made the top gain of $3.13 million over the week of Nov 6 to 13. The 2,885 sqft, four-bedroom unit on the 22nd floor…

New road connecting Punggol to TPE and KPE opens, a year ahead of schedule

Traffic conditions along Punggol East are set to ease as a new road connecting Punggol Central to TPE and KPE was launched on Sun almost a year ahead of schedule. There is also a new connection from KPE…

Mortgagee sale at Clover By The Park in Bishan

A four-bedroom unit at Clover By The Park was put up for sale at Colliers Intl’s auction on Nov 22. The 1,765 sqft unit was offered in a mortgagee sale, the first time it appeared at an auction,…

Bringing home story of how climate change is playing out around us

All around us, droughts and floods are getting more severe, while hurricanes and heatwaves hit with greater intensity, wreaking more havoc. While the news of the day is often dominated by the most immediate concerns, it is the…

Shophouses see higher demand and price growth

Their rich architectural heritage and distinctive Art Deco facades with decorative motifs make prime conservation shophouses a sought-after asset for investors. While this type of property has been gaining favour with boutique real estate funds, family offices and…

Singapore’s green energy push

A key part of protecting the climate is shifting from the use of fossil fuels to renewable energy. So what are some of Singapore’s efforts to use renewables such as wind and solar power? In recent years, some…

Climate change is a scary prospect but brings with it transformative opportunities: Masagos

A 1.5 deg C temperature rise as early as 2030 is a frightening prospect, says MEWR Minister Masagos Zulkifli. Preventing the UN climate panel’s scenario from coming true would require unprecedented changes to societies and deep cuts to…

Cut car use and free land for other commuters: Khaw

Carparks and roads currently make up more than 10 per cent of Singapore’s land area. But if Singaporeans reduce their reliance on cars as a mode of transport, half of this land can be taken back to serve…

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