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CapitaLand gains big canvas for Singapore redevelopments from ASB purchase

Some folks may think that CapitaLand does not have many Singapore residential developments coming up – with only two projects currently. However, the property group has a much larger canvas for creating development opportunities at home in various…

Broker’s take: CGS-CIMB says Boustead could launch a Reit in 2020

Boustead Singapore’s industrial real estate unit, Boustead Projects, could be on track for a Reit listing in as early as 2020, as existing projects under development bring its leasehold portfolio asset base to S$1 billion by next year,…

3-storey CBD conserved shophouse for sale at $15m

List SIR announced that a well renovated 3-storey CBD conserved shophouse is for sale at $15 million. The 3-storey CBD conserved shophouse is one of the only 6,000+ conservation shophouses in Singapore. It said the shophouse has a…

PMDs should not be banned outright, but more regulations and infrastructure needed: Expert

PMDs such as e-scooters should not be banned outright, as they have various advantages, but more regulations and infrastructure are needed to make them a safe mode of transport, said a top intl expert. It could take up…

A burning issue: Calculating the cost of the haze

The 2015 crisis saw air pollution levels in Singapore reach record levels, with the 24-hour PSI on some days soaring well above 400. Using data from water and power utility consumption, as well as room rates from the…

Foreign buyers flocking Singapore property market: This is why

1) Friendly investing environment – A report by Knight Frank indicates that two in every five ultra-high net worth investors prefer Singapore properties because of the island’s relative stability. Ease of doing business, a stable currency, as well…

Property investment decisions are driven by new economic models

JLL’s latest research with The Business of Cities reveals that no longer are a city’s economic fundamentals the main draw for corporate occupiers and investors. Instead, quality of life, innovation, sustainability, governance and resilience increasingly factor into location…

Thinkware opens flagship dash cam store in Singapore

Dash cam firm Thinkware is opening a flagship store in Singapore. The Thinkware Singapore store will provide a suite of services including troubleshooting, warranty services, dash cam maintenance and repairs. In addition to after-sales services, Thinkware will also…

Off-White launches new space at Windows flagship

Fashion firm Off-White has opened a new space at the brand’s “Windows” flagship location in Singapore‘s Orchard Road. The new Off-White space launched swiftly after the brand announced a new opening in LA. The space will be completely…

Days of old-school money changers may be numbered

Money changers shuffling stacks of notes in their kiosks are a common sight around town. But their days are increasingly fraught with uncertainty as high-tech rivals muscle in on their turf. “It’s a losing fight,” said Mr Barakath…

Watsons eyes more seamless experience for online shoppers

The drugstore business might be a traditional one, but the industry is also looking to remake itself to stay relevant. Beauty, health and wellness retailer Watsons, which is headquartered in Hong Kong, aims to transform itself by offering…

New Yew Tee integrated development to house seniors with polyclinic, hawker centre amenities

From seeking outpatient treatment at a polyclinic to purchasing hawker food, Yew Tee residents need not go the distance after a new integrated development is ready. Plans for the Yew Tee Integrated Development – estimated for completion around…

Personal mobility aids capped at 10kmh for public safety

We thank Ms Clara Chua for her letter expressing concern about the safe use of PMAs (Cap personal mobility aids at walking speed, Sept 16). PMAs enable individuals who are less mobile, such as the elderly and people…

A haven for turtles

Some turtles can live to well over 100, so they can be forgiven for not getting too excited when their local hatchery celebrates its one-year anniversary on Sun. The event will mark a significant milestone for conservation efforts…

HDB more flexible on criteria for securing public rental flats

HDB has become more flexible on the eligibility criteria for those wishing to rent its flats under the Public Rental Scheme. The criteria, listed on its website, no longer state that there is an “income ceiling” which stipulates…

MPH to return in November with new books-and-lifestyle store at SingPost Centre

Two months after closing its last outlet in Singapore, MPH Bookstores will make a comeback with a new concept store at SingPost Centre in Paya Lebar, expected to open in Nov. Besides books, the 1,900 sqft store will…

Singaporeans push government to set tougher emissions targets in first ever climate rally

Nearly 2,000 people showed up at Singapore’s Speakers’ Corner on Sat to call for greater government action on climate change, braving the heat, humidity and air pollution from burning forests in neighbouring Indonesia to demand a more ambitious…

SG flexible workspace 2.0: core + flex

Over the years, the flexible workspace eco-system in Singapore has seen steady growth, with demand from enterprises gaining traction. With more enterprises coming on board, flexible workspace operators have tilted their offerings by incorporating more private office suites…

Condo with 33 dengue cases no longer a high-risk area after safety measures

The condominium had 33 reported cases of dengue this year. But residents at The Warren did not seem too worried as they see maintenance staff inspecting the premises daily for mosquito-breeding sites. There were 92 active clusters as…

Cyclist in coma after crash with PMD

A 65-year-old female cyclist is in a coma after an accident involving an e-scooter which a witness said was going much faster than permitted. SCDF said yesterday that it responded to a call for assistance near Blk 539…

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