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Now that HSR is cancelled, what’s the land going to be used for?

1) Housing projects – Spanning 67ha, the former Jurong Country Club is large enough for BTO and condo projects. This is especially since there hasn’t been a BTO project in Jurong East in a long time; 2) Retirement…

Why do some former school sites get torn down for housing?

As a land-scarce country, balancing between setting aside land for development and conserving old sites is challenging. Over the years, we’ve seen many old buildings get demolished to make way for development. Even the old National Library at…

Archery, pool halls? Residents, property analysts weigh in after authorities earmark Ulu Pandan site for sports facility

SLA and SportSG on Wed launched a tender to convert a state property on Ulu Pandan Road into a sports facility. TODAY spoke to a number of property analysts and residents living near the site to seek their…

Part of former Ulu Pandan Camp set aside for sports use, site open for tender

Part of a site that housed the former Ulu Pandan Camp has been set aside for sports use, SLA and SportSG said. The two agencies on Wed announced the opening of a joint tender for the state property…

Maxwell House relaunched for collective sale at $268 mil

Maxwell House, at 20 Maxwell Road, has been put up for collective sale for the second time at a lower reserve price of $268 million, a drop from its previous reserve price of $295 million, according to C&W.…

No award of tender for Plot 7 Jalan Papan industrial site: JTC

JTC announced on Tues that the tender for an industrial site at Jalan Papan, Plot 7, will not be awarded because the highest bid was below the reserve price. The tender for the site was launched on Dec…

URA extends Jalan Anak Bukit site’s tender deadline to June 29

The tender for the commercial and residential site along Jalan Anak Bukit, near Beauty World MRT station, will now close on June 29, 2021. This is due to a new requirement for a centralised cooling system to serve…

Hay Dairies turns down land awarded for new goat farm, cites Covid-19 related higher building costs

Goat farm Hay Dairies has turned down a plot in Lim Chu Kang just weeks after winning a tender for the land, citing construction costs driven up by the Covid-19 pandemic and a lease insufficient to cover the…

SP Group building Southeast Asia’s first large-scale underground substation

SP Group is building SEA’s first large-scale underground substation in Labrador, in a move to optimise space for urban development in land-scarce Singapore, it said on Tues. Scheduled for completion in 2024, the substation will serve the electricity…

Cash surplus not a reason to hold off GST hike as land sales proceeds do not generate revenue: Indranee Rajah

Proceeds from land sales, which make up the bulk of the Government’s cash surpluses, are not considered as part of the Government’s revenue and cannot be used for spending, said Second Minister for Finance Indranee Rajah in Parliament…

Rekindling of residential en bloc sales in 2021?

The last residential en bloc sales boom from 2017 to mid-2018 remains fresh in our minds, so it may be a surprise to many to hear of a possible revival in this market after only a few short…

Freehold semi-detached house at Lilac Road on the block for $3.98 mil

The owner of a freehold semi-detached house at Lilac Road, off Nim Road in District 28, is selling the property for $3.98 million. It will be offered at Edmund Tie’s upcoming auction on Apr 28 and it will…

More homes, commercial projects can be built on Jurong land meant for cancelled HSR project: Experts

More private homes, community facilities and even a retirement village – these are ideas that property analysts have mooted for large tracts of land in Jurong previously earmarked for the KL-Singapore HSR project, which has since been scrapped.…

Freehold residential land in Braddell Heights Estate on sale for $1,000 psf

Two adjoining, freehold residential plots of land at Vaughan Road within Braddell Heights Estate have been put up for sale via EOI with a guide price of $1,000 psf, revealed Knight Frank. Enjoying a 24m frontage to Vaughan…

Nanofilm founder’s wife pays $128.8 mil or record $4,005 psf for Nassim Road GCB

Jin Xiao Qun, wife of founder and executive chairman of Nanofilm Technologies Intl, Dr Shi Xu, is the new owner of a Good Class Bungalow (GCB) at Singapore’s most coveted address, Nassim Road. The GCB, which sits on…

JTC launches site at Tampines North under 1H2021 IGLS programme

JTC has launched one site at Tampines North for tender under the first half of the 2021 IGLS. It is located at Tampines North Drive 5 (Plot 10) and has a site area of 0.5ha. The gross plot…

Four sites in Balestier, Toa Payoh, Bedok and Jurong East to be cleared for housing: A closer look at what it’s like living there

A few weeks ago, it was reported that four sites at Balestier, Toa Payoh, Bedok and Jurong East will be cleared to make way for housing. We wonder how it will be like to have a home there.…

Commercial site in Little India back on market, at 22% lower asking price

A cluster of commercial properties in the Tekka/Race Course enclave of Little India are back on the market, but at 22 per cent below the asking price of their first foray in Feb 2019. Showsuite Consultancy placed the…

Malaysia compensated Singapore $102.8m for costs from terminated HSR project

Malaysia has compensated Singapore $102.8 million for costs incurred in the terminated KL-Singapore HSR project, both governments said on Mon. “The payment of SGD102,815,576.00 (RM320,270,519.24) has been made by the government of Malaysia to reimburse the government of…

Illegal occupants of state land face fine, up to six months’ jail

The authorities managing the land where the secret structures and gardens were found told ST that they have been taken down or are in the process of being removed. HDB said it conducts regular inspections on state land…

Secret gardens, mini lodge and shrine hidden in Singapore’s forests

It is a hill that is about 100m high, cratered with hidden potholes that would pose a challenge to anyone looking to conquer it. Yet, for one skinny 85-year-old retiree, who gave his name only as Mr Xi,…

The plight of Dover Forest, and one secondary school teacher’s fight to save it

Though he’s wearing a threadbare military tee from his NS days, it’s hard to imagine Chua Chin Tat crawling through the mud with a semi-automatic weapon. He is calm and deliberate when he plods, heron-like, towards Dover Forest.…

Retiree, 75, ordered to clear his secret garden in forest

For the past 10 years, it has been his secret hideaway, an oasis away from Singapore’s urban sprawl. What began as a small seating area tucked away in a forest in Choa Chu Kang soon became a gardening…

Are buyers overpaying for freehold properties?

Private freehold lands are scarce in Singapore, where more than 80 per cent of the lands are state-owned. Unlike freehold lands that confer owners the right of use of the property built thereon in perpetuity, the 99-year leasehold…

CDL ‘confident’ about attaining master-developer status

City Developments Limited (CDL) has set its sights on becoming a master developer in Singapore, even as it focuses on replenishing its land bank to ensure a stable launch pipeline. The property group, which builds up its land…

Public, private sectors must collaborate to create geospatial tech solutions: Vivian Balakrishnan

A collaborative approach between governments and the private sector can shape future smart cities, said Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative, in his virtual opening address at the Geo Connect Asia 2021 conference on Wed.…

Residents living near former Kallang Gasworks grow weary over odours, noise from soil treatment works

Some residents living near the site of the former Kallang Gasworks, which is being remade into a residential precinct, are growing increasingly frustrated at what they described as a noxious smell and incessant noise from the construction site.…

Sunset Grove bungalow with ‘good fengshui’ for $12.9 mil

The Sunset Way neighbourhood, located off Clementi Road in District 21, is a secluded landed residential estate with predominantly detached houses and surrounded by greenery. It was not the location that socialite Jilly Wang and her husband, Kelvin…

Remains of Chinese pioneer merchant, who donated land for Bukit Brown, moved from cemetery

More than 130 years after his death, the remains of Mr Ong Chong Chew, whose generous donation of land led to the creation of Bukit Brown Cemetery where he was eventually buried, were moved to a Bukit Batok…

Part of Cross Island MRT Line worksite to be moved into country club to protect endangered monkeys

A worksite on CRL will be downsized and partially shifted into SICC so that indigenous monkeys that roam the area will not be endangered. The A1W1 site will now be about 150m from a tree canopy link over…

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