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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…

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…

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.…

Frasers Hospitality Trust CEO appointed as new chief of Singapore Land Authority

The CEO of Frasers Hospitality Trust has been appointed as the new chief of SLA, with effect from Apr 12, said MinLaw on Wed. Mr Colin Low Hsien Yang will succeed Mr Tan Boon Khai, who was appointed…

The Orange Ballroom closed for 20 days for hosting couple’s wedding receptions with 275 people

Wedding venue The Orange Ballroom was ordered on Mon to close for 20 days for “egregious breaches” of the COVID-19 safe mgmt measures for allowing a couple to host three wedding receptions involving 275 people, said SLA. Under…

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.…

Budget debate: SLA to find ways to optimise use of state properties, including at Changi Point

From engaging the public on how to reuse state properties in areas like Changi Point, to converting under-utilised state land into community spaces, SLA will continue to work closely with the community to optimise the use of spaces…

Visitors to Clementi, Dover forests should be mindful of trees prone to falling: SLA, NParks

People visiting wooded areas in places like Clementi and Ulu Pandan should be mindful of dangers such as trees that are prone to falling, SLA and NParks said on Wed. Recent publicity on these wooded areas like these…

TPE slip road towards Loyang Avenue affected by landslip partially reopened

The slip road on TPE affected by a landslip triggered by heavy rain over the weekend has been partially reopened. Repair work has been completed and one lane reopened to traffic while the lane nearer the landslip is…

All units at Lorong 3 Geylang vacated as land returns to state ownership

All 191 terrace house units at Lorong 3 Geylang have been vacated, as ownership of the site returned to the state after the leases expired on Thurs. “The return of leasehold land to the State upon lease expiry…

Waterloo Street vendors not worried by introduction of rent, but some say designated lots may be too small

Vendors along a stretch of Waterloo St said that they are concerned about the limited space they will be allotted under a new initiative announced by the authorities on Tues. The 41 vendors in the area near the…

Waterloo street vendors must pay rent for designated spaces from next year

Vendors along the busy pedestrian walkway at Waterloo St will soon have to pay rent as the Government tries to address public health risks amid COVID-19, SLA announced on Tues. SLA said the area has become cluttered over…

5 homeowners at Geylang Lorong 3 yet to find replacement homes despite Dec 31 lease expiry

While the majority of homeowners at a residential site in Geylang, which will be returned to the Government by the end of this month, have found replacement homes, five have yet to do so, SLA said on Thurs.…

Residents bid goodbye to Geylang Lorong 3 homes, the first leasehold residential properties to expire in December

In a first for residential properties in Singapore, 191 two-storey terrace houses at Geylang Lorong 3 that are set to be returned to the State upon their lease expiry will be demolished to make way for future public…

New SingPass feature allows secure use of digital signatures for property caveats

Signing legal and business documents online will be made possible with the roll-out of a new feature on national digital identity system SingPass. Its first user is SLA, which is piloting the technology to allow the digital signing…

Leasehold – what is it and how is it different between condo and HDB?

The majority of land in Singapore is government-owned. Where residential land is concerned, the bulk of that government ownership is divided between SLA and HDB. It may seem confusing to call what you think you have bought a…

12 people charged with breaching COVID-19 safe distancing measures on Lazarus Island

Twelve people were charged in court on Fri with breaching safe distancing measures during a day out on Lazarus Island in Aug. The five women and seven men were each given one charge of breaching a COVID-19 regulation…

COVID-19: Annual Kusu Island pilgrimage limited to 500 people a day

This year’s Kusu Pilgrimage Season will be limited to 500 people per day for better crowd mgmt amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual pilgrimage to Singapore’s Kusu Island during the ninth lunar month begins on Oct 17 and…

Chong Pang City to get new integrated development with shops, swimming pools, market and hawker centre

The 40-year-old Chong Pang City neighbourhood centre will get a rejuvenation in the form of a new integrated development with a CC, market and hawker centre, and facilities such as swimming pools and shops. The multistorey 0.9ha development…

Dempsey Hill rejuvenation: Tender for vacant block to be reviewed after all 5 bids rejected

Efforts to refresh lifestyle enclave Dempsey Hill have hit a speed bump, after authorities rejected all five offers from companies bidding for one vacant block, while postponing plans to fill two other blocks. SLA told CNA on Fri…

Owners of Jalan Kayu house charged with encroaching on state land

The owners of a house in Jalan Kayu estate who built a metal gate, two boundary walls and a fence around the landed property have been charged with encroaching on state land. On Tues, SLA said that it…

LTA to get new chief executive, leadership changes at JTC and SLA announced

LTA, JTC and SLA will get new leaders at the helm from Sept 1. LTA’s current CEO Ngien Hoon Ping, who took on the role in Nov 2016, will leave the administrative service and join a social enterprise.…

PwC executive chairman Yeoh Oon Jin to succeed Lim Sim Seng as SLA board chairman

Mr Yeoh Oon Jin, executive chairman of PwC Singapore, will succeed Mr Lim Sim Seng as board chairman of SLA. Together with Mr Yeoh, MinLaw also appointed as SLA’s deputy chairman, Mr Loh Lik Peng, founder and owner…

COVID-19: Playgrounds, beaches to reopen at start of Phase 2

Playgrounds and beaches will reopen as soon as Singapore enters the second phase of its post-“circuit breaker” transition on Fri, said PSD on Wed in announcing a list of places which will open to the public. Facilities in…

Family farm calls it quits after 6 decades, citing high costs

It started out as a coconut plantation in Yio Chu Kang in the 1960s, became a pig farm in the 70s in Punggol, then transformed into a hydroponic vegetable farm in the 90s. Come June 30, that is…

Lendlease Global Commercial REIT wins Grange Road event space

Lendlease Global Commercial REIT (LREIT) has won the tender to redevelop the 48,200 sqft site on Grange Road into a multi-functional event space. The site is currently an open carpark sitting next to Orchard Building. It will be…

Eligible sub-tenants of SLA-managed state properties to get more rent relief

Eligible sub-tenants of government-owned properties managed by SLA will benefit from additional rental waivers. The waivers are going to more than 2,000 commercial tenants and around 100 social sector tenants as part of assistance to pandemic-hit businesses. Master…

COVID-19: Former Qiaonan Primary School site in Tampines housing healthy foreign workers in essential services

The former Qiaonan Pri School site has been refurbished to house foreign workers in essential services, SLA said on Fri. The site at 15 Tampines St 11 can accommodate about 500 people and has recently started to receive…

COVID-19: Former Chancery Court site to house healthy foreign workers

The former Chancery Court site at 36 Dunearn Road has been designated as an alternative accommodation to house healthy foreign workers in essential services. SLA said that the site can house up to 1,200 workers. Some foreign workers…

COVID-19: Former Nexus International School, Ngee Ann Poly staff apartments to house migrant workers in essential services

Two vacant state properties at Kismis Ave and Ulu Pandan Road will be used to house healthy foreign workers in essential services amid the COVID-19 outbreak. SLA said on Thurs that it has been working with other government…

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