Topic of Interest: #URA (1,567 Articles Found)

Filter
  • Filter Articles By

  • Date Range

  • Categories

    • Select Category

  • Articles

    • Select Type of Articles

  • Topic 1

    • Select Topic 1

  • Topic 2

    • Select Topic 2

  • Authors

    • Select Author

Two prime Pine Grove sites launched for sale; plots can yield over 1,000 condo units

URA has released for sale 2 residential sites at Pine Grove (Parcels A & B), it said on Tues. The sites are released under the reserve list of the second half 2021 GLS programme. Both sites have a…

Mount Pleasant project could show the way to redevelop heritage sites in future

Residents of the upcoming Mount Pleasant estate may one day sip coffee on the veranda of a century-old colonial bungalow, stroll in a former parade square where generations of policemen marched, or – if needed – make a…

5,000 flats to be built on Old Police Academy site in Mount Pleasant; parts of area’s heritage to be preserved

A new 33ha housing estate comprising 5,000 flats will be built at Mount Pleasant. It is an area with rich heritage, being home to the Old Police Academy and pre-war black-and-white bungalows. Considering their assessed heritage significance, the…

Reimagining Singapore’s streets as destinations

A new narrative has arisen recently, with urban planners and transit advocates looking to reclaim road space for pedestrians so as to make busy precincts more liveable and vibrant. This is a change from the focus of the…

Singapore’s new private home sales rebound to grow 9% in October

Sales of new private homes in Singapore rose nearly 9 per cent in Oct, rebounding from two months of decline. Excluding ECs, developers sold 909 private homes last month, up from 834 in Sept, according to data released…

F&B outlets should check address on NRIC, Singpass for dine-in groups larger than 2, say authorities

F&B establishments should conduct checks for proof of residence when groups larger than two people dine in, with such checks done through the patrons’ NRIC or the Singpass app, said the authorities. Children who do not have these…

How to make live-work-play work

Amenities near your workplace. A home above your office. Shops and restaurants in estates island-wide. Singapore is no stranger to the idea of “live-work-play” (LWP), but a flurry of interest in mixed-use developments is revving up the concept.…

Connaught Drive and Anderson Bridge to be pedestrian-only from end-December

Connaught Drive and Anderson Bridge will be fully pedestrianised as part of plans to further enhance the “walkability” of the Civic District, said authorities on Fri. Visitors will be able to enjoy a “seamless walking experience” between Esplanade…

Pilot courier hubs rolled out at two HDB carparks to improve parcel delivery processes

Delivery drivers, who have been handling higher parcel volumes amid an e-commerce boom, face one major roadblock – finding a suitable space to sort and consolidate items for consumers. They are now getting help, with pilot courier hubs…

Proposal to turn Old Changi Hospital into stargazing spot wins competition

A proposal to transform the Old Changi Hospital into a stargazing observatory and aviation viewing deck has won a competition aimed at revamping the Changi Point area. The proposal, named Ascending to the Sky, placed first in the…

Optimising use of sea space part of long-term development planning

We thank Mr Kuet Ee Yoon for his letter and his interest in URA’s Long-Term Plan Review. As with land, there are diverse and competing needs for the use of our sea space. There are also technical considerations…

International Plaza fails to get URA’s nod for CBD Incentive Scheme

URA has turned down an outline application for the proposed redevelopment of International Plaza in Tanjong Pagar under the CBD Incentive Scheme. The outcome is seen as having implications for the ongoing collective sale tender for the property,…

S’poreans suggest greener cooling with less reliance on air-con as part of long-term land use plans

Ways to reduce reliance on air-conditioning systems or make cooling greener were among the ideas shared by participants at a discussion on Sun about Singapore’s long-term land use plans organised by URA. Participant Adriale Pang said greener large-scale…

Golden Mile Complex gazetted with “refined” incentives from URA

URA has “refined” the incentives that come alongside the conservation of Golden Mile Complex. With Golden Mile Complex now gazetted as a conserved building, it will be the first modern, large-scale strata-title development conserved. This was announced on…

Office price index falls 2.4% y-o-y; office rental index declines 3.5% y-o-y in 3Q2021: URA

Singapore’s Office Price Index fell 2.4% y-o-y in the 3Q2021, reversing from the 0.9% y-o-y increase in the 2Q2021, according to the statistics released by URA on Oct 22. The price index, which fell to 118.2, marks the…

Retail rents fall 2.7% in 3Q21; prices stay flat

Retail rents fell 2.7% q-o-q in 3Q20201, while prices of retail properties stayed flat, based on statistics released by URA on Oct 22. This marks the seventh consecutive quarter of decline in retail rents, widening from the 0.5%…

Private home prices up 1.1% in Q3

Private home prices in Singapore increased 1.1% in the third quarter of 2021, higher than the 0.8% hike registered in the previous quarter, showed URA data on Fri. Huttons Asia CEO Mark Yip noted that private property prices…

Dairy Farm Walk residential site launched for sale

A residential site at Dairy Farm Walk has been launched for sale via public tender, revealed URA on Thurs. With a land area of 15,663.2 sqm, the site has a maximum GFA of 32,893 sqm and is expected…

New attraction to be developed in Somerset; part of broader plan to rejuvenate Orchard Road

A new attraction in Somerset will be developed on a vacant plot of land next to the existing skate park opposite Orchard Gateway. The authorities are seeking proposals from developers to offer “an attraction concept with differentiated and…

Singapore’s new private home sales fall 31.4% in September, down for second straight month

Sales of new private homes in Singapore fell 31.4 per cent in Sept, declining for the second straight month. Excluding ECs, developers sold 834 units in Sept compared to 1,216 units in Aug, according to URA on Fri.…

Proposed conservation of six buildings and an entrance archway at St Theresa’s Home

Authorities have proposed to conserve seven structures at St Theresa’s Home on Upper Thomson Road in recognition of their “historical, architectural and social significance”, said URA on Fri. These structures – six buildings and one entrance archway –…

Two sites at Slim Barracks Rise awarded to EL Development, Gao Xiuhua

The tenders for the two sites at Slim Barracks Rise have been awarded to EL Development and Gao Xiuhua, after they submitted the highest bids for the sites, announced URA on Mon. El Development submitted the top bid…

URA to gather public views on land use strategies for long-term plans

From this month, members of the public can contribute their views on how Singapore can use its land in the long term in six virtual discussion sessions held by URA. URA said on Mon that it is starting…

Man charged with helping employers to house 22 migrant workers in two shophouses, employing worker illegally

A Singaporean man was charged on Tues with helping employers to house migrant workers in unacceptable accommodation and for illegally employing a migrant worker without a valid work pass. Lau Liang Thye, 42, had committed the offences at…

Singapore and the science of cities

In her influential book, The Death And Life Of Great American Cities, the world-famous urbanist Jane Jacobs wrote: “City processes in real life are too complex to be routine, too particularised for application as abstractions. They are always…

Private property prices up 0.9% in Q3 2021: URA flash estimates

Private home prices in Singapore rose by 0.9 per cent in the third quarter of 2021 from the previous quarter, according to flash estimates released by URA on Fri. The private residential property index rose by 1.5 points,…

Residential GLS sites at Lentor Hills Road and Jalan Tembusu launched for sale

Two residential sites under the Confirmed List of the 2H2021 GLS programme have been launched for sale. One site is Lentor Hills Road (Parcel A) and the other site is at Jalan Tembusu. A site under the Reserve…

Turf City tenants given final lease extension until end of 2023

Tenants at Turf City have been given a final 18-month extension of their lease until Dec 31, 2023, said SLA and URA on Thurs. The site in Bukit Timah has been slated for residential use since the 1998…

URA awards Marina View white site to IOI Properties’ subsidiary

URA on Wed said it awarded the tender for the Marina View site to Boulevard View Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian property developer IOI Properties Group. The plot, which was triggered earlier from the government’s reserve…

El Development and Gao Xiu Hua submit top bids for Slim Barracks Rise GLS sites

Two residential sites at Slim Barracks Rise received robust interest during the close of their tender, with each site attracting 10 bids, revealed URA on Tues. The tender for the 99-year leasehold sites was launched on 15 June…

Sign In to Bookmark This Story

Sign In with Google