Home prices expected to remain flat or dip next year

Just when Singapore’s residential property market was reviving after a four-year slump, government moves to curb the exuberance might play spoiler going into the new year. Home prices that are forecast to climb as much as 10 per cent this year could remain flat next year, and may decline as much as 3 per cent,[…]

Exec flats prop up HDB resale prices in Nov: SRX

Resale prices of Housing Board flats rose 0.2 per cent last month after a slight dip in October as the number of transactions fell again. The price rise was most significant for executive flats at 2.5 per cent, while the cost of four-roomers dropped 0.3 per cent and that of five-room units fell 0.5 per[…]

Fewer private homes from upcoming Govt Land Sales

19.5% drop to 6,475 units amid concerns of oversupply and slowing demand Concerns about oversupply and slowing demand following the July cooling measures and general economic uncertainty have put the squeeze on the Government’s Land Sales programme for the first half of next year. The sites listed yesterday for the first half of next year[…]

Prime unit at Coronation Shopping Plaza up for sale

A prime ground-floor strata commercial space at Coronation Shopping Plaza has been put up for sale at a guide price of $35 million. The freehold property, which has a strata floor area of around 603 sq m or 6,491 sq ft, occupies a corner with direct street-level access from Bukit Timah Road and Coronation Road,[…]

HDB residents can apply for 2 types of subsidised ramps

Where such ramps are not feasible, HDB will offer wheelchair lifter under separate pilot Elderly residents living in older Housing Board flats, who have to navigate multiple steps at the entrance to their homes, can soon get highly subsidised ramps that will make their lives easier. From tomorrow, eligible residents can apply for the ramps.[…]

Kampung Admiralty snags top accolade at World Architecture Festival

SINGAPORE – The housing development Kampung Admiralty by Woha Architects has won Building of the Year at this year’s World Architecture Festival. The entry beat 535 projects from 57 countries to snag the top prize at the awards, considered the Oscars of the architectural world. The same project had received the Best Commercial Mixed-Use Future[…]

New Shaw Tower to blend in with Ophir-Rochor makeover

35-storey office, retail space beside Guoco Midtown to be up by 2023 The redevelopment of Shaw Tower was motivated in part by its owner’s hopes that the new building and neighbouring GuocoLand’s Guoco Midtown on Beach Road will be up around the same time, as part of the rejuvenation of the Ophir-Rochor corridor. To that[…]

Govt releases four sites for sale

The Urban Redevelopment Authority yesterday released two residential sites and two other plots for mixed residential and commercial use, which can yield a combined 1,915 private homes. The 99-year leasehold sites come under the government land sales programme for the second half of this year. They are all subject to the recently revised development control[…]

YTL Land to launch freehold condo along Orchard Boulevard on Dec 1

SINGAPORE- Malaysia-based property developer YTL Land & development (YTL Land) is set to launch a 77-unit freehold condominium along Orchard Boulevard, with 53 apartments released for sale this Saturday, Dec 1. Located at 3 Orchard Boulevard, 3 Orchard By-The-Park is a short walk to the Singapore Botanic Gardens and within the enclave of the Orchard[…]