Braddell View fails in bid to go en bloc

Braddell View’s attempt to sell en bloc, which was launched at a reserve price of $2.08 billion, closed on Tuesday without any bids. Ms Tang Wei Leng, managing director of marketing agent Colliers International, said: “The Braddell View collective sale committee has instructed Colliers to enter into private treaty negotiation for the collective sale of[…]

Prices of non-landed private homes up 0.2% in April

Prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore inched up 0.2 per cent last month, after staying flat in March. The figures are flash estimates released yesterday by the National University of Singapore (NUS) for its Singapore Residential Price Index, which tracks prices of completed non-landed private homes. The rise was driven by a[…]

Singapore ranked best country for children to grow up in

SINGAPORE – Singapore is the best country in the world for children to grow up in, according to the second, and latest, annual End of Childhood report published by non-governmental organisation Save The Children. It tied with reigning champion Slovenia as the first out of 175 countries, performing well across the eight indicators: under-five mortality[…]

Journey back in time at new gardens in Fort Canning Park

Nine gardens recreate features of early Singapore while augmented reality trail offers peek at scenes from the past A stroll along Fort Canning Park will now take visitors on a journey back in time. Nine historical gardens, launched yesterday, recreate the days when 14th-century kings such as Sang Nila Utama had their palaces high on[…]

Two luxury residential towers coming up next to former Zouk site

A pair of 36-storey luxury residential towers will be built adjacent to the site of former nightclub Zouk. Riviere, by Frasers Property Singapore, will open for preview today. The development, which is expected to be completed by 2023, features 455 units in two 36-storey towers by the Singapore River. The 99-year leasehold property offers one-to[…]

HDB launches more than 6,700 flats

These include nearly 600 BTO units in mature estate of Kallang/Whampoa Would-be home buyers keen to live near the city have been given a second shot at balloting for a new flat in Kallang/Whampoa. Almost 600 units in this town have been made available in the Housing Board’s latest sales exercise, launched yesterday – the[…]

CapitaLand tops region with $78b in real estate assets

Asia-Pacific recorded $812b in real estate assets under management last year: Survey Local developer CapitaLand has the biggest real estate assets under management in the Asia-Pacific, a region that is becoming a major force in the sector. The Asia-Pacific recorded US$588.8 billion (S$812 billion) in real estate assets under management (AUM) last year – 18.4[…]

New Funan mall lets cyclists ride through it

Revamped complex will have 200m cycling path, with safety measures for non-cyclists Visitors will not only be able to walk into the new Funan mall when it opens next month, but they will also be able to cycle in it. The revamped complex will feature a 200m cycling path that runs through and around it,[…]