Entries by The Colab Team

UK Special: Trust me, I’m an estate agent…

If you have yet to buy your first overseas investment property, you may have heard of the horror stories from those who have. From blowing £185 to change a lightbulb (approx. S$394) to paying close to S$20,000 for a furnishing package on a one-bedroom apartment, it is always a risk you have to undertake when […]

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Land preparatory works soon underway for Kampong Bugis redevelopment

Artist’s impression of Kampong Bugis in future. (Photo: URA) The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced on Thursday (19 Apr) that it is preparing the 17.4ha Kampong Bugis precinct for construction works to transform it into a green car-lite waterfront residential precinct. “Kampong Bugis will be an open and inclusive neighbourhood with new community facilities, to […]

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Property market uptrend to continue, buyers encouraged to look at regional centres

Ken Low from Huttons Asia talked about launch prices of upcoming projects and squashed any possibility of a property bubble forming in Singapore. By Mindy Chong Singapore’s property market has seen a decline for nearly four years, but this was followed by a recent upturn in property prices and transactions. In fact, analysts from Morgan […]

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Twin Vew to open showflat this weekend

Artist’s impression of Twin Vew in West Coast Vale. Twin Vew in West Coast Vale will open its showflat for preview this Saturday (21 Apr), said developer CSC Land. The 520-unit condominium is the Group’s first development in Singapore, and will comprise two 36-storey towers offering a range of one- to four-bedroom units and penthouses […]

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Sembawang Shopping Centre sold to Lian Beng joint venture for $248m

This is the largest transaction value achieved for a stand-alone retail mall with an original 999-year lease. (Photo: Colliers International) Sembawang Shopping Centre along Sembawang Road has been sold by CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) to a joint venture between Lian Beng Group and Apricot Capital for $248 million, marketing agent Colliers International said on Thursday […]

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Luxury home prices in downtown Singapore rising faster than other high-end districts: report

View of historical shophouses and modern skyscrapers in Tanjong Pagar. (Photo: GuocoLand) Prices of luxury apartments in the downtown core, which includes Raffles Place, Marina Bay and Tanjong Pagar are outperforming other high-end districts in Singapore, according to an OrangeTee report. The area comprises districts 1 and 2 and is one of the most sought-after […]

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Lawyer fined $10,000 for failure to report suspicious property transaction

Sterling Law Corporation MD Kang Bee Leng suspected that the money used for the Sentosa Cove property purchase was linked to a multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme. A conveyancing lawyer has been fined $10,000 over her failure to notify the authorities of a suspicious property transaction in Sentosa Cove despite her suspicion that the money for […]

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Choon Kim House in Upper Serangoon up for en bloc sale with over $55m guide price

Completed in the early 2000’s, the four-storey mixed-use building comprises 20 commercial units and 10 apartments. (Photo: JLL) The freehold Choon Kim House along Upper Serangoon Road has been launched for collective sale at an indicative price of over $55 million, marketing agent JLL said on Wednesday (18 Apr). This works out to a land […]

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