S’pore start-up launches tiny homes

The units will be initially installed in Australia and listed on Airbnb, with rents ranging from $150 to $250. (Image source: Big Tiny)  Local start-up Big Tiny has come up with an innovative idea of building small homes on wheels, which…

Hollandia up for collective sale

The collective sale of Hollandia has an indicative price of $163.15 million ($1,515 psf ppr). (Photo: Savills) The 48-unit Hollandia residential development located at the junction of Holland Road and Queensway in District 10 has been launched…

Two Airbnb hosts to plead guilty to illegal home-sharing

The lawyer of two Airbnb hosts who were charged in Singapore with unauthorised short-term letting expects both men to plead guilty in February, reported Reuters. Court documents show that the two men – 34-year old Yao Song Liang and 35-year…

Balmoral Gardens launched for en bloc sale, owners expect over $92m

Balmoral Gardens, a 40-unit freehold condominium near Orchard Road, has joined the collective sales frenzy today (17 January), with owners expecting offers of more than $92 million. According to sole marketing agent Huttons Asia, all residents…

Singapore falls to 8th most expensive place in Asia to rent mid-market homes

Singapore has continued to slip down the list of the most expensive location for rental accommodation in Asia as it settled in the eighth place, down one notch from last year, revealed a survey by ECA International. Notably, the city-state was…

Private home sales hit 4-year high in 2017

Home sales in Singapore surged to 10,682 units for the whole of 2017. Private home sales in Singapore surged 34 percent to 10,682 units for the whole of 2017 compared to 7,972 units during the previous year, according to initial estimates from…

Dunearn Gardens up for en bloc sale

The freehold site is located close to Newton MRT station. (Photo: Knight Frank) Dunearn Gardens, a freehold high-rise residential redevelopment site off Newton Road, has been put up for en bloc sale, with the owners expecting offers above their…

Singapore’s GDP to grow slower this year

The weak construction sector is expected to drag Singapore’s real GDP growth at a slower pace of three percent in 2018 from last year’s 3.5 percent, reported Singapore Business Review citing BMI Research. The construction industry…

Overly optimistic bids may derail property market rebound

While the property market is expected to head for a rebound, analysts believe the optimism surrounding Singapore’s property market may lead to market instability, reported Singapore Business Review. This comes as the intense competition…

Despite lower earnings, Lian Beng upbeat on property outlook

Singapore-listed Lian Beng Group’s net profit declined by 33.7 percent year-on-year to $12.19 million during the first half ended 30 November 2017 (1H FY2018), revealed an SGX filing on Friday (12 January). Over the same period, the Grade…