Singapore still world’s 2nd most expensive housing market

This comes despite the government’s introduction of new cooling measures last year which saw property price growth drop a little. Singapore has once again emerged as the world’s second most expensive residential property market behind…

URA Draft Master Plan to spark more home sales

Plans for the Greater Southern Waterfront will offer much optimism in the future outlook of residential properties in the vicinity. Property consultancy Knight Frank expects residential sales to remain moderate for the rest of the year, on the…

New flexible living space allows occupants to sleep under the stars

Aerial view of the Chinatown area where Kesa House is located. A new ‘flexible living’ concept has arrived in Singapore, right in the midst of Keong Saik’s shophouses, reported Business Insider. But unlike co-living spaces…

Singapore, Malaysia working to hash out RTS Link suspension

The RTS project remains a priority for both countries considering the heavy traffic congestion at the Causeway. Singapore and Malaysia are working on a supplemental agreement to put in place a six-month suspension of the Johor Bahru-Singapore…

Co-living gaining traction in Singapore

A new survey shows that convenience, location and affordability are the main reasons current users choose co-living. While it is still in its early stages of development, the co-living sector in Singapore is expected to appeal to a broader user…

Hmlet to open largest co-living property in July

Featuring over 150 rooms operated as serviced apartments, the property will also come with a swimming pool, gym and an all-day in-house Cafe concept. Co-living company Hmlet has partnered with real estate group LHN to design and renovate its…

Laguna Park goes en bloc again at $1.48 billion

Despite three failed attempts, Laguna Park near East Coast Park is once again attempting an en bloc sale. (Photo: Knight Frank) After three failed attempts, Laguna Park has once again been launched for en bloc sale, carrying a reserve price…

Wing Tai wins Middle Road site after submitting highest bid

Wing Tai intends to develop the site into two 20-storey residential towers and one block of low-rise residences atop a row of commercial units. Wingcharm Investment, a subsidiary of Wing Tai Holdings, has been awarded the 99-year leasehold site…

CDL clinches $500m green loan for new development projects

11 Tampines Concourse is the first CarbonNeutral development in Asia Pacific and Singapore. (Photo: CDL) City Developments Limited (CDL) has secured its first green loans which amounted to $500 million, revealed the property developer in an…

Home prices to remain flattish this year: report

Analysis of new launches showed low take-up rates at launch weekends of 10 to 20 percent compared to 30 to 60 percent in previous years. With muted price growth expectations for residential properties, RHB Research expects no near-term catalysts…