Singapore luxury home prices up 11.5 percent in first half 2018

View of luxury apartments in Singapore. Leading the growth in luxury home prices, Singapore, along with Tokyo, bucked the trend of falling prime prices across the world, as prices of luxury homes within the city-state rose 11.5 percent in the…

Jurong property prices not affected by High Speed Rail delay

Artist’s impression of a High Speed Rail train. Market experts do not expect the deferment of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project to significantly affect property prices within the Jurong area, reported the New Paper. This…

Guide to property valuation: Residual method

When we talk about property valuations, we often think about the valuation of the building or house itself. Often times it’s all about buying or selling the residential apartment or commercial piece of building. However, it is important…

Singapore and Malaysia agree to postpone High Speed Rail project

Artist’s impression of the HSR terminus in Jurong East. While many may be disappointed, Singapore and Malaysia’s agreement to postpone the development of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) offers greater clarity on…

BEX and MCE Asia 2018 showcase the latest green innovations

Singapore is making great strides towards sustainability in the built environment. The Singapore Green Building Week (SGBW) commenced on Wednesday (5 Sep), with thousands of industry experts and professionals from around the world coming together…

Canberra Link EC site receives healthy interest with nine bids

Location map of the land parcel at Canberra Link. Source: HDB The tender for an executive condominium (EC) site in Canberra Link received nine bids, with Hoi Hup Realty and Sunway Developments submitting the highest bid of $271 million. Launched…

Subdued interest in two Government Land Sales sites

Aerial view of the sale site at Dairy Farm Road. (Photo: URA) Interest in two Government Land Sales sites at Dairy Farm Road and Jalan Jurong Kechil was subdued after their tender exercises closed with five and three bids respectively. This…

Qingjian Realty launches Singapore’s first fully-smart private development

Source: Qingjian Realty Qingjian Realty has unveiled the first fully-smart private development in Singapore, JadeScape. Located in Shunfu Road, at the former site of Shunfu Ville, the new development will offer 1,206 residential units, of which…

Developers that acquired expensive land to feel brunt of new property curbs

Experts revealed that real estate developers that bought pricey land in Singapore’s prime districts during the most recent en bloc cycle prior to the implementation of the new property curbs are the most at risk from the fresh cooling…

Waterfront Punggol flats a hit among buyers

The newly launched Housing Board flats in Punggol attracted more attention than those in Yishun, with 5,608 applications received for 1,221 three-room and bigger flats, or 4.6 times as many, as at 5pm on Monday (3 September), reported The New…