Makeway View sold for $168m to Bukit Sembawang

Makeway View comprises 28 apartments and four penthouses, and is close to Newton MRT interchange. (Photo: Edmund Tie & Co) The freehold Makeway View condominium in Newton has been sold to Bukit Sembawang Estates for $168 million, marketing…

Olina Lodge, Verdun House launched for collective sale

Completed in 1990, the freehold Olina Lodge has a reserve price of $220 million. (Photo: SRI) The collective sales fever continues to heat up with the recent launch of two freehold developments – Olina Lodge and Verdun House, revealed…

George Tan appointed as executive director of Savills Residential

George Tan, executive director of Savills Residential. (Photo: Savills) Savills Singapore has appointed George Tan as its new executive director of Savills Residential – the company’s residential project marketing arm – effective…

Geylang HDB flat with city views sold for $910,000

The high floor unit at Pine Close offers unblocked views of the Singapore Sports Hub and city skyline. (Photo: Dulcie Liu) A 5-room HDB resale flat on a high floor in Geylang with sweeping views of the Singapore Sports Hub and city skyline has…

Govt to add more bicycle parking spaces near homes, key facilities

Another 50,000 bicycle parking spaces will be added by 2020. (Photo: URA) By 2020, the government plans to add another 50,000 bicycle parking spaces to the current 170,000 across the island, with most of them located near homes and key facilities. This…

9 Renovation Budget Hacks Every Homeowner Should Know

Did you know that the average renovation rings up to a tune of $51,000, according to data extracted from projects and contracts on Qanvast? But don’t let that faze you – just as we’ve seen amazing makeovers with five-digit…

Holland Road site attracts 15 bids

Map showing the location of the land parcel at Holland Road. Source: URA The tender for a plum commercial and residential site at Holland Road closed on Tuesday (20 Mar) after attracting strong interest from developers. A total of 15 bids were…

Freehold Peak Court on sale for $106m

View from Peak Court at Thomson Road. (Photo: Edmund Tie & Co) Peak Court in Thomson Road is the latest residential project to go en bloc at an asking price of $106 million, after 100 percent of the owners consented to the sale. Completed…

Real Estate 101: What are property yields?

You have seen the term ‘property yield’ in property news, investor reports, newsletters, etc. But are you sure of what the term means exactly? This term an important metric, and a must-know for property investors. As such, this…

Pacific Mansion sold for $980m in second-largest ever collective sale

Completed in 1976, Pacific Mansion in River Valley comprises 288 apartments and two commercial units. (Photo: CBRE) The freehold Pacific Mansion in prime District 9 has been sold collectively to a consortium comprising GuocoLand (Singapore),…