Wong urges renovation contractors to patiently work through guidelines

Although there are “quite a few” guidelines, these are necessary and Wong called on all parties involved to work through these new requirements systematically and patiently. Contractors and homeowners must comply with safety requirements…

HDB to offer 7,800 BTO flats in August sales exercise

The BTO exercise which was originally scheduled for May, will be combined with August’s launch.  The Housing and Development Board (HDB) will combine the Build-To-Order (BTO) exercise originally set for launch in May with the August…

Covid-19 Updates: Businesses on a tight rope, fourth budget to cushion possible fall

Fortitude Budget at a glance (for businesses and workers) With Circuit Breaker measures set to end on the 2nd of June 2020, Singapore is taking a cautious and well-considered approach to reopening her economy for fear of a possible second resurgence…

Tanah Merah Kechil Link site launched, with longer tender period

Analysts say that the site is expected to get a good amount of interest, due to its locational attributes and affordable quantum.  A residential with commercial at first storey site located at Tanah Merah Kechil Link has been launched for…

Suspended renovation works, building works for landed homes to resume from 2 June

Companies intending to restart suspended renovation works will have to secure BCA’s approval. Renovations works for residential units which do not require building plan submission as well as building works on single dwelling residential…

PropertyGuru offers 360 degree walkthroughs of project with StoryTeller

With StoryTeller, FastKey allows property developers to go to market as soon as their project is approved, without the need to wait for the construction of its show flat or sales gallery. The new feature also enables agents to host viewings…

CapitaLand obtains $500 million sustainability-linked bilateral loan from UOB

The loan is regarded to be the largest sustainability-linked bilateral loan in the real estate sector of Singapore. Photo: CapitaLand CapitaLand has secured a $500 million sustainability-linked loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB). The loan…

Fortitude Budget eyes to support workers, business

The $33 billion budget will provide support for workers and businesses to transform, adapt and seize new opportunities. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday (26 May) unveiled this year’s fourth budget,…

A range of measures in place for homeowners affected by construction delays

HDB and URA have been exercising flexibility on a case-by-case basis for households who are in genuine difficulty and need temporary accommodation, according to Lawrence Wong.  The government has put in place various measures to help people…

Certain government service counters (including HDB Hub) to reopen from 2 June

Selected government service centres are set to resume operations from 2 June but by appointment only. These include service counters at HDB Hub and HDB branches, Central Provident Fund’s (CPF) five service centres and the taxpayer and…