A place to call home: How small is too small?

Land scarcity has been a long-standing issue for Singapore. And why should you care? Well, with the race against limited usable land space, its citizens would eventually feel the pressure. Labelled as one of the world’s densest nations,…

Bathroom ceiling in HDB home falls on boy, injuring him

HDB reminded the public to carry out repairs early once they notice signs of spalling concrete to prevent it from deteriorating further or affect a bigger area. Photo: Syasha DanialAlissa/facebook The Housing and Development Board (HDB)…

Show galleries to remain closed even after 1 June

Show galleries that were set up by property developers to market and sell properties “shall remain closed until further notice.  Property developers in Singapore may have to wait a little longer before they can reopen their show galleries…

DPM Heng to announce fourth round of measure to help people, businesses on 26 May

According to the release, the statement would set out the plans of the government to “help businesses and individuals adapt and build resilience, in our continuing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic”. Photo: facebook.com/hengsweekeat Deputy…

Guocoland obtains $730mil green loan for Tan Quee Lan Street mixed-development project

The new mixed-development project at Tan Quee Lan Street will be situated right above the Bugis MRT interchange station. Photo: Midtown Bay GuocoLand via its indirect subsidiaries, MTG Apartments and MTG Retail, has secured a $730 million green…

Guocoland obtains $730mil green loan for Tan Quee Lan Street mixed-development project

The new mixed-development project at Tan Quee Lan Street will be situated right above the Bugis MRT interchange station. Photo: Midtown Bay GuocoLand via its indirect subsidiaries, MTG Apartments and MTG Retail, has secured a $730 million green…

Homeowners still expect delays in renovation works even after circuit breaker

Despite the government’s announcement that renovations works can resume after 1 June, Siti Nurlina Yunus does not expect works at her Buangkok flat to be carried out on full speed. Renovation work at her new HDB flat, which started in…

Construction works for some projects may be allowed to resume after circuit breaker

Construction works for critical and time-sensitive projects will be allowed to resume when the circuit breaker ends on 1 June, as long as the contractors meet the COVID-19 safety measures.  The move is expected to double the 20,000 construction…

New private home sales drop 58% in April

Developers sold 277 new private homes in April, down 58% from the 660 units shifted in March. Photo: Kopar at Newton by CEL.  With the implementation of circuit breaker measures from 7 April leading to the discontinuation of house viewings…

At the end of the road: What happens to your 99-year leasehold HDB?

Singapore has claimed the title as one of the world’s best model of public housing provision. As of 2019, a whopping 80% of Singapore’s total population resides in public homes, including those living under rental schemes. One of…