SPOTLIGHT

PROPERTY market turnarounds do not happen overnight but there are increasing signs that a turning point is on the horizon.

THE bidding of the land parcels in the H1 2017 government land sales (GLS) programme witnessed a record number of bids and historic high price quantums for land parcels zoned for residential use in...

THE landed property market remains in the doldrums, after 15 consecutive quarters of price decline. In the first half of 2017, landed property prices fell 2.1 per cent, slightly less than the...

SO far, 2017 has been a remarkable year for the private residential market, as signs of a recovery have become clearer with a robust run-up in transactions and prices showing signs of bottoming out...

WHEN all 531 units of Hundred Palms Residences were reportedly sold within the first day of the launch in July, it was remarkable in more ways than one. Firstly, it may be the first time that all the...

PUBLIC housing continues to be the most affordable option for both newly married couples and permanent residents (PRs) who want to set up their home in Singapore. Recently, the market has seen...

SINCE 2016, there has been a gradual improvement in the number of overseas nationals buying into non-landed private residential properties in the Core Central Region (CCR). This followed a drop that...

THE industrial revolution started with steam power and mechanised tools, then electricity and assembly lines. Next, electronics and computers came along. We are now into the Fourth Industrial...

RECENT retail sales data in Singapore showed positive signs of recovery but weak retail sentiment is seen persisting. Though retail sales in July went up 1.8 per cent year on year, there were other...