Property March 2017
Beyond “location, location and location”, buyers should also consider other aspects such as the growth prospects of the area.
This is a lever the government may pull in the mid to long-term to give buyers another option.
Stabilising prices and increased CPF Housing Grants for first-time buyers make it a good time to enter the market.
With stronger headwinds, retailers are adopting technological solutions for their businesses to remain competitive.
While activity-based working points to a gradual decline in office footprints of tenants, co-working is a welcome boost for landlords in a muted market.
To be successful, investors need patience and risk appetite for emerging areas.
A continuing structural demand-supply mismatch and discounts offered to foreign buyers due to a weak pound indicate there is room for growth.