SINGAPORE'S residential property curbs are expected to stay for some time as the city-state's economy remains stable and demand is still "very resilient", National Development...

NEWCOMERS have filled up hundreds of empty homes and apartments, and poured money and energy into destitute neighbourhoods. Former churches have been reborn as mosques and refugee health centres, or...

HERE'S one way to unleash the economic potential of rural China: implement reforms that encourage farmers to take out mortgages...

WHILE President Donald Trump talks repeatedly about fixing America's inner cities, it's a good bet that in the coming years, New York and other large metropolitan areas will need to be more...

[SYDNEY] Australian newspaper and radio group Fairfax Media Ltd is considering a partial demerger of its real estate advertising arm Domain Group to ensure its value is fully recognised by the market...

BUDGET 2017

THE move to enhance the CPF Housing Grant for first-time buyers of resale HDB flats is expected to help sustain the recovery in resale transactions and stabilise resale prices.

PROPERTY developer Eco World International Bhd (EWI) has kicked off the process of initial public offering (IPO) with the signing of three agreements, including a share subscription deal with...

AUSTRALIAN residential property developer AVJennings on Monday reported a 14.4 per cent drop in net profit to A$14.1 million (S$15.3 million) for the six months ended Dec 31, 2016, as revenue took a...

COMMENTARY

INVESTORS bemoaning Singapore banks' fraught relationship with oil-services companies may be overlooking another brewing area of trouble - building and construction firms...

CHINA'S central bank has authorised the first sale of a "quasi" real estate investment trust (Reit) in the vast interbank bond market, in a move that greatly expands the investor base...