Singapore real estate continues to hold value for investors

AFTER years of lacklustre foreign institutional interest in the Singapore commercial property market, Singapore appears to be on the radar of foreign institutional investors again.

Pace of new home launches to remain steady despite cooling measures

HOME buyers are more discerning and selective in their purchases as the market adjusts to the new cooling measures. Demand is beginning to gravitate towards projects with perceived strong value propositions.

Decentralisation to dominate office market in next decade

ANOTHER development cycle has passed and all the metrics show Singapore's office market is on another upward cycle. Historically, the Singapore Grade A office market runs on a two-to-three year range rental cycle. ...

Caught in the crossfire of trade tensions

THE trade tensions between the US and China - the world's largest and second-largest economies, respectively - are escalating. ...

Chilling effect on property market as cooling measures hit developers, buyers

THE timing of the additional cooling measures came as a surprise on Thursday, as developers have just loaded up their landbanks over the last 18 months in anticipation of blockbuster sales in the second half of the year and beyond. Private property home prices have only risen 9.1 per cent over four...

Residential sector dominates property investment sales in Q2

THE residential sector once again dominated property investment sales in the second quarter of 2018 with S$7.1 billion of sales. This accounted for 65 per cent of the total investment volume. The residential collective sales market is now keeping at a more sustainable pace.

Office, retail recovery may boost shophouse segment

THE private residential market enjoyed the limelight in 2017 with sales increasing and prices bottoming out. The revival of the en bloc market also fuelled the optimism as developers shored up land banks in anticipation of price increases amid a shrinking unsold inventory.