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Will sea change engulf developers?

SINGAPORE'S long-term approach to mitigate global warming and its consequences could offer a silver lining to some businesses here.

Two floors at Southpoint sold for S$78.4m

A COUPLE of commercial property deals were sealed recently.

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Property sales are picking up: What next?

DEVELOPERS' overall housing sales volume for July 2019 was their highest in 12 months.

NATIONAL DAY RALLY

HDB flats on prime Keppel Club site: Premium prices or tweaked sales terms?

THE prospect of having public housing on the plum Keppel Club site after its lease expires in two years has excited property market watchers.

New launches, affordability help property buck economic gloom

PROPERTY seems to be bucking the general gloom that has beset most sectors of Singapore's economy.

1,556 private homes including EC units sold in July, up 89% from June: URA

DEVELOPERS sold 1,178 private homes in July 2019, up 43.5 per cent from the 821 units they moved in the previous month, but down 31.7 per cent from the 1,724 units they found buyers for, in July 2018.

S$210m sale of Anson House completed

HONG KONG-BASED fund manager Arch Capital Management completed the acquisition of Anson House for S$210 million on Wednesday.

CapitaLand banks on divestment discipline to pounce on good opportunities

CRISIS is also a time of opportunity and property giant CapitaLand, which completed its acquisition of Ascendas-Singbridge (ASB) in late-June, is making sure it is well prepared and agile to pounce on any good opportunities amid the current uncertain business climate.

US fund manager in exclusive due diligence for Bugis Junction Towers

A SALE may be in the works for Bugis Junction Towers.

Nouvel 18's like exclusive honey to China bees

MAINLAND Chinese buyers continue to mop up luxe condo units in Singapore.

Wing Tai chairman, wife, sell Nassim GCB site for record S$230m

A GOOD CLASS BUNGALOW on a sprawling freehold site in the Nassim area has been sold for a record S$230 million.

Is this the house that Jack Ma is building in Singapore?

THE fraternity of Alibaba cofounders continues to grow its presence in Singapore's high-end residential sector.

Positive office market numbers, but clouds loom

THE latest official data points to overall positive indicators for the Singapore office market, but some analysts see warning signs.

Jewel, revamped Funan boost net absorption of retail space

STRONG net absorption of retail space in the second quarter led to a one percentage point drop in the island-wide vacancy rate for retail space, but the outlook for this property segment remains weak.

Singapore retail rents ease 1.5% q-o-q in Q2, vacancy rate drops to 7.7%: URA

RENTS of retail space in the central region of Singapore declined 1.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 over the previous three months, after dipping 0.2 per cent in the first quarter of this year, according to data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Friday.

Singapore office rents rise 1.3% q-o-q in Q2; vacancy rates fall to 11.5%: URA

RENTS of office space in the central region of Singapore rose 1.3 per cent in the second quarter of this year over the previous three months. This contrasts with the drop of 0.6 per cent in the first quarter, according to figures from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) released on Friday....

External factors cast long shadow over industrial property rentals

THE Singapore industrial property market continued to be stable in Q2, based on the latest data from industrial land and infrastructure agency JTC Corp, but analysts are cautious about the outlook, citing external headwinds.

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River Valley hotel plot offers CapLand-CDL integration potential with Liang Court

THE appearance of a site in River Valley Road for a hotel development to be integrated with the Fort Canning MRT Station, in the second-half 2019 Government Land Sales Programme, comes at an oppportune time for CapitaLand and City Developments Ltd (CDL).

4-bedroom unit at Sculptura Ardmore sold for S$4,687 psf

A FOUR-BEDROOM apartment at SC Global Developments' Sculptura Ardmore development has been sold at S$4,687 per square foot (psf), one of only 11 transactions of private non-landed residential units here to have crossed S$4,500 psf in the past five years, based on caveats data.

BT EXCLUSIVE

HK-listed AAC Technologies co-founder buys Leedon Park home

THE billionaire cofounder of Hongkong-listed AAC Technologies, which makes miniaturised components including speakers and microphones for mobile devices, is understood to be acquiring a bungalow along Leedon Park for S$31 million.

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Sentosa Cove in need of a boost in profile

MAINBOARD-LISTED property groups City Developments Ltd (CDL) and Ho Bee Land typically aim to sell off all units in their residential property developments, but in the waterfront housing district of Sentosa Cove, they have been leasing out some units in their respective projects in recent years...

Retail podium, three office floors at 30 Raffles Place on the market

A four-level retail podium and the three lowest office floors designated for a banking hall in a revamp of the former Chevron House have been put up for sale through an expression of interest exercise.

Sun Venture granted exclusive due diligence for 71 Robinson Rd

A SALE is in the works for 71 Robinson Road.

Dyson owner forks out S$73.8m for Singapore's costliest penthouse

THE founder of privately-held British consumer electronics maker Dyson and his wife have become the owners of Singapore's most expensive condo.

Sentosa Cove past its prime?

IT HAD been marketed as "the world's most desirable address" and pitched as a playground for the rich and famous, but since the last peak in transaction activity in 2010, property prices in the waterfront housing district of Sentosa Cove have lagged those for high-end residences on mainland...