Property March 2017

UK housing post-Brexit: what lies ahead

A continuing structural demand-supply mismatch and discounts offered to foreign buyers due to a weak pound indicate there is room for growth.

Shorter tenures for more affordable private homes?

This is a lever the government may pull in the mid to long-term to give buyers another option.

Time to rethink investment in residential property

Structural shifts in the local economic and policy environment require one to think harder about some aspects of real estate investment.

Unearthing the gems in landed homes

Beyond “location, location and location”, buyers should also consider other aspects such as the growth prospects of the area.

Win-win scenario in HDB resale market

Stabilising prices and increased CPF Housing Grants for first-time buyers make it a good time to enter the market.

Activity-based working, co-working the new buzzwords on office scene

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.

Opportunities beckon in Malaysia residential properties

To be successful, investors need patience and risk appetite for emerging areas.

Is technology a disruption or an opportunity for retailers?

With stronger headwinds, retailers are adopting technological solutions for their businesses to remain competitive.