The SME Magazine (July/August 2018)


Building on a strong foundation

Construction SMEs are gearing up for a pickup in the property sector by investing in talent and technology.

HALF of the year has flown by and, truth be told, I barely noticed the passage of time. The year started off on an optimistic note, with analysts forecasting bright skies ahead for the global economy. The worst is over, they said.


She comes from a family in the construction business, but Aurum Land's Michelle Yong sees beyond tower blocks into building community and connections into her co-working space.

Legal Adviser

Beware of the pitfalls when entering into commercial leases.

Budding Entrepreneurs

Kobe Global Technologies is changing the influencer marketing industry through technology by using artificial intelligence to identify real influence and relevance.

Cutting Edge

Anthony Koh started Multicon to break free of constraints that previously restricted him. SMJ Furnishings managing director Rena Ho bought the family business back after the company went public.


Office rents are increasing, and here are some strategies that SMEs can adopt to be ready for this.


A list of asking rents for office and industrial spaces, and sales caveats.


SMEs are at risk when they decide to shelf the sustainability discussion.


A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.