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9,300 new homes to result from slew of en bloc sales, warns URA

Analysts are unperturbed. They point to a lag in supply, and say demand will mop up the redeveloped units in the pipeline

The 488-unit Normanton Park was sold en bloc for $830.1 million this month, more than $30 million over the reserve price. Ian Loh of Knight Frank Singapore told BT that the redeveloped site could house nearly 1,290 homes of an average size of 100 sq m gross floor area.


THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has flagged the addition of a significant number of housing units to the existing supply pipeline from the redevelopment of en bloc sale sites - but analysts are not alarmed.

Among the reasons these market watchers cite is that they

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