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Shophouses come under the spotlight again

Stronger economy has also led to more activity in the shophouse market.

Shophouses are typically narrow, long terraced houses with varied facades. They are often used by new startups, businesses in the creative industries and food and beverage outlets.

THE recent property cooling measures have once again diverted the spotlight from the private residential market to the shophouse market.

Shophouse clusters can be classified into two main submarkets. Those in the central business district (CBD) are in areas such as Chinatown, Tanjong...

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