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Singapore Property Market

  • Second HSR briefing to be held in London next month
    The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) is a strategic project between the Malaysia and Singapore that aims to provide convenient travel between the two capital cities. (Image: Land Transport Authority of Singapore) Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Malaysia’s MyHSR Corporation has chosen London as the venue for the ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-24
  • Sim Lian to build 12-storey condo at Tampines site
      Sim Lian intends to develop a condominium project with over 2,000 units on the Tampines Court site, which it acquired for S$970 million, reported Business Times. This makes Tampines Court the biggest collective sale since 2007, when Farrer Court was sold for S$1.3388 billion. Exceeding the initial reserve price ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-24
  • 7 of Asia’s most spectacular resort residences
      By Diana Hubbell Travellers have long looked towards Asia – with its shimmering azure waters and near-limitless selection of palm-fringed white-sand beaches – in their search for paradise. Intrepid hippies put the area on the map as a tourist destination in the 1960s. The intervening years, meanwhile, have seen ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-23
  • How this couple helped redefine Singapore‚Äôs skyline
    Husband-and-wife architect team Khoo Peng Beng and Belinda Huang design high-rises that maximise human engagement and interaction with ecology By Jonathan Evans Soft spoken yet effervescent, bang on schedule and beaming widely, Khoo Peng Beng strolls into the bijou HQ of his and his wife Belinda Huang’s practice Arc Studio ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-23
  • Developers to focus on smaller sites
      While homes sales have been on the uptrend, some developers are expected to focus on smaller residential developments at the H2 2017 Government Land Sales (GLS), revealed an Edmund Tie & Company report. This comes as developers try to mitigate the risk of incurring Additional Buyers Stamp Duties (ABSD), ... read more
    Source: Singapore Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-23

Overseas Property Market

  • Chinese property investors scale back overseas acquisitions
      Overseas acquisitions by Chinese firms are expected to slow down after the Chinese government sent out a clear signal of their intent to curb overseas investment in property, reported South China Morning Post. In fact, Dalian Wanda had scrapped its plan to acquire London’s Nine Elms Square site for ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-24
  • Overseas properties owned by Chinese not fully-utilised
      A UBS survey showed that overseas properties owned by mainland Chinese are not fully-utilised, with 25 percent of Chinese buyers leaving their apartments vacant while another 25 percent use their homes on a temporary basis, reported The Sydney Morning Herald. The survey comes amid concerns that offshore buyers help ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-23
  • Tropicana Corporation wins big at PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017
    Winners of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017 that was held Thursday (17 August) at the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. Selangor-based Tropicana Corporation dominated at the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards (Malaysia) 2017, which was presented by Kohler and held last Thursday (17 August) at the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur. Clinching a ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-21
  • Guangzhou luxury home prices soars 35.6%
      China’s third biggest city Guangzhou saw luxury home prices surge 35.6 percent over the 12 months to June – the highest increase among 41 global cities tracked by Knight Frank, reported South China Morning Post. This comes as luxury home prices in China are increasing from a relatively low ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-18
  • R.I.P. TPP: What’s next for Asia?
    By Al Gerard de la Cruz   Bernie Sanders reproached it, Hillary Clinton was ambivalent towards it, and Donald Trump vowed to exit the US from it throughout his ultimately successful bid for the presidency. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a sweeping trade pact that would have given 11 Pacific Rim ... read more
    Source: Overseas Property Market NewsPublished on 2017-08-17