Monthly Archives: February 2011

DC rates set to go up, say analysts

Published 28 February 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Hike will be more for landed home use, they say, citing higher values Development charges (DC), payable for enhancing a site’s use or for building a bigger project on it, … Continue reading

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China citizens bet on S’pore homes

Published 28 February 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin More mainland Chinese are buying private homes in Singapore, with a record number doing so in the last quarter of last year, according to data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). … Continue reading

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19方人马竞标 碧山14街99年私宅地

2011-02-25 《联合早报》 苗丰恬 政府的最新降温措施,似乎浇不熄发展商对地点好地段的渴望。 碧山地铁站旁、昨天招标截止的碧山14街99年私宅地段,吸引了大小发展商倾力而出,共有19方人马进场抢夺,打破了过去12年来政府售地计划下私宅地段招标的出手人马纪录。 嘉德置地(Capita-Land)以5亿5010万元成为最高出价者,比1亿8983万元的“勾出价”高出近两倍,也比出价第二高的吉宝置业(4亿3233万元)高出27%,可谓志在必得。 嘉德置地发言人表示:“我们计划将这块地理位置优越、面积1万2000平方公尺的地段发展成一个至少有36层楼的私人公寓项目,包含约600个单位。” 嘉德置地总裁廖文良本星期宣布,今年将寻求投资50亿至60亿元于新房地产项目。他表示,不会追高地价,但也点出了集体出售相较官地的闭门招标,往往更具透明度。 嘉德置地每平方英尺869元的标价,不但是政府售地计划、核心中央区(CCR)之外的非永久地段招标所取得的历来最高尺价,也跌破不少市场人士的眼镜。 分析师上个月预期,这幅地的最高投标价介于2亿9000万元至3亿5000万元,并吸引5至10方人马出手竞标。 出乎市场预料 莱坊(Knight Frank)研究部主管方宝顺说:“碧山14街的招标结果使市场大吃一惊。不论是进场人马或是标价,都大大地超越预期。” 方宝顺估计,新项目落成后,每平方英尺售价将介于1600元至1700元之间,相信将创下我国郊区私人公寓的价格新高。 除了嘉德置地和吉宝置业,本地几乎所有发展商都没有缺席。过江龙中冶置地(MCC Land)以4亿2780万元排名第三,城市发展和青岛建设也以4亿元以上的标价,分别排名第四和第五。所有19方人马中,有13方的出价超越3亿元。 市场人士指出,这反映出发展商对于地铁站附近的地段,出手相当积极。 世邦魏理仕执行董事李晓和指出,这幅地是上半年政府售地计划中,地点最好的地段之一,距离碧山地铁站和碧山第8站(Junction 8)仅咫尺之隔,也有一些名校在附近。 欣乐(SLP)国际执行董事麦俊荣估计,嘉德置地的收支平衡尺价将介于1290至1320元之间,比碧山一带的一些私人公寓的转售价高出了30%。 附近的共管公寓的转售价约介于每平方英尺900至960元。 麦俊荣认为,这也反映了,许多发展商其实持有相同的购地策略,即瞄准地铁站旁的黄金地段出手,以在市场上众多项目中脱颖而出。 他说:“他们希望这么做能形成缓冲,借以抵消其他官地所带来供应过度的风险。”

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For Sale: 3 bedroom unit in Balmoral Gate

Prime investment opportunity in district 10! Size: 1,259sqft Tenure: Freehold Total units: 57 This is a 3 bedroom unit in Balmoral Gate. Balmoral Gate is in close proximity to many popular schools such as ACS, Singapore Chinese Girls School, Raffles … Continue reading

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Ratio of HDB dwellers buying private homes dips

Published 25 February 2011 The Business Times By Felda Chay But among buyers of smaller units, HDB residents’ share rises to 41% from 32% PUBLIC housing dwellers who are sensitive to the extraordinarily high property prices last year have kept … Continue reading

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Record bid for Bishan site polarises views

Published 25 February 201 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala CapitaLand’s $869 psf ppr bid is 27% above KepLand’s CapitaLand yesterday set a new record for 99-year-leasehold suburban condominium land, bidding $869.36 per square foot of potential gross floor area … Continue reading

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Home prices may fall this year: Leng Beng

Published 25 February 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari He sees 3-5% dip in private home prices, says sales are down City Developments, Singapore’s second- largest property developer by market capitalisation, expects private home prices to fall 3-5 per … Continue reading

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Landed homes closing the psf price gap

Published 2011-02-24 The Business Times By Uma Shankari The price gap between non-landed property and landed property has narrowed in per square foot (psf) terms over the last two years, according to an analysis by a property firm. At the … Continue reading

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CDL poised to raise South Beach stake to two thirds

Published 24 February 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala City Developments Limited (CDL) is set to raise its stake in the consortium developing the South Beach project. This comes after it exercised its right of first refusal to buy … Continue reading

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HDB offers sales sites in Tampines, Bendemeer

Published 23 February 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari THE Housing & Development Board (HDB) has launched another two residential sites – a condominium plot at the junction of Bendemeer Road and Whampoa East, and an executive condominium (EC) … Continue reading

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