Tag Archives: English Property News

Property units flipped within days last year for tidy gains

Published 6 June 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala An analysis of subsale transactions by Savills Singapore has shed light on the sort of short-term property speculation in the Singapore non-landed private housing market last year that culminated in … Continue reading

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Property investors go for the slow flip

Published 6 June 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Average holding period of Q1 subsales rises, so does average gain from profitable deals It pays not to flip properties too frequently, according to a study of subsale transactions by … Continue reading

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Marking a new high

Published 23 May 2011 The Edge Singapore By Cecilia Chow The Marq on Paterson Hill, the flagship development of SC Global, has set a new record for residential property prices in Singapore. What does this mean for the housing market? … Continue reading

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Singapore Residential Leasing Briefing Q1-2011

Published 16 May 2011 Savills Research | Singapore Market overview Having undergone several phases of expansion, Singapore’s economy progressed to a more advanced stage of recovery in Q1. The growth was driven mainly by the manufacturing, services-producing and electronics and … Continue reading

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Kellock Lodge up for collective sale at S$84 million

Published 3 June 2011 TODAYonline By Jo-Ann Huang Limin Kellock Lodge on River Valley Road is up for a collective sale, with an asking price of more than S$84 million or S$1,383 psf per plot ratio, says its sole marketing … Continue reading

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Little short-term impact from public housing moves

Published 3 June 2011 TODAYonline By Colin Tan It has not been a week since National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan made his move to make housing and the Housing and Development Board (HDB) popular again but already some private … Continue reading

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Buangkok site gets $247m top bid

Published 3 June 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap THE tender for a 99-year leasehold residential site at Buangkok Drive/Sengkang East Drive closed yesterday with just four bidders in the fray. Qingdao Construction (Singapore) submitted the top bid of … Continue reading

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26,000 new HDB flats this year: Khaw

Published 3 June 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari THE Housing & Development Board (HDB) will release some 1,000 left-over flats accumulated from previous launches under its ‘sale of balance flats’ exercise later this year – boosting the total … Continue reading

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CapitaLand, CMA and CMT unveil $1.5b Jurong project

Published 2 June 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap CAPITAMALLS Asia (CMA), CapitaMall Trust (CMT), and CapitaLand will be developing a 25-storey retail- cum-office project on a site at Jurong Gateway which they won in a tender. The total … Continue reading

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Policy shifts could siphon off demand for private homes

Published 2 June 2011 The Business Times By Uma Shankari HDB moves will lead to more balanced housing supply-demand, says CS Two recent policy shifts by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) – the move away from the build-to-order system … Continue reading

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