Tag Archives: URA

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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CapitaLand highest bidder for Jurong ‘white site’

Published 26 May 2011 TODAYonline By Lois Calderon South-east Asia’s largest property developer CapitaLand has submitted the highest bid of $968.99 million for a vast “white site” in the Jurong Lake district. The top bid also translates to about S$1,012 … Continue reading

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Two redevelopment sites up for sale

Published 19 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Consortium that bought 70 Shenton Way is selling the site while Elizabeth Tower is the latest collective sale TWO redevelopment sites have been put on the market – Elizabeth Tower … Continue reading

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Developers nudged to rightsize shoebox homes

Published 16 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Size seems to be gravitating to a larger 35-50 sq m, going by URA’s consultative exchanges with industry The Urban Redevelopment Authority seems to be encouraging developers of shoebox units … Continue reading

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Pasir Ris leasehold condo site gets only three bids

Published 11 May 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Top bid from MCL Land stands at $246 million or $402 psf ppr A STATE tender for a 99-year leasehold private condo site at Pasir Ris Drive 4, close to … Continue reading

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A problem parks itself in the business district

Published 11 May 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Redevelopment of Market Street Car Park spells shortage of parking lots for neighbours The impending redevelopment of Market Street Car Park (MSCP) into an office tower – at a time … Continue reading

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Developers’ home sales up 25.4% in March

Published 16 April 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Pace of demand, land sales point to oversupply risk down the road DESPITE a month-on-month spike in developers’ sales in March, sales of private homes in both the primary and … Continue reading

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Rise in private, HDB home prices slowing

Published 2 April 2011 The Business Times By Kalpana Rashiwala Govt cooling measures working, say analysts, as URA index climbs 2.1% in Q1 while HDB resale prices see slowest rise in 7 quarters IN a sign that the property cooling … Continue reading

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Writing on the wall – early list of home prices

Published 17 March 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Developers may have to disclose prices before launch Developers may soon have to disclose home prices at least two days before launching their projects, if new rules proposed by the … Continue reading

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