Goodbye, Rochor Centre

PUBLISHED DEC 31, 2015, 2:35 PM | The Straits Times She may be moving out of Rochor Centre before it gets torn down next year, but coffee shop owner Jackie Chua wants to help the estate’s name live on. The 64-year-old intends …

HDB resale market on track for a soft landing: Lawrence Wong

Posted 30 Dec 2015 12:12 | CNA SINGAPORE: The local property market is on track for a “soft landing”, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong. The housing chief noted that resale flat prices have softened gradually to 2011 levels, with …

Supply of BTO flats will rise 20% to 18,000 units in 2016

Posted 30 Dec 2015 11:28 | Updated 30 Dec 2015 11:43 | CNA The supply of Build-To-Order (BTO) flats will increase to 18,000 units in 2016, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong – an increase of 3,000 units from this year. …

Industrial sites at Tampines, Tuas go on sale

Posted 29 Dec 2015 11:22 | Updated 29 Dec 2015 11:36 | CNA Two Confirmed List sites at Tampines Industrial Drive (Plot 5) and Tuas South Link 2 (Plot 9) have been launched for sale by public tender, JTC announced on Tuesday …

More dark clouds loom for private housing market next year

Posted 29 Dec 2015 09:59 | CNA SINGAPORE: After another year of subdued home buying activity, property analysts warned that the Republic’s private residential property market may be in for tougher times in 2016 as the lacklustre economic environment is …

Resale prices of private homes dip in November: SRPI

Posted 28 Dec 2015 14:49 | Updated 28 Dec 2015 23:07 | CNA SINGAPORE: Resale prices of private homes dipped in November, according to the Singapore Residential Price Index (SRPI) estimates, which were released on Monday (Dec 28). The SRPI, compiled …

Government releases 10 industrial sites for sale

Posted 28 Dec 2015 17:02 | CNA SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday (Dec 28) launched 10 sites for sale under the Industrial Government Land Sales (IGLS) Programme for the first half of 2016. In a …

Singapore govt tapering industrial land supply for H1 2016

DEC 28, 2015 4:06 PM | The Business Times  THE Singapore government has tapered the supply of industrial land for the first half of 2016, amid the threat of a massive oversupply of industrial space. Under the H1 2016 industrial government …

Many are happy to home in on HDB’s Sers now

PUBLISHED DEC 27, 2015, 5:00 AM | The Straits Times Twenty years ago, Madam Lee Gaik Hoon and her family were told by the Government that they had to move out of their four-storey flat in Boon Tiong Road. She was worried …