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Residential en bloc market poised to pick up: Analysts

The residential collective sales market is poised to pick up this year, with analysts citing the limited supply of private housing sites at state tenders and strong demand for land by developers as key factors. A collective sale, also known … Continue reading

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Former Hougang HUDC estate Rio Casa up for en bloc sale

Former HUDC estate Rio Casa was on Monday (Apr 10) put up for collective sale, announced its marketing agent Knight Frank in a news release. Owners of the river-fronting estate along Hougang Avenue 7 are expecting offers above S$450.8 million … Continue reading

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Renewal plans for Woodlands, Toa Payoh and Pasir Ris finalised: HDB

Renewal plans for Woodlands, Toa Payoh and Pasir Ris have been finalised and are ready to be presented to residents to gather their feedback, announced the Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Sunday (Apr 2). The rejuvenation of the three … Continue reading

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HDB flats ‘good store of asset value’ for those who plan ahead: Lawrence Wong

A Housing & Development Board (HDB) flat is a “good store of asset value” for those who plan ahead and make prudent housing decisions, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said. His comments, made in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Apr … Continue reading

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Fewer than 60 China buyers want to withdraw from Forest City: Country Garden

Despite the temporary closure of China showrooms promoting the massive Forest City project planned in Malaysia last month, fewer than 60 buyers in China have asked about cancelling their bookings, Chinese developer Country Garden Holdings (CGH) said on Thursday (Apr … Continue reading

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The Esplanade to build new S$30m waterfront theatre

Fourteen years after it first opened, the Esplanade has announced plans to build an additional waterfront theatre to address the growing need to expand audiences and further develop local artists. The building will include a 550-seat flexible theatre as well … Continue reading

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URA seeks feedback on study to turn Kallang Park Connector into seamless cycling route

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has concluded a study on improving connectivity along the Kallang River and is seeking public feedback on its recommendations, it said on Tuesday (Apr 11). Ideas were sought in 2015 to see if the 10km … Continue reading

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Private home prices decline for 14th straight quarter

Private home prices in Singapore continued their decline in the first quarter of this year – the 14th straight quarter of contraction, according to flash estimates released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Monday (Apr 3). The private residential … Continue reading

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Application rate for each 2-room Flexi BTO flat at 2.7 in 2016

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) received an average of 2.7 applications for every two-room Flexi Build-To-Order (BTO) flat offered in 2016, said Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong in Parliament on Monday (Apr 3). The applications came from a … Continue reading

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HDB resale flat prices declined 0.6% in Q1: Flash estimates

Resale prices of Housing & Development Board (HDB) flats declined by 0.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year compared to the previous quarter, according to flash estimates released by HDB on Monday (Apr 3). The resale price … Continue reading

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