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Unlocking Investment Potential: A Comprehensive Guide to Commercial Property in Singapore

Embracing a Shift: Navigating Commercial Property Investments Amidst New Regulations Property investment in Singapore has always been a preferred avenue, with residential properties taking the lead due to their perceived ease. However, recent adjustments to the Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty (ABSD) rates in the April 2023 property cooling measures have tilted the scales, making subsequent residential...

Living in the Heart of Singapore’s Historical and Commercial District: Tanjong Pagar and Shenton Way

Are you looking for a convenient and luxurious place to live in Singapore? Look no further than Tanjong Pagar and Shenton Way. These areas are situated in the heart of the Central Business District, making them ideal for those who work in the area. They offer a wide range of amenities, from shopping and dining to excellent transportation links. In this article, we'll provide you with a comprehensive guide...

Singapore Raises Permanent Residency Threshold for Ultra-Wealthy Business Owners and Investors

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) recently announced changes to the Global Investor Programme (GIP), significantly raising the threshold for ultra-wealthy individuals seeking permanent residency in Singapore as business owners or investors. The move is part of an effort to support local startups and create more job opportunities for Singaporean citizens. The GIP, first introduced in 2004,...

Family Offices in Singapore: The Advantages, Challenges and Impact on the Property Market

Family offices are private wealth management organizations that provide comprehensive financial and administrative services to wealthy families. These services are designed to preserve and grow the family's wealth over multiple generations and are tailored to meet the unique needs of each family. The number of super-rich families establishing family offices in Singapore to manage their wealth has...

Can Foreigners Buy Property in Singapore?

Navigating Singapore's real estate market as a foreign buyer Singapore is one of the most prosperous and developed countries in the world, with a thriving economy, stable political system, and high standard of living. As a result, many people from around the globe are interested in investing in Singapore's real estate market, either for personal or commercial purposes. However, before making any...

The Top Neighborhoods for Foreigners to Buy Property in Singapore

Are you an foreigner looking to purchase a property in Singapore? Singapore is the perfect spot for foreigners to live and work because it is a flourishing business hub and a melting pot of cultures. Yet, choosing where to begin your search might be difficult given the variety of neighborhoods and areas available. In order to assist you in making an informed decision about where to buy your next property,...

Benefits of Singapore’s Global Investor Programme (GIP)

Singapore has become one of the most desirable destinations for foreign investors looking to invest in the country's economy. The Singapore government has launched several programs to attract foreign investors and make it easier for them to establish businesses or invest in existing companies. One of these programs is the Global Investor Programme (GIP), which offers foreign investors the opportunity to...

Citizens from new markets among buyers of top condos here

The cooling measures introduced in July 2018 have dampened overall home-buying demand but in the top end of the condo market, foreigners may have shown more resilience. Drawing data from the Urban Redevelopment Authority's (URA) Realis, a report by ERA Research & Consultancy showed that the number of non-landed private residential units in the Core Central Region (CCR) bought by Singaporeans sank some...

Investments on S’pore properties among foreign investors surge in 2013

Total investments on Singapore properties among international investors surged to S$6.4 billion last year, says property consultancy Knight Frank. This was nearly double the S$3.4 billion in 2012. The residential segment accounted for the majority of the investments, but analysts say investors are shifting their focus to hotels and commercial properties. "The Panorama" in Ang Mo Kio by Hong Kong's...

Foreign buyers of private homes mostly mainland Chinese: Study

Mainland Chinese investors top the list of foreign buyers of private property in Singapore from January to October this year, research published yesterday (Nov 4) revealed. According to numbers compiled by OrangeTee Research, 34 per cent of foreign property-buyers (excluding permanent residents) in Singapore this year were from China. Buyers from China view Singapore as a favourable property...

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