Ministry of National Development

Second half 2012 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme

The Ministry of National Development (MND) announced today that the second half 2012 (2H2012) GLS Programme will comprise 15 Confirmed List sites and 24 Reserve List sites. These sites can yield about 14,200 private residential units, including 3,100 Executive Condominium (EC) units, 388,000 sqm gross floor area (GFA) of commercial space and 3,700 hotel rooms. The Confirmed List will comprise 12 private...

Mandatory accreditation for all real estate agents could be introduced soon

Accrediting all real estate agents and setting up a tribunal to handle disputes are some of the proposals which could be introduced soon to help improve the standards of the real estate industry. The suggestions came after the Ministry of National Development consulted industry players from September 10 to October 1. And from October 13, the public can give their feedback on the proposed regulatory...

MND gives go ahead for workers’ dormitory at Serangoon Gardens

The Ministry of National Development (MND) has decided to proceed with a dormitory development at the former school site at Serangoon Gardens for manufacturing and services workers. The capacity will be capped at 600 for a start. MND will consider increasing to a maximum of 1,000 in future if there's a need and after further consultations. It adds that various measures to address residents' concerns...

Dormitory decision upsets some Serangoon Gardens residents

Despite the various mitigating measures being proposed, some residents in Serangoon Gardens did not take too well to news that a foreign workers' dormitory is going to be set up in the area. The dormitory will be at the former Serangoon Garden Technical School school site, just right across the road from the residents. There is going to be additional fencing to keep workers in as well as planters to...

George Yeo says townships for foreign workers being considered

The Ministry of National Development is "seriously considering how to create townships for foreign workers which are sustainable and self-contained". Foreign Minister George Yeo said this to reporters at a community event on Sunday. Foreign workers come under the spot light, after an announcement of plans to turn the former Serangoon Gardens Technical School in Burghley Drive into a hostel for 1,000...

Some 7,960 private residential units to be built in second half of 2008

The government will release enough land to build about 7,960 private residential units in the second half of this year. The sites will also produce 400,000 square metres of gross floor area of commercial space and 5,750 hotel rooms. The details were released by the Ministry of National Development (MND) on Thursday when it announced the Government Land Sales (GLS) programme for the second half of...

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