Condo buyers, agents jailed for backdating Option to Purchase to evade higher ABSD

The buyers, who are a married couple, were sentenced to six weeks’ jail and fined $276,000. The property agent and seller's agent were handed an eight-week jail term each.

Continue Reading27 Sep 2021

Seven urban farming sites at HDB rooftops awarded

These seven HDB rooftop urban farming sites are located in Jurong West, Bukit Panjang, Sembawang and Woodlands.

Continue Reading27 Sep 2021

Two freehold residential sites at Thiam Siew Avenue up for sale

Including balcony space, the North plot has a GFA of 405,536 sq ft and an estimated development charge of $20.2 million, while the 384,791 sq ft South plot has a development charge of $19.1 million.

Continue Reading24 Sep 2021

Gilstead Road residential site up for sale for $91.8mil

Sole marketing agent Edmund Tie said the price works out to a land rate of about $2,001 per sq ft per plot ratio (psf ppr), including the estimated development charge. Photo: Edmund Tie

Continue Reading23 Sep 2021

Marina View white site attracts one bid

Boulevard View was the sole bidder for the 99-year leasehold site.

Continue Reading22 Sep 2021

Penthouse at Bishopsgate Residences on sale for $25mil

With a floor area of 5,974 sq ft, the penthouse features four bedrooms, a family area, balcony, gourmet kitchen, Asian kitchen, roof terrace and private pool.

Continue Reading22 Sep 2021

Singapore's transport system must be reliable, resilient, ready for the future

Minister for Transport S Iswaran also lauded how Singapore's land, sea, and air transport workers have endured throughout the pandemic.

Continue Reading21 Sep 2021

More BTO flats sold within a year of reaching MOP, doubles from 2016 to 2020

13.4% of BTO flats which reached their MOP were sold within a year, up from 6.5% in 2016.

Continue Reading21 Sep 2021

New migrant worker dormitories to meet improved standards

The ministry noted that the improved standards will apply to all new dormitories, including factory-converted dormitories, purpose-built dormitories, temporary occupation licence quarters, and construction temporary quarters.

Continue Reading20 Sep 2021

Former Bukit Timah Fire Station to be transformed into community node, to open in Q2 2022

The transformation of the former fire station will establish the site as “a key gateway for heritage and nature landmarks in the area, including Bukit Batok Nature Park, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, and the Rail Corridor.

Continue Reading17 Sep 2021

HDB contractors to receive more help for protection of material prices

HDB revealed that it would extend the duration of steel price protection by nine months, up from its earlier extension of four months, to help cushion the impact of price hikes.

Continue Reading16 Sep 2021

New private home sales down 23.6% in August

Experts attributed the lack of new launches to the decline in sales. However, new home sales are still expected to cross the 10,000 by the end of the year.

Continue Reading16 Sep 2021

Savills Property Management’s work pass privileges under review after guideline breaches

The Ministry of Manpower is currently reviewing the work pass privileges of Savills after the agency had repeatedly breached fair employment guidelines.

Continue Reading15 Sep 2021

Contractors who violate no-work rule to set up video surveillance systems at work sites

Recordings will be required to be stored for a specified period, with authorities given access to the recordings, to facilitate remote monitoring and enforcement.

Continue Reading14 Sep 2021

Immediate action taken to recover wrongly disbursed housing grants

In its audit of government accounts for the year 2020/2021, the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) revealed that housing grants amounting to $405,000 had been given to ineligible applicants.

Continue Reading14 Sep 2021

Parc Greenwich sells 65% of units over launch weekend

Frasers Property revealed that first-time homebuyers snapped up 174 out of the 322 units sold. Second-time buyers, on the other hand, bought 148 units or the full 30% quota.

Continue Reading14 Sep 2021

Companies called to share ideas to address second-hand smoke in housing areas

The Municipal Services Office (MSO) is seeking proposals from businesses for ideas to reduce second-hand smoke at its source or to prevent it from entering neighbouring homes.

Continue Reading13 Sep 2021

Flynn Park sold en bloc for $371mil

The deal marked the largest collective sale site sold this year.

Continue Reading13 Sep 2021

Primary 1 registration spots reserved for Phase 2C to double from 2022

This revision to increase the number of reserved places from 20 to 40 will apply for children starting Primary 1 in 2023.

Continue Reading10 Sep 2021

Almost 50% of residents at Singapore’s Downtown are in their 20s, 30s

Singles comprise 40% of Downtown Core residents, with small families also being a common demographic.

Continue Reading10 Sep 2021