URA excludes pricing data on foreign home buying in Realis

Realis’ users, however, can still analyse transactions by nationality against other variables like land tenure and postal district.

Continue ReadingNov 10, 2020

New private home sales in february soar 114.3% year-on-year despite virus outbreak

The M, a new launch in February, accounted for the bulk of new sales volume at 39%, or 380 units.

Continue ReadingMar 17, 2020

URA closes tender for Canberra Drive and Fernvale Lane sites

Parcels A and B received five and four bids respectively, while the EC site at Fernvale Lane was hotly-contested, with seven bids.

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Private home prices up 2.7% in 2019

On a quarterly basis, private home prices climbed 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2019, continuing the 1.3% increase seen in the previous quarter.

Continue ReadingJan 23, 2020

Bids for Jalan Bunga Rampai and Irwell Bank Rd GLS sites lower than expected

Though both sites received healthy bids, they were lower than expected.

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Higher private home sales recorded in November despite property overhang

Private apartment sales in November increased by 23.2% compared to October.

Continue ReadingDec 17, 2019

Massive Kampong Bugis white site launched for sale

  Nearly the size of 14 football fields, a sprawling 8.2 ha white site at Kampong Bugis on the Government Land Sales (GLS) reserve list has been made available for application by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on 5 December. Located at the mouth of Kallang River and located near to...

Continue ReadingDec 7, 2019

Analysed: the three GLS residential confirmed sites for 1H 2020

The Ministry of National Development (MND) announced on 3 December it will release three confirmed sites for private residential developments in the 1H 2020 Government Land Sales (GLS) programme, each with their own plus points. The 1H 2020 sites will yield a combined 1,775 units. While the...

Continue ReadingDec 5, 2019

2 residential sites at Canberra Drive launched for sale via public tender

The two adjacent sites can yield a total of 675 housing units.

Continue ReadingNov 29, 2019

URA Master Plan 2019 Formalised

The former Bukit Timah Fire Station and Railway Station Staff Quarters have been gazetted for conservation.

Continue ReadingNov 28, 2019

Private home sales drop 27% in October

However, the sales figures still show an 84.9% increase compared to a year ago.

Continue ReadingNov 18, 2019

The Riverside Piazza up for sale for S$198m

The property occupies an area measuring 2,940.4 sq m (31,650 sq ft), and sits on a site zoned Commercial and Residential under the 2014 Master Plan.

Continue ReadingNov 5, 2019

Irwell Bank Road residential site for sale for $650m

This residential site was also launched under the government land sales (GLS) programme’s confirmed list for the second half of 2019.

Continue ReadingNov 1, 2019

Private home prices, HDB resale prices up in Q3 2019

Meanwhile, buyer demand for HDB resale flats has remained surprisingly resilient, with 6,264 resale flats changing hands, which is almost on par with the 6,276 units transacted in Q2 2019.

Continue ReadingOct 25, 2019

Geylang shophouses damaged in fire found to be overcrowded

The URA is also investigating whether the units were converted into dormitory accommodation without any proper authorisation.

Continue ReadingSep 18, 2019

Private home sales remain strong in August

Urban Redevelopment Authority's (URA) Realis data showed that developers sold 1,122 new homes in August, excluding executive condominiums (ECs). Including ECs, developers moved 1,167 units.

Continue ReadingSep 16, 2019

URA detected 800 occupancy cap infringements since 2017

Meanwhile, the Ministry of National Development also revealed that the URA has investigated an average of around 600 suspected cases of illegal short-term accommodation per year in the last five years.

Continue ReadingSep 3, 2019

Jalan Bunga Rampai residential site launched for tender

With an area of 4,666.6 sq m, the confirmed list site has a maximum gross floor area of 9,800 sq m and a lease period of 99 years.

Continue ReadingAug 30, 2019

URA launches 3 residential sites under 1H2019 GLS Programme

Together, the three sites are expected to yield around 1,545 residential units.

Continue ReadingJun 28, 2019

Errant motorists to face higher parking fines from 1 July

From 1 July, motorist who flout parking rules will face stiffer fines, announced the Housing & Development Board (HDB) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA).

Continue ReadingJun 26, 2019