By Andrew Batt:There's absolutely no doubt that Singaporean's love affair with overseas property is continuing unabated.
This weekend alone there are 10 property exhibitions in the city, tempting buyers and investors to part with their money for a diverse range of property investment opportunities from Malaysia, China, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Fitzroy Place in the heart of west London is being showcased by Savills and CBRE at the Four Seasons Hotel (May 12-13, 11am – 7pm). Homes at what is described by the developers as the most significant development in London for over 50 years is priced from between GBP865,000 (S$1.74 million) to GBP8.25 million (S$16.6 million).
Chelsea Creek, described as London's prime waterfront address, gets its worldwide launch in Singapore at St Regis Hotel (May 12-13, 11am-7pm). Marketed by Knight Frank, luxury units at the development in SW6 are priced from GBP499,950 (S$1 million) to GBP2.5 million (S$5.05 million).
Also in London, No.1 The Plaza in Bromley-By-Bow is being marketed by Colliers International at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel (May 12-13, 11am – 7pm). The 27-storey development in the east of the city is offering suites from GBP198,000 (S$399,620) rising to 3-bedroom apartments from GBP340,000 (S$686,215).
Also in the east of London and close to Bromley-By-Bow is The Panoramic, which is being marketed by Jones Lang LaSalle at the Hilton Hotel (May 12-13, 11am – 7pm). Units at the 20-storey landmark building start from GBP199,950 (S$401,000) for a one-bedroom unit. Studio 9 in the Richmond area of Melbourne, Australia, is being launched at the Regent Hotel in Singapore this weekend by Jalin Realty (May 12-13, 10am – 7pm). A range of properties, from one-bedroom apartments to terraced homes, is being offered. Education forms a key part of this development's marketing as it's located close to the University of Melbourne and high profile schools.
Also in Melbourne, Joulia Apartments is being showcased by Worldwide Property Solutions at the Pan Pacific Orchard (May 12-13, 10am – 6pm). The development is located less than 5km from the city's central business district and offers units from A$450,000 (S$567,680).
For property investments closer to home, Setia V Residences in Penang, Malaysia, is being showcased at the SP Setia Singapore Sales Gallery at Harbourfront Tower One (May 12-13, 10am – 6pm). The luxury residences in two towers offer views of either the Indian Ocean or city skyline.
Also in Penang is The Rice Miller Residences which is being marketed by Trillion Property at Raffles City Convention Centre (May 12-13, 10am – 6pm). The luxurious waterfront living development in a UNESCO World Heritage site is offering a range of properties from studios to three-bedroom apartments.
One of the first Chinese property exhibitions, featuring properties and serviced apartments in Chengdu's central business district is being organised by Centaline Property at Raffles City Convention Centre (May 12-13, 10am – 7pm). Investors have the chance to buy serviced apartments with prices starting at S$180,000.
For something more exotic on the other side of the world, properties in Houston, USA, are being exhibited at the Shangri-La (May 12-13, 11am-7pm). Property investments in the fourth largest city are being offered from US$34,996 (S$44,000).
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