BCA to roll out new accessibility rules next year

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) will introduce a new set of rules which will require owners of existing commercial and institutional buildings to provide basic accessibility when they carry out addition and alteration works, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong on Wednesday (27 July). Speaking at the launch of the Singapore Universal Design Week 2016, Mr Wong said buildi…

  • Industrial prices, rents down in 2Q2016, says JTC
    Industrial prices, rents down in 2Q2016, says JTC The Edge Property - 7 hours ago

    Prices and rents of industrial space continued to fall in tandem with occupancy rates, according to JTC’s quarterly industrial statistics. Industrial prices and rents in 2Q2016 fell 2.3% and 1.7% q-o-q … More »Industrial prices, rents down in 2Q2016, says JTC

    Industrial prices, rents down in 2Q2016, says JTC

    Prices and rents of industrial space continued to fall in tandem with occupancy rates, according to JTC’s quarterly industrial statistics. Industrial prices and rents in 2Q2016 fell 2.3% and 1.7% q-o-q respectively. “Manufacturing sector remains in the doldrums, which led a few firms to downsize their footprint,” says …

  • Prices of private non-landed homes up 0.6%: NUS index
    Prices of private non-landed homes up 0.6%: NUS index The Edge Property - 7 hours ago

    Overall prices for completed private apartments and condos inched up 0.6% m-o-m in June in contrast to a 0.9% decline in May, according to NUS Singapore Residential Price Index. In June, prices for private … More »Prices of private non-landed homes up 0.6%: NUS index

    Prices of private non-landed homes up 0.6%: NUS index

    Overall prices for completed private apartments and condos inched up 0.6% m-o-m in June in contrast to a 0.9% decline in May, according to NUS Singapore Residential Price Index. In June, prices for private non-landed homes excluding small units in the central region saw a m-o-m hike of 0.7%, compared to a 0.6% decline …

  • JUST SOLD: Cairnhill Plaza unit sold at nine-year low
    JUST SOLD: Cairnhill Plaza unit sold at nine-year low The Edge Property - 9 hours ago

    A 3,305 sq ft four bedroom unit at Cairnhill Plaza in Orchard was recently sold for $4.5 million or $1,362 psf, after being held for close to eight years.  The transaction reflects a loss of $80,000 for … More »JUST SOLD: Cairnhill Plaza unit sold at nine-year low

    JUST SOLD: Cairnhill Plaza unit sold at nine-year low

    A 3,305 sq ft four bedroom unit at Cairnhill Plaza in Orchard was recently sold for $4.5 million or $1,362 psf, after being held for close to eight years.  The transaction reflects a loss of $80,000 for the seller, who had previously purchased the unit in September 2008 for $4.58 million. Compared to similar sized units, …

  • BCA to roll out new accessibility rules next year PropertyGuru.com.sg - 13 hours ago

    The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) will introduce a new set of rules which will require owners of existing commercial and institutional buildings to provide basic accessibility when they carry … More »BCA to roll out new accessibility rules next year

    The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) will introduce a new set of rules which will require owners of existing commercial and institutional buildings to provide basic accessibility when they carry out addition and alteration works, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong on Wednesday (27 July). Speaking …

  • Demand remains for waterfront homes: Keppel Land PropertyGuru.com.sg - 13 hours ago

    Despite the slow home sales in Sentosa, Keppel Land President Tan Swee Yiow believes that waterfront homes will continue to be sought after as such homes are rare, reported The Straits Times. “How many … More »Demand remains for waterfront homes: Keppel Land

    Despite the slow home sales in Sentosa, Keppel Land President Tan Swee Yiow believes that waterfront homes will continue to be sought after as such homes are rare, reported The Straits Times. “How many units can you find in Singapore with such a view? Over the years, Keppel Land has shown buyers the attractiveness of …

  • New Bangkok project to launch in Singapore PropertyGuru.com.sg - 15 hours ago

    Source: Knight Frank The latest phase of a new residential development in Bangkok will launch to buyers and investors in Singapore this weekend, revealed marketing agent Knight Frank. Dubbed Benedict … More »New Bangkok project to launch in Singapore

    Source: Knight Frank The latest phase of a new residential development in Bangkok will launch to buyers and investors in Singapore this weekend, revealed marketing agent Knight Frank. Dubbed Benedict @ The Saint Residences, the 41-storey tower by Salan Development comprises 406 luxury units. Located in northern Bangkok’s …

  • Beach Road shophouses up for sale
    Beach Road shophouses up for sale The Edge Property - 15 hours ago

    Three conservation shophouses at 361, 363 and 365 Beach Road have been put up for sale by public tender. The indicative guide price for the units is $10.3 million, which translates to $2,261 psf on an … More »Beach Road shophouses up for sale

    Beach Road shophouses up for sale

    Three conservation shophouses at 361, 363 and 365 Beach Road have been put up for sale by public tender. The indicative guide price for the units is $10.3 million, which translates to $2,261 psf on an existing gross floor area of 4,555 sq ft.The two-storey shophouses sit on a combined land area of 2,713 sq ft. Under the …

  • China Maple Leaf acquires 11 Hillside for $68 mil
    China Maple Leaf acquires 11 Hillside for $68 mil The Edge Property - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 10:00 PM SGT

    Maple Leaf Asia Pacific, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed China Maple Leaf Educational Systems, announced on July 23 that it had signed an agreement to purchase the entire share … More »China Maple Leaf acquires 11 Hillside for $68 mil

    China Maple Leaf acquires 11 Hillside for $68 mil

    Maple Leaf Asia Pacific, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed China Maple Leaf Educational Systems, announced on July 23 that it had signed an agreement to purchase the entire share capital of Lucrum Development for $68 million. Lucrum Development owns the school property at 11 Hillside Drive, which …

  • Beach Road shophouses up for sale for S$10.3mil PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 5:02 PM SGT

    A row of three contiguous, two-storey conservation shophouses (pictured) along Beach Road has been put up for sale by public tender for a guide price of S$10.3 million, marketing agent CBRE announced Wednesday … More »Beach Road shophouses up for sale for S$10.3mil

    A row of three contiguous, two-storey conservation shophouses (pictured) along Beach Road has been put up for sale by public tender for a guide price of S$10.3 million, marketing agent CBRE announced Wednesday (27 July). The shophouses on 361, 363 and 365 Beach Road, zoned for full Business use under the 2014 Master Plan, …

  • Coldwell Banker grows to 11 franchisees in Singapore PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 4:11 PM SGT

    Coldwell Banker recently signed seven new franchisees in Singapore. American real estate franchise Coldwell Banker recently signed seven new franchisees in Singapore, adding to its existing stable of … More »Coldwell Banker grows to 11 franchisees in Singapore

    Coldwell Banker recently signed seven new franchisees in Singapore. American real estate franchise Coldwell Banker recently signed seven new franchisees in Singapore, adding to its existing stable of four. All the 11 franchisees here comprise established property agencies with a total of 66 salespersons.

  • Retailers catch shoppers in Pokémon Go craze
    Retailers catch shoppers in Pokémon Go craze The Edge Property - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 3:22 PM SGT

    The runaway success of the augmented reality game, Pokémon Go, is not just proving to be a winning concept for Nintendo. It is also giving brick-and-mortar retail businesses as well as food outlets new … More »Retailers catch shoppers in Pokémon Go craze

    Retailers catch shoppers in Pokémon Go craze

    The runaway success of the augmented reality game, Pokémon Go, is not just proving to be a winning concept for Nintendo. It is also giving brick-and-mortar retail businesses as well as food outlets new opportunities to connect with consumers and compete in the online space, according to JLL. In Australia, big retail brand …

  • BELOW $1 MILLION: Three-bedder in Tanjong Pagar
    BELOW $1 MILLION: Three-bedder in Tanjong Pagar The Edge Property - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 3:18 PM SGT

    An 850 sq ft, three bedroom unit at Spottiswoode Park has been listed on TheEdgeProperty.com at $768,000 or $904 psf.Spottiswoode Park is a 99 year leasehold apartment in Tanjong Pagar. Originally built … More »BELOW $1 MILLION: Three-bedder in Tanjong Pagar

    BELOW $1 MILLION: Three-bedder in Tanjong Pagar

    An 850 sq ft, three bedroom unit at Spottiswoode Park has been listed on TheEdgeProperty.com at $768,000 or $904 psf.Spottiswoode Park is a 99 year leasehold apartment in Tanjong Pagar. Originally built by the Port of Singapore Authority for its staff, 107 Spottiswoode Park is one of the four privatised HUDC blocks when …

  • Mapletree Commercial Trust to sell new units to fund acquisition PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 2:53 PM SGT

    Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) plans to raise about S$1.02 billion to partially fund its acquisition of the office and business park components of Mapletree Business City (Phase 1), IFR reported on Tuesday … More »Mapletree Commercial Trust to sell new units to fund acquisition

    Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) plans to raise about S$1.02 billion to partially fund its acquisition of the office and business park components of Mapletree Business City (Phase 1), IFR reported on Tuesday (26 July) as cited in media reports. The Singapore real estate invest trust (REIT) plans to issue via a private …

  • Lawyer fined $6,000 for mortgage fiasco PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 12:36 PM SGT

    Kanthosamy Rajendran was fined $6,000 for falsely certifying the correctness of a mortgage. 55-year-old Kanthosamy Rajendran, a lawyer, was ordered by the district court on Tuesday (26 July) to pay a … More »Lawyer fined $6,000 for mortgage fiasco

    Kanthosamy Rajendran was fined $6,000 for falsely certifying the correctness of a mortgage. 55-year-old Kanthosamy Rajendran, a lawyer, was ordered by the district court on Tuesday (26 July) to pay a fine of $6,000 for falsely certifying that he had witnessed the execution of a mortgage for a home, reported The Straits …

  • Vancouver's new foreigner tax to cool market PropertyGuru.com.sg - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 12:00 PM SGT

    Foreign property buyers in Vancouver will have to contend with a new property tax aimed at cooling Canada’s red-hot property market. Starting 2 August, overseas buyers will need to pay an additional 15 … More »Vancouver's new foreigner tax to cool market

    Foreign property buyers in Vancouver will have to contend with a new property tax aimed at cooling Canada’s red-hot property market. Starting 2 August, overseas buyers will need to pay an additional 15 percent transfer tax for residential property purchases in Vancouver, announced the province of British Columbia — the …

 

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