Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)

Property

Singapore shoe-box rule may cheer home buyers, not home builders

(Oct 24): Putting an end to “shoe-box sized” apartments in Singapore may be reason for residents to cheer but for developers, it could prove a double whammy.

Property

Property launches continue unabated despite new curbs

SINGAPORE (Oct 23): Despite the new property development policies, City Developments and Oxley debuted their latest properties, Whistler Grand and Kent Ridge Hill Residences respectively, last week

Broker's Calls

1 Tengah town, 2nd CBD, 3 MRT lines behind CMT's Westgate buy

SINGAPORE (Aug 28): Capitaland Mall Trust (CMT) announced it was acquiring the balance 70% of the units in Infinity Mall Trust (IMT) which holds Westgate mall.

Property

Singapore home sales soar in July on minute-to-midnight buying

SINGAPORE (Aug 15): Private home sales in Singapore soared to the highest in 16 months in July as buyers rushed to snap up properties hours before curbs aimed at quelling speculation came into effe

Property

Singapore June private home sales down 20.2% from a year ago

SINGAPORE (July 16): Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell 20.2% in June from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday.

Property

Singapore raises stamp duty rates on additional property purchases to cool market

SINGAPORE (July 5): Singapore tightened curbs on the property market after home prices posted a second straight quarter of strong gains, extending a recovery from a four-year slump.

Property

Singapore private home sales rise 7.9% to 1,121 in May from a year ago

SINGAPORE (June 18): Sales of private homes, excluding Executive Condos, by developers in Singapore rose 7.9% in May from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday.

M&A

Mattar Road site tender awarded to Keong Hong, Hock Lian Seng, TA Corp JV for $223 mil

SINGAPORE (May 17): A joint venture (JV) company consisting of Keong Hong, Hock Lian Seng Holdings and TA Corp has been awarded a land parcel at Mattar Road at a tender price of $223 million.

M&A

Sole bidder UOL JV snaps up Silat Ave site for $1.04 bil in URA tender

SINGAPORE (May 17): UOL Group has submitted the only and winning bid of $1.035 billion to acquire the residential site at Silat Avenue.

Property

Singapore April private home sales edge up q-o-q but still 53% lower y-o-y

SINGAPORE (May 15): Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell about 53% in April from the same month a year ago, government data showed on Tuesday.

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