SINGAPORE (Aug  27): On July 5, when the government unveiled its latest round of property cooling measures, I pretty much abandoned any hope of buying another physical property in Singapore. Property ownership is one of the best ways to ride Singapore’s continued growth. But with transaction costs for buying and selling a home here now much higher than in many other cities in the world, it looks like I will have to find another way to gain exposure to this vaunted asset class.

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