Tag: real estate

After ad seeking brothel operator at Geylang raises eyebrows, listing changed to “shophouse”

Singapore—A listing that sought a brothel operator for a property at Geylang Lorong 20 surprised many, and caused its agent to amend it in...
Jasen Tan, Shiqi Lim

Real estate couple sorry for their ad which was called out for cultural appropriation

Singapore—If someone hasn’t learned all about cultural appropriation in this day and age, they should learn it now. The most recent example of people who’ve...

While Asian countries reel from Covid-19 economic fallout, Chinese investors buy luxury property from...

Bloomberg reported on Tuesday (May 25) that Chinese investors have been buying luxury real estate in several different countries in and around Asia, as...

Dyson to transform nightlife complex into research headquarters

British technology company Dyson has picked the former power plant and nightclub as its new Singapore headquarters. The historic St James Power Station has a...

Mixed-use development Paya Lebar Quarter officially opens

The Independent Singapore just got a hot new neighbour. Located just beside The Independent Singapore's office in Paya Lebar Square, the new Paya Lebar Quarter...

James Dyson set to buy coveted Singaporean GCB near Unesco World Heritage Site

Singapore—James Dyson, the billionaire inventor, is set to buy a bungalow at the highly upscale area in Cluny Road facing the Botanic Gardens, which...

WeWork shakes up commercial real estate – like it or not

by Juliette MICHEL With its free coffee, couches and glass partitions, shared workspace startup WeWork has shaken up both office culture and commercial real estate. Brushing...

Johor developers urge government to review restrictions for foreigners wanting to buy real estate...

According to a restriction enforced in 2014, foreigners cannot buy Malaysian property that costs less than RM1million (S$329,145). Now, the Johor Real Estate and...

Agency proposes start-up grant to encourage more real estate salespersons

According to a recent survey by the Council of Estate Agencies (CEA), 72 percent of respondents expressed an interest in dealing with property agents...

New study shows only top 5% earners in Singapore can buy landed property

A study from financial information site ValueChampion shows that only the top wage earners in the country can actually afford to purchase an average...
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