Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.21

    Far East Plaza Faces Massage Parlour Blues

    May 21, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Home Section, Page B1, 21 May 2018. Fashion retailers and beauty shops at Far East Plaza have now become massage parlours. The dipped in occupancy rates has caused a shift in services at Far East Plaza and other malls. ZACD Executive Director and Chief Investment […]

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    En Bloc Fever Sales Pushing Up Development Charge Rates

    May 20, 2018

    The collective sale fever has caused the development charge (DC) rates for landed and non-landed homes to raise. The charges are levied by the Government for enhancing the use of some sites or building bigger projects on them. ZACD Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Nicholas Mak said, “The development charge is basically a betterment […]

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    99-Year-Leasehold HDB Flats

    May 18, 2018

    There is currently much debate on the value of older HDB flats – how much of this stems from restrictions on the use of Central Provident Fund savings to finance units with a remaining lease of less than 60 years? What’s going to come into play to ensure quality and affordable public housing for Singapore’s […]

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    Alkaff Mansion Up For Rental Tender

    May 18, 2018

    Alkaff Mansion Ristorante at Telok Blangah Hill Park is still deciding whether to take up a three-year tenancy renewal offered by the Singapore Land Authority. The two-storey Tudor-styled bungalow was built in 1918 by a member of the prominent Alkaff family and underwent a S$5 million facelift to reopen as Alkaff Mansion in 1990, a […]

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.16

    Private Home Sales Down 53.5% Year-On-Year

    May 16, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Business Section, Page C2, 16 May 2018. Rivercove Residences, the only Executive Condominium (EC) project in the pipeline this year, was launched in April 2018. No new EC project were released for sale in the 8-month period before the launch of Rivercove Residence. There were […]

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.13

    Reducing inequality in Singapore: A level playing field is no walk in the park

    May 13, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Insight Section, Page B8, 13 May 2018. ZACD Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Nicholas Mak, suggests a rethink of public rental flats, where many lower-income families live. These flats tend to be clustered in blocks, where there is stigma and a lack of a […]

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.12

    Bike parking space ruling unlikely to ‘squeeze out’ cars

    May 12, 2018

    The full article can be found in The Straits Times, Home Section, Page B12, 12 May 2018. ZACD Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Nicholas Mak said, “From a developer’s point of view, they look at the specific clientele for the project. For retail spaces like malls, carpark spaces are very important for shoppers. With […]

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.10

    新私宅项目纷纷登场 发展商趁6月学校假期前吸引买家

    May 10, 2018

    楼市走势良好, 不少发展商趁势推出新私宅项目, 包括位于实龙岗北的The Garden Residences、加东一带的Amber 45,以及女皇镇地区的Margaret Ville。武吉巴督的心乐轩(Le Quest)下周末即将推出第二阶段的新单位。 现在距离年中学校假期还有约两个星期,通常学校假期时期家长会带孩子出国游玩,私宅销售会比较淡静。所以发展商都希望赶在假期前推出项目,勾起潜在买家的兴趣。近期一些项目反应热销,以及接下来的市场竞争会更激烈,这将促使发展商赶在其他竞争者前头推出项目,以取得先行优势。 点击此处阅读全文。

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.10

    SRX:连续两个月走低 非有地私宅租金4月下滑0.9%

    May 10, 2018

    我国整体非有地私宅租金指数算是稳定下来,最快或在下个月触底回弹。SRX租金预估数据显示, 4月份指数从今年首四个月的108.2下滑到108.1。 组屋租金方面,4月份整体组屋租金环比上扬0.4%。三房式组屋租金上扬0.4%、四房式组屋租金上扬0.3%、五房式组屋租金上扬0.2%,而公寓式组屋租金则下跌1.5%。以目前组屋租金的情况来推测,租金指数将在第二季或今年底触底回弹。 点击此处阅读全文。

  • SLP-Newsroom_Website_2018.05.09

    SRX:4月份指数再创新高 非有地私宅转售价上扬0.6%

    May 9, 2018

    SRX私宅转售预估数据显示,我国整体转售价指数从去年8月开始攀高,从171.3上扬至上个月的184.5。今年首四个月转售价已上扬5.4%,与去年同期相比高出9.4%。随着集体出售市场的活跃及情绪改善,接下来的12个月非有地私宅转售价预测会继续攀高。 整体非有地私宅转售单位数量在4月份环比下跌1.7%至1360个单位,同比则增加26.9%。同2010年4月的峰值相比,整体转售交易量下挫33.7%。不少公寓成功集体出售或在求售中,造成可出售的单位数量减少。接下来的交易量增幅不会与转售价幅度同步,并预计今年交易量介于1万1000个至1万4000个单位。 点击此处阅读全文。

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