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The Singapore property market is starting to show signs of recovery, with en-bloc deals being thrown up almost weekly and an uptick in property price indexes. What are some things equity and stock investors should watch out for going forward? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Maybank Kimg Eng has released a report detailing what they think of...
Capitaland
Capitaland has been an active player in Vietnam over the years, encouraged by the boom in the economy, growing disposable income and increased propensity by consumers to spend. What has Capitaland been doing in the last few years? Here are 3 things that the company has been doing. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Capitaland's purchase of a Ho...
Entering the second decade of its publication, the Wealth Report looks to the rest of 2017 and produces some findings that are illuminating and thought provoking. Specifically for Singapore, where does the City state stack up in Knight Frank's "The Wealth Report" 2017, 11th edition? Continue reading to find out 3 key highlights from the report concerning Singapore and how it...
Suzhou centre capitaland
At close to 300,000 sq m, it is more than thrice the size of Singapore's ION Orchard and boasts over 600 retail brands. CAPITALAND marked a record year of one million square metres of retail space offering with the opening of its largest mall yet in the Chinese city of Suzhou. The Suzhou Center Mall is also the largest shopping centre...
SINGAPOREANS thronging the weekend launch of Parc Botannia snapped up some 230 units of the Sengkang 99-year leasehold condominium over the weekend. The average selling price was S$1,270 per square foot. Lee Sze Hao, chief executive officer of Sing Holdings, told The Business Times that the initial plan was to release 250 of the 735 units in the development for...
Out of the 37 REITs listed on the Singapore stock exchange, 3 have assets primarily in China. These REITs are BHG REIT, Capitaland Retail China Trust and EC World REIT. The first two invest primarily in retail malls while EC World REIT invests in industrial and logistics properties. This post will focus mainly on how these China REITs stack up against...
This post is a follow up to Buying a new launch? 101 guide to Feng Shui for your new house (Part 1) In the previous post, we went through how Feng Shui can Guide a buyer on what size of house to buy Floor recommendation House direction Missing corners in the house (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
Dual key units all along have been a choice type of residential property for developers to market because its popularity among homeowners and investors. What is a dual key unit? What makes one so attractive as a place to stay or as an investment property? One reason is that dual key units can provide a source of income in such...

Ideo Mobi Rangnam

Ideo Mobi Rangnam
The Ideo Mobi Rangnam is a new launch condominium in the heart of Bangkok that will be launching soon. Located near the Victory Monument BTS station and Rang Nam MRT station, the Ideo Mobi Rangnam presents a compelling investment opportunity for astutue investors to take advantage of the growth in Thailand's economy. A brief introduction to Thailand's economy was presented earlier...
leasehold and freehold
Land-starved developers prefer larger leasehold sites that can achieve greater economies of scale and churn out substantial revenue. DEVELOPERS' love for freehold property in residential en bloc sales in the past appears to have given way to a preference for leasehold assets in the current en bloc cycle. A Cushman & Wakefield study finds that the proportion of leasehold property sold...
tanglin shopping centre
AN ageing Orchard Road landmark is on track to becoming the latest in the en-bloc parade. The 170-odd owners of strata-titled Tanglin Shopping Centre are making a third try for a collective sale, following previous attempts in 2011 and 2014. They will elect a sale committee at a meeting on Nov 3. The 47-year-old building comprises a six-storey podium block of shops,...
In the year-to-date, the SGX S-REIT Index has generated a 15.5% price gain and 21.2% total return (inclusive of dividends), compared to the benchmark STI’s 15.6% price gain and 19.0% total return. Singapore’s 3-month SIBOR has gained 16.2% in the same period. In theory, a rise in interest rates will lead to an increase in borrowing costs, which...
The following post by DBS's research team. In summary, their views are that The government cooling measures are here to stay There may be a possible increase in supply for 1H2018 Government Land Sales supply The government may target developers by requiring them to put more equity i.e. take a smaller loan amount URA is reportedly requesting en-bloc tender details from...
Capitaland Retail China Trust (CRCT) released their third quarter 2017 results a few days ago. DBS produced an equity research note that a potential acquisition is on the cards. Do they know something the retail investors don't? Nevertheless, this post will go through how the third quarter 2017 financial statement looked like, and how the REIT is positioned to go...
Property developers’ optimism about the market has climbed to its highest level in seven years, or just before the first of a series of policy measures was introduced to cool the market. And reflecting the frenzied snapping up of en bloc properties and high bids lodged for land sales, more are now expecting a substantial increase in home prices in...