Archive | October 5, 2007

Gap between new and resale homes at a high

But the difference is expected to narrow down the road, say analysts (SINGAPORE) The gap between prices fetched by new and resale homes in the prime districts is now at a record high, an analysis of official data shows. A preliminary analysis of caveats lodged in the third quarter of 2007 by Jones Lang LaSalle […]

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Parkway Parade office space sold for above $1,000 psf

Two units in the leasehold building were sold at $1,243 psf and $1,275 psf TWO office units at Parkway Parade have been auctioned at $1,243 per square foot and $1,275 psf of strata area, a new high in the current office cycle at the leasehold building, though still shy of the $1,665 psf achieved in […]

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Two events for property investors this weekend

TWO property events will be heading to Singapore this weekend. London’s New Capital Quay will see its Singapore launch at the Grand Hyatt Hotel today. And starting tomorrow, global and local experts on international property and investment strategy will gather at the SMART Investment & International Property Expo for two days at the Suntec Singapore […]

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Guocoland wins BCA’s highest green award

Its Goodwood Residences will be built using recycled materials GUOCOLAND’S yet-to-be launched Goodwood Residence has won a Green Mark Platinum Award from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) for its eco-friendly features. Plastic, timber, exposed metal and glass will be extracted from the rubble of the existing building on the site, Casa Rosita, and recycled […]

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Merrill sacks 2 top execs over mortgage crisis

Firings show more bankers are being held liable for failed investments NEW YORK – MERRILL Lynch, facing the prospect of losing billions from its exposure to the sinking United States mortgage market, fired the global chief of its fixed-income division and one of his top two American deputies. The dismissals are the latest sign that […]

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GuocoLand condo bags top prize for eco-friendly buildings

Goodwood Residence boasts unique water management, waste recycling systems LUXURY condominium designed by local developer Guoco-Land Group won Singapore’s highest accolade for green buildings yesterday. The 210-unit Goodwood Residence on Bukit Timah Road clinched the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark Platinum Award for its high environmental standards. Two innovations at the project, which […]

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