Inside one of Singapore’s strangest homes

From street level, number 2 Wilby Road in Singapore’s affluent Bukit Timah seems, if anything, nondescript compared to its grandiose neighbours. Foliage tumbles from the front garden over a wooden fence, while an unkempt, once-white pillar modestly bears ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore swing: pent-up demand boosts property prices

As its housing market testifies, Singapore — often hailed as the beacon of Asian free-market capitalism — is a tightly controlled economy. That the government has been able to preside over a boom in private house prices without an unaffordability ... ( read original story ...)

Hats off to Singapore for raising taxes

Singapore is moving boldly, and wisely, in a different direction. The government is raising levies on property, goods and services, carbon and certain imported services. Not radically, but assertively nonetheless. A stamp duty rise to 4% from 3% applies ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s City Developments focuses on fund management

City Developments, under former CEO Grant Kelley, entered into fund management through three property investment programs, called "Profit Participation Schemes," totaling 3.5 billion Singapore dollars ($2.6 billion). Now Kwek will take the big leap forward. ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s UOL eager to bulk up overseas property portfolio

SINGAPORE -- Local real estate developer UOL Group is keen to buy more properties overseas, especially in London, as part of an effort to slowly diversify its portfolio. "We are Singapore-centric, but moving forward, we want to move a little bit of our ... ( read original story ...)