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Phase 1 of Tuas mega port to open in 2021

With the final caisson installed on Tuesday (23 April), the Tuas Terminal mega port is on track to start its first phase of operations by 2021 with two berths. The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) noted that the installation of the 221st and final caisson was critical as it allowed the completion of the wharf’s […]

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New attractions, hotel in Jurong Lake District amid tourism boost

A new integrated tourism development will be set up at the Jurong Lake District by 2026, in line with the Government’s strategy to “spread out its tourism offerings across different parts of Singapore”. This area will include attractions, hotels and other lifestyle offerings. An expression of interest will be launched for the new development, with […]

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First phase of Cross Island MRT line finalised

The alignment of Phase 1 of the MRT Cross Island Line (CRL) has been finalised. This first stretch will be 29km long. It will have 12 stations and pass through areas such as Changi, Loyang, Pasir Ris, Hougang and Ang Mo Kio. – 25 January 2019 Read Full Article at https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/transport/first-phase-of-cross-island-mrt-line-finalised-will-have-12-stations

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Thomson-East Coast Line: 3 stations on track to open in 2019

Construction of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is on track, with the first stage of the MRT line scheduled to open later this year. The first stage of the TEL – comprising Woodlands North, Woodlands and Woodlands South stations – is about 90 per cent complete. A new station on the TEL will be added […]

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Govt to reveal underground master plan in 2019

The Singapore government plans to announce an Underground Master Plan next year in a bid to maximize the use of its precious resources, reported Reuters. The city-state has been reclaiming land for decades to help meet its space needs amidst its land area of 721.5 sq km, which is smaller than neighbouring Johor’s 19,102 sq […]

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Is this how S’pore’s Greater Southern Waterfront will look like?

In 2013, Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced its vision for the Republic’s southern waterfront by moving container port activities from Tanjong Pagar, Keppel, Pulau Brani and Pasir Panjang to a consolidated port in Tuas. With highlights such as a reservoir to store storm water run-off from the greater southern waterfront, an expansion of the […]

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Developers ramp up new launches

Besides JadeScape and South Beach Residences, September will also mark the preview of Oxley Holdings’ Mayfair Gardens in the Dunearn area in prime District 21 and Amara Holdings’ 10 Evelyn on Evelyn Road in prime District 11. 10 Evelyn is near the Novena MRT station. It’s the only new launch in prime District 11 this […]

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KL-S’pore HSR postponed: A boost for bilateral ties, but not all is ‘win-win’

Experts and observers who spoke to TODAY unanimously agreed that the pact to defer the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project was a good outcome for bilateral relations. For Singapore, while it already has a good blueprint for the Jurong Lake District, the delay of two years was still “manageable” as it would also […]

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Daintree Residence achieves 63% take-up rate

The private property market’s 1st new launch since the introduction of the new cooling measures, Daintree Residence, achieved a 63% take-up rate as it moved 50 of the 80 units launched over the weekend. Developer SP Setia revealed that the 327-unit project achieved an average selling price of $1,710 psf, with two-bedroom units making up […]

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Plans for Jurong Lake District not changed

The overall impetus and vision for Jurong Lake District has not changed, regardless of the outcome of the high-speed rail (HSR) project between Singapore and Malaysia, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong in Parliament on Monday. He noted that the development of Jurong Lake District is part of the government’s broader effort to develop urban […]

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Affinity at Serangoon open for preview this weekend

Affinity at Serangoon, a new 1,052-unit condominium with 5 retail shops located on the former Serangoon Ville HUDC estate, at Serangoon North Avenue 1, will open for preview this Saturday (26 May). The 99-year leasehold project is one of 2 new condominiums in the Serangoon area (District 19) that are vying for buyer’s attention. Affinity […]

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85% of Twin VEW units sold over weekend launch

CSC Land’s Twin VEW condominium in West Coast Vale sold 85 percent or 442 of the total 520 units during the weekend launch (5-6 Apr). All unit types had a good take-up rate, including four penthouses sold. The average price of units sold was $1,399 psf. Early-bird prices for the one-bedders started from $650,000, two-bedders […]

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Punggol will be home to Singapore’s own Silicon Valley

The Digital District is located in Punggol North, where last year, was designated by National Development Minister Lawrence Wong as the “enterprise district” that will be a combination of housing, business, and education facilities. The Punggol Digital District will become the heart of digital and cyber-security industries and is set to create 28,000 new jobs […]

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Much of road space in Jurong Lake District to be for public transport

The district in western Singapore is set to be re-developed into a second Central Business District, and the authorities are planning to have public transport seamlessly connecting it to the rest of Singapore, as well as for connections within the district. Apart from the existing North-South Line and East-West Line, other MRT networks to serve […]

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Downtown Line 3 to open on Oct 21

31 May 2017 Downtown Line 3 (DTL3), will open on Oct 21. 16-station DTL3 runs from Fort Canning station, which is directly across from Liang Court, and goes through old town areas such as Jalan Besar and Bendemeer before heading eastwards through Geylang Bahru, MacPherson , Ubi, Bedok North, Upper Changi neighbourhoods, before ending at […]

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Historic agreement for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail line signed

Singapore and Malaysia signed a historic bilateral agreement to build a high-speed rail line with a target to have the trains running by Dec 31, 2026. The 8-stations line will link both countries via a 25m-high bridge over the Strait of Johor. There will be an express service between the 2 terminal stations – Jurong […]

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Other property measures may be eased after TDSR tweaked: report

September 2, 2016 Under the new rules which took effect yesterday, borrowers who purchased houses for their own use after the implementation of the TDSR on 28 June 2013 will no longer be subject to the TDSR threshold of 60 percent or Mortgage Servicing Ratio (MSR) limit of 30 percent when they refinance their mortgages. […]

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Names of MRT stations on Thomson-East Coast Line (East Coast stretch) announced

The names of the 9 stations for the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) (East Coast stretch) and Downtown Line 3 Extension (DTL3e) have been finalised! The finalised names of the stations are Tanjong Rhu, Katong Park, Tanjong Katong, Marine Parade, Marine Terrace, Siglap, Bayshore, Bedok South, Sungei Bedok and Xilin station. 21 July 2016 Read Full […]

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Living with an on-going house renovation

Since 2007, the Housing Board’s Home Improvement Programme has been offered to such residents to take care of common problems such as spalling concrete, structural cracks and replacing waste pipes. FIND ALTERNATE ACCOMMODATION – Orchid Country Club, off Yishun Avenue 1, launched its 7-Day Refit Getaway @ Orchid Lodge promotion in January. MOVE WITHIN YOUR […]

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