HDB resale volume jumps 570% m-o-m in June on 'circuit breaker' easing: SRX



THERE were 2,452 Housing Board (HDB) resale transactions in June, 573.6 per cent more than the 364 last month and 26.7 per cent higher than a year ago, according to flash data released by SRX Property on Thursday.



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Preparing for a reset after circuit-breaker measures



THE Central Region of Singapore is a misnomer because it is situated in the southern, and not the central, part of Singapore. Its northern boundary touches the central water catchment area, near the centre of Singapore. The Central Region stretches from Marine Parade in the east to Queenstown in the west.



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Magnet for private home transactions



IN 2019, the North-east Region recorded the highest number of private residential transactions in the suburban market, accounting for 40.3 per cent of the Outside Central Region (OCR) total, while the East, West and North regions accounted for 32.1 per cent, 22.1 per cent and 5.5 per cent respectively.



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Time to look west for opportunities



SINGAPORE'S economy is headed for its worst recession since independence, with GDP growth expected to shrink by 7 to 4 per cent in 2020, based on forecasts by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.



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Don't hold breath for fire sales by owners of Singapore hotels



SINGAPORE'S hotel business continues to be pummelled by Covid-19 with buyers on the sidelines waiting to pounce if owners throw in the towel.



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Britain wants to juice the housing market again



THE English are obsessed with owning property but Boris Johnson's government worries that they have not been buying nearly enough houses lately. As elsewhere, the UK housing market was put into suspended animation for several weeks to help contain the spread of Covid-19.



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Hatten Land bondholders agree to defer repayment again



CATALIST-LISTED Hatten Land on Wednesday said that the holders of its US$25 million, 8-per-cent guaranteed secured bonds due 2020 have agreed to let it defer repayment on the bonds for the third time.



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Teo Tong Lim's family office, Roxy-Pacific to acquire Melbourne office tower for A$145m



MAINBOARD-LISTED property developer Roxy-Pacific Holdings and the private family office of Teo Tong Lim have joined hands to acquire a Melbourne office building for A$145 million (S$140.8 million).



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Accordia Golf Trust urges unitholders to make informed vote on divestment



ACCORDIA Golf Trust (AGT), which owns 88 golf courses across Japan, on Tuesday urged its unitholders to carefully review its circular before deciding how they will vote for the proposed divestment.



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Roxy-Pacific, Teo Tong Lim's family office to buy Melbourne tower for A$145m



MAINBOARD-LISTED property developer Roxy-Pacific Holdings and the private family office of Teo Tong Lim have joined hands to potentially acquire a 21-storey Melbourne office building for A$145 million (S$140.5 million).



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ARA Logos Logistics Trust's manager names new CEO; Daniel Cerf retiring on Aug 14



THE chief executive officer (CEO) of the manager of ARA Logos Logistics Trust (ALog), Daniel Cerf, is retiring on Aug 14 after nearly 11 years in the position.



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CapitaLand expects H1 operating patmi to fall 25-35 per cent



CAPITALAND expects its first half-year net profit to be "materially and adversely" affected, based on preliminary estimates.



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Staycation reopening a plus for hospitality S-Reits: DBS



DBS Group Research on Monday said the reopening of hotels for staycations in Singapore will be positive for all hoteliers in the Republic, including Ascott Residence Trust and Frasers Hospitality Trust.



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Yanlord records 29.8b yuan in property pre-sales



CHINESE property developer Yanlord Land Group recorded 29.8 billion yuan (S$6 billion) in total contracted pre-sales from residential units, commercial units and car parks in the first half of the year, a 65 per cent increase from the previous year.



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United Hampshire US Reit collected 80% of base rents from retail tenants in June



UNITED Hampshire US Real Estate Investment Trust (United Hampshire US Reit) on Monday said it collected around 80 per cent of base rents from retail tenants in June.



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