Russian tycoon embroiled in massive lawsuit over Singapore apartment; demands full refund of $10.5m

This article was first published on PropertyGuru From being the priciest transaction in Singapore’s property scene, the S$10.5 million (US$7.8m) sale of a 315-square meter apartment at the Eden Residences Capitol Singapore in 2013 has turned into one of the biggest lawsuits over housing defects. This comes as the buyer, Russian magnate Sergey Vbornov, wants ...

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There’s an uncannily accurate replica of the iconic Old Dove playground in a random estate in Johor Bahru

There’s an uncannily accurate replica of the iconic Old Dove playground in a random estate in Johor Bahru

Hidden deep in the suburb of Stulang in Johor Bahru lies Kampong Stulang Darat, an idyllic housing estate containing three-story apartment blocks and… an exact replica of the...

Businesses and residents in flood-prone areas arm themselves for monsoon season

Businesses and residents in flood-prone areas arm themselves for monsoon season

Heavy rains have done quite a bit of damage to Singapore this year, causing traffic disruptions, overflowing canals, damaged walls and, of course, business losses. According to...

Three HDB flats resold for over $1m each

Three HDB flats resold for over $1m each

This article was first published on PropertyGuru Despite a steady drop in HDB resale prices, at least three units in Holland Village and Commonwealth have been sold for more than...

Amidst reports of injuries, NParks says that Admiralty Park slides are meant for kids, not adults

Amidst reports of injuries, NParks says that Admiralty Park slides are meant for kids, not adults

The National Parks Board (NParks) has since responded to the highly publicized claim made by a woman who apparently got injured after using one of the 9m-tall slides at Admiralty...

Lady claims to have been injured after getting thrown off 9m-high slide at newly opened Admiralty Park

Lady claims to have been injured after getting thrown off 9m-high slide at newly opened Admiralty Park

Just weeks after the newly revamped Admiralty Park opened its crazy-looking slides to the public, someone already got hurt. A woman has claimed that she sustained injuries after...

Singapore a success story in urban planning, says former HDB CEO

Singapore a success story in urban planning, says former HDB CEO

This article was first published on PropertyGuru Singapore’s former master planner Dr. Liu Thai Ker said the city-state is a success story in urban planning due in part to...

Singapore takes the second spot on the Smart Cities Index, right behind Copenhagen

Singapore takes the second spot on the Smart Cities Index, right behind Copenhagen

A global study has found that Singapore is among the top cities in the world at the forefront of digital evolution, proving the massive progress made in its drive to be the...

READ: A financial blogger details why Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4 is ‘a failure in design’

READ: A financial blogger details why Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4 is ‘a failure in design’

Changi Airport’s newest terminal officially opened last week to rave reviews, with passengers noting the smooth, efficient process while transiting and how cutting edge its...

Singapore in need of senior housing projects: report

Singapore in need of senior housing projects: report

This article was first published on PropertyGuru Expecting the aging population in Singapore to increase to 25 percent of residents by 2030, the city-state may be in need of...