Month: November 2022

Singapore District Map: How the 28 Districts Are Split into CCR, RCR and OCR

Have you ever come across locations of properties being referred to as part of the CCR, RCR, or OCR and wondered what they are referring to? These acronyms are used by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) as “market segments” to divide the 28 districts in Singapore into three regions.  They stand for: Core Central Region …

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Top 10 Most-Asked Questions Singaporeans Have About BTO/SBF

In case you missed it, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) will launch more than 9,500 Build-to-Order (BTO) flats in the November 2022 sales exercise, with three projects falling under the Prime Location Housing (PLH) model. The application window opens on 23 November 2022 (Wednesday) and will last for one week, ending at 11:59 pm …

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Tenet EC – Luxury Living in Prime Tampines: Last New Launch EC of 2022

As 2022 draws to a close, Tenet EC will wrap up the year’s exciting lineup of new launch condominiums. It is the third and final new launch executive condominium (EC) this year, following the launch of North Gaia and Copen Grand.  Tenet EC will be located in Tampines North, a new sub-district of prime Tampines …

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Does Sceneca Residence Stand Out in a Hot New Launch Market?

The new launch condominium market in Singapore has been getting exceedingly hot in Singapore. Does Sceneca Residence stand a chance? If so, what is so special about this new addition to one of Singapore’s most favoured property segments? The new launch market has been rather resilient despite macroeconomic headwinds. Pricey new launch prices coupled with …

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Food Paradise on the Coast – Do D15 Shophouses in Katong & Joo Chiat Fare Better?

If you are a foodie who is constantly looking for the next spot, you would most likely be aware of the reputation of Katong and Joo Chiat as Singapore’s food paradise. Famous names like the legendary Katong Laksa, Chili Crab, and other multi-ethnic cuisines in the area immediately come to mind. With many local cuisines …

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From Garden City to Forest City: Stewarding The Green & Blue — URA Long-Term Plan 2022

Singapore has an outstanding reputation for its curated greenery around the island. From Changi all the way to the City on the PIE, the impression is of a tropical paradise. Going above and beyond the aesthetic of green or greenwashing the city, how can Singapore be a paradise for the tropical? The concept of stewardship …

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Maxwell: Max Health for the Less Privileged Then but What About Now?

With its monochrome and plain exterior, the forgotten St Andrew’s Mission Hospital may just look like any other building lurking in the backgrounds of Maxwell Food Centre. In fact, when we think of “Maxwell”, the image of hawker culture and maybe even a whif of wokhey are likely to enthral our minds (and bellies). Few …

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