Military History of Singapore

Ups and downs

Is the love affair between investors and Singapore's luxury property market over? For a long time, it seemed the Lion City's prestige market could do no wrong, achieving what one industry player observed as 'crazy prices'.

Friday, 29 April, 2011, 12:00am


The Rasa Sentosa Resort reopened in January as Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort after an S$80 million (HK$493.74 million) renovation lasting 10 months.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Lion City roars again

Red hot and not expected to cool down for a while is the industry forecast for Singapore's top-end property market.

After a few relatively stagnant years virtually all segments of the real estate sector are in the throes of expansion and luxury flats are doing particularly well.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Entree: Sentosa

Sentosa is Singapore's little island of pleasure connected to its mainland by a short causeway. The beaches teem with locals playing sport, its restaurants and bars afford relaxing sea views and its countless attractions, including golf and historical forts, provide visitors with a host of activities.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Living the high life

Prices for luxury properties in Singapore powered ahead last year, rising 35 per cent year on year, driven in part by strong demand from foreign investors. Hong Kong buyers are the most active, according to Ku Swee Yong, Savills Singapore's director of marketing and business development.

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


Dream on: Until April 18, spend at least $6,000 on Frette bedlinen at Lane Crawford stores, and you could win: two return Club World business-class tickets to Milan, with a private tour of the Frette headquarters; two return Club World tickets to London (all on British Airways); or a cashmere Glenkash king-size blanket, priced at $24,000 (visit www.lane crawfor

30 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

'Dreary' city hopes to cash in on bubble economy

Once dubbed the world's most boring country by the Economist magazine, Singapore now wants to liven up its image, and so one entrepreneur is borrowing an idea from Thailand - full-moon parties.

26 Jun 2002 - 12:00am