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Earth Day – A Reflection
Insights • Facilities Managment

Earth Day – A Reflection

As we celebrate Earth Day on 22 April 2021 with the theme ‘Restore our Earth’, let’s reflect on what it means to take care of our earth. 
Chee Kit Ho • 22/04/2021
Redefining Chinese Retail in the Aftermath of COVID-19
Insights • Retail

Redefining Chinese Retail in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Led by China, Asia Pacific’s online retail market is already ahead of its peers in many areas, such as having a well-developed logistics network and transportation system, and an advanced online payment system. 
Catherine Chen • 06/04/2021
Policy Watch Singapore Budget 2021
Insights • Commentary

Policy Watch Singapore: Budget 2021

As the country climbs back from the steep recession, the latest budget is calibrated towards the safe reopening of the economy and those who lagged behind, including the hardest-hit sectors and vulnerable social segments as well as initiatives that aim to generate the most bang for the buck in the long term.
Xian Yang Wong • 16/02/2021
Office REITs Still Viable Investments despite Challenges in Office Market
Insights • Office

Office REITs Still Viable Investments despite Challenges in Office Market

With the office market continuing to face significant challenges as working from home is expected to remain widespread and a rise in retrenchments resulting in a number of firms giving up spaces, many investors are wondering – are office REITs still a viable investment? 
19/11/2020
Changing Needs and Covid-19 Driving Facility Management Companies to Raise their Game
Insights • Facilities Managment

Changing Needs and Covid-19 Driving Facility Management Companies to Raise Their Game

The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the pace of technological adoption across the built environment, and especially within facilities management. 
Chee Kit Ho • 15/10/2020
Navigating the shifts in commercial landlord-tenant dynamics
Insights • Occupier

Navigating the shifts in commercial landlord-tenant dynamics

The Singapore office market has steadily shifted from a landlord-friendly to a neutral tenant-friendly market as leasing activity continues to soften.
Mark Lampard • 09/09/2020
How the pandemic is changing office space
Insights • Occupier

How the pandemic is changing office space

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a material and unprecedented impact on the global economy, radically disrupting work environments right around the world. Work from home has prompted corporate occupiers to seek more flexible work arrangements and technology is enabling companies to allow remote working.
01/09/2020
Lower demand with remote working
Insights • Office

Lower demand with remote working

The demand for new office space in Singapore in the near term is likely to remain weak because remote working is continuing to be the default mode of operation, even after the circuit breaker. 
01/09/2020
Commentary on URA Q2 2020 Private Residential Statistics
Insights • Occupier

Commentary on URA Q2 2020 Private Residential Statistics

Private residential prices in Singapore rose by 0.3% qoq in Q2 2020, differing from earlier flash estimates of -1.1% qoq. The change in trend can be attributed to increased sales activity post circuit breaker in June, after two consecutive months of muted sales in April and May. 
Xian Yang Wong • 28/07/2020
Commentary on URA Q2 2020 office and retail statistics
Insights • Occupier

Commentary on URA Q2 2020 Office and Retail Statistics

Office prices in Singapore continued to decline in Q2 2020, marking the fourth consecutive fall in office prices since Q3 2019. Meanwhile, Central Region retail prices and rents fell by 1.5% qoq and 3.5% qoq respectively in Q2 2020, reflecting the disruption of COVID-19 on tenant sales and footfalls.
Xian Yang Wong • 28/07/2020
Commentary on Q2 2020 JTC quarterly statistics and review of Q2 2020 industrial market
Insights • Occupier

Commentary on Q2 2020 JTC quarterly statistics and review of Q2 2020 industrial market

Latest Q2 data from JTC show that industrial rents in Singapore fell by 0.7 per cent quarter-on-quarter (qoq) in Q2 2020. 
Brenda Ong • 23/07/2020
Recovery in action
Insights • Occupier

Maintaining Singapore’s Most Iconic Mall Throughout Lockdown

Adjusting and maintaining HVAC systems during Singapore’s Circuit Breaker.
10/07/2020

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