Private Estate Upgrading – $187m Ready

Replying on the programme’s budget and program to MP Sylvia Lim’s question, Koh said the sum will be used to update 63 private estates through nine batches. The programme looks to improve private estate infrastructure through installation of playground equipment, development works including landscaping and widening of footpaths. The rate of the programme, nevertheless, “will…

Is Orchard The Residential Cream?

There’s more to Orchard Road than retail therapy and tourism, as Muneerah Bee investigates. While Orchard is known as the shopping mecca of Singapore, housing areas are also nestled in the area. The truth is Orchard Road had a lot of bungalows and private houses on hills. While Orchard Road itself apparently runs 2.5 km from…

Sophia Hills Analysis

Sophia Hills’ closest competition would be Liv on Wilkie, found about 300m along Wilkie Terrace, away from the development. Established in late October 2013, its present median cost is $2,466 psf to Sophia Hills’ $1,899 psf. The cost differential is probably due to different market states at time of trade and the fact that Liv…