Tag: URA

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5 Ways the New URA Size Restrictions can Affect You

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has recently imposed new size restrictions on condos. But we know what you’re thinking: size restrictions are the developers’ problem, right? But you’d be wrong, as URA’s new rules impact you in a number of different ways – from overall housing standards, to how much you end up paying for…

URA guidelines change for new condos: All you need to know

On 17 October 2018, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) — Singapore’s urban planning authority — announced several new guidelines for condominium developments that would take effect early next year*. Among other things, the rules included reducing the maximum number of units allowed in new condominiums outside the Core Central Region (CCR) of Singapore. The reasons…

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Airbnb in Singapore condos: Should URA take Japan’s cue?

The attempt to regulate Airbnb in Singapore condos has been a somewhat indecisive affair. Two month’s ago, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) proposed a 90-day cap, 80%-consent rule for Airbnb-type accommodation in private properties, which is the equivalent of allowing a teenager go to his class chalet only after he cleans the whole house, gets…

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Far East to double size of Holland Village

If there’s one complaint about Holland Village, it would be that it’s too small. But that’s about to change as a Far East Organization-led consortium has won the bid to more than double the size of the existing lifestyle enclave. More Holland Village homes in the pipeline The Holland Village extension site, which sits on…

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