Singapore retail sales up 0.1% in May

RETAIL sales in Singapore edged up marginally in May, with growth constrained partly by lower motor vehicle sales, according to Thursday’s Department of Statistics release. May’s retail takings were up 0.1 per cent from the same month a year ago, with a total estimated sales value of S$3.8 billion, of which online retail sales contributed 4.3 […]

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Singapore’s improvements in livability are the ninth best in Asia

From 1998 to 2018, it improved its livability score by 4.7%. Mercer’s 2018 Quality of Living survey revealed that in the span of 20 years, Singapore was able to its livability score by 4.7%, making it the ninth best grower in Asia. This improvement is important for companies when relocating their executives from one country another, the […]

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Real estate investment sales grew 11.4% to $10.31b in Q2

There were 15 residential en bloc sales that boosted quarterly sales. The volume of Singapore’s investment sales for real estate jumped 11.4% YoY to $10.31b in Q2, CBRE revealed. This brings the H1 2018 investment tally to $20.32b, which is about half (57%) of the annual investment sales achieved in 2017. According to a report, […]

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