Wednesday , December 19 2018

Real Estate

Singapore public housing, envy of world, hits rough patch

Bloomberg Singapore’s long romance with public housing is going through a rocky patch, threatening to undermine one of the most popular government policies. For decades, the no-frills, affordable apartments have been integral to the city-state’s way of life, helping young couples achieve their dreams of home ownership and housing the ...

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Hong Kong to add artificial islands to tackle city’s looming housing crisis

Bloomberg Hong Kong will add artificial islands to counter a runaway property market that’s made the city the world’s least affordable for housing. The government will aim to reclaim 1,700 acres (688 hectares) off Lantau Island, the city’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday in a policy address. That ...

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