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Open Office

Open Office – Debunking its Myth about Productivity

July 27, 2015

The open office concept originally started by a team from Hamburg, Germany in the 1950s, in the bid to improve communication and flow of ideas in the workplace. Removing all ‘barriers’ between employees and their bosses was somewhat thought about as a strategy to increase productivity and team work, i.e. the bosses now have direct […]


Capitol Piazza - Eden Residences Capitol in Background

Capitol Piazza – Old Historical Site with a New Life

July 16, 2015

Capitol Piazza, part of Capitol Singapore opens its doors officially to the public in May 2015 after some extensive refurbishment/redevelopment since the site was acquired by Perennial Real Estate Holdings and Chesham Properties Pte Ltd in October 2010. The 1.43 ha site will yield a Gross Floor Area (GFA) of 552,016 sqft of which 25% has been […]


Mapletree Business City

Mapletree Business City – Premium Office-Grade Space in Business Park

July 8, 2015

Mapletree Business City (MBC) converted some 13.5 hectares of land in the former Alexandra Distripark into a world class business park in two stages: the first stage of MBC with 3 buildings MBC10, MBC20(MBC20E and MBC20W) and MBC30 was completed in April 2010 and linked to the rejuvenated 3-storey retail Podium (total 89,000 sqft of […]


Singapore Office Space Rental Agency

Are You Being Treated Fairly by Landlords? Fair Tenancy Framework

June 25, 2015

The Singapore Business Federation(SBF) published the Fair Tenancy Framework on the 20 January 2015 with the intention of leveling the playing field between landlords and tenants in small, medium enterprises in the commercial, industrial, retail and F&B activities. With a clear set of leasing guidelines and negotiation principles, tenants of small medium enterprises (SMEs) are […]


Asia Square Tower 1

Asia Square Tower 1 on sale – Sign of Grade A Office Rent Peaking?

June 9, 2015

Asset Management Blackrock has put Asia Square Tower 1 on the market for sale. The Grade A office building has a net lettable area of approximately 1.2 million square feet of office space and about 40,000 square feet of retail space on its ground and first level. The iconic office building, located in the New […]


Guoco Tower – The Game Changer for Tanjong Pagar

May 6, 2015

The much-anticipated Tanjong Pagar Centre, located right in the heart of Tanjong Pagar and just above Tanjong Pagar MRT station will change its skyline when the development is completed in 2016. Standing at 290m, the 64-storey (comprises 38 storeys Grade-A office component and from the 39th storey onwards, 181 luxury residential units) will effectively displaced UOB Plaza […]


Serviced Offices Vs Traditional Leases

March 10, 2015

Serviced offices have in recent years become popular with start-ups and overseas companies seeking to set up a base in Singapore without much hassle. Whilst on pure price per sqft basis, there is no doubt that serviced offices are more expensive as compared to traditional offices, the additional cost could be justified if you take […]