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Singapore to take action against errant cyclists
SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will set up a dedicated enforcement team to take action against reckless cyclists and users of personal mobility devices, after the Government accepted in full the recommendations made by a panel last …
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New annual event launched to get students interested in sustainable city planning
SINGAPORE – Students at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Centre on Tuesday (April 26) took part in activities like art jamming and a forum with a URA planner, on the first day of a new annual event aimed at spurring their interest in sustainable …
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Wealthy switch investment horizons to commercial property

Wealthy switch investment horizons to commercial property
Wealthy investors in search of income-generating investments are looking to move from residential to commercial property in the face of the UK's stuttering super-prime real estate market, say property experts. Property advisers — including lawyers …
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Third AIB manager joins commercial property firm Relm
Dublin-based Real Estate Loan Management (Relm), a boutique debt arrangement business set up by Irish businessman and barrister Richard Barrett, has made another hire from AIB. Armand Lako, a senior manager with AIB property lending, resigned last …
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Manulife seeks to revive S-Reit IPO
Manulife started pre-marketing on Tuesday for an initial public offering in Singapore of its US office real estate investment trust, having failed at the first attempt just nine months ago. Bankers familiar with the situation suggest the deal could …
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5G is looming, but network innovations are needed far more urgently
Indoor coverage and capacity are the major challenges for operators as enterprises go mobile-first and consumers use mobile data devices at home and in workplaces and leisure venues. Starhub plans to deploy its HetNet in 40 commercial buildings, …
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'Abandon FTTN for FTTdp': Internet Australia Calls For NBN Rethink
“In 2007 a government was elected that undertook to build a modern broadband network delivering cable all the way to more than 90 per cent of the nations premises,” Internet Australia CEO Laurie Patton observed, making the call for a bipartisan NBN …
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Huawei, StarHub clock fastest 4G indoors
… on smart devices. “Indoor digital networks will be just as indispensable as running water and electricity for buildings." Commercial trials of the solution are ongoing, and StarHub aims to deploy it when supported phone models reach Singapore's shores.
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Fitch: Risks Emerge from Chinese Insurers' Offshore Investments
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, April 17 (Fitch) Rapid growth in overseas investment by Chinese insurers could lead to rising risks in a number of areas, including asset-liability duration and currency …
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New York CommercialProperty Market Goes Cold After Record Year
About $ 14 billion of commercial real estate changed hands in the biggest U.S. property market in the first three months of the year, the lowest tally since the third quarter of 2014, data from Cushman & Wakefield Inc. show. Sales of office towers …
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Verisk Opens Commercial Property Data to MGAs, Program Managers
Verisk Insurance Solutions said it is making its data for loss estimating of commercial properties available to managing general agents (MGA), managing general underwriters (MGU), and program administrators and others in excess and surplus lines.
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Gold Coast developer Tony Smith and his strange journey
By 1996 he had renamed his company BreakFree and moved with his wife Simone to the Gold Coast, where he bought the management rights to a string of Surfers Paradise apartment buildings which became BreakFree branded destinations. To finance the …
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AAI calls off talks with Singapore agency on Ahmedabad, Jaipur airports
NEW DELHI: National airports operator AAI has terminated discussions with a Singaporean government agency to operate and maintain Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, a proposal which was mooted during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Singapore …
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Office space: Where do we go from here?
More urgently, in the face of the structural changes in office usage, we should re-map the current patchwork of commercial centres, and ask how Singapore might boost business demand to fill the existing 11 million sqf of vacant office and business park …
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Here's why his under-the-radar telco is giving incumbents a run for their money
“ConsisTel specialises in in-building wireless communications systems and has experiencing installing distributed antenna systems for over 800 commercial buildings in Singapore. OMGtel plans to provide unrivalled in-building coverage using multiple …
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5pc income and surging prices: Is it too late to buy commercial property funds?
In the past year, £2.2bn has been invested in property funds, according to the Investment Association, the trade body. The vast majority of these funds invest in commercial property, buying actual buildings such as offices, retail parks and student …
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Solicitor/Partner Opportunity – Commercial Property
We have an exciting opportunity at our Skegness branch for an experienced commercial property fee earner to join the Firm at Associate/Partner level. The branch is extremely busy following the merger of Sills & Betteridge LLP and Frearson's Solicitors …
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Boosting anti-terror features of buildings: Singapore government reviews
The ministry said last month that the threat of a terrorist attack in Singapore was at its highest level in decades and that it could pass laws that may require building owners to adopt stringent security measures. But the ministry did not give a …
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Coworking— a game changer in office space
The 254m-tall, 52-storey Capital Tower is a landmark office building at the corner of Cecil Street and Robinson Road. According to CapitaLand Singapore CEO Wen Khai Meng, its aim is to create a test bed for premium coworking space at Capital Tower, and …
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Singapore to double free WiFi hotspots by 2018
SINGAPORE — Public WiFi service will be speedier and available at more locations, the Ministry of Communications and Information announced on Monday. Speaking during the ministry's Committee of Supply debate, Minister of State Janil Puthucheary said …
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More pedestrian crossings for elderly, those with disabilities
Both cities have more than 30km of underground tunnels linking numerous commercial and residential properties, he said. Closer to home, Tokyo and Taipei have underground walkway infrastructures that make those cities walkable, he added. Mrs Teo said …
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Flexible office spaces changing commercial property leases

Flexible office spaces changing commercial property leases
The traditional commercial property leasing model is evolving thanks to the growing popularity of flexible working spaces, experts say. Rent-a-desk, co-working or flexible office spaces is when individual companies share the same work environment …
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Commercial property firm Transwestern gets a new top officer in D-FW
One of North Texas' largest commercial real estate operations is getting a new top officer. Paul Wittorf will take over in June as executive managing partner of Transwestern's Dallas-Fort Worth office. Wittorf – who's currently in the firm's Houston …
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