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4 New & Notable Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

4 New & Notable Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

From a prestigious apartment soaring above the Singapore skyline to a historic villa in Hamburg, Germany, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $20 million. Singapore Phyllis TAN Su Lee,  List Sotheby’s International Realty  The Arc at Draycott is a 36-story  apartment located at Draycott Drive in District 10, a coveted address in the exclusive Ardmore-Draycott residential enclave, touted as the billionaire belt where the very affluent reside. Of the exclusive 58 units at The Arc at Draycott, the jewel in the c...

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Building For The Future

Building For The Future

List Sotheby’s International Realty (List SIR) jointly organised a real estate market dialogue on 1 August 2019 with CitiGold at the Marina Mandarin hotel in Singapore and saw a huge turnout of more than 100 guests. During the dialogue, CitiBank’s Mr Lo John San spoke about the current economic outlook. Following him was List SIR’s Ms Han Huan Mei and Ms Alice Tan, who shared with the guests their views on the Singapore property market and other new opportunities and trends in real estate. There was also a special guest from the Philippines for this event. Ms Patricia Cruz, Vice Presid...

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URA Master Plan Hot Spot:   Greater Southern Waterfront

URA Master Plan Hot Spot: Greater Southern Waterfront

Live, Work, Play at Greater Southern Waterfront At the National Day Rally on 19 August, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined plans on education, retirement age, climate change and the Greater Southern Waterfront (GSW). From a real estate perspective, the key highlight is the development of up to 9,000 public and private residential homes at the Keppel Club site, and the additional commercial space and amenities in the GSW. The first residential site at the current Keppel Club is likely to be released after its lease expires in 2021. While we are not privy to what is the propor...

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Garden Homes Of EDEN

Garden Homes Of EDEN

Swire Properties debuts in Singapore with ultra-luxury EDEN The Singapore property market has been eagerly awaiting the launch of EDEN, the maiden luxury residential project in Singapore by one of Hong Kong’s top real estate developers, Swire Properties. In 2012, Swire Properties made news in Singapore when it purchased en bloc the site of Hampton Court, situated in the prestigious Draycott Park area in district 10. In its place now stands EDEN, the latest collaboration between Swire Properties and London-based Heatherwick Studio, established and led by visionary English designer Thomas...

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HNWI Setting Up Homes in Singapore

HNWI Setting Up Homes in Singapore

Singapore’s luxury market has been in the news lately. First, British Billionaire James Dyson made waves on 9 July 2019 by purchasing the Wallich Residence super penthouse at a price of S$73.8 million. The 21,108 sq ft, triplex super penthouse spread across the 62 nd  to 64 th  storey of the 290m tall Guoco Tower by developer Guocoland is the largest penthouse and the highest residence in Singapore. This news made its rounds not just in the local dailies, but also in international press such as The Financial Times and the BBC. Two weeks later, news broke that Sir Dyson had forked out anothe...

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Outdoor Kitchens to Inspire Your Next Al Fresco Dinner

Outdoor Kitchens to Inspire Your Next Al Fresco Dinner

As summer heats up, it’s the perfect time to move dinner outdoors. Whether in the shade of ivy-covered pergolas or on warm, sun-dappled terraces, spending more time outside is a premium perk of warm weather—even better when accompanied by a great meal, a glass of wine, and good company. For all your seasonal soirées, let these seven outdoor kitchens inspire you to refresh your outdoor spaces this summer. With the right details, any patio can become part of a restorative indoor/outdoor summer lifestyle. A Rustic Stone Hearth in Helena Helena, Montana | Laura Sacchi & Tory Cy...

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Timeless Value. Luxury Redefined.

Timeless Value. Luxury Redefined.

Looking at The Lumos from afar is akin to looking at a glittering crystal chandelier with blue embedded gems. Four of those “gems” are actually glass living pods with a 699 sq ft luxury apartment inside that any eligible, modern cosmopolitan bachelor or bachelorette would be proud to call home. Three other “gems” reveal a 1,141 sq ft 2-bedroom duplex for stylish couples who know how to live it up. The Lumos is a freehold luxury development that combines art and architecture, located in the highly sought-after address of Leonie Hill in Singapore’s prestigious prime district 9. The cut...

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New & Notable Luxury Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

New & Notable Luxury Properties For Sale Over $20 Million

From the former estate of Jordan’s king and queen on the Potomac in Maryland to an elegant waterfront home in Sydney, these are four featured notable properties for sale over $20 million. Potomac, Maryland |  Michael Rankin ,  TTR Sotheby’s International Realty   Sited at the top of a gentle knoll on the banks of the Potomac River sits an elegant château clad in French limestone. This mansion was the formal estate of Jordan’s King Hussein and Queen Noor. The main parcel and structure were acquired from the King and Queen in 2000. Subsequently, the owner has thoughtfu...

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8 Ideas For Transforming An Extra Room

8 Ideas For Transforming An Extra Room

Much like petits fours at the end of a delicious meal, an auxiliary room can often sweeten the deal when deciding on a property to add to your portfolio. Whether for business, in the case of a home office, or pleasure via a home theater, make the most of the extra square footage by introducing one of these additions to your home. For the Socializer: The Keeping Room Berkley, California | Herman Chan,  Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty The name “keeping room” comes from the Colonial era when homes were smaller in size, and many families “kept” warm by huddl...

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Funding Homes For Life

Funding Homes For Life

The Singapore Government has updated rules on the use of CPF  to purchase properties – both private properties and HDB flats – as well as the rules on HDB housing loans with effect from 10 May 2019. The objective is to enable Singaporeans to have more flexibility in purchasing a home, while safeguarding their housing needs in their retirement.  Restrictions on the use of CPF will be imposed if the remaining lease of the property cannot cover the youngest buyer until at least the age of 95. According to a joint media release by the Ministry of National Development (MND) and Ministry of M...

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