Singapore, the Global Gateway to Asia
One of the leading global cities, Singapore enjoys a very stable political climate, which in turn attracts economic investments and business activities to our shores. These factors and more have helped to cement Singapore’s status as one of Asia and the world’s top financial hubs that is known for its high liveability and connectivity to the world.
The country boasts well-developed infrastructure, open business policies and a highly skilled workforce. It is the world's easiest place to do business (out of 190 countries) in Asia according to the World Bank 2018 Report. The Mercer's 2018 Quality of Living Survey has also ranked Singapore as the top Asian country for its quality of life.
Businesses all over the world regard Singapore as an ideal location to grow and tap into other emerging markets in Asia. Many multinational companies including leading global financial institutions have set up their presence or established their headquarters here.
As a knowledge-based economy, the country is attuned to the needs of businesses and the modern workforce. Global talents are attracted to this cosmopolitan city that embraces diversity and meritocracy.
Singapore is also renowned for her world-class education system, with many foreigners sending their children to study in Singapore to benefit from the flexible, yet diverse broad-based training. The quality of education here is among the best in the world where its system and textbooks have been adopted and adapted by other countries. We are home to more than 30 foreign-system or globally recognised international schools.
Singapore’s healthcare system has been lauded for delivering impeccable standards and state-of-the-art medical facilities. More than 400,000 people come to Singapore each year for medical treatment.
The city streets are filled with lively entertainment scenes and an array of gastronomic choices from the cuisines of Asia and the world, to unique street food and local delights.
Singapore, an Excellent Real Estate Investment Destination
All these add up to make Singapore an excellent real estate investment destination. Investors will be pleased to learn that Singapore does not have a capital gains tax or inheritance tax and estate duty regime. This further reinforces Singapore real estate as an astute choice for wealth appreciation and preservation.