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River Valley Green site gets $464m top bid, no offers for Upper Thomson Road
Wing Tai's top bid for River Valley Green (Parcel A) translates to $1,325 psf ppr.
Mapletree sells US student housing asset
The property serves Appalachian State University in the town of Boone.
Seatrium to pay $77m in settlement to Awilco 
The two parties have been in dispute since 2020.
HSBC Singapore unveils Live+ credit card for lifestyle spending
It offers an 8% cashback and 15% discount on selected transactions.
Ascott and SG Enable partner to enhance disability inclusion in hospitality
The initiative will provide workforce training and enhance inclusive spaces.
Less than 0.5% of SG office stock needs annual repurposing
This reflects the country's effective office stock utilisation.
Keppel REIT prices A$175m floating rate green notes due 2027
Funds from the issuance will support the REIT's acquisition in Sydney.
MPA seeks compensation from Marine Honour for oil spill damages
Marine Honour is also liable for at-sea and on-shore cleanup costs.
Carro secures $75m multi-currency loan from HSBC
The loan will boost the company’s liquidity.
Civil servants to receive mid-year bonus of up to $250
PSD considered the economic outlook when deciding to give mid-year bonus.
HDB rents drop 0.3% MoM in May
Year-on-year, however, rents rose by 6.2%.
Paragon REIT to divest The Rail Mall for $78.5m
Proceeds from the sale will be used for debt reduction, potential acquisitions, and property improvements. 

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HR & Education Singapore’s new law weaves safety net for gig workers
Gig workers will be enabled to secure their retirement, benefit from improved workplace safety, and gain greater visibility within the industry.
Residential Property GuocoLand’s Lentor Mansion cuts heat and energy costs with green features
Its solar panels offset energy consumption in common areas by 60%.
Retail Here’s how Gen Z consumer preference reshapes APAC’s marketing landscape
Gen Z consumers are observed to purchase based on pleasure and purpose, whilst being conscious of cost and convenience.
Commercial Property Redevelopment a toss-up between city retail and CBD offices
CBD and Orchard Belt have seen numerous redevelopment projects propelled by URA incentives.
Building & Engineering Surbana Jurong’s ‘Campus in Nature’ transcends sustainable innovation, scale employee productivity
The SJ Campus hosts 4,000 of Surbana Jurong’s talent across architecture, engineering, and other teams.
HR & Education Worker dormitories grapple with systemic isolation challenges
The government’s efforts to enhance dormitory standards may not fully address worker well-being concerns just yet.
Financial Services Maybank SG offers boost to charities with special rates, network opportunities
Charities in the city may also avail of an interest-free grant of up to SG$150,000 (US$111,000)

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River Valley Green site gets $464m top bid, no offers for Upper Thomson Road
Wing Tai's top bid for River Valley Green (Parcel A) translates to $1,325 psf ppr.
Mapletree sells US student housing asset
The property serves Appalachian State University in the town of Boone.
Seatrium to pay $77m in settlement to Awilco 
The two parties have been in dispute since 2020.
HSBC Singapore unveils Live+ credit card for lifestyle spending
It offers an 8% cashback and 15% discount on selected transactions.
Ascott and SG Enable partner to enhance disability inclusion in hospitality
The initiative will provide workforce training and enhance inclusive spaces.
Less than 0.5% of SG office stock needs annual repurposing
This reflects the country's effective office stock utilisation.
Keppel REIT prices A$175m floating rate green notes due 2027
Funds from the issuance will support the REIT's acquisition in Sydney.
MPA seeks compensation from Marine Honour for oil spill damages
Marine Honour is also liable for at-sea and on-shore cleanup costs.
Carro secures $75m multi-currency loan from HSBC
The loan will boost the company’s liquidity.
Civil servants to receive mid-year bonus of up to $250
PSD considered the economic outlook when deciding to give mid-year bonus.
HDB rents drop 0.3% MoM in May
Year-on-year, however, rents rose by 6.2%.
Paragon REIT to divest The Rail Mall for $78.5m
Proceeds from the sale will be used for debt reduction, potential acquisitions, and property improvements. 

Exclusives

HR & Education Singapore’s new law weaves safety net for gig workers
Gig workers will be enabled to secure their retirement, benefit from improved workplace safety, and gain greater visibility within the industry.
Residential Property GuocoLand’s Lentor Mansion cuts heat and energy costs with green features
Its solar panels offset energy consumption in common areas by 60%.
Retail Here’s how Gen Z consumer preference reshapes APAC’s marketing landscape
Gen Z consumers are observed to purchase based on pleasure and purpose, whilst being conscious of cost and convenience.
Commercial Property Redevelopment a toss-up between city retail and CBD offices
CBD and Orchard Belt have seen numerous redevelopment projects propelled by URA incentives.
Building & Engineering Surbana Jurong’s ‘Campus in Nature’ transcends sustainable innovation, scale employee productivity
The SJ Campus hosts 4,000 of Surbana Jurong’s talent across architecture, engineering, and other teams.
HR & Education Worker dormitories grapple with systemic isolation challenges
The government’s efforts to enhance dormitory standards may not fully address worker well-being concerns just yet.
Financial Services Maybank SG offers boost to charities with special rates, network opportunities
Charities in the city may also avail of an interest-free grant of up to SG$150,000 (US$111,000)

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SBR National Business Awards 2024 Winner: Wiseasy Technology Pte Ltd Cards & Payments
Lay Cheng Tan, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, and Mayank Raheja, Managing Director (EMEA & SA) of Wiseasy Technology Pte Ltd, provided insights into preventing fraud and inefficiency with the WiseQ QR Payment Solution.
Cards & Payments SBR National Business Awards 2024 Winner: Wiseasy Technology Pte Ltd
Lay Cheng Tan, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, and Mayank Raheja, Managing Director (EMEA & SA) of Wiseasy Technology Pte Ltd, provided insights into preventing fraud and inefficiency with the WiseQ QR Payment Solution.

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