Singapore Business Review

Singtel has the highest ESG rating amongst Singapore telcos: Maybank
Singapore’s top telco displayed the highest degree of ESG disclosure.
SIT, DNV ink 3-year partnership on maritime decarbonization and digitalization
The parties will cooperate in three key areas.   The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has joined hands with a maritime advisor, DNV, to advance net-zero ambitions in the Lion City’s maritime sector.
StanChart unveils first-of-its-kind affluent deposit account in Singapore
The new product is only available to its Priority Banking segment.
UOB launches green financing framework for carbon-intensive industries
The bank aims to help firms pivot their business towards a more climate-friendly model.
New property cooling measures: Gov’t imposes stringent housing loan limits 
This includes a 15-month wait-out period when selling a flat.
URA, MOH launch Parry Avenue site for sale by tender
The site will house the first private assisted living facility in Singapore.
SG is 7th most innovative economy in the world
In Asia, it ranked second.
Support for women entering leadership roles needed: Deloitte
Singapore is 54th out of 156 markets in the 2021 Global Gender Gap Index.
ESR-LOGOS REIT divests industrial property for $35.3m
The property is located in the Bukit Merah district.
Import, export prices extends downtrend in August
Prices fell by 1.7% MoM and 3.7% MoM, respectively.
Market update: STI up 0.14%, Keppel Corporation at the top
Keppel Corporation is the top gainer.
Chart of the day: Tourism top of mind of S’poreans to benefit from return of Grand Prix
Most Singaporeans think the environment will benefit the least.
Banks to sustain rise in residential mortgages over the next 12 months
Banking system property loans went up 2.3% in July 2022.
SG, Laos strengthen energy cooperation
Areas of cooperation include renewable energy deployment in Lao PDR.
Serene Centre launched for sale via tender
It comprises 30 retail/F&B units and 10 apartment units.

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Commercial Property Where to invest your millions in real estate
Amongst locations, realtors suggest the Core Central Region.   Individuals seeking shelter in the real estate market amidst the rising inflation must consider three things before deciding where to invest their millions in.   George Tan, managing director of Savills Digital Residential Marketing, said one of these factors is location.    Tan said buyers should consider areas which are highly demanded and well located—easy access to prestigious or international schools, MRT, malls and food and beverage (F&B) establishments. All these will contribute to good rental demand.   PropNex realtor, Andy Lim, echoed this, adding that buyers should particularly invest in properties within one kilometre of the prestigious schools.
Commercial Property How realtors dealt with the new realities of the real estate market 
An expert from Savills said the market has become increasingly international in its outlook. 
Commercial Property Singapore’s most outstanding architecture professionals under 40
This year’s list includes architects who helped improve healthcare spaces.
Media & Marketing How can brick-and-mortar stores be less boring? Here’s what experts say
Physical stores must revamp customers’ experiences by pushing “phygital” strategies.
Commercial Property Singapore's most notable real estate agents under 40
Women took the lead in this year's list, taking 11 spots.
HR & Education How firms can meet the booming demand for ESG jobs
Firms must seek a sustainability leader with an ESG mindset and green courses for workers.

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Singtel has the highest ESG rating amongst Singapore telcos: Maybank
Singapore’s top telco displayed the highest degree of ESG disclosure.
SIT, DNV ink 3-year partnership on maritime decarbonization and digitalization
The parties will cooperate in three key areas.   The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has joined hands with a maritime advisor, DNV, to advance net-zero ambitions in the Lion City’s maritime sector.
StanChart unveils first-of-its-kind affluent deposit account in Singapore
The new product is only available to its Priority Banking segment.
UOB launches green financing framework for carbon-intensive industries
The bank aims to help firms pivot their business towards a more climate-friendly model.
New property cooling measures: Gov’t imposes stringent housing loan limits 
This includes a 15-month wait-out period when selling a flat.
URA, MOH launch Parry Avenue site for sale by tender
The site will house the first private assisted living facility in Singapore.
SG is 7th most innovative economy in the world
In Asia, it ranked second.
Support for women entering leadership roles needed: Deloitte
Singapore is 54th out of 156 markets in the 2021 Global Gender Gap Index.
ESR-LOGOS REIT divests industrial property for $35.3m
The property is located in the Bukit Merah district.
Import, export prices extends downtrend in August
Prices fell by 1.7% MoM and 3.7% MoM, respectively.
Market update: STI up 0.14%, Keppel Corporation at the top
Keppel Corporation is the top gainer.
Chart of the day: Tourism top of mind of S’poreans to benefit from return of Grand Prix
Most Singaporeans think the environment will benefit the least.
Banks to sustain rise in residential mortgages over the next 12 months
Banking system property loans went up 2.3% in July 2022.
SG, Laos strengthen energy cooperation
Areas of cooperation include renewable energy deployment in Lao PDR.
Serene Centre launched for sale via tender
It comprises 30 retail/F&B units and 10 apartment units.

Exclusives

Commercial Property Where to invest your millions in real estate
Amongst locations, realtors suggest the Core Central Region.   Individuals seeking shelter in the real estate market amidst the rising inflation must consider three things before deciding where to invest their millions in.   George Tan, managing director of Savills Digital Residential Marketing, said one of these factors is location.    Tan said buyers should consider areas which are highly demanded and well located—easy access to prestigious or international schools, MRT, malls and food and beverage (F&B) establishments. All these will contribute to good rental demand.   PropNex realtor, Andy Lim, echoed this, adding that buyers should particularly invest in properties within one kilometre of the prestigious schools.
Commercial Property How realtors dealt with the new realities of the real estate market 
An expert from Savills said the market has become increasingly international in its outlook. 
Commercial Property Singapore’s most outstanding architecture professionals under 40
This year’s list includes architects who helped improve healthcare spaces.
Media & Marketing How can brick-and-mortar stores be less boring? Here’s what experts say
Physical stores must revamp customers’ experiences by pushing “phygital” strategies.
Commercial Property Singapore's most notable real estate agents under 40
Women took the lead in this year's list, taking 11 spots.
HR & Education How firms can meet the booming demand for ESG jobs
Firms must seek a sustainability leader with an ESG mindset and green courses for workers.

Join the Singapore Business Review community