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Divide and conquer with eye-catching solutions
FASHION SECTIONS, NOOKS AND PRIVATE AREAS IN YOUR HOME WITH CREATIVITY AND PURPOSE BY R A Jabbar Not so long ago, our property market was swamped with houses built with seamless designs, citing it for the purpose of good ventilation and spacious homes. That was the beginning of the rediscovery of dividers... Read more
Office hunters take note – it’s your market now!
OVERSUPPLY, LOW TAKE-UP AND INCREASED COMPETITION PUTS TENANTS IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT With more supply entering an already diluted playing field, the office market is expected to face increased competition this year as new buildings (and old) scramble to avoid low occupancy rates. That means landlords will have to... Read more
How offices are making staff, community feel great
EMERGING TREND: SHARE SCHEMES OF OFFICES DOUBLING UP AS PUBLIC SPACES BY Zoe Phoon A growing number of offices around the world are now opening up and offering more to their local area, creating imaginative hubs not just for their staff but for the locals, too. Building owners and... Read more
Rising demand for co-working office space in HK
Leasing activity remains robust in Hong Kong, despite a contraction of the occupier market, and this is largely led by demand from co-working and serviced office operators looking out for expansion opportunities. According to the latest Monthly Market Monitor on Hong Kong by Jones Lang LaSalle, as at June... Read more
Dubai hosts world’s 1st 3D printed office
TRAILBLAZING EXAMPLE OF COMPUTER-CONTROLLED FABRICATION IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION BY Zoe Phoon The building’s name, Office of the Future, may appear ordinary, but what its architect Killa Design has developed is anything but that. Office of the Future is the world’s first fully functional and permanently occupied 3D printed office... Read more
When living small can be efficient and comfortable
  FOR TINY-HOME DWELLERS, THE SECRET IS TO PARE DOWN TO THE ESSENTIALS BY Zoe Phoon A big house with some land may be our dream. However, compact or small space living is on the rise to overcome scarce land, expensive housing and as cities absorb more people in... Read more
How ‘loneliness’ is reshaping the future of residential space
BY Livian Lin Here’s a shocking statistic: The number of Americans who feel they have zero friends has tripled since 1985, with one in four now reporting they have no one to confide in. Loneliness has become an epidemic, and surveys suggest that in Europe, one in ten people... Read more
Integrate social media to increase venue popularity
  It is becoming more apparent that social media provide brands, especially those in the hospitality industry with many advantages and there is a growing need to have an active presence online to draw in audiences to your brand. Social media works well in all industries, and venues in particular,... Read more
Game for retail micro-farming?
Retail micro-farming is indeed food for thought for our retail grocery shopping outlets, supermarkets, hypermarkets and restaurants. A standout reason is demand for city-grown food – without the transportation cost and with appeal to local-oriented eaters – will only continue to grow as the population continues to urbanise. Online... Read more
BY Brianne Aeria-Ruffin Buying a home is one of those unique experiences in life that can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. Despite the swing in house prices, purchasing a home remains one of the best investments you could make, and with this in mind, it... Read more