Life in the East – Condos in Bedok

By KK Tong (guest contributor) Bedok is a matured town in the Eastern part of Singapore, and has an estimated population of 289,000, which is the largest of all Sg residential towns. Similar to other towns on the island, Bedok offers a mix of public and private housing. Clusters of private housing are situated in…

Reader’s Letter – Singapore’s Shoebox Condos are Not So Bad

By Mr. Propwise In response to a previous article, Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison, we received the following reader response which I’d like to share with you: Dear Mr. Propwise, Thank you for this useful research. However, I think there has been some misconception about these so-called shoebox condos. These shoebox condos are nothing…

Geylang Shoebox Condos – A Comparison

By KK Tong House sizes in Singapore are shrinking – for both HDB flats as well as private apartments. Comparing sizes of HDB flats of the 1980s to those in the 2000s, data shows that a 3-room flat was 69 sq m then vs 65 sq m today, a 4-room flat was 105 sq m…