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  • Loh Shu Min Melody Memory (2015-07-27)
    Urbanisation due to the growth of population has resulted in a myriad of environmental problems faced by many city states in the modern society today. With increasing trend of the global population, the issue of the demand ...
  • Mun Li Jun Priscilla (2019-06-13)
    The construction sector experiences one of the highest workplace injury occurrences among all the other sectors in Singapore. For township workers, similarities to the job scope of construction workers can be drawn, and ...
  • Wu Hongzhang Sydney (2010-06-01)
    REITs are non-taxable and therefore does not benefit from a tax shield when using debt. While many hypotheses have been advanced to explain why REITs should or should not use debt, a significant proportion of debt is still ...
  • Ang Tse Shing Nigel (2010-05-31)
    Mixed-use developments have arisen out of a need to optimize the use of scarce land resources and to capitalize on the synergy between complementing land uses for higher efficiency or profits. Mixed-use developments sites ...
  • Tan Shi Hua Julia (2012-05-24)
    The valuation of any asset, not just property interests, involves the subjective opinion and judgments of the valuer in question. This is in addition to the multitude of external factors that may influence the final valuation ...
  • Koh Yao Hua Ioannes (2012-05-25)
    This paper examines the relationship between size and value creation of REITs. The proxy used for size is market capitalization and Economic Value Added (EVA) for value creation. The EVA for 89 REITs across 5 countries is ...
  • Teow Yun Wei Seraphina (2009-09-29)
    Value investing has been superior in the equity market. When applied to real estate, value premium proves to be superior to its growth counterpart. Shanghai historical residential properties perform better than its growth ...
  • Lee Jia Ying Gloria (2016-07-19)
    Value management (VM) is a widely regarded as a methodology that can help significantly enhance value for clients in the construction industry. Yet, despite various efforts by the Singapore Building and Construction Authority ...
  • Soh Chye Chuen Nixon (2012-11-22)
    It is widely known that houses with a good view will play a major role on the value of a property, regardless of which country it is in. Various types of views have already been studied, e.g. sea views and skyline views. ...
  • Ang Boon Tat (2018-05-31)
    It is comprehensible for a unit with spectacular view to enjoy a price premium over similar units without the privilege of a view. However, the magnitude and direction of a pool view specifically are not commonly discussed ...
  • Liu Taoshuo (2018-11-28)
    The conflict between redevelopment and conservation is a problem that has bothered Singapore for so many years. On the one hand, Singapore is a country with scarce land resources, and redevelopment is an important strategy ...
  • Foo Zhi Yu (2015-01-08)
    Tertiary institutions have, over the years, introduced the internship programmes to the undergraduates. The aim of the programme is to provide the students with opportunities to gain practical working experiences. The value ...
  • Tan Chee Wee (2016-07-13)
    There has been an increase in the number and quality of sustainability reports in Singapore over recent years. This reporting momentum is likely due to factors such as increased public awareness, regulatory pressure, ...
  • Yeo Bee Lian Jeanette (2016-01-11)
    This paper is concerned with uncovering the emergence of a system of consumption of public housing by examining the language used by Singapore parliamentarians (as proxies for Singaporeans) in live oral debates from 1955 ...
  • Poh Jia Hui (2013-06-05)
    The rising numbers of hospitals going green has been significant not only in Singapore but also in other countries worldwide such as the United States. Despite the growing trend of green hospitals, the priorities of hospitals ...
  • Chang Kay Wai, Shawn (2019-05-16)
    As more HDB homes in Singapore are gradually reaching less than half their total tenure, it is becoming an increasingly important to understand how HDB homes fare in the HDB resale market. Through this study, the relationship ...
  • Sienny Carolina Tanaka (2010-02-09)
    This dissertation attempts to examine the notion and evolving values of urban heritage in Singapore in terms of the various conservation philosophies and approaches employed, and the shifting emphases on heritage and ...
  • Sim Zhenyao Dexter (2015-06-03)
    Although substantial amount of studies have been carried out on accuracy in valuation in the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States; minimal research has been done to examine the issue of valuation variation in ...
  • Wu Ming Seng Tristan (2014-09-30)
    With the rising population, Singapore is faced with the challenge of providing sufficient public housing for its residents. The government solution to this problem is to build higher and denser housing. Due to the rising ...
  • Ng Wheng Yen (2010-06-02)
    Climate change has impacted the Mekong River Delta severely. Drought during the dry season (Dec – April) and flash flood during the wet season (June – Oct) were encountered by the local inhabitants and has greatly affected ...