Conversations with: Sharon Lee, Head of Auction, Knight Frank Singapore

For many of us, the word “auction” brings up imagery of a tense yet exciting environment where an auctioneer takes the lead in accepting bids and declaring goods sold. Or maybe when “auction” comes to mind, you think of art auctions…

London Special: Conversations with John Murphy, Director of City Docklands Global

This August, City Docklands Global, the Asian arm of City Docklands Limited, celebrates the launch of their Canary Wharf, Singapore and Hong Kong offices. In just a year, the company has increased its reach in Asia, a culmination of the…

Conversations with: Dennis Wee, Chairman and Founder, DWG

Earlier this month, estate agencies PropNex and Dennis Wee Group (DWG) announced their merger, which automatically shot PropNex to the top of the list as Singapore’s largest property agency. Established in 1992, DWG has achieved many…

Conversations with: Bernard Tong, Managing Director of The Edge Property Singapore

When you first meet Bernard Tong, it may be hard to believe that prior to joining the company, the Managing Director of The Edge Property Singapore had zero experience in the real estate industry. The Edge Singapore, which runs its publications…

Conversations with: Jacelyn Phang, Business Development Manager, Yuan Zhong Siu

You may have heard of Grand Master Hillary Phang, or perhaps walked past the Yuan Zhong Siu outlets in various parts of Singapore including Chinatown, Jurong and Serangoon. Yuan Zhong Siu is owned and managed by the New Trend Lifestyle Group,…

Conversations with: Deborah Wee, Co-Founder of e-commerce furniture store HipVan

“If you pay peanuts, you’ll get monkeys.” We’ve all heard this phrase before, and some of us might even be inclined to believe it, given the many anecdotes that get tossed about. But what if we told you that that needn’t be the case?…

Starting the New Year right: The Redbrick Start-Of-Year Party

“A start of year party, because a year end party is just too passé.” That was the motto behind the Redbrick Start-Of-Year (SOY) Party. We invited our media, finance and real estate partners to our first ever SOY party on 6th January…

Conversations with: James Soh, Founder of online renovation portal Renopedia

A quick check on the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) webpage and you can easily find blacklisted companies from various industries on the "company alert list". The home improvement industry, where interior designers fall under, is…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Michael Chaille

A game changer to the real estate industry, POPETY promises users “transparency and efficiency to the property market in Singapore”. With 2 different mobile applications to serve both consumers and agents, the team behind POPETY believes…

Conversations with Real Estate Personalities: Yuet Whey Siah

Meet Yuet Whey Siah, the under 30 femalepreneur behind property portal DREA, which stands for Digital Real Estate Assistant. As a former investment banker, she first conceived the idea of DREA when she was in the shoes of a consumer –…