Outside Central Region (OCR) units most sought after in August

Sales in the Outside Central Region (OCR) made the greatest contribution to new home sales in August, according to an OrangeTee report.

Sales in the OCR totalled 223 units making up 51.6 percent, while sales in Core Central Region (CCR) went down to 44 units and the Rest of Central Region (RCR) also dipped to 165 units, translating to 10.2 percent and 38.2 percent respectively.

“In August, the aggregate number of sales eased 42.9 percent, compared with the same period of last year.”

The report also noted the bestselling project in August was The Panorama , which sold 40 units out of 54 units launched at a median price of $ 1,249 psf.

Best-selling projects in August 2014

Located at Ang Mo Kio, the 698-unit residential project is developed by Wheelock Properties Singapore and will be ready in 2019. The project is near CHIJ St Nicholas’ Girls School and is a short walk away from the upcoming Mayflower MRT station on the Thomson-East Coast Line.

Coco Palms in Pasir Ris was in second place, selling 23 units out of 30 units launched at a median price of $1,046 psf. “Noticeably, this development has seen quite decent monthly sales so far this year,” the report added.

The 944-unit project by City Developments Limited is slated to be ready in 2019.

Image source: thepanorama.org

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