Cities for the people

Dante’s Divine Comedy describes one level of hell (the City of Dis) as “Satan’s wretched city…full of distress and torment terrible.” He could well have been describing many modern-day metropolises.

12 April 2019

Singapore sticks a pin before property bubble forms

Property investors anticipated a boom in Singapore as prices increased sharply by 9.1 percent over the past year. However, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) introduced strong measures to dampen what it describes as “euphoria” in the market.

10 July 2018

Phnom Penh’s housing crisis

Cambodia has emerged as one of Southeast Asia’s most promising young markets in recent years, with its construction and garments industries in particular attracting the lion’s share of foreign direct investment (FDI) to the nation, which amounted to US$

2 July 2018