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In Singapore, more funding will be given to 'green' developers #sustainability

SINGAPORE - Property developers have more reason to go green, with new green building initiatives unveiled by Senior Minister of State for National Development Grace Fu yesterday. Speaking at CapitaCommercial Trust's opening of Rainforest Rhapsody, the largest indoor vertical garden in the central business district, she said more funding will be given to builders wanting to go green. The new Skyrise Greenery Incentive Scheme is one of the initiatives announced yesterday. It will provide funding support to building owners for the greening of not just rooftops, but also the building facade. Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks) will provide cash incentives of up to half the cost of installation of green roofs and green external walls for existing buildings. It costs about S$1,000 to S$1,500 per sq m to build a green wall. The Skyrise Greenery Incentive Scheme enhances th...

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