21 Jun '11, 11pm

DBSS flats slashed by more than $100k after #publicoutcry: So the original price anyhowly whack one ah?

An artist's impression of Centrale 8. A Sim Lian spokesman says the project's selling points include its proximity to shopping malls and the Integrated Lifestyle Hub. -- PHOTO: SIM LIAN DEVELOPER Sim Lian Group has slashed the prices of its Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) flats at Centrale 8 in Tampines by up to $102,000. The move follows the public outcry at the record prices of the designer Housing Board (HDB) units launched last Thursday, when the developer asked $880,000 for the biggest five-room flats. Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Straits Times.

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