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http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/arch...ity-3-20130312 Published March 12, 2013 New building rules to help boost productivity to 3% By ong chor hao [SINGAPORE] Developers may have to face a higher set of construction standards for private and industrial developments for new Government Land Sales (GLS) sites than that which is already to be raised over the next two years. They may also have to meet productivity requirements for existing bonus gross floor area (GFA) schemes. Senior Minister of State for National Development Lee Yi Shyan said yesterday that the government was exploring these options, as part of a broader package of measures to boost productivity in the construction sector. Overall, the new measures by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) cover two areas: higher buildability and constructability requirements and enhancing the Construction Productivity ...

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