20 Dec '16, 3pm

Singapore prime home rents down 3.3% in Q3

Singapore prime home rents down 3.3% in Q3

Prime residential rents continue to weaken in Singapore. Prime residential rents in Singapore fell by 3.3 percent during the third quarter of 2016, while prime rental performance across the 17 global cities tracked by Knight Frank registered zero percent growth in the year to September. “Despite this slowdown in aggregate performance, the number of cities where annual rental growth is positive remains the same as last quarter (10); however, the rate of growth has slowed in 10 of the 17 cities,” said Knight Frank. Toronto topped the rankings, with prime rents increasing by 7.9 percent year-on-year. The consultancy noted that last year’s annual population growth of nine percent and stable rate of unemployment at 6.6 percent contributed to higher demand for rental properties there. Tokyo came in second with a 7.3 percent increase in rent, while Cape Town settled in third spot...

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