26 Sep '11, 9pm

Shoebox apartments becoming more popular, though their average price rose to S$1,546 psf over the past year

SINGAPORE - Shoebox apartments, generally defined as private residential units smaller than 500 sq ft, are increasingly gaining popularity in Singapore, accounting for 7 per cent of condominium sales over the past year, up from 4.2 per cent the previous year. On average, 197 shoebox units were transacted per month between August last year and last month, with their average price at S$1,546 psf, according to an iProperty.com report. This is 42 per cent more than S$1,090 psf for condos from 501 to 1,500 sq ft, and 25 per cent more than S$1,232 psf for condos larger than 1,500 sq ft, iProperty.com said. Last month, the average price for shoebox units was S$1,549 psf, up 14 per cent on-year. The price growth was substantially higher than the 4.9-per-cent increase for units between 501 and 1500 sq ft and 9.9-per-cent growth for those more than 1,500 sq ft. Shoebox units, common...

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