17 Oct '11, 4am

Office spaces in Singapore getting swankier, but is it enough?

Office spaces in Singapore getting swankier, but is it enough?

Office spaces in Singapore getting swankier, but is it enough? October 17, 2011 by Terence LEE These days, staid industrial complexes are passé in Singapore. Instead, more furnished and aesthetically pleasing office developments are sprouting up all over the island, catering to demand from a new generation of rock star professionals, reported The Straits Times . Projects like Bizhub 28 @ Chai Chee , slated to be completed by 2013, will have a pool, barbecue pits, and a gym. The developer hopes to attract foreign firms and yes — new tech businesses. Another upcoming development, Oxley BizHub , will also add some swag to its design. Beyond bragging rights, such an environment makes workers more productive. “We believe that injecting a bit of ‘lifestyle’ into our projects encourages people to be more productive at work. It helps to have a lot of greenery and a nice area to wo...

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