Thursday, June 19, 2008

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Rising Construction Costs - 16% UP for Building Singapore Condos

Rising construction costs put squeeze on builders
Some manage to factor into contracts the higher risks of price fluctuations

Construction costs have risen across the board by at least about 13 per cent in Singapore in the six months to end-March. And for the residential/ condominium segment, costs have risen even faster, by as much as 16 per cent, according to a report by construction cost consultancy Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB).

Business Times - 18 Jun 2008

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