Parking crunch a headache for condominiums
Residents bemoan lack of spaces for additional cars and visitors, while buyers get more savvy
Gone are the days when condominium owners could each park two or three cars in the estate, and not have to pay a cent for the privilege.
With newer condominiums in land-scarce Singapore cutting back on parking spaces - many now providing just one a unit - developments are getting strict with their car-owning residents.
But the issue of parking is a potential headache not just for up-and-coming condos but for older ones too.
Two weeks ago, some owners at Parc Oasis in Jurong East became upset over proposed measures to introduce monthly parking fees of $100 for a second car and $150 for subsequent vehicles.