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BT x M+S Podcast: How sustainable property developments can save costs and reduce carbon footprint

In the final of four sponsored BT property podcast episodes, Ong Choon Fah, CEO of Edmund Tie & Company, analyses the advantages of living in the heart of Singapore's downtown area.
In the final of four sponsored BT property podcast episodes, Ong Choon Fah, CEO of Edmund Tie & Company, analyses the advantages of living in the heart of Singapore's downtown area.PHOTO: EDMUND TIE & COMPANY
Marina One Residences boasts sustainable features that add to lifestyle and well-being choices for property investors, such as a "Green Heart" feature within the development.
Marina One Residences boasts sustainable features that add to lifestyle and well-being choices for property investors, such as a "Green Heart" feature within the development.PHOTO: M+S
One of the bigger rooms at Marina One Residences, which blends sustainability into "low lifestyle cost and carbon footprint" location in Singapore's Marina Bay financial district.
One of the bigger rooms at Marina One Residences, which blends sustainability into "low lifestyle cost and carbon footprint" location in Singapore's Marina Bay financial district.PHOTO: M+S
A view of Marina One Residences, a prime example of a mixed-use property development in Singapore's Marina Bay area, facing an iconic skyline.
A view of Marina One Residences, a prime example of a mixed-use property development in Singapore's Marina Bay area, facing an iconic skyline.PHOTO: M+S

BTxM+S podcast Ep 4: How sustainable property developments can save costs

12:01 min

Synopsis: This is the final in a series of four episodes on Marina One Residences and topics covering the advantages of inner city park-like living in the heart of Singapore's downtown area. It is brought to you by developer M+S.

BT's digital editor Chris Lim hosts hosts Ong Choon Fah, CEO of Edmund Tie & Company, and they discuss the following:

1. What is the impact of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) on Singapore's property market? (1:10)

2. How sustainable features built into your new property results in reduced maintenance costs and increased returns for investors (2:45)

3. Features such as cross-ventilation in sustainable property developments such as Marina One Residences (6:00)

4. Do buyers favour "low lifestyle cost and carbon-footprint" locations that could be more attractive in the future resale market? (7:10)

5. How a property's mixed-use design also contributes to its carbon footprint equation, and mindset changes for developers (9:45)

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Listen to Ep 1 - Pros and cons of investing in mixed-use property

Ep 2 - Understand prime property investing in Singapore better

Ep 3 - CBD home buying - factoring in lifestyle and well-being

Produced by: Chris Lim and Ernest Luis

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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