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BTxM+S Podcast: Pros and cons of investing in mixed-use property

In the first 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 first 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
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
Discover why there is a good tenant pool of financial workers or millennials, and even senior "empty nesters", who are keen on mixed-use property developments such as Marina One Residences.
Discover why there is a good tenant pool of financial workers or millennials, and even senior "empty nesters", who are keen on mixed-use property developments such as Marina One Residences.PHOTO: M+S

BTxM+S Podcast Ep 1: Pros and cons of investing in mixed-use property

11:21 min

Synopsis: This is the first 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: http://www.marinaone.com.sg/

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

  1. Understanding what is a mixed-use property development before buying or investing (0:32)

  2. Pros and cons of buying a mixed-use property development for the purpose of investment (1:25)

  3. Why are mixed-use developments more resilient investments in the Covid-19 era and more sustainable? (2:16)

  4. What is living in the heart of the new Marina Bay financial district like, and the possible tenant pool of financial workers (5:10)

  5. Aiming for Singapore's transport concept of a 20-minute town, with amenities accessible within that time frame (8:00)

  6. Resale value and why millennials, and even seniors who are "empty nesters", are keen on mixed-use property developments (8:50)

Find out more:

Marina One Residences: http://www.marinaone.com.sg/

Virtual Tour: http://marinaone.com.sg/virtualtour.html

Registration: http://www.marinaone.com.sg/register.html

Listen to Ep 2 - Understand prime property investing in Singapore better: https://str.sg/Jj9j

Produced by: Chris Lim and Ernest Luis

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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Do note: Any financial or investment information in this podcast is for use in Singapore only and is intended to be for your general information. Any particular investment or decision should only be made after consulting with a fully qualified financial adviser.