Coronavirus: Ripple effect felt by Singapore's building sector

GF+A Projects' Mr Andy Lim has not been able to confirm the delivery of tiles from China and wonders if he should commit to several commercial projects.
GF+A Projects' Mr Andy Lim has not been able to confirm the delivery of tiles from China and wonders if he should commit to several commercial projects.ST FILE PHOTO

The coronavirus crisis has left Mr Andy Lim in limbo, wondering if he should go ahead to commit to several commercial projects that have been in discussions for the past few months.

This is because Mr Lim, who owns GF+A Projects which supplies tiles to condominiums and hotels, has not been able to confirm the delivery of tiles from China. He said: "The current situation is also (making it) challenging for me to travel to China to inspect the tiles."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 10, 2020, with the headline 'Ripple effect felt by S'pore's building sector'. Print Edition | Subscribe