Bigger homes back in demand in Singapore as work-from-home culture sets in

Families need more space as work-from-home culture sets in

The data shows a drop in the demand for so-called shoebox-size apartments - those under 500 sq ft - in the second quarter.
The data shows a drop in the demand for so-called shoebox-size apartments - those under 500 sq ft - in the second quarter. PHOTO: PEXELS

If you are feeling a bit cooped up working from home in your two- or three-bedroom unit, imagine how your horizon would be further curtailed if your living space was reduced by half or more.

Add another home worker - your spouse - and there is bound to be daily jostling on who gets more elbow space at the dining table. And we have not even talked about the kids yet, as they are bound to want their own playing area.

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