Troubled contractor Greatearth closed BTO sites abruptly last week; several subcontractors are owed money

Senja Ridges (left) and Senja Heights (centre) in Bukit Panjang are among the affected projects.
Senja Ridges (left) and Senja Heights (centre) in Bukit Panjang are among the affected projects.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - Several subcontractors face heavy financial losses after the shock closure of five Build-To-Order (BTO) projects by troubled construction company Greatearth last week, The Straits Times (ST) understands.

The firms could not only miss out on the contracting fees owed them by Greatearth but they are now locked out of sites, so they cannot retrieve valuable building material such as steel components.

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