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STProperty Seminar - Outlook of Property Market 2012/ 2013

Identify trends, opportunities and pitfalls in today’s volatile property market at STProperty Seminar 2012

Singapore, 12 October 2012 – STProperty, Singapore Press Holdings’ online property portal, will be holding its inaugural seminar for real estate investors and potential property investors on 13 October 2012.

The seminar, titled “Outlook of Property Market 2012/ 2013: Trends, Opportunities & Pitfalls”, will feature four distinguished speakers: Mr Png Poh Soon, Head of Research & Consultancy with Knight Frank; Mr Nicholas Mak, Executive Director and Head of the Research & Consultancy Department at SLP International Property Consultants; Mr Tan Kok Keong, Director of Research & Consultancy Department with OrangeTee and Ms Eunice Tan, Director of JPS Consultancy Pte Ltd.

The four speakers, all experts in their own fields, will explore in detail some relevant topics that are currently keeping the property scene abuzz, namely the proliferation of shoebox residential properties in Singapore, the increasing demand for Singapore’s commercial and industrial property market, the opportunities present in property investment in Myanmar and the advantages of buying property using a company.

The seminar, which will see more than 360 paid registrants attending it, will be held at Holiday Inn Singapore, Orchard City Centre. Registration began on 19 September 2012. Tickets were sold out the following week.

Mr Winston Lee, Product Manager of STProperty, said: “We are excited to collaborate with different agencies involved to bring this seminar to property investors. The topics discussed in this seminar are not only interesting; they are also very relevant to today’s property market. By creating this platform for investors to gain useful insights on the current property scene, we are reiterating STProperty’s position as Singapore’s trusted portal, and that we are not just an ordinary website for users and agents to buy, sell or rent properties.”

Since its inception in mid-August, STProperty has amassed 5 million* page views and 1 million* visitors to the website every month, fast becoming Singapore’s leading online classifieds site for residential and commercial properties, both locally and overseas. With over 84,000 listings to cater to property buyers and sellers, STProperty also boasts souped up features such as affordability and mortgage loan calculators, price trend analysis tools and charts. All of STProperty’s comprehensive functions can also be found in its iPhone and iPad apps, which enable users to find available properties wherever they are via GPS.

(*Source: Nielsen NetRatings September 2012)

Media Invitation

We cordially invite you and your photographer / videographer to cover this inaugural seminar by STProperty.

Date: 13 Oct, Saturday
Time: 9am - 1pm
Venue: Holiday Inn - Singapore Orchard City Centre, Crystal Ballroom (11 Cavenagh Road, Singapore 229616)

To RSVP, please contact Miss Linda Lee at or 6319 8919 latest by today, 5pm.


Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
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Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Linda Lee
Marketing Manager 
DID: 6319 8919

Gary Yeo 
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225

About STProperty

Since its arrival on the property scene in 2007, STProperty (previously ST701 Property) has quickly become the trusted website for real estate professionals and home-owners looking to buy, sell or rent property.

Conceptualised as a one-stop property services suite, our seamless platform works to effortlessly match agents and property owners for a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Backed by a comprehensive database of resources that are constantly updated, which includes authoritative news from major newspapers, property trends and insights, analysis reports from major agencies and enhanced tools such as loan and affordability calculators, STProperty remains committed in providing solutions for the property needs of our users.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. On an average day, 2.92 million individuals or 74 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 330 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp,, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times Weekend's iPad application. SPH's Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital platforms which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.


SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English.

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.


SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.