Singapore has one of the most active real estate markets in the world, attracting everything from institutional to private investors.
While analysts say that you should be bullish on upcoming markets in developing countries, Singapore will remain an attractive choice for decades.
Just to give an example, J.P. Morgan predicts that real estate prices will double in Singapore until 2030, which speaks for itself.
Before you engage in Singapores real estate market, its important that you find a reputable and experienced partner that can help you find suitable objects.
In this article, I list the top agents in Singapore.
Having almost 7,000 agents, Propnex is the biggest real estate agency in terms of employees.
The company is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange and has won plenty of awards that are listed on the website. Ismail Gafoor is the CEO and originally from India.
Ismail has received many personal awards as well, including:
- 2008 – Entrepreneur of the Year (Association of Small and Medium Enterprises), Top Entrepreneur (eCommerce Awards), Overall Indian Entrepreneur of the Year (Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
- 2015 – Entrepreneur of the Year (Spirit of Enterprise, Nexia-TS)
Recently, the company merged with another big real estate agency called Dennis Wee group.
Being one of the biggest real estate companies in Singapore, Propnex deals with all kinds of property, including:
- HDB apartments
- Condos and apartments
- Commercial property
- Industrial properties
Propnex helps local and foreign clients with consultancy services, valuations, corporate leasing, corporate sales & auction, and investment & collective sale.
480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, HDB HUB East Wing #10-01, Singapore 310480
2. ERA Realty
ERA was the biggest real estate agency in terms of agents until Propnex merged with Dennis Wee Group. The company was established in 1982 and has thousands of agents, helping foreign and local buyers.
The same as for Propnex, ERA has won many awards such as:
- Top Brand preferred by consumers in the category of Property Agency under Influential Brands, 2017
- Top Grandeur Award in Asia Enterprise BRAND Awards 2016
The CEO of the company is Jack Chua and he joined the Senior Management of ERA in 1990. ERA is responsible for the marketing of 200 projects and works with everything from developers, designers, and advertising companies.
Include any kind of residential and commercial properties, like condos, apartments, villas, factories, retail properties, and more.
- Sales and leasing
- Property management
- Property auctions
- Project marketing
229 Mountbatten Road #03-01 Mountbatten Square Singapore 398007
3. OrangeTee & Tie (JV)
OrangeTee and Edmund Tie & Co were previously two of the biggest real estate agencies in Singapore and decided to merge. The new company resulting from the merge became the third biggest agency in terms of the number of employed agents.
Orange Tee was founded in 2000 and the managing director is Steven Tan who previously worked as a Branch Manager for Knight Frank. Steven has been working with OrangeTee since he founded the company in 2000.
The company has won plenty of awards, including:
- Singapore SME 1000 (2016)
- “Best Real Estate Agency in Singapore” at the Asia Pacific Residential Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television 2010
The company deals with both residential and commercial property, not only in Singapore but overseas. Countries include Cambodia, Malaysia, and Japan for example.
- Sales and leasing
430 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, #01-01, OrangeTee Building, Singapore 319402
4. Huttons Asia
Huttons Asia was established in 2002 and is one of the fastest-growing real estate agencies in Singapore. Around 3,000 persons work for the company at the moment, which kind of speaks for itself.
Huttons also have many offices in different parts of Asia, including Cambodia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
Includes residential and commercial properties, for example, condos, apartments, factories, land, condo-hotels, and more.
Huttons can help you to buy or lease both residential and commercial properties. They also help with relocation and overseas projects.
3 Bishan Place #05-01 CPF Bishan Building Singapore 579838
5. SLP Scotia
SLP Scotia was founded in 2013 when SLP merged with Scotia Properties Ltd. The current CEO is Steven Seah, since he entered the real estate profession in 2005 he has worked with many renowned and big companies.
For example, prior to SLP Scotia, Steven worked for Propnex Realty and headed the business unit at Knight Frank.
In 2013, he decided to leave Savills together with 4 partners and they co-founded SLP Scotia. The other co-founders are Jimmy Giam, Mel Peck, and Derek Lim.
Include residential, commercial, retail, and industrial properties. They cover many other countries in addition to Singapore such as Australia, Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
- Corporate leasing
- Investment sales
- Assets management
- Property management
- International Project Exhibitions
2, Bukit Merah Central, #03-01, Singapore, Singapore 159835
Vestor was established by Colin Tan, well-known for being kind of a guru in the local real estate industry.
He created ColinTan Training & Consultancy, a company that provides services to turn “poorly performing real estate agents into super salespeople.”.
Colin has received many testimonials and is claimed to be one of the best trainers in Singapore.
Includes residential properties both locally and overseas, for example in the UK and Malaysia.
- Residential and Commercial Sales & Leasing
- Project marketing
85C Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, #01-384 , Singapore 313085
7. Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield was founded in New York in 1917 and currently has 250 offices worldwide. Their first Singapore office was established in 1997.
Steve Saul is the Managing Director of their Singapore branch and has more than 40 years of experience in the industry. He previously worked in the United States, New Zealand, and South Korea and studied at both Harvard University and Stanford University.
The company has received many awards in previous years, including ‘The International Property Awards Asia Pacific Highly Commenced Property Consultancy (Singapore) in 2012.
The company manages both residential and commercial real estate properties, including villas, land, industrial real estate, and office space, for example.
- Landlord Representation
- Logistics & Industrial Services
- Retail Services
- Tenant Representation
3 Church Street, #09-03 Samsung Hub, Singapore, 049483
Established in 1855, Savills is one of the oldest and most renowned real estate agents in the world. The company employs around 35,000 in over 600 offices worldwide.
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AsiapropertyHQ.com was launched in 2017, by Asiaimportal (HK) Limited in Hong Kong, to help property investors better understand ownership rules, taxes and buying processes in Asia.
We also provide information about projects, developers, real estate agencies and other relevant companies in Asia.