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Explore Enviable Waterfront Properties with Palace 28

From riverbank homes in the United Kingdom to posh waterfront properties in Singapore, you’ll find plenty of choices to make your next investment move.

Apr 20, 2022 | By Joe Lim

It’s the mid-week and happy hump day for all of us. Fresh off the press is Palace 28. In this issue, it’s all about retreating to the water’s edge. Seek out fresh waterfront properties around the world.

Palace 28 – Waterfront Properties

As humans, we are attracted by a water bodies — rivers, lakes, oceans. It’s how we connect with nature because water has healing properties for the mind, body, and soul. Living in a waterfront property has its merits; from gazing at enviable watery vistas to taking a plunge in a lake, water can change our mood and allow us to live more inspired lives. Waterfront properties offer a way of living that is very much admired and we present some of the best luxury homes that cater to this demand.

Barratt London - Hayes Village Canal

Barratt London – Hayes Village Canal

We always have our experts share their insights on the trends and market forces affecting your property investment journey. Despite Singapore’s government hike in ABSD rates, there’s still pent-up demand for properties among foreigners and locals. While our panel of experts weighs in on what to buy and where to invest, we also share insights on countries offering other waterfront properties. These include far-off destinations such as London, New York, and Miami. Closer to home, we have Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Australia. We’re sure from our list, that you’ll find something to pique your interest. The variety of waterfront homes has clearly not dampened homebuyers and investors from exploring these luxury domiciles.

Shenzhen Bay Cultural Park by MAD

Shenzhen Bay Cultural Park by MAD

We also look at how waterfront projects can also revitalise cities economically and ecologically Here, we explore some of these architectural marvels in China, Malaysia, and Russia. These stunning projects are Shenzhen Bay Cultural Park by MAD Architects, Sochi Waterfront Masterplan by UNStudio, Zhongshan OCT Harbour by LWK + PARTNERS, BiodiverCity by BIG, and River Ring by BIG. These developments offer a balance of uses that bring people together via public spaces, commercial and residential properties, and retail and cultural activities that can ensure sustained development and economic viability.

Lampadina table lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos

Lampadina table lamp by Achille Castiglioni for Flos

In terms of design, we are never in short supply. In this issue, we look at three design greats and their posthumous works: Achille Castiglioni, Franco Albini, and Vico Magistretti. Their lighting creations have become sought-after iconic pieces even today. These iconic lamps continue to stun design junkies and win converts the world over.

Moroso's Frame Shift shelving

Moroso’s Frame Shift shelving

Over at the realm of furniture design, we present some of the big names in furniture from SuperSalone 2021. Minotti, B&B Italia, Cassina, and Moroso are some of the big boys in the furniture trade. Check out the full Minotti 2021 collection here. We have an interesting spread of the new innovations and designs from these brands. From striking, purposeful shelving to whimsical armchairs that offer comfort and timeless style, you’ll find something to tempt you to redecorate your home. Read about more SuperSalone2021 news here.

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Troy Sadler of Art Works Group

If your inner horological junkie is calling you, then our spread of eye-catching watch designs from brands such as Blancpain, A. Lange & Söhne, and Zenith. Over in the art world, we discover the art dealings with Troy Sadler of Art Works Group as he discusses the rise in global demand for art. It’s going to be an insightful page-poring activity that will keep you engaged and informed about waterfront properties and tantalising bits of luxury lifestyle, for sure!

Enjoy, stay safe, and live well!

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