Viruses are pesky organisms. We try ways and means to stop their evildoing yet somehow, they find new ways of showing up. A new strain of the unfairavirus, referred to as B.4.444, or the suredie variant, started surfacing in Singapore. The virus attacks leases of retail premises and attaches itself to the tenancy agreement in … Continue reading New Variant of ‘whichever is higher’ Surfaces in Singapore
Our first Fair Tenancy info session after the release of the retail premises’ Code of Conduct. Luke kindly offered to host at his Walking on Sunshine. With us are Bahar (Ayam Penyat), Serene (Ah Mah Homemade Cake), Shiv (Ministry of Burger), Willa (Riders Cafe) and Yuan (Prive).
After more than 9 months of deliberation, the Fair Tenancy Pro Tem Committee chaired by Michael Lim Choo San, Chairman of Nomura Singapore, submits its report to the Minister for Trade and Industry and Minister for Home Affairs & Minister for Law. A key recommendation is the enactment of a mandatory code of conduct governing the leasing of retail premises that landlords and tenants alike have to abide by.
The Fair Tenancy Framework Industry Committee, led by Kurt Wee, made a total of 15 key recommendations in the areas of (a) transparent access to information; (b) regulation of conduct; and (c) fair tenancy commission.
Singapore Tenants United for Fairness recommends introducing a Retail Lease Bill to regulate the lease relationship between landlords and tenants with the intent to protect the position of tenants of retail shop premises.
A landlord went on a mountain retreat to contemplate the meaning of omnichannel. Om Om Om Om. Suddenly, she had an aha! moment: Why don't I charge tenants turnover rent for those Buy-Online, Pick-Up-In-Store transactions? Brilliant! So I speak. And so it is. Though the story may not be true, there is a growing trend … Continue reading Buy-Online, Pick-Up-In-Store Turns Into Sell-Online, Pay-Rent-In-Store