With the recent spate of news on quality-related issues at residential developments at Eden Residences and Trivelis, you might be wondering how to ensure that the condominium that you are buying is of good quality. How can we check? Through words of mouth? Or search the news to find any reported issues within the project?
Fret not as the Building & Construction Authority is here to help home buyers!
Since 1989, the Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS) was introduced in Singapore to serve as a standard assessment system on the quality of building projects. The assessment consists of 3 components – structural works, architectural works and M&E works. SPK shall not get too technical with the details here but if readers are interested to understand more on the CONQUAS system, you can visit the link here.
What might interest readers more would probably be the results and findings from the CONQUAS system? Let’s see who are the top developers, contractors and projects, rank in terms of their CONQUAS score!
No surprises here. The long-established big-name Singapore developers, like City Developments, Far East Organization and Allgreen Properties hold the top spots in delivering the best quality residential projects here. So, the next time when you are looking for a private condominium, you might want to stick to one of the developers listed here!
To find the full list of projects and their CONQUAS score, you can visit the link here.