by OrangeTee & Tie Pte Ltd.

BTO projects could see further delay as construction faces manpower crunch, says Desmond Lee

BTO Launches

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Singapore, 28 May 2021

SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) - In his speech at the commencement of the OrangeTee & Tie Business Conference 2021 on May 24, Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development, provided an update on the manpower shortages faced by the local construction sector and the knock-on effects on scheduled project completion dates. He also shared the government’s approach towards affordable public housing in prime areas in the future. (See: HDB launches 3,740 flats for sale in February 2021 BTO exercise)

The minister was the guest of honour at OrangeTee & Tie’s annual event. This year, it was a hybrid physical and digital event for the agency’s members due to safe management measures under the current Phase Two (Heightened Alert).

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