In 11 years, PropertyGuru has evolved from a Singapore start-up into the leading online real estate listings platform in five Southeast Asian markets. Co-founder Steve Melhuish reviews the ups and downs
Q: What led to PropertyGuru being founded? A: It was 2007 and the Singapore property market had been fairly quiet for seven years. The economy was booming, the government had launched an immigration...
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