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Episode 53

Is Real Estate Still a Good Bet, and Expanding Business Globally from Singapore - James Puddle, One Global Group

james puddle, ceo of one global group
James Puddle
CEO and Founder, One Global Group

James Puddle is the CEO & Founder of One Global Group

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WE SPEAK TO: James Puddle, CEO & Founder of One Global Group

In 2017 James spotted an opportunity in the marketplace and relocated with his family to Singapore, where he founded One Global Group, a boutique real estate agency business that specialises in international project marketing, headquartered in Singapore with regional offices located in Hong Kong & Kuala Lumpur as well as offices in Dubai, South Africa, London and regionally Birmingham.



  • A gap in the region’s real estate industry
  • Why was Singapore chosen as the HQ 
  • Registering a company in Singapore – the ease and hurdles faced 
  • Benefits of setting up a company in Singapore
  • Expanding and scaling the company 
  • Issues faced when pivoting and adapting the business strategy
  • How did One Global Group differentiate itself in the real estate industry
  • What are property developers missing or doing wrong right now
  • Tips for a successful marketing/sales strategy
  • Is real estate still a good bet? 
  • What kind of investment is highly volatile and has a chance of decreasing in value 
  • Handling different timezones
  • Advice for any aspiring entrepreneurs 
  • The biggest misconception about life in Asia 
  • Property tips for buyers 


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