Internet Bidding System
The Industrial Properties Department (IPD) of Housing and Development Board (HDB) was first formed on 1st July 1991 with the main focus of managing HDB's industrial premises. The department's workscope has since been expanded to include the building of new industrial developments and ancillary facilities.
Acknowledging the increase importance of IT technology to businesses and government alike, the department embarked on an exciting journey into the internet universe with the launch of the E-Bidding Internet Website www.place2lease.com on 8 Nov 00 and the Hub for Business Internet Portal www.hbiz.com.sg on 6 Jul 01.
First set up on 6 Jul 2001, the website aims to become the hub of B2B and B2C activities for HDB industrialists, thereby facilitating businesses among them and their customers. To-date, some of the pro business services available to HDB tenants include Business Directory Listings, Product Listings, Business Opportunities, trade hubs and more. These pro-business services have also now been made available to fee-paying affiliate members.