...condominium, Martin Modern, in what is seen as a bet ...

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Developer GuocoLand has trimmed the number of units put up for sale at its latest condominium, Martin Modern, in what is seen as a bet on private residential prices reversing course after years of decline.

The above is from a local newspaper.

1. Are the commas required?
2. Can I use enclose Martin Modern with inverted commas?

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1. The commas are necessary.
2. There is no need for quotation marks. The use of capitalisation makes it clear that it is a proper noun and the placement of the commas makes it clear that it's the name of GuocoLand's latest condominium.

We don't use "condominium/condo" in BrE but I was under the impression that a condo was a single unit within a larger building. I'm sure a speaker of AmE will set me straight though.
 

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In American English a condo is one unit in a condominium development.
 
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