Lendlease Global Commercial REIT (LREIT) has won the joint tender by the Singapore Land Authority, Singapore Tourism Board and Urban Redevelopment Authority to redevelop the 48,200 square feet car park at Grange Road into a new multi-functional event space.
Set to be operational in the second quarter of 2022, the concept, designed by DP Architects, aims to offer a first-of-its-kind lifestyle experience along Orchard Road, with multiple dedicated event spaces, an independent cinema, hawker stalls serving local delights and a food and beverage attraction. This will provide a rich array of events and experiences for locals and tourists, especially the millennials.
LREIT is collaborating with Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, to create an exciting calendar of concerts, film and events ensuring that the site is active all year round.
LREIT will also collaborate with The Projector, Singapore’s much-loved independent cinema operator, and Museum of Food. In support of the government’s push for Singapore’s hawker culture to be recognised by UNESCO, Museum of Food aims to launch an experiential attraction where locals and tourists can immerse themselves in the history, flavours and creativity of local cuisine, curating concepts that generate high imaginative experiences with instagrammable moments.
Located in the heart of Kovan, Singapore. Stars of Kovan is a 99-year leasehold mixed development with a total gross floor area of more than 326,060 sq ft. The development comprises of 390 residential units with sizes ranging from 1-bedroom to 3-bedroom, 5 strata terrace units and 46 strata shops.
The development is easily accessible via MRT and expressways. With only two minutes walk to the Kovan MRT Station, the development is quickly connectable to all business and shopping hubs.
The rare supply of a new mixed development nearby the MRT station makes it unique. Stars of Kovan is just 2 minutes walk away from the MRT station making it a fine choice. Due to its rarity, it will become a benchmark in the market. Its stronger comparative advantages call for higher return yield and valuable capital gain.
A brand new mixed development by Property Enterprises Development (S) Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of CK Asset Holdings Limited in Singapore, Stars of Kovan encompasses the expertise from one of the largest property developers in Hong Kong. With the long outstanding history in property development, CK Asset Holdings Limited has continued to enhance cityscapes around the world with iconic landmarks.
OUE Limited and OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd., in its capacity as manager of OUE Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust have collaborated to re-brand the landmark Mandarin Orchard Singapore to Hilton Singapore Orchard, following a comprehensive and strategic review.
Mandarin Orchard Singapore will relaunch as Hilton Singapore Orchard - Hilton’s flagship in Singapore and the largest Hilton hotel in Asia-Pacific - with product and service offerings aligned with Hilton’s brand standards. Hilton will have the exclusive authority to operate the property upon the opening of Hilton Singapore Orchard.
Asset enhancement works to add new meeting facilities as well as refreshed food & beverage offerings to cater to the growing demand for regional and global meetings, incentives, conference and exhibition (“MICE”) events have also been planned. The planned refurbishment will be conducted in phases and will commence in 2Q 2020 to capitalise on the current challenges facing the hospitality industry due to COVID-19. The refurbishment is scheduled to be completed by end-2021. During the refurbishment period, Mandarin Orchard Singapore will continue to operate under the management of Meritus Hotels & Resorts, the hotel management company under the Hospitality Division of OUE.
Upon its relaunch in 2022, the hotel will feature 1,080 well-appointed rooms and five restaurants and bars including an all-day dining restaurant. The hotel will also boast meeting and function spaces spanning a total of 3,765 sqm, including three ballrooms.
Guoco Midtown is a mixed-use development comprising premium Grade A offices, public and retail spaces, exclusive residences, and the former Beach Road Police Station which is a conserved building. The development will rejuvenate the Beach Road district, redefine public spaces, enhance street life, introduce a new experience of working in Grade A offices and a new concept of luxury city living.
Located at the intersection of two key development corridors along Beach Road and Ophir-Rochor Road in the Central Business District, Guoco Midtown will connect the three office micromarkets of City Hall, Marina Centre and Bugis, and introduce an innovative concept for Grade A offices and re-define the way landlords partner office tenants.
Served by 4 MRT lines and Nicoll Highway, as well as the North-South Expressway in the future, GuocoLand will introduce a new way of luxury city living in response to the new urbanite lifestyles which demands effortless transition between living, working and entertaining.
Savour premium DIY salad bowls and grab a cuppa from Singapore’s first commercial robotic barista.
Marina Bay Sands’ signature café SweetSpot has unveiled its all-new flagship outlet at the grand lobby of the iconic ArtScience Museum. The contemporary café marks Marina Bay Sands’ first full-fledged wellness dining concept, as the integrated resort continues to diversify its food and beverage offerings.
A destination already popular with tourists and young families, the museum is now home to the family-friendly café featuring a kid’s corner with games and activities. Visitors can unwind and bask in an expansive setting illuminated by natural daylight through magnificent glass windows.
“SweetSpot at ArtScience Museum is a step forward in our journey to elevate health and wellness dining. We want our visitors to know that eating healthy can also be a fun and flavourful experience. The new café, paired with its scenic location by the waterfront, will be a wonderful complement to our existing line-up of culinary offerings,” said Christine Kaelbel- Sheares, Vice President of Food and Beverage, Marina Bay Sands.
Debuting at the flagship SweetSpot is Singapore’s first commercial robotic barista developed by local entrepreneur Keith Tan. The fully automated 6-axis robot has been customized to make different combinations of coffee at four times the rate of any human barista. Upon payment, all to-go beverage orders are personalized before being programmed to the robotic barista. Once ready, guests can pick up their cup at the service counter fitted with digital screens indicating their names.
Choose from SweetSpot's selection of signature salads, packed with fresh, crisp and juicy greens and meats. Or build your own salad bowl—ideal for calorie counters, busy professionals and even the most finicky eaters. Bring your kids along too, as they’ve prepared healthy meals especially for them.
Get your caffeine fix with a handcrafted cup of artisan coffee, carefully brewed using premium blends that are sustainably sourced from certified farmers. For a quick boost of energy on the go, take your pick from any of their nutritious smoothies.
Don’t forget to check out their daily selection of artisan breads, cakes and tarts. And while you’re there, why not explore an ArtScience Museum exhibition or two for your regular dose of art?
With its bold, vibrant, contemporary design, it offers high specifications of office spaces and modern medical suites, all complemented by attractive shops and restaurants.
Centrium Square provides the ideal setting for your business to excel within the best possible environment. The 19 storey mixed-use commercial development will comprise of 231 strata units: 143 office units, 39 medical suites and 49 retail shops.
Boasting a 4.9 metre floor to floor height, the office units offer efficient floorplans with flexible layouts allowing you to adapt the look and feel to suit your company’s personality and give you a workspace that will evolve as your business does.
Tall doubled glazed windows allow natural daylight and ventilations into the workplace while minimizing solar heat gain and noise. For added convenience, each of office unit comes with a fully fitted toilet that includes shower facilities and the provision of an air conditioning ledge, giving owners the option to install their own air-conditioner to serve the unit beyond of office hours.
The Medical Suites at Centrium Square are thoughtfully appointed, versatile and spacious with individual rest rooms and a 4.9 metre floor to floor height.
An outstanding opportunity for medical and healthcare professionals to own exclusive medical suites surrounded by a large catchment of office professionals and that also benefit from nearby Farrer Park Hospital (Connexion) resources and facilities.
FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, will be opening a new loss prevention training and operations center in early 2019, located in Singapore Science Park.
The six-story, 125,000 sq ft (11,610 sqm) facility will house the FM Global Asia SimZone, the company’s first hands-on training facility in Asia and the first of its kind on the continent. The S$80-million building will be constructed by Ascendas-Singbridge, Asia’s leading provider of business space solutions. Read more about the new FM Global centre here.
18 Robinson will be a single commercial development designed by the internationally-acclaimed Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Architects61. The proposed redevelopment site shall have an approximate area of 20,000 sqm of commercial space.
The new building will feature high-ceiling, Grade-A office space, a retail podium with shaped urban plaza at the entrance of the building, food and beverage spaces looking into the atrium and roof gardens, retail outlets which will be highly visible from Robinson Road and Market Street, and urban windows revealing interior functions to the street.
The new building, when completed in 2018, will offer a towering presence three times the height of its predecessor and is expected to contribute positively to the skyline of the Central Business District in Singapore. The new building shall have energy and water saving features aimed at achieving Green GoldPlus standards, thus reflecting Tuan Sing’s green and sustainability efforts. The Group expects a recurring income stream from the rental proceeds once the new building is completed.
The multi-tenanted JTC Logistics Hub @ Gul, which will be the first of its kind, will integrate a multi-storey inland container depot, warehouses and a heavy vehicle park when it opens by 2019.
The development comprises a warehouse block of modular units of between 1,600 sqm to 2,500 sqm including rooftop space for heavy vehicle and/or chassis parking; and another block with high ceiling for Inland Container Depot (ICD) operations. The gross floor area is approximately 143,370 square metres.
ARC 380 is a magnificent 16-storey commercial development located mere minutes from the Central Business District, the Novena medical hub and Marina Bay Financial Centre. The upcoming Bendemeer MRT Station is a five minute stroll away and all major expressways and arterial roads are easily accessible to ARC 380.
With a modern contemporary design, ARC 380 stands out effortlessly with its unique tower clad in an impressive curtain wall finish, juxtaposed by lush cantilevered sky terraces. Its curved Arc form maximizes panoramic views from every office unit while accentuating its sleek façade.
At ARC 380, work life balance is maintained with communal sky terraces located on all office floors, a welcome respite for professionals to enjoy the superb view while getting a breath of fresh air. In addition, a 4th storey sky terrace complete with BBQ facilities, water features and an adjoining open roof garden is another perfect location for company bonding. After a hard day’s work, take a dip at the swimming pool on the roof terrace or work up a sweat in the Indoor Gym overlooking the Kallang Basin and upcoming Sports Hub.
ARC 380, the freehold commercial development that will redefine work and play.
Launching soon, Trio @ Sam Leong (formerly Sam Leong Mansion) is a new freehold commercial development at Sam Leong Road. Just a 5-min walk from Farrer Park MRT station.
Trio comprises of 43 strata titled shops and Food & Beverage units in a 4-storey building with 2 basements.Trio is a unique commercial launch that features retails, restaurants, and entertainment. In addition to being a favorable commercial development, it also comes as a rare freehold when most of other developments come with 99-year leasehold, making it perfect for business or investment purpose.
Built at S$350 million, the FairPrice Hub will become the new headquarters of the enterprise, with over 600 employees working together under one roof.
It houses a distribution centre, ancillary offices, a training institute for workers and commercial space — all within an estimated floor space of 1.2 million sq feet.
Using the automated system, FairPrice is able to double its storage space to over 52,000 pallets. It is also able to manage 200 cartons per man hour — twice as much as a distribution centre that uses manual pallet movers.