Four new generation neighborhood centers

Punggol, Hougang and Sembawang will build four new-generation neighborhood centers to provide residents with more shopping, dining, leisure and community activities. These new neighborhoods will be completed by 2020.

The Housing Development Board recently announced the design concept of the four neighbourhood centres. There are two new generation neighborhood centers in Punggol New Town, the Northshore Plaza in the North Shore HDB area of ​​Punggol, and the Oasis Terraces adjacent to the Punggol Waterway.

The neighborhood of Buangkok Square is close to the Buangkok Square, and the Canberra Plaza in Sembawang is opposite the built-up Canbera MRT station and upcoming Canberra Link EC.

The biggest feature of the new generation of neighborhood centers is that they have a covered community plaza for organizing various community events. These neighborhood centers also have community public spaces such as gardens and playgrounds.

These neighborhood centers also enhance connectivity with surrounding facilities. For example, the community plaza in the neighborhood of the World Square is integrated with the neighborhood park in the HDB district, and the neighborhood center is connected to the new one by the airway. The three neighborhood centers of North Shore Plaza, Oasis Terrace and Canberra Square are also higher. An aerial walkway on the ground that connects to a nearby subway or light rail station.

In order to better meet the needs of residents, HDB also collects residents’ opinions and discusses the types of shops and facilities they want through group discussions and questionnaires when planning these new neighborhood centers.

Sceneca Residence is where you choose to live

Sceneca Residence is where you choose to live, is equally as important as what your lifestyle will be when you are living there. Architecture, in creating a home that stands the test of time and draws inspiration from the gardens outside, to create a life that’s well-lived inside.

Return home to nature and leave the stress of the day behind. The design of the entrance is reminiscent of a resort, with elements of nature and greenery. A thoughtfully curated range of facilities not only lets you re-centre, rejuvenate, and regain clarity, but makes for special moments for you.

Located next to Tanah Merah MRT and Interchange. Nestled in a private condominium housing estate enclave.

1 train station from Changi Business Park and Bedok MRT Town Centre.

1 station to Singapore 4th university, the SUTD (Singapore University of Technology & Design).

2 stations to Tampines Regional Centre & Jewel, and to Changi International Airport.

Easy access to the Central Business District (CBD) & Marina Bay, via major expressways like Pan Island Expressway (PIE), East Coast Park East Coast Parkway (ECP) and Tampines Expressway (TPE).

An eye-catching attribute of this site is its location directly in front of the Tanah Merah MRT station – it is the closest to the station’s entrance compared with the surrounding condo developments. The proximity to the Tanah Merah MRT station on the East-West Line (EWL) provides effortless access to commercial centres in Tampines and Paya Lebar.

The developer MCC Land is a Fortune 500 company. MCC Land has been instrumental in shaping the city landscape of Singapore by being involved in the creation of numerous notable landmarks, including Universal Studios at Resorts World Sentosa, and the Keppel Distripark.

Information of North Gaia EC

The EC site at Yishun Ave 9 attracted a higher-than-expected top quote price of $373.5 million from Singapore-listed residential property designer Sing Holdings. The price converts to a land rate of $576 per square foot per plot ratio. The proposal price is better than market expectations that array from $500 to $550 per square foot per plot ratio. The last two ECs released in Yishun were both in year 2015. The new EC at Yishun, now known as North Gaia, will be the next, as well as it will certainly be sometime in 2021 or 2022, which is 6 to 7 years after the last 2 EC tasks were introduced.

The North Gaia in Yishun ave 9 is located in close proximity to a plethora of amenities. It is down the road from Junction Nine and is also surrounded by numerous established schools.

Despite being in a location that is removed from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, the new EC at Yishun is relatively accessible via major expressways such as TPE, CTE & SLE.

North Gaia EC location map
Source: New EC in Yishun

The site is surrounded by many amenities to make it a wonderful place to stay. A short drive to Northpoint City, the latest mega integrated mixed development and transportation hub in Northern Singapore, a favourite haunt for the nearby residents. It provides diverse retail outlets, food and beverage, food courts, additional choices for grocery shopping, clud & library. The residents will enjoy the convenience of amenities with cinemas, restaurants, supermarket, and eateries.

North Gaia EC dummy perspective 3

Why invest in North Gaia? Efficient layout & design allows flexibility in customization. Minutes walk to the food court, markets and convenient stalls. Attactive rental with close proximity to G.E.M.S International School + Seletar Aerospace Park. Free 1 Year Shuttle Bus To Yishun MRT & Bus Interchange. Within 1km To Yishun Integrated Mall with Interchange/ North Point City. Near Health care center; Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, the Yishun Community and Yishun Pond was revamped with a three-storey lookout tower. Developers have confidence in ECs, because these are some of the highly-sought-after types of properties. ECs are a mixture between public and private housing; they are only HDB properties for the 1st few years, and are privatised after that.

The Seletar Aerospace Park – providing purpose-built land and infrastructure for the aerospace industry – plays an important role to supporting the country’s vision to become a global aviation hub. These growth areas are key employment nodes which can potentially provide a healthy tenant pool for future residents who wish to lease North Gaia EC units out – after fulfilling the required MOP.

The name Yishun is a Mandarin romanisation of Lim Nee Soon, a prominent industrialist who made his fortune from the rubber and pineapple plantations he found in this place. Yishun planning area is separated into sub-zones namely Khatib, Lower Seletar, Nee Soon, North Land, Springleaf, Yishun Central, Yishun East, Yishun South and Yishun West. Springleaf and Nee Soon subzones are private housing estates in Yishun.

Information of Tanah Merah Kechil Link condo

MCC Land won the bidding for the 8,880 square metre site at Tanah Merah Kechil Link, alongside Tanah Merah MRT terminal, among total 15 bids, with the highest by MCC Land (Singapore) at $248.99 million. This equates to a land price of about $930 per sq ft per plot ratio (psf ppr).
The Tanah Merah Kechil Link parcel, which is stated for residential with industrial use on the first storey, can potentially produce around 265 units as well as 2,000 sqm of business space.

The Tanah Merah Kechil Link new condo lies next to the Tanah Merah MRT terminal and within close proximity of Changi Business Park. Without mall around the MRT station, there would certainly be solid need for stores and food and also drinks electrical outlets. The proximity to the Tanah Merah MRT terminal on the East-West Line (EWL) provides easy accessibility to commercial centres in Tampines as well as Paya Lebar, along with close-by Changi Business Park, the Changi Airport as well as interesting future developments in Changi East. It is additionally a straight train trip to major work centres in Raffles Place and Jurong East on the EWL.

Resource: Tanah Merah Residence at Kechil Link

Tanah Merah Residence at Kechil Link location map

The push for decentralisation– in the middle of improvement in public transportation – has attracted lots of firms to establish their presence in regional commercial hubs such as in Paya Lebar and also Tampines. For instance, the Tampines Regional Centre has actually ended up being a place for lots of financial institutions’ back-office features, while Paya Lebar has emerged as a vivid live-work-play destination with developments including integrated development Paya Lebar Quarter, Paya Lebar Square as well as SingPost Centre. Not neglecting the busy Changi Business Park nearby, which is house to several innovation firms as well as economic services firms.

It is not all job as well as no play either. Individuals residing in the East, in some cases called the Easties, will attest that Eastern Singapore is a whole lot of enjoyable as well as possibly has several of one of the most preferred dining establishments in the nation– from East Coast Road to Joo Chiat and Katong, from Old Airport Road to Simpang Bedok. Foodies, be cautioned. There will certainly be no absence of tasty dining/supper options for future homeowners of the brand-new Tanah Merah growth. Compared with the other GLS websites for the very first half 2020 for both the validated and as well as book listings, the Tanah Merah Kechil Link parcel additionally has the smallest GFA, which would call for much less capital requirement as well as thus, less economic risk to develop.

Future property owner looking to rent the unit to expatriate families would certainly be heartened to understand that there are two international schools – Nexus international college in Aljunied and also United World College South East Asia (East Campus) in Tampines– that are a brief car ride away.

The name “Tanah Merah” appears in the seventeenth century (1604) map by Manuel Godinho de Erédia on Singapore, written as Tana Mera. This name is likely to have been a crucial referral point for the orang laut (sea people) in their activities in the region. Old maps likewise show the presence of Tanah Merah Road as early as the 1840s, which stretched from Kallang River to Changi Point. Now, the road ran mostly along the original path yet was renamed Geylang Road, Changi Road as well as Upper Changi Road, with a section in between Siglap Road and Tanah Merah Kechil Road shed after capitals of Chai Chee as well as Bedok were levelled, as well as one more brief section shed under Changi Airport.

Tampines St 62 EC, not to be missed out

Records were smashed when bids were submitted yesterday for two residential sites under the Government Land Sales (GLS) programme. For the EC plot in Tampines St. 62, the top bid of S$422M or nearly S$659 psf ppr came from a consortium comprising a Qingjian Realty and Octava Pte Ltd joint venture and Santarli Realty. Octava is owned by 3 Singaporeans.

Although it sounds pretty expensive as a mass market condo, compared with Canninghill Piers which will be launched soon, the price appears actually quite attractive.

New executive apartment in Tampines St 62 is tactically situated along the condominium belt, beginning with 2 of the existing condos in Tampines – The Trilliant and the Citylife.

With the Tampines North terminal of Cross Island Line opening in 10 years later and future Integrated Transportation Hub (ITH), the citizens of Tampines North EC will appreciate terrific connectivity.

Source: Tampines St 62 EC

Tampines North Hub

Tampines has had a number of HDB Build-To-Order launches in the past couple of years, offering a big pool of prospective upgraders to ECs.

Tampines North blueprint

SHOULD YOU INVEST IN Tampines St 62 EC? Assistant director of research and also consultancy said a strong selling point is the site’s proximity to the upcoming Tampines North MRT station and features in Tampines town.

The present typical transacted costs for brand-new EC units offered by realty companies is above $1,150 psf in 2021. This new land price will make current EC development fairly low-cost comparative.
The confident top proposal shows a favorable outlook on EC prices along with solid expectation for residential developments due to real estate companies’ declining inventory of left units.
real estate developers have constantly been confident regarding ECs, due to the fact that these are several of the a lot more in-demand residential or commercial property kinds. ECs are a cross between public and also personal real estate; they are only HDB buildings for the ground 10 years, and are completely private after that.

Tampines is the planning location and property community in the geographical region of Tanah Merah situated along the north-eastern shore of the East Region of Singapore. The planning location is surrounded by Bedok and Paya Lebar to the west, Pasir Ris to the north, Changi to the eastern, as well as the Singapore Straits to the south. Tampines New Town lies in the northern part of Tampines intending location.

Things to know before you consider Yishun Aveneue 9 EC

The tender for the exec condominium (EC) land at Yishun Ave 9 was awarded to Sing Holdings , after it sent the top quote of $373.5m, stated the Housing as well as Advancement Board (HDB) on Fri 20 Nov. Released available for sale on 30 April, the 99-year leasehold parcel has an area of 21,514.0 sqm as well as a maximum gross floor area of 60,240 sqm. It can yield approximately six hundred housing units. The tender for the land closed on 29 Oct 2020, with seven bids obtained.

The Yishun EC project is located in close proximity to a plethora of amenities. The project is a few minutes’ walk away from Yishun and Khatib MRT Station. The rest of Singapore is also highly accessible via TPE, SLE, CTE, and the future North-South Corridor (NSC).

Drivers will find the future North-South Corridor (NSC) that makes travelling into the city a lot faster. The NSC with 21.5 km route will run both underground and above ground from Woodlands to CBD. Express bus services will run along the route on dedicated bus lanes and the cycling trunk route will be established along NSC.

Yishun Ave 9 EC location map
Source: New EC in Yishun

The new EC @ Yishun Ave 9 is also an ideal home for families with children since it is nearby Chongfu Primary School, Northland Primary School, Chung Cheng High School and Yishun Junior College. Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and a community hospital nearby will help to fulfill the healthcare needs of the residents.
WHY INVEST IN YISHUN 9 EC? Efficient layout & design allows flexibility in customization. Minutes walk to the food court, markets and convenient stalls. Competitive rental with close proximity to G.E.M.S International School + Seletar Aerospace Park. Free 1 Year Shuttle Bus To Yishun MRT & Bus Interchange. Within 1km To Yishun Integrated Mall with Interchange/ North Point City. Near Health care center; Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, the Yishun Community and Yishun Pond was revamped with a three-storey lookout tower. The Yishun site is quite large, and experts predict that it can yield roughly six hundred units. It’s also expected to have a good view of the Khatib Bongsu nature park, once NParks completes it.

Yishun, formerly known as Nee Soon, is a residential area located in the northeastern corner of the North Region of Singapore, bordering Simpang and Sembawang to the north, Mandai to the west, the Central Water Catchment to its southwest, Ang Mo Kio to its south, and Seletar and Sengkang to its east.

Things to note before considering Penrose

Penrose is a upcoming development that sits right at the heart of Geylang and Sims Drive by Hong Leong Holdings’ Intrepid Investments and City Developments Ltd. The developers submit a top bid for the 174,648 sq ft of prime land that is located at the city fringe in the heart of Aljunied and Geylang. The top bid for the land was measured at $732 psf per plot ratio and it is estimated that a residential project of 570 units can be constructed on the plot of land. The project enjoys close proximity to major transportation routes including Aljunied MRT Station as well as Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway and the Pan Island Expressway for owners who are taking their own cars. It is a mere about 15 mins drive to the Central Business District (CBD). The project combines the convenience of being located near to the city and the prices are not that high compared to core city centre developments.

The 99 years leasehold condo on the 174,648 sqft land size will be developed into a prime city fringe development that consist of 570 units with several 17 or 18 storeys that will comprises of 560 Units of prime city fringe residential units that is located near to Aljunied MRT Station. Given that the land was secured at $732 psf ppr, it is estimated that the selling price for Penrose will be around $1,400 psf which is considerably low for a city fringe project. Penrose condo falls under the new ruling by URA that dictates that the average size of the project to be around 85 sqm which means that the units will be bigger and more comfortable for own stay. With more plans now to transform Paya Lebar into a residential and transport hub, Penrose location is an ideal opportunity to own a city fringe condo at mass market prices.

Penrose sites on a prime piece of land that located near to many established schools with good records. Penrose location is near to schools such as Geylang Methodist School, Canossa Catholic Primary School, Cedar Primary School and Kong Hwa Primary School. These schools are long established and have a good records with many of the previous students as well. Also, with the selling price of Parc Esta as well as other nearby developments that is already selling at $1,600psf, the selling price if at $1,4xx psf located nearer to the city compared to other developments suggests that the selling price for Penrose is somehow cheap.

Parc Central Residences can be very attractive to urban living seekers

Pasir Ris is a planning area and residential town located in the East Region of Singapore. It is bordered by Tampines and Paya Lebar to the south, Sengkang to the southwest and Changi to the east. The planning area also shares riverine boundary with Punggol to the west, separated by the Serangoon River, as well as having a maritime boundary with the North-Eastern Islands planning area, across the Straits of Johor.

Parc Central Residences, is located along Pasir Ris Central, Pasir Ris Drive 3 and 5 with MRT Station within very walking distance. It is also located beside Pasir Ris One and Pasir Ris Town Park. Parc Central Residences showflat is currently under construction and should be ready soon in 2020 likely h1. The gallery show suites when launch is going to be preoccupied and walk-in is surely not suggested.


Parc Central Residences is a white site next to Pasir Ris MRT Station, and it was awarded to Allgreen Properties and Kerry Properties by HDB. The winning bid is nearly $700 million, which works out to $684.48 per square foot per plot ratio (psf ppr) based on total gross floor area of 1.02million sqft.

The estimated breakeven price of Parc Central Residences is around $1,176 psf. Parc Central Residences launch price may range from $1500 psf onwards.

Parc Central Residences takes only 8-10 min drive to reach airport. With the newly completed Project Jewel and on-going Terminal 5 expansion, more employment will be drawn to the area in the next decade. Not only that, Parc Central Residences is close to Tampines Regional Center as well as Loyang Industry estate.
Coming to 2029, with the completion of 1st phase of Cross-island Line linking Changi to Bright Hill, Pasir Ris station will become an Interchange. The new line will shorten journey time to other parts of Singapore by upto 70 mins, it will also serve as alternative to East-West Line when it’s fully completed.

Pasir Ris Central Announces Double Concept Food World

Pasir Ris Central, not far from White Sand Park, there are in total 42 booths and 770 seats on the upper and lower floors. On the ground floor, local desirable traditional hawker food will be sold; on the second floor, FAREGROUND @ Upper Deck will launch a new generation of hawkers whom are keen on food. On top of the international food, the dining environment is more modern.

Pasir Ris Central will inject new elements into local delights. In addition to providing local traditional hawker foods familiar to Chinese, it will also introduce trendy foods sought after by young people, becoming a paradise for the next generation of hawkers to demostrate their creativity.

The Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre, which will be operated by the NTUC Rich Diners Co-operative, will be divided into two sections and the ground floor will consist of 20 cooked food stalls retailing local desirable traditional hawker food. FAREGROUND @ Upper Deck on the second floor will launch a new generation of hawkers, including Western or Chinese and Western food, or Italian, French or Japanese food. There are 22 booths on this floor.

In addition to the international food on the second floor, the dining atmosphere is more fresh. It will be transformed into a social space for friends and relatives to gather and talk. In addition to dining together, you can also relax with two drinks there.

In order to ensure that residents can enjoy food at commonsense prices and good quality, and at the same time allow hawkers to have a reasonable income to support his livelihoods, NTUC requires that each stall provide at smallest amount of two affordable meals (Budget Meals) per day to ensure that residents should eat suitably a meal.


Avenue South Residence – the first large-scale project in the southern waterfront gateway

The lunar calendar, commonly known as the “Ghost Festival”, ended on Thursday, and the developers who have been inactive for a long time are busy again. This weekend, a new project will be launched to test the “water temperature” of the property market. One of the more eye-catching new debuts is the Avenue South Residence on Silat Avenue.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently announced the details of the development of the Southern Waterfront at the National Day Rally, which has caused the attention of private home buyers. UOL is vigorously promoting Avenue South is “the first large private residential project in front of the southern waterfront gateway”.

Avenue South Residence has a total of 1074 units, distributed in two 56-storey residential buildings and five four-storey retaining buildings. The developer will launch 300 units first. The price of more than half of the units is less than $1.5 million, the one bedroom unit starts from $850,000, and the second bedroom unit jumps from $1.15 million.

UOL’s president pointed out at the project promotion meeting yesterday that the Avenue South Residence unit is divided into three categories, including the Peak Collection on the upper floors, the Horizon Collection on the lower floors, and the Heritage Collection in the reserved buildings. The average price is $2250, $1980 and $1780.

According to the letter, the Southern waterfront gateway will be an important development project for the government to reshape Singapore. This 2,000-hectare area, equivalent to six areas of the Marina Bay area, will promote more vigorous business and leisure activities and create many business opportunities. It will also bring huge value-added potential to private houses around the area.

He also hinted that the company won the land of Avenue South Residence at a competitive price, so it would allow the first batch of buyers to enjoy a more attractive price. However, the price of the project may increase, just like the projects such as The Tre Ver and Amber 45.

The bidding for the 10 private houses in Tampines

The private sector in Tampines Ave 10 attracts the nine-party bid, and the City Development (CDL) subsidiary has the highest bid.

Analysts pointed out that developers are more rational in this round of bidding than the previous competitive bidding for private lots. This is mainly because the location is far from the subway station, the overall price is also pulled up due to the large area of ​​the lot, plus some developers to recharge the list of government sales in the second half of the upcoming announcement.

The bidding for the lot was closed at noon yesterday. According to the Urban Renewal Authority, the highest bid is Bellevue Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Urban Development. The bid price is $370.10 million, equivalent to a floor area ratio of $565 per square foot.

Kingsford, the second-highest bid, was bidding at $350 million, 5.4% lower than the highest price, equivalent to a floor area ratio of $535 per square foot.

Urban development has not been successful in bidding for private homes in the past year. The group issued a statement yesterday saying that if it wins the bid, it will build an apartment with about 15 floors and about 800 units. All units are oriented from north to south and the apartment also has a child care centre.