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GUOCOLAND SELLS OVER 100 UNITS AT SIMS URBAN OASIS

One to 5-bedroom units fetched between S$1,295 psf and S$1,595 psf

GuocoLand has sold more than 100 units at its 1,024-unit Sims Urban Oasis condo project at Aljunied since sales began on Feb 14.

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SIMS RISING NEW PRECINCT AT THE CITY'S EDGE

Witness the transformation. At the centre of a transforming landscape, Sims Urban Oasis will help unlock great potential.

Recent developments and plans in Kallang, Paya Lebar, Aljunied and Sims are leading the exciting gentrification of this precinct. Look forward to plans that will continue to develop Sims into a coveted residential area. At the centre of these exciting changes is Sims Urban Oasis, the largest and most...

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REZONING WON'T
CHANGE CHARACTER
OF GEYLANG AREA

More shops, eateries will turn it into more of a retail space: MP Edwin Tong

The move to exclude new residences in part of Geylang will not change the red-light area's character, said the MP of the area, Mr Edwin Tong.

Instead, he expects more shops and restaurants to set up there."...

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GEYLANG REZONING MAY RAISE CONDO VALUES

Experts say less space means better returns for existing units. The proposal to re-zone some residential parts of Geylang for commercial use could lift the values of nearby condominiums.

Property experts believe reducing the amount of space for homes will bloster values for existing residences as demand is strong, given the area's prime location and good transport links...

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NO MORE NEW RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS IN 14 HA AREA OF GEYLANG

URA proposes rezoning the area from Lorongs 4-22 to new commercial/institution use from residential/institution use.

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) will not approve any new residential projects in a 14-hectare stretch of Geylang from Lorong 4 to Lorong 22 under a proposed rezoning exercise...

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FRAGRANCE PUTS GEYLANG BUILDING ON MARKET

Light industrial building has indicative price of S$115m and can be strata sub-divided for sale only 10 years after TOP

FRAGRANCE Group Limited is selling a new, 60-year-leasehold light industrial building in Geylang by expression of interest (EOI). The indicative price for the development, located at 110, Lorong 23 Geylang, is S$115 million, said its appointed agent Colliers...

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GUOCOLAND RAMPS UP MARKETING FOR NEW CONDO IN SIMS DRIVE

The 2.4 ha Sims Urban Oasis features a sky park and a 300-sq-ft childcare centre. GUOCOLAND is slated to launch its 1,024-unitcondo project in a quiet enclave off Aljunied Road only early next year, but has started drumming up interest in the project and its location.

A Facebook page for the Sims Drive project and an interactive map...

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GUOCOLAND HOPES
PROJECT WILL ENLIVEN
SIMS DRIVE AREA

Developer GuocoLand hopes to transform the dull and dusty Sims Drive area with its Sims Urban Oasis project.

The 1,042-unit development will be a major addition to an area marked by industrial buildings and several blocks of Housing Board flats.

“We are interested in projects...

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AN AWAKENING FOR
SIMS DRIVE?

Three F&B outlets in the quiet enclave look forward to many more people settling in soon and drumming up business for them.

Sleepy Sims Drive is in the middle of nowhere- just behind Aljunied, but not quite part of Geylang. Surrounded by a number of en bloc HDB buildings, the area feels like a rare ghost town in an otherwise overcrowded Singapore. So when the owners of Guru Nice...

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SHOP AND DINE WHERE
YOU LIVE

The opening of more suburban malls gives residents the option of dining and shopping in their own neighbourhood.

Last Sunday, preschool teacher Jessica Ong and her family decided to check out OneKM, a new mall in Tanjong Katong that opened last month.

“Now we have another shopping option near our home where we can have a nice dinner at one of the restaurants...

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ECO-VILLAGE TO TAKE ROOT IN KALLANG PARK

Environmental NGO to partner NParks, inject life into green space

A BIODIVERSITY pond to teach students about nature, walls painted with murals of the old Kampong Bugis and bins in the shape of frogs or bottles will soon spring up at Kallang Riverside Park.

Founder and chairman of Waterways Watch Society (WWS) Eugene Heng...

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PAYA LEBAR INDUSTRIAL SITE UP FOR COLLECTIVE SALE

A FREEHOLD industrial site in Paya Lebar is up for collective sale, with a price of more than $550 million expected.

Citimac Industrial Complex at the junction of MacPherson and Paya Lebar roads is one of the few plots near Paya Lebar iPark and the Paya Lebar regional centre that can be redeveloped.

It has two adjoining buildings...

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VENUE FOR WORKOUTS, INDOOR SPORTS AT
THE OCBC ARENA

INDOOR SPORTS AT THE OCBC ARENA The six halls cover two levels and can be modified for badminton, basketball, netball, volleyball games or other sports training such as taekwon-do, martial arts and fencing.

The halls are open to the public but may be closed for events or for maintenance. Halls 1 and 3 are...

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A SPORTS HUB FOR ALL

Built not just for professional athletes, it also has plenty to offer to the public.

If you are a sports enthusiast, you must have cheered the opening of the $1.33 billion Singapore Sports Hub in Kallang in June.

The centrepiece is a 55,000-seat stadium that is ringed by the OCBC Aquatic Centre, the OCBC Arena and Stadium MRT station...

While the stadium is for professional...

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BIDARI TO HAVE FIRST
BUS INTERCHANGE UNDERGROUND

To be ready by 2019, it will sit below carpark and garden flanked by flats

THE new Bidadari housing estate will be home to Singapore’s first underground air-conditioned bus interchange below Housing Board flats.

The new interchange next to Woodleigh MRT station, expected to...

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GRUNGY GEYLANG SEEING NEW FACES

New residences, young entrepreneurs springing up around neighbourhood.

GEYLANG has been attracting an eclectic mix of newcomers recently. Since last year, at least 10 businesses ranging from start-ups to cafes, co-working spaces and design firms have opened up in the neighbourhood and nearby places such as Cassia Crescent and the old badminton hall in Guillemard Road...

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BRINGING THE PEOPLE TOGETHER

The iconic hub is a focal point of sports and entertainment for the whole community.

ON THE Inaugural International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on April 28 this year, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said: “Sport can change the world, but it cannot change the world alone. When placing sport at the service of humankind, we need...

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JAMES COOK UNI TO GET BIGGER CAMPUS

THE popular James Cook University (JCU) Singapore, which is struggling for space with 3,400 students, has secured a sizeable site in Sims Drive for a new campus.

The former site of Manjusri Secondary School, which is government-owned, is 24,000 sq m, or over three football fields in size.

It will enable the private institution...

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GEYLANG SERAI MARKET TO BE LINKED TO MRT STATION

A NEW overhead bridge will link the popular Geylang Serai market to a new civic centre and mall, Wisma Geylang Serai, which would in turn be linked to the Paya Lebar MRT station hub.

The connection will improve “the flow of people from one end of the Paya Lebar area to Geylang Serai and back... which will liven up the area”, Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, MP for the area, said yesterday...

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GUILLEMARD COMES ALIVE

With cafes and restaurants sprouting in the Kallang- Guillemard area, this sleepy part of Singapore is the next foodie enclave to watch.

No fewer than five eateries have opened in the past eight months along Guillemard Road right up to Kallang Way’s industrial estate, with shop owners noting that more are likely to open this year

They join the likes of hip cafes in the Kampong Bugis area – Loysel’s Toy...

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