2019 saw a flurry of activity in Singapore’s residential property market — the bulk of which can be pegged to the island-nation’s increasing number of en bloc (collective sale) transactions. Though state-backed cooling measures are likely to reduce the frequency of new condo openings — especially when compared with the frenzied buying period between 2017-2018 — underlying market conditions in the Lion City appear to be stable. To kickstart your year, here are 5 new developments, ready to ship in 2020, that have caught our eye.
Formerly home to Tulip Gardens, Leedon Green is the latest complex of freehold condos to be launched by Singaporean consortium MCL Land. Situation within District 10, less than ten minutes’ walk from the Farrer MRT station, Leedon Green will prove especially enticing to Singapore’s resident foodies (the development is a short drive to the major dining destinations of Sentosa and Holland Village). As is befitting of luxury condos at this scale, MCL have decorated the public spaces with an assortment of life-enhancing facilities: there are landscaped waterfalls, pools ideal for both exercise and leisure, and entertainment suites intended to facilitate residents’ social needs. Flats available for public viewing are configured in 1 to 4-bedroom layouts.
The M is one of several residential sites to be auctioned off as part of the Singaporean government’s ongoing land sales program. Winning bidder Wing Charm has developed the site, located at the heart of Bugis, as a mixed-use development. A total of 375 leasehold flats are available, bifurcated into two zones of 20 and 6-storey buildings.
The development’s Middle Road location presents an array of benefits that are attractive for quality of life purposes: there’s excellent accessibility to Circle, Downtown, and the North-South Corridor; in addition to a wealth of dining options on one’s doorstep.
True to its name, luxury developer Three Sixty-Nine’s ‘The Enclave’ is a collection of 26 ultra-secluded duplexes — ideal for young homemakers who wish to remain close to the action. A variety of floorplans are on offer: ranging in size from one to four bedrooms (several even include double-height ceilings, for an unrivalled amount of space).
The project was overseen by celebrated local architects Park + Associates, making quite the impression with its mullioned, low-rise silhouette. Many of the property’s public spaces seize on the feeling of a shared, suburban domicile. There’s a single pool at the back of the ground floor shared between all residents, in addition to communal attic space above the 5th floor — both unusual details by Singaporean standards.
Sustained Land’s revitalization of the historic Cuscaden Mansions consists of an exclusive 11 apartments, sprawling out across a massive site measuring 21,560 sqm. Across the road from Four Seasons Singapore and Orchard Road, this is an apt choice for private investors who demand a property which ticks all the boxes when it comes to convenience and connectivity.
Conveniently located near the Central Expressway, North-South Line and Newton Circus, Kopar is the newest strategically situated development to be built by Singaporean developer CEL. Being in District 9, purchasers will have good access to a range of exciting areas throughout the city, though the clear trump card is Kopar’s proximity to Newton Food Centre: a major dining hub for locals and tourists alike. Currently, a total of 435 condos are up for purchase — available for a leasehold of 99 years.