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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 07:12

Four new F&B outlets in Beach Road

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Home-grown lifestyle group Massive Collective is set to open four new food and beverage places in a historic building in Beach Road in September. The prominent nightlife operator will be opening Vatos Urban Tacos, a popular Korean-Mexican restaurant brand originating from South Korea; a cocktail bar named Vanity; a gastropub named The Armoury and a new boutique nightclub. They will be housed in a 13,000 sq ft, two-storey conserved building

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 07:09

Green is the colour of future real estate

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Conceived by the late Lee Kuan Yew as a Garden City, Singapore is rapidly evolving to become a City in a Garden, uploading sustainability as one of its key tenets. While we witness world-class gardens and community engagement coming to fruition, real estate market participants must step forward as important stakeholders and frame a suitable response to support the nationwide enterprise. Construction is one of the largest consumers of raw

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 07:06

South Beach chic for former NCO club

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Singaporean men of a certain generation would be familiar with the cluster of military buildings known as Beach Road Camp. From 1967, new recruits had to enlist for duty there, and the practice eventually spawned the saying: “First to Beach Road, then to army”. While some of buildings on site have long been torn down, three pre-war buildings, Blocks 1, 9 and 14, still stand. They have been revamped… Download

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 07:00

Singapore’s South Beach

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A sensory explosion greets you the moment you walk into The South Beach, the latest hotel to open in the Beach Road area: from the psychedelic digital mural to the reception area with its ornate, museum-style reception tables behind plexiglass, and lift interiors with an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colours and underwater creatures. The lobby area, called “a global village”, is designed with many different “social spaces” and a variety of

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:57

Built on green foundations

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The new landmark of Beach Road, South Beach, boasts state-of-the-art environmental features. It recently received two Green Mark Platinum Awards from the Building and Construction Authority. The Straits Times Art Department tells you more. The former Beach Road military camp began as the headquarters of the Singapore Volunteer Corps in the 1930s and later doubled as the headquarters of the Singapore Military Forces, which was set up in 1954

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:53

South Beach Offices Snapped Up in Good Sign

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Singapore – Close to 90 per cent of the office space at the S$3 billion mega-integrated development South Beach has been taken up, underlining the strong demand and positive outlook for the sector. “There has been a lack of office space, so this is meeting some of the pent-up demand. Going forward, I think office space will still be in depamnd because new companies are being set up and current

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:49

Sanofi Signs Lease for 40,000 sq ft Office Space

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Pharmaceutical group Sanofi has linked a lease for about 40,000 sq ft of office space at South Beach Tower, BT understands. Another tenant includes City Serviced Office, an offshoot of City Developments Ltd (CDL), which has a 50.1 percent stake in the consortium behind the S$3 billion South Beach mixed development. Sanofi will be moving from 6 Raffles Quay. Earlier the consortium confirmed that Rabobank is taking 30,000 sq ft

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:43

IOI Properties Tops Out South Tower

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Singapore: IOI Properties Group Bhd's South Beach Project here marked a milestone yesterday with the topping out of its South Tower. At 45 storeys, the South Tower is the taller of two towers within the South Beach mixed development. Jointly developed by City Developments Ltd (CDL) and IOI Properties, South Beach is located on Beach Road, bordering the central business district

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 02:36

A green landmark

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Four conserved buildings have been incorporated seamlessly on site: Three are military buildings from the former Beach Road Camp, while the other is the former Non- Commissioned Officers' Club. These buildings now house eateries, bars and meeting rooms, as well as the ballroom. The project's eco-friendly features have impressed. Snaking between the buildings is an iconic wave-like, 280m-long canopy that has photovoltaic cells, which convert solar energy to electricity to light up the canopy and towers