It’s hard to find someone in Singapore who doesn’t love the idea of moving into a spanking brand-new condo. These latest developments come in 'ready to move-in' condition, complete with the latest up-to-date fixtures and fittings from door handles to kitchen units. Reasons such as savings in utility bills from energy-efficient new buildings, as well as the lower likelihood of maintenance issues make new condos very attractive to homebuyers and renters alike.
We bring you some of the condos in Singapore which recently obtained their TOP (temporary occupation permit), and here are just a few reasons why we think you’d agree these new homes have a lot going for them.
The Cliff, a mere five-minute walk to Tanjong Pagar MRT, has some of Singapore’s best known skyscrapers for neighbors, including Capital Towers and the SIA building. Designed by the internationally-renowned architect, Super Potato of Japan, the Cliff offers luxury facilities such as a feature catwalk deck with raincurtain, a massage pavilion and cabana lounge, a waterfall feature on the tenth storey, and a multi-purpose room, lounge deck and plunge pool with glass end wall on the 31st storey.
Price tag: S$2.715 million for a 1,076 square feet apartment.
Mulberry Tree stands out from the rest for its convenience, with the well-known Orchard Road and all the shopping it has to offer only a mere five-minutes car ride away via Scotts Road. Public transport is just as easily accessible, with Novena MRT and various buses only a short hop away. Those looking for a second home away from home will find elite member-only clubs such as Premier Club and Tanglin Club close by.
Price tag: S$2.1 million for a 1,356 square feet apartment.
Located in the prestigious District 9, Newton Edge is a luxurious 18-storey freehold condominium close to Newton MRT Station. Nearby facilities include the Goldhill Shopping Centre and Chancery Court, and both house conveniences such as food courts, restaurants, supermarkets and clinics. Young families will also find top schools such as Anglo-Chinese Junior School and Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior School in the vicinity.
Price tag: S$1.4 million for a 807 square feet apartment.
This article is contributed by Harn Ho. Harn Ho is a Property Analyst providing Data Trend Analysis and Economist Real Estate Insights. She has worked with several international strategic consultancies and is frequently quoted in the media on her views on overseas property investment. She has a MSc Economics (Honours) from Northern Illinois University, and has held a research fellowship at the American Institute for Economic Research. Harn currently writes for Asia Property News. For enquiries, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.