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HDB Launches Tender For Mixed-Use Site at Punggol Town Centre

Realising Punggol 21 Plus: HDB Launches Tender For Mixed-Use Site at Punggol Town Centre
Date issued : 29 Nov 2010

As earlier announced by the Minister for National Development Mr Mah Bow Tan, HDB is launching the tender for a mixed commercial and residential sale site in Punggol Town Centre on 30 November 2010 (Tuesday). This site can potentially yield 50,400 square metres of gross commercial space and 685 dwelling units. It is released for tender under the Confirmed List of the 2nd Half 2010 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme.

This development will play a key role in making Punggol Town Centre a vibrant centre of activity for Punngol residents. It marks an important milestone in realizing the Punggol 21 Plus vision announced by the Prime Minister in August 2007.

Punggol - A Waterfront Town of the 21st Century’

Punggol town is set to be transformed into ‘A Waterfront Town of the 21st Century’ through HDB’s Remaking Our Heartland (ROH) plans. Its new 4.2-kilometre My Waterway @ Punggol that runs through the town will present exciting opportunities for the development of waterfront housing, commercial and leisure attractions. This mixed-use site is the first sale site along My Waterway @ Punggol.

A new Punggol Town Square will be introduced at the upcoming Town Centre. Occupying about 0.4 hectare to the north-east of the sale site, it is envisaged to be a vibrant gathering space for community activities catering to Punggol residents. The activities could include a Town Day, National Day celebrations, community exhibitions and roadshows. A Visitors’ Centre showcasing the history and development of Punggol town will also be built within the Town Square.

There are approximately 18,000 flats in Punggol town currently. By 2015, it is estimated to reach 35,000 flats, which is similar in size to Toa Payoh. More sites for public and private residential development are in the pipeline, further boosting the population base.

Details of Sale Site

ccupying about 3 hectares in the heart of Punggol town, the sale site is adjacent to the Punggol MRT/LRT Station and bounded by the upcoming Punggol Town Square to the north, Punggol Central to the south and Punggol Walk to the west. The bus interchange located a stone’s throw away, as well as the major arterial roads and expressways (TPE & KPE) provide seamless connectivity to all parts of the island. There is also a wide array of supporting facilities and amenities like schools and leisure within the town.

The details of the sale site are shown below:

Location: Punggol Central / Punggol Walk (JPG 1070KB)
Proposed Development: Mixed Commercial- Residential Development
Site Area: 30,000 sqm
Max. Permissible GFA [GPR]: 126,000 sq m [4.2]
Estimated No. of Dwelling Units: 685
Project Completion Period: 84 months from the date of acceptance of tender
Lease Term: 99 years

Design Advisory Panel

To realize the vision for Punggol town, a well-designed landmark development with good urban design and architectural quality is critical. Hence, the proposed development and Town Square will be reviewed by a Design Advisory Panel (DAP). The DAP will guide and work with the development team of the successful tenderer in the design of the mixed development. HDB will also appoint the successful tenderer to design and build the Punggol Town Square to achieve an overall design synergy with the mixed development sale site.

More Information on the Tender

The tender for the sale site will close at 12 noon on 15 February 2011 (Tuesday). More information is available on HDB's website.

Tender packets containing details of the sale site, development requirements and conditions of tender can be purchased at S$105 each (inclusive of GST) from HDB's Procurement Office at Basement 1, HDB Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh.

Prospective tenderers can e-mail, fax to 6490 3005 or call HDB’s Land Sales & Leasing Unit at 6490 3037 on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm.


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