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Gem Residences
Lorong 5 Toa Payoh, 319458, Balestier / Toa Payoh (D12)


Project Name

Gem Residences

project type



Gem Homes Pte Ltd


99-year Leasehold


S$ 1,837 - S$ 2,507

Completion Year


# of Floors


Total Units

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Gem Residences

Gem Residences is a residential development in District 12’s Toa Payoh. It is a 15 to 20 minutes’ walk to its nearest MRT station – Braddell on the North South Line, though the development is surrounded by a number of eateries. A number of arterial roads in the vicinity mean getting away by car is a fairly easy task. Gem Residences 578 units are made up of a good split of different configurations, and include dual key and triple key options. By far the biggest thing going for Gem Residences however is the hotel type concept that it has. The concierge will arrange food orders from a provided menu – delivered to your door, the same service is also available for groceries. Fully trained medical staff are on site, and the development also provides such activities as fitness classes while there is a pet pool for dogs.Gem Residences is the first residential development by Venture capitalists Evia Capital Partners Pte Ltd. founded in 2004.

Gem Residences – Unique Selling Points

While the location may be uninspiring, Gem Residences in itself is a unique development, and one that makes light of its immediate surroundings. Somewhere in the grey area between a hotel and a condominium, Gem Residences offers an array of features and services that would be impressive in an extremely high end development. These include the ability for residents to order from food menus from their concierge that are then delivered to their homes. The concierge also offers a service for grocery shopping. Gem Residences also provides housekeeping, pet pools and fitness classes. Fully trained medical staff are also on site.

Gem Residences – Accessibility

Gem Residences is close to a wide variety of local eateries, and there are also places for grocery shopping. The concierge services available onsite however may well make those choices redundant. With regards to the MRT, Gem Residences is not quite as convenient, located where it is in between Braddell and Toa Payoh stations. Neither are particularly close, Braddell is slightly nearer to the development but it is still a 15 to 20 minute walk. Once on the train things improve. They are both on the North South Line, with Newton two stops away, and Orchard and City hall a few further on.

Gem Residences - Amenities & Attractions

Dining near Gem Residences:
  • Swatow Seafood
  • Tims Restaurant & Café
  • Lee Fun Nam Kee Chicken Rice.
  • Restaurant Hoshigaoka
  • Melben
  • Uncle Leong
Shopping near Gem Residences:
  • Junction 8 Shopping Centre
  • Balestier Plaza
Schools and Education near Gem Residences:
  • CHIJ Primary School (Toa Payoh)
  • First Toa Payoh Primary School
  • First Toa Payoh Secondary School
  • Raffles Junior College
  • Kheng Cheng School
  • Beatty Secondary School
  • Marymount Convent School

Gem Residences - Project information

Gem Residences is a residential development in a somewhat nondescript neighbourhood in Toa Payoh. Its 578 units are split between two 38 storey blocks, and are made up of 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedders, as well as two penthouse units. The 2 bed units come with a dual key option, the 3 bed ones with a triple key option. One thing that sets Gem Residences apart from other developments, particularly at this price, is the amount of features and services that come with it. Residents can almost be forgiven for thinking they are living in a hotel. These services include housekeeping, pet pools, fitness classes and medical staff all on site, as well as residents being able to order food and groceries through their concierge.
  • Project Name: Gem Residences
  • Address: 2 Lor 4 Toa Payoh 319513
  • Type: Condominium
  • Site area:
  • Tenure: 99-year leasehold from 21 September 2015
  • District: 12
  • Configuration: 578 over two 38-storey blocks
Unit types:
  • 109 x 1-bedroom units (452 & 484 sqft)
  • 185 x 2-bedroom units (570, 592 & 678 sqft)
  • 36 x 2BR Dual-Key (775 sqft)
  • 104 x 3-bedroom units (936, 947 & 1,012 sqft)
  • 37 x 3BR Triple Key (980 sqft)
  • 31 x 3BR Premier (1,055 sqft)
  • 37 x 4-bedroom units (1,249 sqft)
  • 37 x 5-bedroom units (1,313 sqft)
  • 2 x penthouse unit (1,636 & 2,045 sqft)
  • Parking lots: 578 with 6 handicap lots
  • Expected TOP: 2020

Gem Residences - Historical Data

During its launch in May 2016 Gem Residences saw 300 caveated transactions. Of those sales, 252 units went for less than $1M with 47 going for between $1M and $1.5M. One of the two penthouses available was sold for $2.2M.Regarding the median prices for those sales, 1 bed units were at $1,446 psf. The three bed units saw median prices of $1,427 psf, $1423 psf and $1396 psf for the standard, premier and triple key units respectively. The median psf for the penthouse was $1,394.

Gem Residences - Nearby Projects

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Facilities & Amenities


  • Adult Fitness Stations
  • Barbeque Area
  • Basement car park
  • Car Park
  • Children's Playground
  • Clubhouse
  • Community Garden
  • Drop Off Point
  • Fitness corner
  • Fun pool
  • Function room
  • Gymnasium room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lap pool
  • Lift lobby
  • Main entrance
  • Pavillion
  • Putting Green
  • Reflexology Path
  • Sauna
  • 24 hours security
  • Swimming pool

Buildings Details

Building # Floors # Units
Building @ 1 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh 319458N/AN/A
Gem Residences @ 3 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh 319459N/A578
Building @ 00 Lorong 4 / Lorong 6 Toa Payoh 319999N/A578
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