A look at some of the developments shaping Singapore’s skyline.



Signature @Yishun
Yishun Street 51

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Type: Executive Condominium

Developer: JBE Holdings

Tenure: 99-year leasehold

Facilities: 50m lap pool, children’s play pool, poolside cabanas, hydrotherapy alcove, spa beds

Nearby Key Amenities: Naval Base Primary School, Orchid Country Club, Northpoint Shopping Centre, Yishun Stadium

Nearest Transport: Khatib, Yishun MRT

Average Indicative Price (psf): $750

Estimated TOP: May 2018

Located at Yishun Street 51, Signature @ Yishun has the distinction of being the very “first SG50 luxury EC”, inspired by the estate’s rich cultural heritage.

Its iconic clubhouse pays tribute to Yishun’s history of pineapple plantations, with its classic pineapple monogram. Other touches of Singaporean nostalgia can be seen in its themed features: from a Chapteh Terrace to Five Stones Water Pods, all modern interpretations of traditional local icons.

The 525-unit EC comprises two- to four-bedroom apartments, as well as three- and four-room premium units across 11 12-storey blocks, all while boasting over 50 types of facilities at “affordable prices”.

Furthermore, it is conveniently situated near schools, MRT stations, shopping malls, and a golf course and country club, making it suitable for a wide variety of residents.

The interior finishes are designed by Peter Tay, who was named Designer of the Year and won the President’s Design Award 2014. He is famed for designing the homes of celebrities such as Zhang Ziyi, Stephanie Sun and David Gan, among others.

A favourite among renowned brands, he has designed interiors for SC Global, Richard Mille, Manolo Blahnik and Armani Casa.



Symphony Suites
Yishun Avenue 9

Symphony Suites


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Type: Condominium

Developer: EL Development

Tenure: 99-year leasehold

Facilities: 50m lap pool, clubhouse, Jacuzzi, teppanyaki pavilion, fitness station, childcare centre, aqua gym

Nearby Key Amenities: Chongfu Primary School, Chung Cheng High School, Yishun Junior College, Northpoint Shopping Centre

Nearest Transport: Khatib, Yishun MRT

Average Indicative Price (psf): $1,026

Estimated TOP: March 2019

Touted as one of the most affordable condo developments in Singapore, Symphony Suites is set against the scenic forested backdrop of Sungei Khatib.

At the same time, it enjoys the convenience of close proximity to amenities such as schools, shopping malls and MRT stations.

The development comprises of 11 towers with 660 units and stands 25 storeys tall, with full condo facilities that include a barbecue pavilion, several different types of swimming pools for both children and adults, a clubhouse, gym, and even childcare centre, among others.

Additionally, around 440 of the housing units at Symphony Suites boast water views, and all the units offer a diverse range of layouts to suit each resident’s individual needs, allowing a considerable level of flexibility and customisation in each home.

The condo project also presents rental potential for expats, mainly from the Yishun industrial estates and the Seletar Aerospace Park.

The area in which Symphony Suites is situated is also easily reached via a few expressways, namely, the CTE, SLE and TPE, making travel to and from the condo quicker and more convenient.


Kingsford Waterbay
68 Upper Serangoon View

Kingsford Waterbay


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Type: Condominium

Developer: Kingsford Development

Tenure: 99-year leasehold

Facilities: Retail shops, childcare centre, swimming pool, tennis court, clubhouse, basement parking lot

Nearby Key Amenities: Hougang Mall, CHIJ Our Lady of the Nativity, Punggol Park, Nan Chiau Primary School

Nearest Transport: Buangkok, Hougang, Sengkang MRT

Average Selling Price (psf): $1,104

Estimated TOP: End-2018

A mere 18-minute drive from the Central Business District (CBD) and Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) via the KPE, Kingsford Waterbay is an iconic condo development offering an impressive 1,165 units.

Not only do buyers have their pick of 1,157 one- to five-bedroom units across nine 16-storey blocks, they also can choose from six two-storey strata terrace homes, and two strata semi-detached homes.

Furthermore, the project features six retail shops in a podium with its own car park, and full condo facilities, including a swimming pool, tennis court, clubhouse, communal facilities, and even a childcare centre.

The prime residential development is situated near amenities such as Hougang Mall, Hougang Plaza, Hougang interchange, and several MRT stations and schools. Within the vicinity are also attractions such as Greenwich V, Fernvale Mall and the upcoming Market Square at Kovan, alongside Punggol Park and Serangoon Park Connector.

In terms of transport, the project is connected to other parts of Singapore via major roads and expressways, such as Tampines Road, the KPE, SLE and TPE. There is also a feeder bus from Kingsford Waterbay to Hougang MRT station, and the upcoming Integrated Transport Hub at Hougang is set to heighten the convenience of travel to and from the estate.


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