The Jalan Anak Bukit GLS site was awarded by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on 30 August 2021 to FEC Residences Trustee Pte. Ltd. (in its capacity as Trustee-Manager of FEC Residences Trust), FE Landmark Pte. Ltd. and FEC Retail Trustee Pte. Ltd. (in its capacity as Trustee-Manager of FEC Retail Trust).
Jalan Anak Bukit GLS Site 3-Storey Frontage Visible From Street Level:
Jalan Anak Bukit GLS Site Planned For Mixed-Use Development:
The 3.22 hectares 99-year mixed-use development site is situated right at the Jalan Jurong Kechil and Upper Bukit Timah Road intersection. This land parcel is next to the Beauty World MRT Station. The land parcel is planned as a prominent mixed-use development complemented by an integrated transport hub (ITB). This plan will bolster Beauty World’s image as an urban green community with superb transportation access. There will be residential and commercial components such as retail and food & beverage outfits. The variety of amenities will add to the liveliness of the Beauty World area.
An estimated 845 new condo units of various sizes are planned for the Jalan Anak Bukit residential component. The development plans to have 3 different building heights ranging from low-rise, mid-rise to high-rise zones. The low-rise zone will be fronting the Jalan Jurong Kechil and Upper Bukit Timah Road and can be built up to a maximum of 20m high.
Dual Envelope Tender: Concept and Price Revenue:
As part of the Government’s concept and price revenue tender process, they will select quality development concepts with aesthetic appeal and that fit well with the surroundings, seamlessly connecting pedestrian-friendly streets to public spaces designed to foster healthy communities. Only when the tenderers’ concept satisfies the selection criteria will these shortlisted proposals go on to the 2nd stage of the selection process. Their price envelopes will then be opened. The tender will be awarded to the highest bidder amongst the shortlisted concept proposals.
Jalan Anak Bukit GLS Site Tender Details:
The tender was opened to the public on 30.6.2020 and closed on 29.6.2021. 3 tenderers submitted 5 concept proposals for the Jalan Anak Bukit GLS Site.
Land Price Of The Tender Is S$1,028,333,333.00:
Of the 3 concept proposals shortlisted, the tender award went to the highest bidder among the 3 tenderers. They are FEC Residences Trustee Pte. Ltd. (serving as Trustee-Manager of FEC Residences Trust), FE Landmark Pte. Ltd. and FEC Retail Trustee Pte. Ltd. (serving as Trustee-Manager of FEC Retail Trust).
Bukit Timah Hill and the surrounding amenities formed the basis of the proposed building forms, massing plans, f loor plans and architectural style. The clever combination of public spaces and diverse uses resulted in attractive public spaces, as well as lively streetfronts with quality landscaping.
The bidders and their architects are also well-versed in the design and construction of mixed-use developments that are integrated or connected with a transport hub.
The Successful Tenderer’s Winning Proposal:
1. Integrated Transport Hub with Bus Interchange:
The mixed-use development comes with an integrated transport hub housing a bus interchange on the 2nd storey. The commercial and civic spaces will occupy the 1st three storeys.
Jalan Anak Bukit Village Centre:
2. Village Centre:
WOHA Architects Pte Ltd’s design will adopt a tropical theme combining the well ventilated commercial spaces with the delightful public spaces. The frontage will have uses that generate activities to make the streetscape lively. In the middle of the development will be a central atrium called the Village Centre where the sheltered public space is naturally ventilated and will play host to seasonal activities and community events.
3. Forest Gardens:
The ‘Forest Gardens’ are a series of communal gardens on the third floor of the building that fronts Jalan Jurong Kechil and Upper Bukit Timah Road. The public has access to the gardens and these are also clearly visible from the street below.
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