Singapore, 8 May 2019 - Japanese property developer, Kajima Development Private Limited (“Kajima”), and Asia’s leading media organisation, Singapore Press Holdings Limited (“SPH”) will officially launch their highly-anticipated integrated development built with Japanese craftsmanship, The Woodleigh Residences, on 11 May 2019.
The Woodleigh Residences is Singapore’s only premium integrated development that combines the superior build of Japanese design and Japanese quality, and also has the advantage of being built above The Woodleigh Mall, with its direct connection to Woodleigh MRT Station and the underground bus interchange.
Mr Keisuke Koshijima, Executive Vice President of Kajima Corporation said: “As part of our continuing drive to perfect the Japanese craftsmanship in design and quality, we will be contributing our technology and proven experience to set a new standard in Singapore’s real estate. Our development will be synonymous with the kind of Japanese design and quality that you will get in Tokyo.”
Mr Ng Yat Chung, CEO of SPH, said: “SPH is pleased to work with Kajima to offer The Woodleigh Residences. As Bidadari's only integrated development, and with the new plans announced for the Bidadari estate, this development is the jewel of Bidadari."
The Jewel of the Bidadari Estate Master Plan
Widely known as the “future Bishan”, Bidadari is the first city-fringe town that is transforming into a distinctive and sustainable tranquil city-fringe district with world-class infrastructure.
A part of the 2014 Urban Redevelopment Authority Master Plan, Bidadari is envisioned to be Singapore’s first “community in a garden”, with the 10-ha Bidadari Park promoting green community spaces, while retaining the heritage and feel of Bidadari.
At the heart of this vision is The Woodleigh Residences, the integrated development that is the Jewel of the Bidadari Estate Master Plan. Built above The Woodleigh Mall and a transportation hub with an MRT station, residents also enjoy direct access to Singapore’s first air-conditioned underground bus interchange.
With the upcoming regional 10ha park just announced, Bidadari will be a new bio-diverse ‘green lung’ and sanctuary for nature enthusiasts. Features include Singapore’s first underground service reservoir, ensuring regulated drinking water supply and pressure for the district, a play area with a landmark 5m-tall treehouse and two 5,000 sq m lawns along with walking, running and cycling trails.
A thriving regional park complete with lifestyle amenities, it’s no surprise Bidadari is one of the most sought-after new estates in Singapore. With an overwhelming demand for flats in the area, a wide array of lifestyle amenities, and renowned schools within a one to two km catchment, all the elements are in place to make The Woodleigh Residences an enviable home for your family and the future.
Japanese Design, Japanese Quality
The Woodleigh Residences is the first integrated development that combines the best artistry and attention to detail of Japan, with Singapore’s innovation and quality.
Mr Koshijima said: “Over the years when units got smaller in the Japan, the industry has developed many Japanese techniques and technologies to make smaller spaces “bigger” – efficient space maximisation. The Singapore real estate market in the recent years, albeit later than Japan, has started to build smaller units, and we believe that with our proven experience from Japan, we can bring these efficient space maximisation technologies to enhance the living experience in Singapore.”
Research has shown that Singaporeans preferred to have a balcony and also a large living room, so as part of the design process to address these needs, the developers have introduced Japanese techniques and technologies to make the living room and balcony flooring flushed to extend the living space.
A home for all generations
The Woodleigh Residences is a home for all generations to live, play and grow together.
Parents can drop their kids off at the Childcare Centre before heading to work, come back to a host retail experiences at The Woodleigh Mall, and dine at restaurants and cafes in the Mall and along the Heritage Walk. Grandparents can also enjoy the activities in the Community Club within the development. In keeping the multi-generational families close, Bidadari Park and Alkaff Lake provide ample opportunities for the whole family to spend time together in the outdoors.
The residences are also designed with specific walls that can be removed (without the need for re-wiring the electrical works) to adapt to the changing family needs through the families’ life journey. For example, a 2-bedroom residence’s living space can later be expanded with the removal a wall to create a comfortable environment for family gatherings when the children move out and start their own families.
The Woodleigh Residences sales gallery is located beside NEX Shopping Mall (Serangoon Link) and is open from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.
For more information, please visit www.thewoodleighresidences.com.
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For more information, please contact:
Assistant Marketing Manager
Kajima Development Private Limited
DID: 6340 3179
Corporate Communications & CSR Senior Executive
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Tel: 6319 1124
Corporate Communications & CSR Manager
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1586
About Kajima Development Pte Ltd
Kajima Development Pte Ltd is the development subsidiary of Kajima Corporation. Founded in 1840, Kajima Corporation, is the leading contractor, engineer and real estate developer in Japan, with an extensive track record of overseas real estate developments. Our global footprint operates through subsidiaries in Asia, North America, Europe, and Oceania. Our portfolio in Singapore includes the 5-star hotel, Regent Singapore; the landmark integrated development, Millennia Singapore; and luxury residences Sui Generis and Bishopsgate Residences. In Jakarta, Indonesia, we developed Senayan Square, hailed as one of Asia’s largest multi-purpose development that left a profound mark on Jakarta’s real estate landscape. We also offer high-quality engineering services in Asia through our Engineering Division and Kajima Technical Research Institute in Singapore. We are listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a constituent of Nikkei 225 Index. Kajima Corporation’s consolidated turnover reached JPY1.8 trillion in the financial year ended 31 March 2018.
For more information, please visit https://www.kajima.co.jp/english/.
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.
On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. SPH REIT also holds 85% equity stake in Figtree Grove, a freehold sub-regional shopping centre in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. SPH owns and operates The Seletar Mall. It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point and owns a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom.
It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore's largest private nursing home operator.
SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.
For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.