SINGAPORE - With a full integration of public shopping malls and private residential estates, the Yishun community is set to transform into a vibrant hub for its residents.
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Frasers Centrepoint released the following statement regarding Northpoint City today:
Frasers Centrepoint Limited unveils Northpoint City, an upcoming development core to the transformation of Nee Soon
Providing seamless connectivity and a one-stop lifestyle destination, Northpoint City is scheduled for completion by 2018
SINGAPORE - Frasers Centrepoint Limited ("FCL" or the "Group") unveiled Northpoint City, an upcoming integrated development in Nee Soon, at an exhibition launched today by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law, Mr K. Shanmugam.
Under HDB's Remaking Our Heartland initiatives, Nee Soon has been earmarked as one of the towns undergoing a series of transformations to improve the living environment of residents.
The exhibition at Northpoint Shopping Centre showcases the various components of this new icon of Nee Soon, and how Northpoint City will provide seamless connectivity to Nee Soon residents, and be a lifestyle destination in the North of Singapore.
Scheduled for completion by 2018, Northpoint City will breathe a new lease of life into Nee Soon and become the heartbeat of the North.
Combining the largest mall in northern Singapore with an air-conditioned bus interchange, the first Community Club located in a shopping mall, a new town plaza, a roof-top Community Garden, and the 920-unit North Park Residences, Northpoint City is set to be the crown jewel of Nee Soon.
"Northpoint City will be a milestone in transforming Nee Soon into a vibrant heartland. Residents can look forward to quality homes with a comprehensive suite of amenities and seamless connectivity. There will be plenty of greenery and open spaces for community activities and social interaction", said Mr Shanmugam, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law, and MP for Nee Soon GRC.
"For the last 22 years, FCL has been setting trends with Northpoint and the completion of Northpoint City is another milestone that further attests to our commitment to enhancing the lives of the Nee Soon community. FCL has a proven track record in developing and managing successful integrated developments, including Changi City in Singapore and our multi-award winning Central Park mixed-use project in Sydney. We look forward to leveraging our expertise and experience in integrated developments to deliver an iconic development that Nee Soon residents can enjoy and be proud of," said Mr Lim Ee Seng, Group CEO of Frasers Centrepoint Limited.
Northpoint City - An Icon of Yishun
Northpoint City will include North Park Residences, a 12-block residential development comprising 920 residences, the largest retail mall in the North of Singapore, a first-of-its-kind Community Club with in a shopping mall and a vibrant Town Plaza, equivalent to the size of 10 basketball courts for hosting a myriad of cultural and community events.
The iconic architecture of Northpoint City will weave nature with suburbia. When completed in 2018, Northpoint City will become a one-stop destination for all lifestyle needs, from retail and grocery shopping to dining and community activities.
Northpoint City - Seamless Connectivity
Residents commuting in and out of Nee Soon, as well as within Nee Soon, will benefit from the integrated transport hub, comprising a direct shopping underpass linked to the Yishun MRT station, an air-conditioned bus interchange, sheltered parking for 300 bicycles and over 1,000 car park lots in Northpoint City and the vicinity.
Northpoint City will also involve the construction of new pedestrian bridges that will offer barrier-free access to the entire development. Coupled with new roads and a 15.5 km dedicated cycling network that are part of Nee Soon's transformation, Nee Soon residents will be able to enjoy seamless connectivity right at their doorstep.
In addition, Northpoint City will benefit from the Government's plan to improve seamless transport connectivity with the upcoming North-South Expressway and the Thomson Line come 2020.
Northpoint City - Desirable Lifestyle Destination in the North
Northpoint City will have the largest shopping centre in the North with over 500 retail outlets, more than double the current retail stores at Northpoint Shopping Centre. Beyond offering a myriad of retail and dining options, Northpoint City will truly be a destination for the family.
The development will also house a childcare centre, a Community Garden on the roof-top, the existing Yishun Public Library, children's play areas, and a Community Club.