Slim Barracks Rise Residences
2 Mixed Development at One North
Along Slim Barracks Rise in district 5, there are 2 new 99 year leasehold mixed developments, sandwiching NTU Alumni Club @ One North. Land Parcel A, which spans 7,957 square metres, can build up to 265 units while the 5,937 sq m Parcel B is predicted to house 140 units with commercial units on the ground floor. Analyst predicts about a $2,100 psf when launched.
Parcel A will be developed by EL Development while Parcel B will be developed by Kingsford Development. EL Development has constantly won awards every year and has a strong portfolio with luxury residential developments such as Parc Riviera, Symphony Suites and Pullman Residences. For the other condominium, Kingsford Development also has a well-established portfolio for residential developments in both Singapore and overseas. In Singapore, the company developed popular, large scale condominiums that even comprise retail shops; Hillview Avenue, Kingsford Waterbay, and Normanton Park are all well received by the public.
The sites are strategically located in a mature estate and have One North MRT station and Buona Vista MRT station just about 3 to 6 minute walk away. Residents enjoy peak convenience as transportation is really accessible, especially for those that prefer public transport. With MRT stations, shopping mall Star Vista, nature parks, business node One-North, schools all right at the doorstep, this excellent location really offers a perfect balance of work and play.
Why Slim Barracks Rise Residences?
- Convenient distance to the surrounding One-North workspaces.
- Walking distance to shopping malls.
- Right beside a park.
- In between 2 MRT stations, short walk to both of them
- No lack of schools nearby
|Project Details||Private residential projects at Slim Barracks Rise|
|Location||Slim Barracks Rise|
|Land Parcel A||Land Parcel B|
|Developer||EL Development||Kingsford Development|
|Site Area||7,957 sqm||5,937 sqm|
|No. of Blocks / Storeys||TBA||TBA|
|Total No. of Units||265 units||140 units|
|Tenure||99 years||99 years|
|Nearby MRT||Approx. Distance||Approx. Time|
|Buona Vista (EW, CC)||0.3 km||3 min walk|
|One North (CC)||0.6 km||6 min walk|
|Nearby Bus Stop / Bus services||Approx. Distance|
|Aft Anglo Chinese Junior College|
14, 74, 91, 92, 92A, 92M, 95, 191, 198, 200
|Essec Business School|
14, 74, 91, 92, 92A, 92M, 95, 191, 198, 200
|Buona Vista Stn Exit C|
14, 74, 91, 92, 92A, 92M, 95, 191, 198, 200
Residents can expect a short 3 minute walk to the Buona Vista MRT station that is served by both East West Line and Circle Line. Likewise, as the condominium is situated in between 2 MRT stations, it will only take residents about 6 minute to reach One-North MRT station. There are also several bus stops nearby, for better connectivity around the country. Botanic Gardens and Jurong East stations are also interchange connecting to other major MRT lines and are only 3 stations away. Residents may consider frequent travelling to Orchard Road and Sentosa via HarbourFront as they are conveniently near being just 6 stations away. Bayfront, part of the Central Business District area, is around 10 stations away.
As for drivers, the Ayer Rajah Express (AYE) is only a 4 minute drive away and West coast Highway about 8 minute drive away. Residents can travel to the CBD, Marina Bay area and Jurong Lake District, the second CBD in Singapore, via the AYE quickly.
As aforementioned, the One-North district is only a 6 minute walk away. This proximity to the business park will attract many potential investors and tenants. One-North is a research and business park that houses many technology and innovative international companies and research institutes. It comprises R&D hubs like Biopolis, Fusionopolis, The Star (a mall and a performing arts centre) and Rochester Park. One North aims to foster a work-live-play-learn environment through integrating various lifestyle amenities with schools, community and of course, the industry-centric hubs.
Rochester Commons, Singapore’s first campus-style integrated development, is just 7 minute walk away. It has a 17 storey Grade A office tower and 12 black and white heritage bungalows for a mix of offices, food and retail use. The main highlight is Catapult, a learning centre that utilises advanced technology like Virtual Reality and augmented reality. It will further enhance One North’s image as the research and knowledge hub of Singapore. Rochester Commons also serve as a lifestyle hub that features a 365m green trail, a sky garden, viewing decks and a multi purpose outdoor court for community events.
A little further away, there are also other distinguished business clusters in the area, such as Science Park, National University of Singapore, Singapore University of Health Sciences, Mapletree Business City and more.
What’s more, a new Dover Knowledge District, an extension to one-north, will be created. It is a mixed-used site and contains business parks, academic and research institutions. With these talent hubs, more jobs and learning opportunities will be created in the area. (photo: Dover knowledge District)
The development is conveniently in between the two CBDs. Singapore’s second CBD area, Jurong Lake District is just 3 MRT stops away or 13 minutes drive away, while the central CBD area is around 12 to 15 minutes car ride away.
Other than employment areas, there is no lack of schools in the vicinity too. From preschool to university, residents with kids are well covered for short travelling distances. Fairfield Methodist Primary School, Henry Park Primary School and New Town Primary School are within a 2 km distance from the development. As for secondary schools, Fairfield Methodist and Anglo Chinese School (Independent) are reachable within a 10-minute bus trip.
Anglo Chinese Junior College and Singapore Polytechnic offer different tertiary education but are both very close by. The nearest school will be ESSEC Business school which is just two roads, 3 minute stroll. In addition, there is a myriad of universities and international schools in the neighbourhood, providing utmost convenience for students residing in Slim Barracks.
|Level of education||Approx. Distance||Approx. Time|
|Buttercups Kindergarten (Rochester)||600 m||7 min walk|
|Fairfield Methodist School||Within 1 km||11 min walk|
|New Town Primary||Within 2 km||19 min by bus|
|Henry Park Primary||Within 2 km||16 min by bus|
|Fairfield Methodist Secondary School||1 km||8 min by bus|
|Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)||1.1 km||8 min by bus|
|Queensway Secondary School||2.4 km||19 min by bus|
|Anglo Chinese Junior College||450 m||5 min walk|
|Singapore Polytechnic||1.5 km||12 min by bus|
|ESSEC Business School||350 m||3 min walk|
|INSEAD||850 m||10 min walk|
|Singapore Institute of Technology Dover Campus||1.3 km||11 min by bus|
|German Institute Of Science And Technology - Tum Asia||1.8 km||19 min by bus|
|National University Of Singapore||2.4 km||22 min by bus|
|Tanglin Trust School||700 m||8 min walk|
|Dover Court International School||1.5 km||16 min by bus|
|Anglo-Chinese School (International)||1.8 km||21 min by bus|
|United World College Of South East Asia||2.2 km||19 min by bus|
Shopping / Food / Market
A plethora of dining options in the area await future residents to explore. Other than restaurants scattered around the vicinity, several dining spots can be found along one north gateway and 1 Fusionopolis Way, few minute walk from the condominium.
Residents do not have to travel far to get daily necessities and groceries, in addition, they get to choose their favorite supermarket as there are a variety of supermarkets nearby.
As for malls, the nearest is the Rochester Mall, right across the road. Opposite Rochester is The Star Vista, a huge mall with a performing arts centre that often holds concerts and performances. A few bus stops or minutes drive will bring one to the popular Holland Village lifestyle enclave where many seek for a lively yet comfortable nightlife with many artisanal cafes, pubs and bars along the streets and malls. Nearby, One Holland Village is an upcoming mixed development project slated to be completed by 2022. It is only 6 minutes drive away. This exciting development will certainly bring out more liveliness in the area while offering a wide array of lifestyle and dining options.
These malls feature a wide variety of offerings for people of all ages, providing urban retail sanctuary for its visitors. (photo: The Star Vista)
|Location||Approx. Distance||Approx. Time|
|Jimmy Monkey Cafe & Bar||180 m||3 min walk|
|Spatula & Whisk||500 m||4 min walk|
|Timbre + One North||1 km||6 min walk|
|Sheng Siong Supermarket||1 km||6 min drive|
|Cold Storage||1.8 km||6 min drive|
|FairPrice Ghim Moh Link||1.9 km||7 min drive|
|Giant Express||1.9 km||8 min drive|
|Rochester Mall||180 m||2 min walk|
|The Star Vista||600 m||7 min walk|
|Holland Road Shopping Centre||1.5 km||3 MRT stops|
7 min drive
|Raffles Holland V Mall||2.6 km||3 MRT stops|
8 min drive
|Jelita Shopping Centre||3 km||8 min drive|
|One Holland Village||2 km||3 MRT stops|
6 min drive
|One @ Kent Ridge||2.1 km||2 MRT stops|
6 min drive
|The Clementi Mall||4 km||2 MRT stops|
11 min drive
|Places||Approx. Distance||Approx. Time|
|One North Park||240 m||3 min walk|
|Kent Ridge Park||3.5 km||8 min drive|
|HortPark||4.3 km||7 min drive|
|Labrador Park||6.4 km||12 min drive|
|Rail Corridor||7.4 km||16 min drive|
Behind the development is the One North Park, a 16 hectares park spanning across the entire length of one-north. This park is built in efforts to create a work-live-play-learn environment in One-North as it connects key developments such as Biopolis, Fusionopolis, Mediapolis and the one-north MRT station. It is a great destination for residents to stroll after dinner and has enough space and playgrounds for children to play.
An 8 minute drive to Kent Ridge Park for a hike across Kent Ridge and its Canopy Walk to HortPark and Southern Ridges will be a great weekend nature respite. For instance, the Southern Ridges has a 10 km hiking trail that strings Kent Ridge Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Mount Faber Park together. These beautifully curated nature parks have a rich variety of flora and fauna and are hotspots for hikers, and people all over the country.
According to the URA, the Buona Vista stretch near one-north business park will be catered for activities opened to the public, like outdoor film screenings. Residents can look forward to these developments to enhance their lifestyle in Slim Barracks.
Moreover, Slim Barracks is also relatively close to the much anticipated - The Greater Southern Waterfront. This major transformation, which aims to enhance the live work and play experience, will extend from Pasir Panjang to Marina East. Many new commercial and residential projects and public amenities will be injected into this 30 km coastline stretch, creating more opportunities and vibrancy in the encompassed and surrounding area.
Last but not least, the Rail Corridor that has connected and transformed into a Green Corridor that links 1 million people within 1 km of the Rail Corridor. It has become one of the most popular hotspots in Singapore for hiking and cycling. One of the community nodes along the Rail Corridor includes the future business park and Art Space underneath Commonwealth Ave West for sports, community and cultural events in Buona Vista. Residents can look forward to seeking an active lifestyle conveniently with these amenities and parks nearby.
Nearby, about a little over 10 minute walk, residents can expect a redeveloped neighbourhood in Tanglin Halt. Currently, many blocks and amenities around Tanglin Halt are being demolished under the Housing Board’s Selective En Bloc Redevelopment Scheme (Sers). This is the biggest Sers project since 1999. As the area gets rejuvenated, more opportunities will come along, and the Slim Barracks condominiums are likely to benefit from it due to their proximity.
Price, Unit Types, Sizes
|UNIT TYPE||No. OF UNITS||SIZE||PRICE|
*Disclaimer: All information is subject to change at developer's discretion.
Coming soon. Price analysis will be provided closer to launch period, stay tuned!
Some thoughts on Slim Barracks Rise Residences
1. Location will entice many potential tenants, signaling high rental demand and price.
2. Proximity to One-North park ensures an unblocked panoramic view of tranquil greenery and plenty of fresh air to the east facing units.
3. Based on the overwhelming response from One-North Gateway launch last year, the project should be well received if developer were to launch it at a reasonable price range.
Slim Barracks Rise Residences are 99 years leasehold.