The Cathay

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Coordinates: 1°17′57.5″N 103°50′51.5″E / 1.299306°N 103.847639°E / 1.299306; 103.847639

The Cathay
The Cathay, Jan 06.JPG
Location 2 Handy Road, Museum Planning Area, Singapore
Opening date 2006
Developer Cathay Organisation
Management Cathay Organisation
Owner Cathay Organisation
Total retail floor area 168,000 sq ft (15,600 m2)
No. of floors 17
Website The Cathay

The Cathay is a mixed-use 17-storey cinema, shopping mall and apartment building located at Handy Road and Mount Sophia in the Museum Planning Area of Singapore. Owned and managed by Cathay Organisation, the building originally opened in 1939 as Cathay Building. In 2000, it closed for redevelopment and reopened as The Cathay in March 2006. The building incorporates elements of the old Cathay Building, including its facade which is conserved as a national monument.

The new Cathay Building was constructed behind the Art Deco frontal facade of the old Cathay Building, which is now gazetted as a national monument.


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  • Fiona Chan, "Cathay tenants get new round of rental rebates", The Straits Times, 20 October 2006

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