Marina Bay Financial Centre

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Marina Bay Financial Centre
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Marina Bay Financial Centre
General information
TypeIntegrated Development
Architectural styleOffice complex, retail and residential
LocationMarina Boulevard, Downtown Core, Singapore
ManagementRaffles Quay Asset Management
Roof245m, 239m, 227m, 222m, 192m
Technical details
Floor count66, 55, 49, 46, 32
Design and construction
ArchitectKohn Pedersen Fox
DCA Architects Pte Ltd[1]
Cheung Kong Limited/Hutchison Whampoa
Keppel Land

The Marina Bay Financial Centre (abbreviation: MBFC) is a mixed-use development located along Marina Boulevard and Central Boulevard at the Downtown Core of Singapore. It consists of three office towers, two residential towers and retail space at Marina Bay Link Mall, occupying a 3.55 hectare site.[2]

The construction of the Marina Bay Financial Centre development consisted of two phases, with its first phase completed in 3Q 2010. The entire development was completed in 2012 and the grand opening of Marina Bay Financial Centre was officiated by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on 15 May 2013.[3]

The first phase consists of the office Towers 1 (33 storeys) and 2 (50 storeys), Marina Bay Residences with 428 units and 94,500 square feet (8,780 m2) of the retail mall. The local architect for phase 1 was DCA Architects Pte Ltd.[1] The second phase comprises office Tower 3 (46 storeys), 84,500 square feet (7,850 m2) of the retail mall and Marina Bay Suites with 221 units. Marina Bay Suites attained TOP in June 2013.[4][5][6] For this major project, Schindler Singapore supplied a total of 105 units of elevators and 6 units of escalators.[7]

Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore Private Limited, currently located on the 30th floor of the office Tower 3, houses the Honorary Consulate of Iceland.

Office Towers – Marina Bay Financial Centre[edit]

Marina Bay Financial Centre in October 2012
Marina Bay Financial Centre open space in December 2010

Tower 1 is fully leased to international banking and financial institutions such as Standard Chartered bank, the anchor tenant occupying 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of office space, Baker & McKenzie, Raffles Quay Asset Management, Societe Generale, and Wellington Management Company.[8]

Tower 2 is leased to multi-national institutions such as IBM, American Express, BHP Billiton, Bank Pictet, Barclays, Eastspring Investments, Pain X Chiropractic Center, ICAP, The Macquarie Group, Murex, Nomura Securities and Servcorp.

Tower 3's anchor tenant is DBS Bank, which occupies over 600,000 square feet (56,000 m2) of office space.[9] Other tenants are a mix of multinational companies from various sectors such as legal firms, real estate development, financial services, commodities and specialist food providers, energy trading and technology companies. They include, Ashurst LLP, Aryzta AG, Clifford Chance, Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd, Fitness First, Evercore, Gunvor, Louis Dreyfus, Lynx Energy Trading, M&A Development Pte Ltd, S&P Global, Mead Johnson, IWG, Software AG, Trammo and WongPartnership.[10] Tower 3 attained TOP in March 2012.


Marina Bay Suites, the second luxury residential development won the FIABCI Singapore Property Awards 2014. The Singapore Property Awards is the local chapter of the international FIABCI Prix d'Excellence Awards.

Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) clinched the top award in the Office category at the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence Awards 2012 (held in May),[11] which recognises the world's outstanding real estate developments. Marina Bay Residences (MBR) was runner-up in the Residential (High Rise) category.

Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) also won the Gold award for the mixed-use category in the MIPIM Asia Awards 2011 (held in November), which honours outstanding real estate projects in the Asia Pacific region.[12] MBFC also won the Participants‟ Choice Award, which honours the project that receives the most delegate votes.

Marina Bay Residences (MBR) and Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) Phase 1 were named winners in the Residential (High Rise) and Office Categories respectively at the inaugural FIABCI Singapore Property Awards held in October 2011.

Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) has won accolades for its achievements towards environmental sustainability under the BCA Green Mark awards.[13][14]

  • 2009 – BCA Green Mark Gold Plus Award for Phase 2 (Commercial Tower 3)
  • 2009 – BCA Green Mark Gold Award for Marina Bay Suites
  • 2008 – BCA Green Mark Gold Award for Phase 1 (Commercial Towers 1 and 2)
  • 2007 – BCA Green Mark Gold Award for Marina Bay Residences
  • 2017-2020 - Workplace Safety and Health Awards

Marina Bay Link Mall[edit]

Marina Bay Link Mall in December 2010

Marina Bay Link Mall (MBLM) offers about 179,000 sq ft (Phase 1 and 2 combined) of retail and dining space. Phase 1 was opened to the public on 3 November 2010. The mall is largely a subterranean mall with shops at the basement, ground level, the office towers and an alfresco dining area at the Ground Plaza located between MBFC Tower 1 and Marina Bay Residences.[15]



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