Sembawang Shopping Centre

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Sembawang Shopping Centre
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LocationSembawang, Singapore
Address604 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758459
Opening date1986
DeveloperCapitaLand Mall Trust
ManagementKnight Frank
OwnerLian Beng-Apricot Sembawang
ArchitectDCA Archietects
No. of anchor tenants4
Total retail floor area197,676 square feet (18,364.7 m2) (Total)
134,534.99 square feet (12,498.710 m2) (Retail)
No. of floors3 with 4 Basements (1 retail Basement)
ParkingBasements 2–4 (165 lots)
Public transit accessBus transport 167, 856, 858/858A, 859, 980[1]
Websitewww.sembawangsc.com.sg

Sembawang Shopping Centre is a four-storey commercial development located along Sembawang Road in Sembawang Spring Estate of Sembawang, Singapore. It was first opened in 1986 and underwent a refurbishment in 2007 and reopened in late 2008. In April 2018, the Centre was sold to Lian Beng-Apricot Sembawang.[2]

History[edit]

Sembawang Shopping Centre was developed by CapitaLand Mall Trust on a freehold land. It consists of four retail stories (including one Basement). It have a total floor area of 197,676 square feet (18,364.7 m2) in which 134,534.99 square feet (12,498.710 m2) are used for commercial purposes. There are three other Basements, which are used for parking.[3][4]

The mall underwent a refurbishment in 2007 and reopened in 2009. The architectural firm involved in the redesigning of the mall is DCA Architects.[5][6] In April 2018, with Colliers International as the estate agent, the Centre was sold to a joint venture of Lian Beng Group and Apricot Capital (Lian Beng-Apricot Sembawang) in an attempt to diversify the portfolio of CapitaLand Mall Trust.[7] This was for an amount of S$248 million, an amount that is double the valuation of the mall as well as the largest sum for any private dedicated mall in Singapore for the immediate few years of time.[4][8][9] After the purchase, Knight Frank Property Asset Management Pte Ltd is the managing agent for the mall.[10]

Locality[edit]

The shopping mall is a landmark along Sembawang Road, and is located within the vicinity of landed Sembawang Spring Estate.[11]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Awarding Agency Ref.
2009 BCA Green Mark Gold Award (Category: Buildings) Building & Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) [12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MyTransport.SG:Map". MyTransport.SG. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  2. ^ "Sembawang Shopping Centre". PropertyGuru.
  3. ^ "Sembawang Shopping Centre | CapitaLand". www.capitaland.com. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  4. ^ a b Rachel Mui (2018-04-19). "CapitaLand Mall Trust sells Sembawang Shopping Centre to Lian Beng joint venture for S$248m". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  5. ^ "Time Stands Still at Singapore's Veteran Shopping Malls". Remember Singapore. 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  6. ^ "Commercial | DCA Architects". www.dca-architects.com. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  7. ^ Reuters Editorial. "BRIEF-CapitaLand Mall Trust Divests Sembawang Shopping Centre For..." U.S. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  8. ^ "凯德商用新加坡信托以2亿4800万元脱售三巴旺购物中心给联明组成的合资公司". Lianhe Zaobao (in Chinese). 2018-04-19. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  9. ^ "Sembawang Shopping Centre sold for $248m". The New Paper. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  10. ^ "Sembawang Shopping Centre". www.sembawangsc.com.sg. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  11. ^ Singapore, National Library Board. "Sembawang Road | Infopedia". eresources.nlb.gov.sg. Retrieved 2018-05-10.
  12. ^ "Building & Construction Authority of Singapore" (PDF). p. 28. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
  13. ^ Building and Construction Authority. "About BCA Green Mark Scheme". Retrieved 2018-05-11.

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