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Freehold residential site up for en bloc sale

A residential site at Tampines Road is up for collective sale with an indicative selling price of S$132 million to S$135 million, according to marketing agent ERA Realty Network.

The freehold  Yi Mei Garden comprises a land area of 78,030.38 sq ft and gross plot ratio of 2.1, with a selling price of about S$805 to S$810 psf per plot ratio (ppr), The Business Times reported.

Completed in 1984, the property currently houses 44 apartments and four penthouses. It could be redeveloped into two towers with a total gross floor area (GFA) of 163,863.79 sq ft.

Meanwhile, the residential collective sales market has shown signs of recovery in the last few months, with at least three properties sold in 2013. For instance, Kismis Lodge which features a pair of freehold walk-up apartments near Toh Tuck Road was sold for S$84.18 million or S$1,198 psf in March.

The sale of Ultra Mansion near Novena MRT station went for S$149.13 million or S$1,170 psf on its potential GFA.

Another deal that closed recently was The Versailles, a 55-unit freehold condominium along Guillemard Road, priced from S$105 million to S$110 million, or S$1,088 to S$1,133 psf ppr.

Source – PropGuru – 8 May 2013

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Residential property at Paya Lebar Central up for collective sale

Versailles , a 55-unit residential development on Guillemard Road off Paya Lebar Road, is up for sale by tender. The freehold site has a land area of 53,073 sq ft and a gross plot ratio of 2.1. Zoned “residential”, with a potential gross floor area (GFA) of 122,598 sq ft, the site can yield 148 new condominium units. The existing property is a four-storey condo built in the 1990s.

This is Versailles’ first attempt at a collective sale, says Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the sole marketing agent for the site. It is located within walking distance to the upcoming Paya Lebar Central, where about 12ha of land around Sims Avenue have been set aside for the development of a commercial hub, according to Yong Choon Fah, JLL’s national director of investments.

Versailles’ owners are expecting offers of $105 million to $110 million for the site, which translates into $1,088 to $1,133 psf per plot ratio (psf ppr), including development charge on the potential GFA.