Duo Residences

Duo Residences @ Beach Road

Duo Residences is a mixed development comprising of residential units, offices, retails and hotel. It offers a place where residents work, live and play all under one roof. It is located in a strategical location in the junction of Beach Road, Ophir Road and Rochor Road. It is just beside Parkview Square and opposite of The Gateway. This 99 years development is estimated to be completed in 2017. Duo Residences total plot size is more than 285,000 square feet. Upon completion, this huge piece of land will hosts 660 luxurious homes, more than 80,000 square feet of retails, 21 levels of Grade A offices and a 5-star hotel.

The development is situated within the Bugis neighbourhood, a reputable heritage, cultural, arts, and educational, district. This heritage district of with a rich historical value has over 20 national monuments and historical sites. It is also a host to a vibrant diversity of events inclusive of the annual Singapore Night Festival and the monthly Bugis Arts Flea Market. This development is also situated close to the LaSalle College of the Arts, the Arts District at the Waterloo Street and also the Singapore Arts Museum. With these neighbours, it will make this development an exciting and creative world to live in.

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Kampong Glam which is a historic Arab-Malay conservation enclave with a rich heritage value is just next to the Bugis district. Kampong Glam is filled with colourful shophouses. These will previously home to many early settlers from the diverse ethnical communities which was more than a century ago. Today the shophouses in Kampong Glam houses commercial activities such as cafes, restaurants, boutique and art galleries which still with traditional trades like spice trading and carpet retails.

The development’s contemporary design make more enhances to the diversity of Kampong Glam and Bugis. This development is also the largest and leading integrated development in this vibrant district. This development serves at a bridge to link the history of the Bugis and Kampong Glam areas to the close proximity modern downtown financial district with the complementary to its historical neighbours.

The development’s iconic architectural design accommodates to its distinctive neighbours’ vibrant personalities and also their rich history. As one of the leaders of mixed-use facilities, this development is the biggest integrated project in Bugis and spearheaded the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s vision the Ophir Rochor planning estate.

With a unique design that seamlessly synchronizes the development with its surrounding areas; the essence of this development is one of symbiosis and inclusiveness. It was a daring vision that helps to bring the Urban Redevelopment Authority plan for an exciting mixed-use district amidst the Ophir Rochor area to balance the Raffles Place and the Marina Bay business hub to its life.

It was also the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s plan to set aside this district to be a strategic transportation hub for the underground mass rapid transit systems (MRT) and roadways with the enhancement of the Bugis MRT Station to become the current interchange station which operates both the MRT East West line as well as the MRT Downtown line. The Ophir Rochor area also hosts the active cultural, arts, educational and entertainment hub of Bugis and also the historical enclave of Kampong Glam.

The iconic design by Ole Scheeren has also embraced in this vision. This development has not only just re-conceptualizes the metropolis skyline, but its plazas and courtyard also have a diversity of activities which is oriented for pedestrians for its community to be the civic node of Bugis – a resemblance to the glory days of this eclectic and charming district where an energetic community once met in similar nieghbourhoods. Internationally celebrated Ole Scheeren is the lead architect designer of iconic projects such as the Bangkok’s tallest tower, the MahaNakhon and also the CCTV HQ in Beijing, China.

This development is an integrated project encompassing of premium apartments, office spaces of Grade A standards, a 5 star hotel and boutique retail mall – supplementing to its users fast paced lifestyles.

This development brings everything right to its residents’ doorsteps, with its mulittude of integrated services and facilities, distinctive design, high quality interior finishing and an exceptional address that integrate the efficient connectivity and the inner-city convenience with the rest of the city state – a superb investment prospective of any kind.

The residences at this development will come with their own exclusive arrival entrances. This 49 storey residential building stands adjoining to the commercial tower which stays at 39storeys high. The development’s environmentally friendly and intelligent design permits for uninterrupted walkways and spaces throughout a lavish and verdant setting that improves on the overall sense of comfort for the visitors, the office tenants as well as the residents.

In the creation of an unequalled civic nucleus, the development’s soaring volumes are imprinted into curvy concave designs, while a hexagonal shape on the buildings’ lean profiles and a melodramatically lighted facade brings out its vibrant architecture. A masterful wave of setbacks and cantilevers further induces the kinetic actions of a dancing couple.

Adjacent to Bugis+ shopping mall and Bugis Junction, this development is conveniently accessible to an exciting retail node where exclusive experiences of shopping and dining await. The alfresco eateries and the Sidewalk cafes flank the neighbouring streets of Arab Street and Haji Lane, alongside an extensive array of shops. For those with a desire for the arts, the School of the Arts (SOTA) and the LaSalle College of the Arts, two of the island’s biggest art colleges are just within the vicinity. The Singapore Art Museum is also just walking distance away from the Bras Basah Centre. Rounding off the confluence of education amenities in the enclave will be The National Library as well as the Singapore Management University.

Be a vibrant neighbour to Bugis Junction, a sassy shopping mall. This development is also within 5 minutes from the Orchard Shopping Belt, Marina Bay and the downtown financial district. Residents will have the pleasure of living just outside the Electronic Road Pricing zone and a short 15 minutes’ drive will arrive at the Changi International Airport using the nearby expressway.

This development is crafted to meet Green Mark Scheme by the Building & Construction Authority (BCA). This scheme is an initiative to promote sustainability and encourage more eco-friendly green buildings in the built setting. This development has attained the rating Green Mark Platinum for both the DUO Galleria as well as the DUO Tower, and the rating for the Green Mark Gold Plus rating for its 5 star hotel and DUO Residences in the 2013 BCA Awards ceremony.

The development integrates environmental approaches via active and passive energy; the naturally ventilated and efficient design spaces. The orientation of the building also maximized the fundamental of the wind and sun angles, while the while the bowl-shaped tower massing channels and captures wind directions across and through the plot, nurturing cool microclimates surrounding the sheltered outdoor areas. The gardens and leisure zones serve as a connector between several transportation nodes and develop a stream of sparkling communal activity and tropical green that is open to the public 24 hours 7 days a week.

Soaring above the city in a new iconic 49 levels high residential block in the core of Bugis and the financial district, a remarkable view of the stunning the nation’s city skyline, sparkling sea and contemporary Marina Bay beckons at this development.

Residents can arrive home to a world of promises with a selection of studio, 1 to 4 bedroom premium homes and penthouse units. With a multitude of thoughtful facilities crafted to utilize recreation and contemplation, the good life anticipates the residents’ everyday pleasure. Secured lift lobbies and exclusive entrance for the residents enhance the residents’ privacy. For any further details and information Contact Us or Send Email To Us.

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Duo Residences Site Plan and Facilities

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Amenities Near Duo Residences and Their Approximate Distances

Train Stations
Bugis (EW12/DT14) – 0.1km

Bus Stop
Bef New Seventh Storey Hotel (Bus: 48, 57) – 0.1km
Opp The Gateway (Bus: 100, 107, 107M, 961, 961C, 980) – 0.1km
The Gateway (Bus: 100, 107, 107M, 961, 961C, 980) – 0.1km
Parkview Square (Bus: 7, 32, 51, 61, 63, 80, 145, 175, 197, 851) – 0.2km

Cold Storage – 0.4km
NTUC – 0.5km
Sheng Siong – 0.9km
Shop N Save – 0.9km

Shopping Malls
Shaw Towers – 0.3km
Bugis Junction – 0.4km
Bugis+ – 0.4km
Bugis Village – 0.4km
Suntec City – 0.4km
Concourse Shopping Mall – 0.5km
Golden Mile Complex – 0.7km
Millenia Walk – 0.7km
Sim Lim Square – 0.8km
Marina Square – 0.8km
Raffles City – 0.9km
The Verge – 0.9km
Esplanade Mall – 1.0km
Peninsula Shopping Centre – 1.2km
Excelsior Shopping Centre – 1.2km
Funan DigitaLife Mall – 1.3km
Plaza Singapura – 1.5km
Marina Bay Sands – 1.7km
The Central – 1.8km
Orchard Plaza – 2.0km

PCF Kampong Glam Blk 2 – 0.5km
PCF Kampong Glam Blk 462-3 – 0.7km
Rosemary Hall Montessori Kindergarten – 0.9km
Kampong Kapor Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.0km
PCF Jalan Besar Blk 806 – 1.1km
Foochow Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.4km
Christ Church Kindergarten – 1.8km

Primary School
Stamford Primary School – 0.8km
Farrer Park Primary School – 1.8km
St Margaret’s Primary School – 2.0km

Secondary School
Outram Secondary School – 3.6km

Junior College
Catholic JC – 4.0km

Singapore Management University – 1.8km

International School
Swedish Supplementary Education School – 3.0km

Food Centre
Golden Mile Food Centre – 0.1km
Albert Centre Market & Food Centre – 0.4km
North Bridge Road Market/Food Centre – 1.0km
Tekka Market – 1.2km

Kampong Glam Constituency Sports Club – 0.4km
War Memorial Park – 0.8km
Singapore Recreation Club – 0.9km
People’s Association HQ – 1.1km
Esplanade Park – 1.1km
Kallang Riverside Park – 1.1km
PA Water-Venture – Kallang – 1.1km
Jalan Besar Stadium – 1.2km
The Legends – 1.5km
Fort Canning Park – 1.5km
Marina Bay Golf Course – 1.6km
Singapore Sports Hub – 1.8km
PWD Sports Club – 1.8km
Singapore Indoor Stadium – 1.8km
HomeTeamNS @ UE Shopping Mall – 1.9km
Civil Service Club @ Tessensohn – 1.9km
Singapore Khalsa Association – 2.0km

Highlights of Duo Residences

Transport Network
The Bugis Train Station which service East West Line is just right next door. Duo Residences’ residents will enjoy lots of conveniences which Bugis Downtown Line Station opens 2015. It will be a breeze for Duo Residences’ future residents to commute to any part of the island. Traveling to Orchard or the CBD is just a 4 minutes’ train ride. For drivers, it, a mere 5 minutes’ drive will take you from Duo Residences to Orchard and the financial district. Duo Residences is also easily accessed to the East Coast Parkway (ECP) and the Central Expressway (CTE) which makes it hassle free to get to any part of the island.

Schools that are near to Duo Residences include Stamford Primary School, Farrer Park Primary School, St Margaret’s Primary School and also Singapore Management University. When it comes to retail, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities it is never a problem as there are many just right at the doorsteps with the upcoming generous retail areas. For more dining and retail options, there is also the nearby Bugis Junction, Bugis+, Suntec City, Millenia Walk and Marina Square all within walking distance. There are also many eateries offer at Liang Seah Street and Tan Queen Lan Street which are just minutes’ of stroll away. Other shopping malls which are near to Duo Residences include Raffles City, The Verge, Esplanade Mall, Peninsula Shopping Centre, Excelsior Shopping Centre, Funan DigitaLife Mall, Plaza Singapura, Marina Bay Sands Shoppes, The Central and Orchard Plaza.

To access to delicious and economical local delicacies, there are many food centres that are located close proximity to Duo Residences such as Golden Mile Food Centre, Albert Centre Market & Food Centre, North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre, Tekka Market & Food Centre and Berseh Food Centre.

Duo Residences is also close to many recreation clubs and sports hubs which offer endless leisure activities. The Jalan Besar Stadium Water-Venture at Kallang and the upcoming Singapore Sports Hub will offer countless land sports and sea sports facilities to Duo Residence’s future residents. Its site also also near to various parks, such as Esplanade Park, Kallang Riverside Park and Fort Canning Park, which provides future residents a moment of tranquility and enjoyment of their surrounding greenery. There ais hardly any problem finding amenities when living in Duo Residences.

In terms of investment, Duo Residences will be very attractive to tenants with its superior location and closeness to plenty of amenities. The development is rare as it is one of its kinds in the vicinity. This factor coupled with the opening of the Downtown Line will likely give a big push to its value appreciation.

To summarize,

1. Superb Location – Duo Residences is just right next to the Train Station and just less than 5 minutes’ train ride to Orchard and the CBD.

2. Plenty of Amenities – Duo Residences is close to many eateries and shopping malls. Retail and Dining is never a problem.

3. Well Connected – Duo Residences is less than 5 minutes’ drive to CBD and Orchard. Easy access to ECP and CTE.

4. High Rental Demand – Ready pool of tenants working in the CBD, Gateway, Parkview Square, Suntec City, Orchard and Marina Financial Centre.

5. Potential Capital Appreciation – Rare development and the upcoming Downtown Line will have a positive impact on Duo Residences’ price.

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