Straits at Joo Chiat

Straits at Joo Chiat

Straits at Joo Chiat is an upcoming boutique residential development that is located in the Katong/Joo Chiat neighbourhood, East Region of the island. This area is close to the Paya Lebar Region Centre and close to the city fringe estate, Geylang. The location of the development is at Joo Chiat Place. The freehold development comprises a single block of residential flats at 5 storeys high. This low-rise and low-density development has a total of 16 units, The unit configuration available include 4 units of 3 bedroom plus study units, 4 units of 3 bedroom plus guest room unit, 4 units of 4-bedroom units and 4 units of 5-bedroom units. Stratis at Joo Chiat is developed by local renowned property developer, Roxy Pacific Holdings. Some of the developer’s track record includes Hill House, Mori and Neu at Novena.

Located in Singapore’s vibrant core, the Joo Chiat estate is a authentication to the rich celebrated history and cultural tapestry of the nation. Through its diverse community, bustling street and vivid shophouses, this neighbourhood is not just a typical residential estate but a breathing and living epithet of the multicultural identity of the city-state.

Joo Chiat is named after a philanthropist and rich landowner, Chew Joo Chiat, who played a big role in the development of Singapore back in the late 1800s. The estate started as a coconut plantation and was transformed later into a thriving residential estate. The evolution of Joo Chiat was predominantly influenced by the culture of the Peranakans. They are the lineages of local Malay communities who are married to the early Chinese immigrants. This unique intermarriage created a unique mix of cuisines, traditions and cultures that are not found elsewhere in the world.

The architectural designs of the buildings that scattered around the Joo Chiat estate are reflections of the rich culture and heritage evident with its rows of iconic and colourful shophouses that are decorated with Peranakan style ornate facades and intricate motifs. These shophouses are the testaments of the estate rich history and is a preservation of Joo Chiat’s cultural remnant for the future generations to cherish and admire.

Joo Chiat estate stands out from the rest due to tis vivid cultural tapestry which is the result of the unique blend from different religions, ethnicities, and traditions. Its streets are lined with shrines, churches and temples that are next to each other. This is a testimony of the nation’s harmony for diverse cultures and religions.

Another noteworthy of the estate will be its culinary culture. This neighbourhood is a food haven with its gastronomy offerings that ranging from Chinese, Indian, Malay, Peranakan and International cuisines. It offers a unique culinary adventure for those coming here whether is for the aromatic nasi lemak, savoury laksa or fragrant roti prata.

Other than its food scene, this estate is also flourishing place for heritage and arts. It is home to various cultural centres, galleries and museums which showcase the rich tapestry of the art scene in Singapore. The estate also hosts such as Peranakan Art Festival and Literary Festival to celebrate its artistic talent and cultural diversity which fosters the sense of belonging and pride among its visitors and residents.

The core of this estate will be its community that is tied closely which is seen with its strong identity sense and warmth resilience. Although the pace of urban development and modernization is fast over here, its community spirit is still going strong. Its residents can be seen actively taking part in its cultural events, community projects and grassroots initiatives. Its residents often come together to participate in events such as cultural celebrations and charity drives to support each other in terms of preservation for this neighbourhood’s unique identity and heritage.

Similar to other urbanized estates in Singapore, the Joo Chiat neighbourhood is also facing challenges as the country continues to evolve and urbanized. From rising prices in properties and modernization to environmental deprivation and urban expansion, the stakeholders must come together to strike a balance between the conversation of the estate’s character and rich heritage and the demands of urban development.

The good news is that there is still many rooms for the Joo Chiat estate to boom and thrive in the coming years. It is positioned well to benefit from its strategic location, vibrant community, and rich culture heritage to be a model for cultural preservation and urban living sustainability.

This estate is not just a normal residential estate but a testament to the rich heritage and multicultural identity of Singapore. The estate’s vivid cultural landscape, diverse gastronomic offerings, vibrant arts scene and colourful shophouses symbolize the estate’s character of resilience, cultural diversity and community spirit that distinguishes the city-state as a nation that is strongly bonded.  Moving forward, the preservation of the Joo Chiat estate’s unique identity and rich heritage will ensure it will still be a testament to spirit of community and multiculturalism for the future generations.

Over the past few years, the Joo Chiat estate has become of the coveted neighbourhoods for real estate investors. Its strategic locality, vibrant community, and rich culture heritage providers the investors a rare chance to make the most of the dynamic property market in Singapore.

The estate’s colourful shophouses and rich Peranakan legacy makes this neighbourhood an attractive and unique destination for both tourists and residents. Its character and charm make it appealing tor real estate investors who recognised its potential for good rental returns and capital appreciation.

Its strategic locality in the east region of island has superb connectivity to the downtown financial district as well as other key venues though public transport networks and major expressways. Its proximity to renowned education institutions, major commercial hubs and Changi Airport further adds its attractiveness to those property investors who are looking for accessibilities and conveniences.

The estate has also gone through major urban development and transformation recently. Many of the old buildings and shophouses here have been repurposed and renovated into coworking spaces, boutique hotels and chic cafes. This evolution has rejuvenated the entire estate and has attracted many entrepreneurs, expatriates and working professionals here to seek for a unique working and living environment.

The vibrant culture and diverse community have also attributed to the robust demand in rental market here, especially for conversation buildings and heritage shophouses. Landlords here have experience low vacancy rates and stable rental income particularly for those properties that are located strategically and well kept.

While the heritage shophouses and buildings are high in demand, they are also bounded by strict conversation guidelines. Some of the activities in redevelopment and renovation may be restricted. It will help for investors to get themselves familiar with these guidelines and regulations before getting these properties to stay compliance with the guidelines.

As some of these properties may extensive maintenance and renovations in order to converse their structural integrity and historical charm, potential buyers should also consider to budget in the costings for ongoing maintenance and the implications in long-term wise.

Similar to any real estate segment, the investment returns and opportunities can be influenced by its dynamics in demand and supply.  A thorough market analysis and research should be done to comprehend the potential for capital appreciation, rental incomes, and current trends before jumping into any purchase decision.

As getting a financing for real estate can be complicated, typically for foreigners and non-residents, they should find out their eligibility for load, mortgage rates and loan options to get the most suitable loan options for their investment criteria.

Over the years, properties in Joo Chiat have displayed great potential in terms of capital appreciation. This is largely driven by its increased demand especially for conversation and heritage properties, urban renewal, and redevelopments.  Those who got into the market during the right time and right location are likely to be able to capitalize on the gains in the long run.

Properties in Joo Chiat has too offer opportunities for those who are seeking for steady rental income stream and achieve promising rental yields. Those with heritage appeal, strategic locality and unique features are typically appealing to prospective tenants who seek for unique working and living spaces.

The real estate segment is subjected to various government policies and regulations which is used to curb speculations, maintain stability, and promote sustainable growth. Real estate investors should keep themselves update with the latest compliance requirements, taxation and change in regulations that may implicate their decisions and returns in investments.

There might be issues of oversupply and increased competition in certain segments of Joo Chiat’s property sector as the increase continues to increase here. Hence investor should assess the mechanics of demand and supply, level of competitions and market fundamentals to recognize opportunities and alleviate risks efficiency.

Properties in Joo Chiat has presented investors a rare chance to be part of the dynamic property sector of Singapore while promoting and conserving its strong cultural character and heritage. Its capital appreciation potential, robust demand in rental and strategic locality offers inducing investment options for both residents and foreign investors. Nevertheless, major factors like regulatory risks, market trends, conservation guidelines and condition of the property should be taken into consideration in order to make informed decisions and capitalize on the returns when investing in this rich cultural heritage and vivid neighbourhood. For any further details and information Contact Us or Send Email To Us.

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Straits at Joo Chiat Location

Straits at Joo Chiat Site Plan and Facilities

Straits at Joo Chiat Site Plan

Amenities Near Straits at Joo Chiat and Their Approximate Distances

Train Station
Eunos (EW7) – 0.8km

Bus Stop
Parkway East Hosp (Bus: 15, 33, 150, 155) – 0.1km
Opp Parkway East Hosp (Bus: 15, 33, 150)– 0.1km

Fairprice (Eunos Crescent Blk 5) – 0.8km
Cold Storage (Joo Chiat) – 0.9km
Giant (Marine Terrace 56) – 1.3km

Shopping Centre
i12 Katong – 1.2km
Joo Chiat Complex – 1.2km
Roxy Square – 1.3km
Katong V – 1.4km
Katong Shopping Centre – 1.5km
Kinex – 1.6km
Singapore Post Centre – 1.6km
Parkway Parade – 1.6km
PLQ Mall – 1.8km
Paya Lebar Square – 1.8km

Primary School
Haig Girls’ School – 0l7km
CHIJ (Katong) Primary School – 1.0km
St. Stephen’s School – 1.1km
Tao Nan School – 1.2km
Tanjong Katong Primary School – 1.5km
Ngee Ann Primary School – 1.5km
Maha Bodhi School – 1.6km
Telok Kurau Primary School – 1.7km
Opera Estate Primary School – 1.7km

Secondary School
Saint Patrick’s School – 1.3km
CHIJ Katong Convent – 1.4km
Tanjong Katong Secondary School – 1.4km
Manjusri Secondary School – 1.6km
Tanjong Katong Grils’ Schoo

Junior College
Victoria Junior College – 1.6km

James Cook University – 3.8km

International School
Canadian International School (Tanjong Katong Campus) – 1.8km

Food Centre
Eunos Crescent Market and Food Centre – 0.8km
Dunman Food Centre – 1.0km
Geylang Serai Market – 1.2km
50A Marine Terrace Market – 1.4km
Haig Road Market & Food Centre – 1.5km
Marine Parade Central Market & Food Centre – 1.5km

The Eurasian Association of Singapore – 1.1km
Chinese Swimming Club – 1.9km

Highlights of Straits at Joo Chiat

Transport Network
Straits at Joo Chiat is served well be a vast network of bus services. There are various bus stops that are located conveniently at the arterial road such as the East Coast Road and Joo Chiat Road. Future residents of Straits at Joo Chiat will enjoy easy accessibility to major destinations of the island such as the Changi Airport, Orchard Shopping Belt and the Central Business District vis these bus networks.

While Straits at Joo Chiat is not located directly connected to any MRT station, future residents can easily access to the nearby MRT station such at the Eunos MRT Station which is approximately 800 m away. The Kembangan MRT Station operates the MRT East West Line and offers seamlessly accessibility to different parts of the island and facilitates conveniences for future residents of Straits at Joo Chiat.

Straits at Joo Chiat is located strategically with proximity to the Pan Island Expressway and the East Coast Parkway. These major expressways provide convenient and fast traveling to major destinations of Singapore for those who drive. Future residents of Straits at Joo Chiat can easily reach the downtown core, Changi Airport, and other major commercial and employment hubs on the well-established road network.

Joo Chiat is well-known for its wide array of amenities which caters the lifestyle preferences and needs of different age groups. Straits at Joo Chiat is proximity to an extensive mix of eateries, restaurants, cafes, and retail concepts which residents will be able to enjoy a wide range of retail and dining options. From traditional local food fares, international cuisines to Peranakan gastronomy, residents will be able in embark on a culinary adventure without the need to travel far from homes. The development is also close to popular retail hubs such as the I12 Katong, Katong V and PLQ Mall which house a myriad of products such as electronics, fashion, services, and groceries.

The development is also close to various greens spaces and recreational facilities where future residents will be able to relax whilst enjoying the outdoor activities. The development is proximity to one of the most popular and largest parks in Singapore, the East Coast Park. Future residents will be able to access to its BBQ pits, cycling tracks, jogging paths and other recreational amenities at this picturesque seafront park.

Straits at Joo Chiat also offers its residents a complete suite of medical services. The development is located close to many dental services, medical clinics, and medical facilties. The Parkway East Hospital is just next to the development. This renowned private hospital offers quality specialist services and medical care.

Future residents of Straits at Joo Chiat will be able to access to a wide selection of education facilities. These institutions include kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, and international schools. Families will be able to enrol their children to the quality education in these schools. The development is bounded by several primary schools and secondary schools. Primary schools that are within 1 km from the development include the Haig Girls’ School and the CHIJ (Katong) Primary. The Maha Bodhi School, the Ngee Ann Primary School and the Opera Estate Primary School, the St. Stephen School, the Tanjong Katong Primary School, the Tao Nan School and the Telok Kurau Primary School is within 2 km from the development.

Straits at Joo Chiat Factsheet

Straits at Joo Chiat Factsheet

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