The Marina Gardens Lane Residences is a mixed-use development located in Singapore’s Central Business District. This mixed-use development offers a number of amenities and is a 99-year leasehold property. To better understand this property, read the following section. We will explore the amenities offered, how the prices of Marina Gardens Lane Residences compare to other properties in Singapore and the caveats that buyers must consider when evaluating a property.
Located in Singapore’s prime location of Marina South, Marina Gardens Lane Residences is a landmark mixed-use development. Featuring a green garden, four GreenMark Platinum towers, and a mix of high-end city residences, Marina Gardens Lane Residences will be a landmark development for the Marina area. In addition to its residential units, Marina Gardens Lane Residences will have offices, retail spaces, and green civic space, and will include an integrated entertainment, business, and residential district.
The project’s unique green heart and central park reinforces the concept of Singapore as “City in a Garden.” The development is surrounded by lush green lungs and is also a popular shopping district. The Marina Gardens Lane Residences garden, dubbed “The Green Heart,” is situated between the four high-rise towers and creates a seamless transition between architecture and landscape. Located at the heart of the development, the garden is a proposed green civil space and sanctuary.
The development’s office component is a mixed-use complex that consists of two Grade A commercial towers. The East Tower is 30 stories tall and represents the office portion of the project. The office towers have been awarded a BCA Green Mark Platinum rating, recognizing their attention to sustainability and eco-friendly design. The office spaces are perfectly balanced with green areas and private gardens. The overall design and layout of Marina Gardens Lane Residences is a perfect mix of retail, office, and residential space.
Martin Modern is a new condo by Guocoland which is located in the prime district near to Orchard. Martin Modern carries the prestigious address Martin Place residences and is a highly sought after address in Singapore. The River Valley Government Land Sales (GLS) plot attracts a high bid of $595m from Guocoland’s unit First Bedok land and there were a total of 13 bidders who have submitted interest for the plot of land. The plot of land is huge and large beautiful landscapes with quality and spacious layouts can be build on Martin Modern to complement the cosmopolitan life set near the Clarke Quay and Singapore River District.
Martin Modern Great World City MRT Station
This is also uplift by the recent strong sales results set by Cairnhill Nine by Capitaland which sets the note that prime properties still remain a large draw in the city state. It is noted that there is a restriction of cap maximum 450 units for the GLS site which means that the unit will be more spacious and suitable for families and investors who are looking for decent size units in Martin Modern Condominium.
Please see Martin Modern Site Plan and Floor Plans for more information. The latest development by Guocoland is Midtown Modern Tan Quee Lan Street located right at the heart of Bugis by Guocoland. Midtown Gardens is right on top of Bugis MRT Station.
The bids for the plot of land also indicate that there is interest for the development with the 2nd highest bid from TID Residential, Garden Estates, Hong Leong Holdings’ Intrepid Investments, and City Developer’s unit Verwood Holdings. It is noted that there is a 5% discounts for VVIPs and this essentially means getting a prized Central Business District property for a very good discount. This early bird privilege is only applicable on the booking date.
Please see the attached for the site plan and facilities of the development. Based on the site plan, it can be seen that there are only 2 blocks of residences in Martin Modern. Therefore, most of the land in the plot of land is filled with lush landscaping. Real luxury is also defined in the development as Singapore is a land scarce country and the development provide lush abundance of the nature with a total of 200 species of plants as well as 50 species of trees located throughout the development.
Unobstructed Views of Guocoland Project
The landscape and layout of the development has been carefully planned by the developer as well as the project architects to maximize the views of the residents in the prime district. There are typically 3 views available which is the Orchard view, city and Marina Bay view or the Singapore River view. All 3 types of views represents an iconic and scenic environment where guests and family will be impressed. There are also concierge services located within the development. The modernity in this development is not just in the use of smart technology or provision for services, but in the way the future residents will perceive the space. Please also see new freehold development located right in the heart of the city by Roxy Pacific Holdings. The development name is called Fyve Derbyshire at Derbyshire Road and is located near to Novena MRT Station. Fyve Derbyshire is just minutes away from the city.
The location of Guocoland Martin Modern condominium is excellent as it is near to many amenities and shopping centres. The new development represents a Tropical Sanctuary at the heart of a premium residential estate close to Orchard Road. Martin Modern Condo is near to Robertson Walk Shopping Centre where there are plenty of amenities and F&B outlets for the residents to gather after their daily work. Also, for more F&B restaurants, there are more unique choices available at Concorde Shopping Centre and Central Mall at Clarke Quay.
3 Quays Close to Martin Modern
For owners looking at other leisure activities, Martin Modern Orchard is also a short drive away from Fort Canning park where you can take a quick hike as well as Pearl Hill’s City Park. At varying, yet accessible, distances to Martin Modern, the Singapore River attractions of Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, and Robertson Quay form an important waterside entertainment and tourist corridor. Phase 1 of the development is almost fully sold. Of the three quays, Robertson Quay is the largest one, with the most attractive residential character. There are plans from the Urban Redevelopment Authority to rejuvenate the area through more commercial and residential developments that will bring in more amenities for Martin Modern residents.
With its cosmopolitan mix of lively cafes, restaurants, bars, galleries, and theatres, it also happens to be closest to Martin Modern. Robertson Quay presents the ideal District 9 residential enclave within the city. Martin Modern residents can wine, dine, catch plays or art shows all year round in this neighbourhood. And while the Quay is just mere minutes from the CBD, it still emanates a leafy, tranquil and chilled vibe for the work weary visitor.
Smart Homes Martin Modern
The design of Martin Modern also puts into consideration exclusivity and privacy with a lush undulating terrain for the affluent class. The development is a status symbol which a home for living and entertainment of your guest. Martin Modern also comes with smart home features across different layouts and sizes that provides city or garden views. Another development by Guocoland is Meyer Modern which is located right in the heart of East Coast Park. Please see Meyer Modern for more information with regards to the development.
Martin Modern also represents a rare large site of land located at the prestigious orchard district where there are considerations to maximize the internal views at the lower levels of the development. There are also plans to utilize the odd corners of the development using landscaping.
Living in Real Luxury
Martin Modern allow its owners to indulge in a private space of their own by utilizing the site plan to provide a relaxing landscape with many of plants to create a botanical garden enclosed in nature.
There will be more than 200 species of plants and 50 species of trees located in the development that comprises of 2 towers.
Martin Modern Location
Martin modern is located at a up and coming area where it is an iconic and upcoming sought after location. Martin Modern sits on an area where there are many iconic developments as well for the reason that the area is a highly sought after location.
The upcoming Great World City MRT Station as well as the Fort Canning station will bring more connectivity for the residents of the development.
Why Martin Modern Condominium by GuocoLand
- Prestigious address right in the heart of CBD
- Short walk to Great World City MRT and Great World City Shopping Centre
- Walking distance to entertainment and retail outlets and Robertson Quay
- Right next to River Valley Primary School
- Minutes walk away from Mohamed Sultan Road where a whole range of F&B and retail outlets are available.
- Scenic Singapore River and Boat Quay a few minutes walk from home
- A short drive to the CBD areas such as Raffles Pace, Orchard City as well as Shenton Way
- East Access to other parts of Singapore via major expressways
- Lush greeneries featuring trees and palms with units facing city or Singapore River
Preview for Martin Modern Condo
Martin Modern First Bedok Land
For owners of Martin Modern Martin Place who are not commuting by their own cars, the public transport network is excellent. Martin Modern Martin Place is located right next to Great World City MRT Station on the Thomson-East Coast Line. For owners who prefer to take buses, several buses are located at the bus stops on River Valley Road and Havelock Road. The very first thing that struck construcion architects when visiting the site was the irregularity in its terrain. The difference in level from the front of the plot to the back is almost 10 metres. The site is like a small green landscape in a heavily developed area. The main challenge was to design and construct a development on a land with so much character – to retain as much of its original mood and feel as possible without destroying too much of its surroundings. It was challenging, but in the end, everything
Martin Modern Landscape Architects Guocoland
Martin Modern landscaping is also excellent as Guocoland has appointed Yup Yuen Hong from ipli Architects as the master architect of the development. The landscape work will be done by ICN Design International. Mr Yip has profound experience and expertise in the area of architecture as he has designed iconic Good Class Bungalows for some of Singapore’s most affluent residents. The project architect will be ADDP Architects which has a wide range of expertise under their experience. Other Launches that are expected to sell in the area near to Great World City MRT Station includes 8 St Thomas Condo by Bukit Sembawang Estate. It is a freehold development also close to Great World City MRT Station. Other developments include RV Millenia by Roxy Homes. RV Millenia is also located near to Great World City MRT Station. The new development at Great World City is RV Altitude which is a prime development by Roxy Homes as well close to Great World City MRT Station. For other developments in the city include Haus on Handy CDL which is located right next to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station. Haus Handy Mount Sophia located at Handy Road is the next highly sought after development located in the city.
Location of Martin Modern Condo
Martin Modern’s location is also set to improve from the Master Plan of Singapore as there are currently developments to rejuvenate the Robertson Quay area. Martin Modern is also located in the heart of the bustling Central Business District area and there plans to build more MRT Stations in the city as well as cycling paths for better connectivity from the city to other parts of Singapore. This is in part of the Government plans to promote a more Eco-friendly lifestyle and a more greener city. Other developments near to the city fringe such as Bukit Timah include Mayfair Modern by Oxley Holdings that is the former Mayfair Gardens located near to King Albert Park MRT Station on the downtown line. Mayfair Gardens will be available for sale soon and it is collectively sold to Oxley Holdings. Another quality development by Guocoland will be Meyer Mansion which is located right in the heart of East Coast. Meyer Mansion Guocoland is located at Meyer Road close to East Coast.
Home with a Botanic Garden at Martin Modern
- Rationale of having only 2 instead of 3 towers to cater 80% of 1.6 ha land size to landscaping and facilities
- Concept of intimacy & privacy creating layers along the site terrain
- Every internal spaces are planned with a lifestyle — dual balconies for ventilation,’ high quality finishes & fittings with efficient layout with thoughtful storage space
- Inspired by the warehousing history of Singapore River/ Robertson Quay which creates the raw and masculine facade
- The crown on top of the 2 towers symbolizes sense of presence and identity
- Having the luxury of rooftop garden (accessible by common & private lifts) that all owners can enjoy instead of building Penthouses
- Cascading water canvas throughout the terrain & luxury greenery to welcome residents at the entrance creating a secluded entry to the development
- Environment protection with segregation of recycled and organic rubbish
- Infrastructure for Smart Home Living, Digital Lock & Smart Home Application
- Balcony screen for privacy and light emission
Analyst note that the developer should be launching the development in late 2018 or even 2019 where property cooling measures maybe relaxed. Also, more time could be needed in the design phase of the Martin Place site which is set to be one of Guocoland’s high end product featuring luxurious features in the development. Some of the high end features of Martin Modern include a dehumidifier at the Master Bedroom wardrobe. Also, the kitchen comes with hot water provision. To facilitate the ventilation of bathrooms, those without windows will have a mechanical ventilation. For added security, private lift units also come with digital locks. Another development near to Great World City would be Fraser Residence Promenade Jiak Kim Street near to Great World City. Fraser Centrepoint Promenade is the ideal waterfront living located near to the vibrant Singapore River. Together with Riviere Condo located at the same plot of land which is the former Zouk Site. Riviera Frasers Property will be the signature development located at Jiak Kim Street. Riviere Condo is a new development that is directly facing the Singapore River near to Great World City MRT Station. It is one of the developments that is close to Robertson Quay and Clarke Quay.
Martin Modern Showflat and Interest Registration
Martin Modern Showflat will be available for viewing soon. There will be bankers located at the showflat to help buyers with financial calculations. Some of the calculations include the In Principal Approval to check on how much you can loan. There will also be bankers who can calculate if there is any CPF Minimum Sum that needs to be fulfilled before the rest can be used to offset the downpayment for Martin Modern. The bankers will be there the whole day to assist in these calculations before you make a commitment to purchase.
Quality Finishing at Martin Modern Condo
Martin Modern Martin Place River Valley
It is noted that Guocoland might be looking to launch the project late this year or even next year where it is rumored that property measures might be lifted. This project will be Guocoland’s iconic project located right in the heart of the city and will carry some landmark features of the developer. A gentle note that there are some height restrictions to the development. The development has a max restrictions of 30 storeys for the development although certain section of the development has even a lower restriction of 20 storeys. Nevertheless, plans are already underway by Guocoland First Bedok Land to construct an iconic tower right in the heart of the city.