High Point relaunched for collective sale at $550 mil

SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) – Before its collective sale launch last October, High Point had formerly been launched offer for sale in January 2019, also at an asking cost of $550 million. Its first collective sale attempt was in 2007, though that was terminated as it fell short to safeguard the requisite 80% agreement.

High Point, a freehold condominium block at 30 Mount Elizabeth, has actually been launched for public tender at a guide cost of $550 million. Savills has actually been designated as the marketing agent.

Jeremy Lake, taking care of supervisor, investment sales & resources markets at Savills, thinks the moment is now ripe to relaunch the property for cumulative sale. “A few designers have actually been keeping an eye on High Point with us over the last few weeks and we feel that it is prompt to relaunch the public tender now to provide programmers sufficient time to evaluate the opportunity,” he claims in a March 21 statement.

High Point rests on a 47,606 sq ft household site. Completed in 1974, the existing development has 22 storeys with a complete GFA of 211,976 sq ft based upon a story proportion of 4.45.

The launch marks High Point’s 4th effort at a cumulative sale, and likewise comes virtually 3 months after Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak Holdings terminated its acquisition of High Point adhering to the last collective sale effort.

High Point had formerly launched for cumulative sale in October last year, likewise at an overview rate of $550 million. On Dec 9, 2021, Shun Tak announced it had won the bid for $556.688 million or $2,626 psf ppr. However, simply a fortnight later, Shun Tak revoked the bargain, waiving its $1 million tender down payment. Residential or commercial property observers associated Shun Tak’s withdrawal from the deal to the home cooling down actions introduced on Dec 16, 2021.

Located in the Orchard Roadway suburb, the site is a seven-minute walk away from Orchard Roadway MRT Station.

According to the specialist, the overview price exercises to $2,508 psf per story proportion (psf ppr) after factoring in the 7% bonus offer gross floor location (GFA) for balconies. The rate considers the $18.8 million advancement fee for the terraces.

The Landmark Condo showflat location

Under the URA Master Plan 2019, the place has an allowed gross plot proportion of 2.8 and elevation control of as much as 36 floors. The URA advancement baseline is about 213,383 sq ft with a plot ratio of 4.48. The location is exempt to a pre-application expediency research study on web traffic effect.
According to Savills, the location can be redeveloped right into a luxury tower with 98 devices at an average size of approximately 2,153 sq ft each.

However, the tender closing date has yet to be set. Lake states this will just be done once validated interest has actually been received from at the very least one designer. “This is rather comparable to the URA Reserve Listing strategy to marketing sites,” he remarks.

“High Point stands for a truly special possibility for programmers to produce a legendary ultra-luxurious advancement befitting the building’s location exceptional features,” says Galven Tan, Savills’ deputy managing director, investment sales & capital markets.

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