IOI Central Boulevard Towers to feature ‘largest urban sky park’ in Marina Bay
IOI Central Blvd Towers, the Grade A workplace property by IOI Properties Group in Marina Bay, is slated for finalization in 3Q2023. Comprising two workplace towers of 16 and also 48 floors overseeing a seven-storey podium, the development will have 1.26 million sq ft of office space and 30,000 sq ft of retail store including F&B upon completion.
Other features at the property include end-of-trip amenities for those commuting to the office by cycling, a child care center, effective workplace designs with column-free floor plans, and integration of smart touchless technology at gantries including entries. The property also has sheltered connections to 4 MRT Terminals– Downtown, Marina Bay, Raffles Place including Shenton Way. Link bridges will certainly connect it to adjoining properties, One Raffles Quay and Asia Square.
In September, it was reported that technology company Amazon had authorized a contract for 369,000 sq ft of office space at property.
Biophilia is an essential part of the property, with a large portion of the location dedicated to greenery. This features Central Green, a large 120,000 sq ft park on level 7 of the project. Called the “biggest urban sky park” in the Marina Bay district, Central Green will feature an area of scenery extending 160m long, or the equivalent of 3 Olympic-sized pool laid end-to-end.
The park will house a 200m running track, marking one more very first in the community as well as meeting pods and silent areas for casual conversations or meditation. There will also be a cafe where guests can eat, overlooking panoramic sights of Marina Bay.
According to the property developer, Central Green is created as a small Singapore Botanical Gardens or Gardens by the Bay. Much more than 68,000 plants will be placed at the park, with 18 specially-curated types. The plants will most likely combine colours, textures and types to supply a grassy landscape with a visual treat plus air-filtering benefits.
The property has achieved the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) Green Mark Platinum Award and even the BCA Universal Design Mark Gold Award. Karen Lau, IOI Properties’ head of firm, says that the development has indeed achieved a “sturdy tenancy rate”, which she credits to IOI Central Blvd Towers satisfying the requirements of the current workforce. “Our style idea has set upon a firm chord with the industry.”
According to the property developer, Central Green’s placing as the prime focus of the project is an action to heightening need for offices that prioritise health, welfare, performance moreover sustainability. “Developing an eco-friendly, sustainable future remains in the DNA of IOI Properties Group, and we save no initiative to prepare fresh benchmarks in city green buildings with the IOI Central Boulevard Towers,” states Lee Yeow Seng, executive vice chairman of IOI Properties.