8 Saint Thomas is a freehold development located at Saint Thomas walk in District 09. It is located right in the heart of Orchard and a short walk away from the upcoming Great World City MRT Station on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). 8 Saint Thomas sits on the former developments, Airview Towers and Chez Bright Apartments which was bought over by the developer Bukit Sembawang in 2006 and 2007 respectively. It will TOP around this year. 8 Saint Thomas will comprise of 219 units with 2 blocks at 35 storeys and 36 storeys respectively. Many amenities awaits you at 8 Saint Thomas at St Thomas Walk. 8 St Thomas will launch in 2018.
Bukit Sembawang Estates 8 St Thomas
The developer for 8 St Thomas Condo is Bukit Sembawang which started its business as a rubber company and became one of the leading rubber companies. It soon diversify its business into real estate development and became publicly listed in 1968.
8 Saint Thomas Saint Thomas Walk
8 Saint Thomas Condo location is excellent as it is located right in the heart of the Orchard area where they are plenty of amenities available for the residents. It is located next to Great World City Shopping Centre opposite to Great World City MRT Station. Also, the development is located within walking distance to other shopping centres such as 313 @ Somerset, TripleOne Somerset as well as Comcentre I & II. 8 Saint Thomas Walk condo is situated on a prime piece of land that is near to an abundance of eateries along Somerset MRT Station, Orchard MRT Station as well as the Central Business District. There are many entertainment outlets along Mohamed Sultan Road and Clarke Quay as well. 8 St Thomas Walk is also near to many international embassies such as Japanese, Thai and Irish embassies.
8 Saint Thomas Condo Bukit Sembawang Developer
Besides being near to Great World City MRT, the freehold development by Bukit Sembawang is also located next to River Valley Road as well as Orchard Boulevard Road where there are plenty of buses already that goes to the Marina Bay area as well as other parts of the Central Business District area. Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands is located just a few minutes drive away. 8 Saint Thomas is also well connected to other parts of Singapore via Central Expressway (CTE) as well as to the Jurong area via Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE). 8 St Thomas Walk is also located near to Havelock MRT Station as well as many of the MRT Station on the Thomson East Coast Line (TEL)
8 St Thomas near to Singapore’s Orchard Road
Orchard Road is Singapore’s hallmark shopping centre where there are many buildings located along the road. Orchard Road is flanked by hotels and shopping centres and represents an upscale place for shoppers all around the world for International and established brands. There are many shopping centres located along Orchard Road, such as Tanglin Shopping Centre, Forum The Shopping Mall, Wheelock Place, Ion Orchard, Scotts Square, Shaw Centre, Wisma Atria, Takashimaya shopping centre. 8 Saint Thomas Walk is also near to the future Orchard Boulevard MRT Station on the Thomson-East Coast Line with many international schools and various country embassies located around the development.
Established International Schools near 8 St Thomas Walk
8 Saint Thomas Walk is a minor road that links to major road such as River Valley Road as well as Killiney road which links to the Singapore Comcentre as well as Somerset MRT Station directly. The properties along 8 St Thomas Walk have always been highly sought after as it represents exclusivity. 8 Saint Thomas Walk is located in a quiet and tuck away corner in Somerset. Owners of the development will not be exposed to the noise of the shopping district.
Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited Somerset MRT Station
Owners of 8 St Thomas Condo are also in close proximity to Somerset MRT Station. Some of the notable and iconic shopping centres located near to Somerset MRT Station are 313@Somerset Shopping Centre. 313@Somerset Shopping centre is a popular shopping mall among the young and trendy as there are many fashion and trendy F&B outlets at the shopping centre. 313@Somerset shopping centre is located right above Somerset MRT Station and is also near to Orchard Gateway.
Why 8 St Thomas Walk Condo at Great World City near Orchard
- Located right in the heart of Orchard Road
- Rare Brand New Freehold development in the city
- Located near iconic shopping centres such as Takashimaya
- Stone throw away from Great World City MRT Station
- Plenty of entertainment outlets along the Singapore River
- Easy access to other parts of Singapore via nearby Expressways
- Plenty of food centres to enjoy local delicacies for owners
Owners of 8 St Thomas Walk Bukit Sembawang will also be spoilt for choices for local delicacies as 8 Saint Thomas is a short distance away from popular food centres such as Havelock Road Food Centre, Tiong Bahru Market as well as People’s Park Complex Food Centre.
Former Airview Towers and Chez Bright Apartments
For owners who are looking for developments with close proximity to established institutions, 8 Saint Thomas is near to Anglo Chinese Junior School, Raffles Girl’s Secondary School and International schools such as ISS International School and Finnish Supplementary School. Many other places of interest are located near to the development including Tiong Bahru Park, Pearl’s Hill City Park and Tanglin Club. 8 St Thomas Walk condo is considered a high end condo in a prime city centre district near to an MRT Station. The winning tender shows that Bukit Sembawang Estates is upbeat on the location of the plot of land which is near to Orchard Shopping District as well as Great World City MRT Station. There area also many amenities located near to 8 St Thomas such as the American Club as well as The Tanglin Club which is located just minutes walk away from 8 St Thomas Condo.
Bukit Sembawang Estates Company History
Bukit Sembawang is a developer that begin as a rubber company in 1911 but soon became publicly listed to focus on residential property development. Till date, Bukit Sembawang Estates has build a total of more than 4,000 homes with units mainly in the Seletar Hills landed property enclave. Bukit Sembawang pride itself as a developer of high quality standards and thoughtful planning for each and every of its home. Most of its development are high end condos as well as landed properties located in the prime areas of Singapore.
Till date, Bukit Sembawang has been developing properties for over 50 years and have won numerous awards for their properties in Singapore.
Tender Details for 8 St Thomas Walk Orchard
- Bukit Sembawang Estates have announced previously that they have won a tender for Airview Towers located in St Thomas Walk for $202.17million.
- Bukit Sembawang Estates limited have bought the neighbouring Chez Bright Apartments in 2007.
- Plans are underway by the developer to combine these 2 plots of land into a single freehold development that represents one of the highly sought after freehold sights located in the city area near an MRT Station.
- The combined plot of land will have a total gross floor area of 27,050sqm
8 St Thomas – Bukit Sembawang Developer Track Record
Bukit Sembawang engagement in the stock market it shows’ that in the next 12 months the current quotes of 6.31 will be expected to reach its target of 7.55. Thus, the average growth of their earnings from 2011 up to 2017 is +288.89%, while their revenue appears that from 2011 up to 2017, the average growth rate is +141.86%. 8 St Thomas should commence for selling soon and the development should be selling with TOP Status obtained. This is to allow buyers to move in to the development straight away without having to pay Additional Buyer Stamp Duty (ABSD) should they be owning another property while waiting for 8 St Thomas to be completed. Comparatively, it will be better against projects under construction.
Furthermore, Bukit Sembawang Estates Limited is focusing on a project for sale that includes Skyline Residences, Luxury Hills Phase 6 and also Luxury Hills Phase 7–for its new projects that include St. Thomas Walk, 2 Semi-Detached houses along Lengkok Angsa and Paterson Collection. Additionally, the company’s upcoming launches include Luxus Hills Phase 8 and WaterCove.
Lastly, the achievements of Bukit Sembawang Company couldn’t be count because of thousands of residential houses and buildings that they develop throughout the whole Singapore.
8 Saint Thomas Location River Valley Road
There are several other wealthy merchants living in the area and built mansions for their own enjoyment. A Malacca-born Chinese merchant named Lee Cheng Yan was another example. However, most of these mansions have been demolished, and the only one that survives is House of Tan Yeok Nee. It is a traditional Chinese house built by, again, a wealthy merchant in the late 19th century, and is now a national monument.
Today, the residential areas in River Valley are for middle and high income citizens. Apart from that, Singaporeans also sees it as a great place for food. Most popular restaurants in Singapore like Bong Tong Kee which sells chicken rice shop, and River alley Nasi Padang are located exactly in this region. Therefore, with the combination of high income individuals and excellent cuisine, it seems appropriate to say that River Valley is the heart of Singapore.