Far East Organization (“远东机构”) has been awarded four FIABCI Singapore Property Awards this year. Its residential developments, Silversea and Altez, were recognised in the Residential – Mid Rise and Super High Rise categories respectively. The Organization’s commercial development Orchard Central, collectively with 313@somerset and orchardgateway form Discovery Walk on Orchard, received two accolades in the Retail and Special Project categories. The award winners will compete in the international real estate competition, FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards, held in Panama City in May 2016.
In addition to the category-specific awards garnered, Far East Organization’s mixed-use development Novena Lifestyle and Medical Hub was presented a SG50 Special Award, recognising its contribution to the transformation of the Novena precinct into a unique and vibrant medical and lifestyle cluster in Singapore as well as strengthening Singapore’s position as a leading medical hub of Asia. Novena Lifestyle and Medical Hub was the winner in the 2013 FIABCI Prix d’Excellence awards (Specialised Category).
The FIABCI Singapore Property Award recognises outstanding real estate projects for their contribution to the built environment and community, as well as excellence in design, aesthetics, and functionality. There are a total of 10 award categories and the panel of judges includes distinguished local real-estate experts and professionals. The awards were presented at the FIABCI Singapore Property Awards 2015 Dinner held at Orchard Parade Hotel on 19 November 2015.
Silversea | Winner, Residential (Mid Rise) Category
Located in the East Coast, the luxurious 383-unit Silversea is an architectural expression of the silvery horizon where sky meets sea. Sheathed in glass with balconies that twist skyward, Silversea offers floor-to-ceiling vistas of unblocked views of the sea. Sky promenades situated on the 11th floor allow residents to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and the vast horizon with family and friends. Taking advantage of its seaside location and view, its penthouses feature spacious roof terraces and double volume ceiling in the living rooms – providing an added touch of luxury, ambiance and space.
Altez | Winner, Residential (Super High Rise) Category
Strategically located amidst the new wave of exciting developments in Tanjong Pagar, Altez consists of a 62-storey, 280-unit residential tower, complemented by commercial development on the first storey. The development offers panoramic views of the sea and the city with excellent connectivity to both public and private transport options, allowing residents to work, play, and live in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD) and the vicinity of Marina Bay and Sentosa.
Altez was also awarded the SG Mark by the Design Business Chamber Singapore (DBCS) at the Singapore Good Design Mark (SG Mark) Awards 2015.
Discovery Walk on Orchard | Winner, Retail and Special Project Categories
Discovery Walk on Orchard — which comprises 313@somerset, orchardgateway and Orchard Central — is a seamless complex of three developments that harmoniously combines shopping, dining, lifestyle experiences and public transportation. Discovery Walk on Orchard demonstrates that multiple new-generation lifestyle pursuits and community service can culminate cohesively in one exciting space that also integrates arts, sustainability and technology. By offering stimulating, intelligent and engaging architectural design, as well as a varied shopping, hospitality and all-rounded lifestyle experience, Discovery Walk on Orchard has rejuvenated Orchard Road, bringing a new and modern buzz to the area and a new generation of discerning shoppers.
Far East Organization, which celebrates its 55th Anniversary this year, is Singapore’s largest private property developer. The Organization has earned a growing reputation for introducing cutting-edge concepts for the way people live, work and play. The latest accolades reinforce Far East Organization’s continuing commitment to create innovative, functional real estate spaces and concepts that cater to the evolving lifestyles and aspirations of our customers.