Marina Bay Sands, the Famous Singapore Luxurious 5-Star Hotel


Besides the trending Orchard Property for its residents, the Marina Bay Sands is one of the most high-end resort in Singapore surrounded by plenty of attractive amenities like bars, condominiums, and hotels such as South Coast Bistro and Bar, Marina One Residences and Marina Bay Sands Hotel.

This includes a hotel that has 2,561 rooms, a 120,000 sq and 1.3 million sq ft of convention exhibition center, museum, an 800,000 sq ft of The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, two floating Crystal Pavilions, two huge theaters, skating rink, “celebrity chef” restaurants, and the world’s largest atrium casino that has opened in the month of April in the year 2010 that consists of 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. At $8 billion, including the land cost, it was billed as the world’s most expensive casino property.

The ArtScience museum debuted with a 13-minute light, laser, and water show called WonderFull marked the full completion of the result and has opened to the public last February of 2011.

It is topped by the famous SkyPark that has officially opened to the public last June 2010 that could obtain a generous number of 4,000 people and a marvelous infinity swimming pool. Aedas is the architect of this 20-hectare resort and was gorgeously designed by the Moshe Safdie architects.

Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands are the two winning proposals for Singapore’s first integrated resorts which incorporates the Universal Studios Theme Park. These two huge resorts were believed to meet Singapore’s tourism objectives for the next ten years.

It was originally planned to finish in a single phase in 2009 but the financial crisis forced the company to open it in phases and was further delayed until 27th of April last 2010. The official opening was pushed to 23rd of June in the same year as the rest of complex remained under construction until its grand opening in the 17th of February in the next year.

Celebrities cashing in on OUE Twin Peaks


The superstar Jackie Chan and the singer-songwriter Wakin Chau purchased some apartments in OUE Twin Peaks condominium that is situated at Leonie Hill Road in District 09, Singapore.

Chau bought only one unit while Chan bought two units on the lower floors of the property according to an article from The Business Times.

These three 1-bedroom units in this 99-year leasehold condominium with a total of 571 suare feet each, have an average price of roughly S$2,850 psf. They (Market Watchers) believe that these two enjoyed a discount.

Chan owned a 3-bedroom apartment unit in the Grangefold Apartments which OUE redeveloped and is now called the Twin Peaks after getting the site in an en bloc sale for the past few years.

The property contains two identical towers that consist of 35 floors and 462 that provides with a combination of 1- to 3-bedroom apartments. OUE began selling apartment units last July in the year 2010 and has sold over 50 units within the same day and the highest selling price was recorded at S$3,170 psf.

Chan and Chau also acquired four apartments in a freehold condominium called Centennia Suites that is situated at Kim Seng Road that was worth more than S$10 million last March 2010. Chan bought 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units while Chau purchased the 3-bedroom unit. This is going to be one famous Orchard Property for now.