High Point relaunched for collective sale at $550 mil

SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) – Jeremy Lake, managing supervisor, investment sales & resources markets at Savills, thinks the time is now ripe to relaunch the property for collective sale. “A couple of programmers have been keeping track of High Point with us over the last few weeks and also we really feel that it is timely to relaunch the general public tender now to give developers ample time to evaluate the possibility,” he claims in a March 21 declaration.

Nevertheless, the tender closing date has yet to be set. Lake says this will just be done once verified interest has been gotten from a minimum of one programmer. “This is somewhat comparable to the URA Reserve Checklist strategy to offering sites,” he says.

Found in the Orchard Road house, the place is a seven-minute walk away from Orchard Roadway MRT Station.

Under the URA Master Plan 2019, the place has an allowable gross story proportion of 2.8 and elevation control of approximately 36 storeys. The URA development baseline is approximately 213,383 sq ft with a story ratio of 4.48. The area is not subjected to a pre-application expediency research on traffic influence.
According to Savills, the location can be redeveloped right into a high-end tower with 98 units at a typical dimension of approximately 2,153 sq ft each.

Before its collective sale launch last October, High Point had formerly been introduced available for sale in January 2019, likewise at an asking rate of $550 million. Its very first cumulative sale attempt remained in 2007, though that was terminated as it stopped working to secure the requisite 80% consensus.

According to the expert, the guide rate exercises to $2,508 psf per story ratio (psf ppr) after considering the 7% benefit gross flooring area (GFA) for porches. The cost takes into consideration the $18.8 million development fee for the verandas.

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High Point sits on a 47,606 sq ft residential site. Finished in 1974, the existing development has 22 floors with a complete GFA of 211,976 sq ft based on a plot proportion of 4.45.

High Point had actually formerly introduced for collective sale in October 2021, additionally at an overview cost of $550 million. On Dec 9, 2021, Shun Tak revealed it had won the bid for $556.688 million or $2,626 psf ppr. However, simply a fortnight later on, Shun Tak revoked the deal, surrendering its $1 million tender deposit. Building observers attributed Shun Tak’s withdrawal from the offer to the building cooling actions introduced on Dec 16, 2021.

The launch marks High Point’s 4th effort at a cumulative sale, as well as also comes virtually 3 months after Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak Holdings terminated its purchase of High Point following the last collective sale effort.

“High Point stands for an absolutely distinct chance for developers to create a famous ultra-luxurious advancement proper the building’s area superb characteristics,” says Galven Tan, Savills’ deputy managing director, investment sales & capital markets.

High Point, a freehold condominium block at 30 Mount Elizabeth, has been introduced for public tender at an overview rate of $550 million. Savills has actually been selected as the marketing representative.

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