Tampines GreenGlen BTO Sales Launch : Refresh by the Surroundings
Tampines GreenGlen is a 649-unit upcoming HDB BTO Sales Launch in September 2019 offering 4- and 5-room flats. Tampines GreenGlen will be located close to Sungei Api Api river and next to a proposed park to be built in the near future, bounded by Tampines North Drive 1 and Tampines Street 64.
Tampines GreenGlen is designed to mimic a valley with its six residential blocks that are nine to sixteen storeys high. The development’s name is inspired by the natural surroundings where residents can unwind by strolling along the meandering wellness trail which leads from the park, through a terrace garden, to the roof garden atop the multi-storey car park.
Tampines GreenGlen Location Map
Tampines GreenGlen is situated within north of Tampines town, which is home to an estimated 232,700 HDB residents alone in about 68,812 flats in the town (as of 31 March 2018). With about 3.38 average household size, Tampines town has the sixth largest household size amongst overall the 26 existing HDB estate in Singapore, as such the town will have above average children and elderly staying together under one family roof.
Tampines GreenGlen boasts many nearby amenities that are within walking distance of Tampines Town, for instance up north within walking distance is Tampines Retail Park with Courts Megastore, Giant Hypermarket and IKEA Tampines that provide residents with unparalleled wholesale goods and conveniences. The trio of malls down south – Tampines Mall, Tampines 1 and Century Square, as well as Our Tampines Hub, Singapore’s largest integrated community and lifestyle hub is another popular residential area. Otherwise residents can opt to go to the north east for White Sands Shopping Centre at Pasir Ris as an alternative destination.
Shopping and Lifestyles Nearby Tampines GreenGlen
The nearest shopping location to Tampines GreenGlen is the Tampines Retail Park. The place has three distinct commercial buildings for everyday needs, from DIY furniture at Ikea, to latest consumer electronics at Courts Megastore and grocery shopping at Giant Hypermarket. These household names are a popular destination in the east of Singapore, so the convenience of being right by the doorstep is an attractive feature for Tampines GreenGlen residents.
Using the free shuttle bus service at the retail park, residents can travel to Tampines Mall, which is located south west of the town next to Tampines MRT station. The mall offers a varied and exciting mix of shopping, dining and entertainment under one roof for consumers residing in the high-density residential area of Tampines regional centre and in the eastern and north-eastern regions of Singapore.
Tampines Mall has a total net lettable area of 377,438 square feet and averages 25.6 million shoppers annually. Several key tenants in Tampines Mall include NTUC FairPrice Supermarket, Isetan Department Store, Golden Village Cinema and Kopitiam Food Court.
Nearby is Tampines 1, a haven for fashionistas and foodies with its dazzling array of renowned international fashion brands and trendy dining concepts.
This iconic retail landmark in the East is home to 177 retail and dining tenants. Shoppers can expect a carefully curated stable of lifestyle, beauty and fashion brands including Daniel Wellington, The Editor’s Market, MUJI, Under Armour, VANS, Sephora, Watsons and household names such as Cold Storage and Daiso.
To top off the shopping experience is a myriad of dining offerings to tempt even the most discerning palates from Asian delights to international favourites. It is your go-to mall to experience the latest fashion trends, dining styles and lifestyle options.
In between the two goliath shopping malls, the recently renovated Century Square showcases curated offers, new-to-market concepts, new tenants and more to complement the larger Tampines retail ecosystem. It aims to create a community space where shoppers can indulge in its diverse offerings.
Modernised with a new façade, the community-serving mall comprises of 6 exciting levels of retail, entertainment and F&B establishments with open-concept dining areas. The mall includes family-friendly services and activity spaces such as larger nursing rooms, family car park lots, roof deck, 24-hour gym and more, leaving shoppers satisfied.
Century Square also leverages on digital technologies to deliver a seamless, relevant and convenient shopping environment such as National Library Board’s first-of-its-kind virtual library in a mall to be located at level 4. Shoppers can look forward to many firsts and other exciting details as Century Square is ready to re-welcome old and new shoppers.
Our Tampines Hub (OTH) is Singapore’s first and largest integrated community and lifestyle hub, catering to the needs of over 232,700 Tampines residents and the eastern region of Singapore. It is situated nearby the three aforementioned malls, which are part of Tampines Regional Centre.
Located on the grounds of the former Tampines Stadium and Tampines Sports Hall, OTH serves 12 stakeholders and offers more than 30 community, sports, cultural, civic and lifestyle facilities integrated together over a site area of 5.7 hectares. It boasts a floor area of 120,000 sqm along with a build-up of 232,000 sqm. The place offers various food and sports facilities such as American diner Toko Burgers and Cheesesteaks and the modern bowling alley at Orchid Bowl.
There are futsal courts, hockey court, tennis courts and a sports hall that is an 1800 seater meant for floorball, handball, volleyball, basketball, sepak takraw, and it can also be booked to host community events. Apart from the sports hall, there is also a community auditorium where it houses 20 indoor badminton courts and it can hold 1,500 people.
OTH also has the Town Square, which is a 5,000 seater stadium with a FIFA-endorsed “2 Star Quality Pro football pitch”. The artificial turf can be used for both football and rugby matches, and also for other community events.
Back to GreenGlen at the North East is White Sands Shopping Centre (Chinese: 白沙购物中心), also known as White Sands, which is a 6-storey shopping mall near Pasir Ris MRT Station and Pasir Ris Bus Interchange.
The recently announced Cross Island Line will see several MRT stations being built in the town of Pasir Ris. The existing Pasir Ris MRT Station shall be developed into an interchange to serve between both train network.
More interestingly, the Pasir Ris Central land tender was won by Allgreen Properties and Kerry Properties with a winning bid of $700-million. The mixed use development will feature retail shopping and residential homes once fully developed.
Also within a 15-minute drive is Jewel Changi Airport, where the new Jewel mixed-use retail and lifestyle destination is opened. Jewel has more than 280 retail options including new-to-Singapore brands such as American casual dining restaurant A&W, Shake Shack, Burger & Lobster, Swiss chocolatier Läderach, and Pokémon Centre Singapore, the firm’s only permanent retail store outside Japan.
Education Institution Nearby Tampines GreenGlen
Parents that have started raising their children should keep in mind of nearby educational institutions, in particular Primary schools as distance between home and study can impact on their children growing development. The distance and time required for daily transportation can considerably affect how children will be spending their time between family, friends and studying.
Being near an education institution can encourage the natural growth of young schooling children as it reduces the physical and mental stress during their schooling period. As such residents with schooling children can feel reassured with the availability of nearby educational institutions:
Primary Schools nearby Tampines GreenGlen
JUNYUAN PRIMARY SCHOOL
2 TAMPINES STREET 91 S528906
ST. HILDA’S PRIMARY SCHOOL
2 TAMPINES AVENUE 3 S529706
TAMPINES PRIMARY SCHOOL
250 TAMPINES STREET 12 S529426
YUMIN PRIMARY SCHOOL
3 TAMPINES STREET 21 S529393
CHONGZHENG PRIMARY SCHOOL
1 TAMPINES STREET 21 S529392
ANGSANA PRIMARY SCHOOL
3 TAMPINES STREET 22 S529366
CHANGKAT PRIMARY SCHOOL
11 SIMEI STREET 3 S529896
Secondary Schools nearby Tampines GreenGlen
SPRINGFIELD SECONDARY SCHOOL
30 TAMPINES AVENUE 8 S529593
HILDA’S SECONDARY SCHOOL
2 TAMPINES STREET 82 S528986
TAMPINES SECONDARY SCHOOL
252 TAMPINES STREET 12 S529427
DAMAI SECONDARY SCHOOL
4800 BEDOK RESERVOIR ROAD S479229
CHANGKAT CHANGI SECONDARY SCHOOL
23 SIMEI STREET 3 S529894
NGEE ANN SECONDARY SCHOOL
1 TAMPINES STREET 32 S529283
PASIR RIS SECONDARY SCHOOL
390 TAMPINES STREET 21 S529400
JUNYUAN SECONDARY SCHOOL
11 TAMPINES STREET 84 S528933
Tertiary and other Educational Institutions nearby Tampines GreenGlen
21 TAMPINES AVE 1 S529757
TAMPINES MERIDIAN JUNIOR COLLEGE
21 PASIR RIS STREET 71 S518799
UNITED WORLD COLLEGE (SEA) EAST CAMPUS
1 TAMPINES STREET 73 S528704
SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN (SUTD)
8 SOMAPAH RD S487372
Future Plans and Upcoming Amenities In Tampines HDB Estate
Tampines Retail Park is a signature location of the Eastern region of Singapore. With Courts Megastore, Giant Hypermarket and IKEA Tampines just up north of Tampines town and easily accessible with free shuttle bus service from Tampines MRT station, residents can choose to shop at this alternative location away from malls for home and personal needs.
As a key business hub in the east, banks such as OCBC and UOB have relocated their backend operations to Tampines Regional Centre. Singapore Airlines and Hitachi have also established offices there. Located in close proximity to Tampines is Changi Business Park, home to IT services and financial services companies such as IBM, DBS Bank and Citigroup. Other commercial nodes nearby include Tampines Wafer Fab Park and Tampines Industrial Park.
For residents who love the outdoors, for runners, water sports enthusiasts and nature lovers, the attractions around MacRitchie Reservoir is just catered for all. It is the largest reservoir in Singapore where it is a part of a water catchment system that captures rain and water. At the MacRitchie Reservoir, there is a tree top walk where one is able to see at a bird’s eye view of the plants and animals that live in the forest canopy. It is at the highest point at the MacRitchie Reservoir, at the famous free-standing suspension bridge that is 250 metres.
Tampines town is also seeing major upgrades to keep up with rising population, such as more homes, schools and community centers to provide for young families. The continued development of nearby Changi Business Park will see more companies expand their operations to Tampines due to lower rents, resulting in a more employment opportunities. Additionally with Downtown Line 3 Extension, due in 2024, will see Downtown Line 3 join the current East-West and future Thomson-East Coast lines that runs through Marine Parade, resulting in further rise in ammenty needs for Eastern Singaporeans.
Tampines GreenGlen Site Plan
- Bin Chutes Centre
Tampines GreenGlen has recyclable and waste refuse chutes located nearby their respective residential building lifts. It is advisable to avoid lower floor units for the following areas due to noise congestion during waste collection periods.
Units Near Refuse Chute Centre
Blk 662A – Stack 101, 103, 119
Blk 662B – Stack 121, 123, 139
Blk 662C – Stack 141, 145, 147
Blk 663A – Stack 149, 151, 155
Blk 663B – Stack 157, 159, 175
Blk 663C – Stack 177, 179, 195
- Electrical Substation (ESS) and Bin Centre
There is an ESS and Bin Centre located at the North West region of the Tampines GreenGlen estate. They may impact the view of the estate environment for those living in those aforementioned stacks.
Units Near ESS and Bin Centre
Blk 663A – Stack 149, 155
- Carpark Entrance/Exit
There are two Carpark Entrance/Exit of the estate located at the North East and South of Tampines GreenGlen. Assuming a 50% car ownership rate, there could be close to 325 cars passing through and producing large amount of noise congestion. It is best to avoid these residential units which are in close proximity to these entrances and exits.
Blk 662A – Stack 115, 117, 119
Blk 662C – Stack 145, 147
Blk 663A – Stack 149, 155
- Position of Rising and Setting Sun
The western (leftmost map) residential units will experience the morning sunrise while the eastern (rightmost map) units will have their share of the evening sunset. As such other residential units in between the aforementioned above stacks are in the safety net of protection from harsh sunlights.
Blk 662B – Stack 131, 133
Blk 663B – Stack 167, 169
Blk 663C – Stack 187, 189
Blk 662A – Stack 111, 113
Blk 662C – Stack 145, 147
Blk 663A – Stack 149, 151
Design and facilities
To encourage a ‘green’ lifestyle, Tampines GreenGlen will provide several eco-friendly features:
- Separate identifiable chutes for recyclable and wastes to conserve reusable materials and save the limited space in Singapore.
- Regenerative lifts that reduce energy consumption and feedback power to the main supply to conserve electricity.
- Bicycle stands to conserve limited space by parking bike above another and encourage cycling as an alternative environmental friendly form of transport.
- Parking spaces to facilitate car-sharing schemes by reducing carbon emissions on the road and decrease contribution to climate change overall.
- Use of sustainable and recycled products in the development
- Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC Waters) design features to process rainwater into clean water and being used to beautify the picturesque landscapes
- Smart Lighting in common areas to reduce energy usage by only being active when residents are nearby.
- Tampines GreenGlen eco-friendly features will contribute to a more liveable, efficient, sustainable, and safe living environment for its residents.
- Smart Pneumatic Waste Conveyance System to optimise the deployment of resources for cleaner and fuss-free waste disposal.
Tampines GreenGlen Floor Plan
Affordability Guideline For Tampines GreenGlen
The following calculations provides a general advice to the monthly mortgage payments for Tampines HDB flats
Tampines BTO 2019 4-Room
Typical Price: $345,000
Indicative Pricing Range: $312,000 – $380,000
Resale comparables in vicinity: $400,000 – $465,000
10% Down-payment (CPF/Cash) : $34,500
Enhanced CPF Housing Grant (EHG): $35,000
With an initial 10% down-payment and EHG, the remaining flat price can be financed with a housing loan of $275,500 at monthly mortgage payment of $1250. Based on a median household income of $5,600, the mortgage servicing ratio is 22%.
Tampines GreenGlen Completion Date
Construction of the Tampines GreenGlen estate is estimated to be completed by the 1st to 2nd Quarter of 2023. For interested home buyers of Tampines GreenGlen BTO units, the selection period is between October 2019 and April 2020. The estimated waiting time is between 37 to 39 months for Tampines GreenGlen, with the estimated delivery possession date for confirmed selected buyers 29 February 2024 to 30 April 2024.
For other nearby HDB BTO Sales Launch at Tampines, kindly check out Tampines Greengem.
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