PROJECT NAME: DUO Residences
DISTRICT: 07
ADDRESS: 1, 3 Fraser Street
DEVELOPER: M+S Pte Ltd
ARCHITECT: Buro Ole Scheeren (Germany)
TYPE: Integrated development –Premium Luxury Residences / Grade A Office / Retail / 5-Star Hotel
TENURE: 99 years leasehold w.e.f 1 July 2011
LAND SIZE: Approx. 287,000sqft, (26,688sqm)
NO. OF UNITS: 660 Units
LEVELS: #49
ESTIMATE TOP: 31 Dec 2017
PLOT RATIO: 6
ELIGIBILITY: All Nationalities
UNIT TYPE: Studio: 420sf ~ 527sf SOLD OUT1 bedroom: 538sf ~ 764sf (224 units)1 bedroom + Study: 689sf ~ 732sf (65 units)2 bedroom: 807sf ~ 1023sf (144 units)

* All sizes above are preliminary and subject to final survey

EMBRACE INCLUSIVE LIVING IN THE CITY CENTRE

DUO is located within Bugis, an established arts, educational, heritage and cultural district. It is home to more than 20 historical sites and national monuments, and plays host to an exciting variety of events such as the monthly Bugis Arts Flea Market, and the annual Singapore Night Festival. Located near the Singapore Art Museum, LASALLE College of the Arts, and the Waterloo Street Arts Belt, DUO neighbours this exciting creative world.

Next to Bugis is Kampong Glam, a historical Malay-Arab conservation district with a rich history. The colourful shophouses were once home to a multi-ethnic community of early settlers to Singapore more than a hundred years ago. Today, boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants still intermingle with traditional businesses like carpet retailers and spice traders.

DUO’s modern design adds to the diversity of Bugis and Kampong Glam, and is the leading and largest integrated development in the area. Complementing its historical neighbours, it acts as a bridge in connecting the area’s history to the contemporary Central Business District (CBD), which is located close by.

DUO’s iconic building design adapts to its unique neighbours’ rich history and vibrant personalities. At the forefront of mixed-use facilities, DUO is the largest integrated development in Bugis and leads URA’s vision for Ophir-Rochor.

With a distinctive design that seamlessly harmonises the development and its surrounding environment, the spirit of DUO is one of inclusiveness and symbiosis. A bold vision that helps bring to life the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) plan for a vibrant mixed-use cluster within the Ophir-Rochor corridor to complement the Marina Bay and Raffles Place business districts.

The URA has also earmarked this corridor to be a strategic transit hub for roadways and underground mass rapid transit systems (MRT) by upgrading the Bugis MRT Station to an interchange station to serve the existing East-West line and upcoming Downtown line. The Ophir-Rochor corridor also hosts the active arts, cultural, entertainment, and educational hub of Bugis and the historic district of Kampong Glam.

Embracing this vision is Ole Scheeren’s iconic design. DUO not only redefines the city skyline, but its courtyard and plazas hosts a variety of pedestrian oriented activities for its community as the civic nexus of Bugis – a throwback to the heydays of this charming and eclectic district where a vibrant community once gathered in similar enclave

MAKE THE WORLD YOUR OWN

Diagonally across from Bugis Junction and Bugis+, DUO is conveniently connected to a vibrant retail hub where unique shopping experiences await. Sidewalk cafes and alfresco eateries line the nearby streets at Haji Lane and Arab Street, alongside an eclectic array of stores. For those with a passion for the arts, the Singapore Art Museum is a short walk away at Bras Basah, and two of the nation’s largest art schools – LASALLE College of the Arts and School of the Arts – can be found in the area. The Singapore Management University and The National Library round off the confluence of educational facilities in the area.

khazanah

Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the Government of Malaysia’s strategic investment fund. As trustees to the nation’s commercial assets, our role is to promote economic growth and make strategic investments on behalf of the Government which would contribute towards nation-building.

Khazanah is also tasked to nurture the development of selected strategic industries in Malaysia with the aim of pursuing the nation’s long-term economic interests.

Khazanah has investments in over 50 major companies, both in Malaysia and abroad, and our companies are involved in a broad spectrum of industries.

Khazanah is also the key agency mandated to drive shareholder value creation, efficiency gains and enhance corporate governance in companies controlled by the government, commonly known as Government-Linked Companies, or GLCs.

temasek

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is an investment company based in Singapore. Supported by 11 offices globally, Temasek owns a S$223 billion portfolio as at 31 March 2014, mainly in Singapore and Asia.

Temasek’s investment themes centre on: Transforming Economies; Growing Middle Income Populations; Deepening Comparative Advantages; and Emerging Champions. Its portfolio covers a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications, media and technology; transportation and industrials; life sciences, consumer and real estate; as well as energy and resources.

Total shareholder return for Temasek since its inception in 1974 was 16% compounded annually. Temasek has had an overall corporate credit rating of “Aaa” by Moody’s and “AAA” by Standard & Poor’s since our inaugural rating in 2004.

Khazanah and Temasek announce strategic joint investments in real estate

Khazanah and Temasek commit to joint developments in Iskandar Malaysia and Singapore

Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) and Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (“Temasek”) are pleased to announce the establishment of M+S Pte Ltd (“M+S”) and Pulau Indah Ventures Sdn Bhd (“Pulau Indah”). Owned 60:40 by Khazanah and Temasek respectively, M+S will develop land parcels in Marina South and Ophir-Rochor in Singapore. Pulau Indah, a 50:50 joint venture between Khazanah and Temasek, will develop projects in Iskandar Malaysia in Johor. These joint developments were supported by the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and Singapore in their Joint Statements of 24 May 2010, 22 June 2010, 20 September 2010 and 27 June 2011.

M+S develops two key sites in Singapore

M+S Pte Ltd will develop four land parcels in Marina South and two land parcels in Ophir Rochor, each as an integrated development. An indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of UEM Land Holdings Berhad (“UEM Land”), a real

estate company within Khazanah’s portfolio, and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd (“Mapletree”), a Temasek portfolio company, have been appointed to oversee the marketing and development of the project at Marina South. For the Ophir-Rochor site, UEM Land and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited (“CapitaLand”), another Temasek portfolio company, have been appointed to oversee the marketing and development. Khazanah and Temasek are both committed to the successful commercialisation of these land parcels, which will include office, residential, hotel and retail components. The gross development value of the project with a permitted gross floor area (“Permitted GFA”) of up to 501,020 sqm is estimated at approximately SGD11 billion (RM27 billion), subject to design and development plans.

Pulau Indah develops two new sites in Iskandar Malaysia

Khazanah and Temasek have worked together since last May to identify suitable sites in Iskandar Malaysia for joint commercial development. Two sites, one in Medini North and the other at the Heritage Cluster in Medini Central, have been confirmed. Pulau Indah intends to develop serviced apartments, a corporate training centre, and commercial, retail, residential and wellness-related offerings on these sites. Khazanah and Temasek are currently in discussions and negotiations with potential partners and operators for the various components to maximize the commercial potential of the location. The gross development value of the Iskandar project with a Permitted GFA of up to 1,365,675 sqm is estimated at approximately RM3 billion, subject to design and development plans. Planning and design works for the projects had commenced in 1Q/2011. With the signing of these agreements today, the projects will move towards design and further implementation and delivery of the initial phases over the next five years. Khazanah’s Managing Director, Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hj Mokhtar, said: “We are honoured to be undertaking these exciting developments at these key sites in Singapore and Iskandar Malaysia with our counterparts from Singapore, Temasek Holdings. The development in Iskandar with Temasek will be highly complementary and builds on the momentum of

existing and planned projects in Iskandar Malaysia, in which Khazanah has been involved since 2006. Both these projects mark our first joint development investment with Temasek, and we look forward to a strong and fruitful partnership in both Singapore and Iskandar Malaysia.” Ms Ho Ching, Executive Director & CEO of Temasek, added: “Both the Khazanah and Temasek teams put in tremendous effort, working very closely together to develop the best

ideas possible for our joint projects. We were also very fortunate to have the expert and highly professional support of leading real estate companies like UEM Land from Malaysia as well as Mapletree and CapitaLand from Singapore. I am also especially grateful for the guidance, advice and support of very experienced industry leaders who will guide the Singapore developments as key Board members of M+S. I look forward to the successful development of the projects both in Johor as well as Singapore.”

OLE SCHEEREN, DESIGN ARCHITECT OF DUO

Internationally acclaimed architect Ole Scheeren is the lead designer behind landmark projects such as the CCTV headquarters in Beijing and the MahaNakhon, Bangkok’s tallest skyscraper.

In creating an unparalleled civic nucleus, DUO’s towering volumes are carved into sweeping concave shapes, while a hexagonal pattern on the towers’ slender profiles and a dramatically lit facade highlights its dynamic architecture. A masterful series of cantilevers and setbacks further evokes the kinetic movements of a dancing couple.

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Unique Features

DUO’s iconic building design adapts to its unique neighbours’ rich history and vibrant personalities. At the forefront of mixed-use facilities, DUO is the largest integrated development in Bugis and leads URA’s vision for Ophir-Rochor.

Location/Amenities

Diagonally across from Bugis Junction and Bugis+, DUO is conveniently connected to a vibrant retail hub where unique shopping experiences await. Sidewalk cafes and alfresco eateries line the nearby streets at Haji Lane and Arab Street, alongside an eclectic array of stores. For those with a passion for the arts, the Singapore Art Museum is a short walk away at Bras Basah, and two of the nation’s largest art schools – LASALLE College of the Arts and School of the Arts – can be found in the area. The Singapore Management University and The National Library round off the confluence of educational facilities in the area.

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