Although not as abundant due to space limitations and licensing requirements, majority of newer developments now include childcare facilities. Developers who have the advantage of space are now attracting parents with school-age children.
Listed are five property developments that come with childcare centres.
This 1,024-unit property is a high density condominium. It is five minutes away from the Aljunied MRT Station and is located along the East-West line. It features seven retail spaces. Sims Urban Oasis’ TOP (Temporary Occupation Permit) is expected in 2018. Hawker centres and shops are within walking distance. Geylang and other eating stations are across the Aljunied MRT. Prices start at SGD758K.
Integrated with the Northpoint City Mall, North Park Residences not only comes with a childcare centre. Play areas are available as well. Popular facilities, such as retail stores and bus stations are conveniently located within its premises. Prices start at an average of SGD615K.
This property along Dundee road is conveniently located across the Queenstown MRT station. Pending approval of building permits, a link bridge will connect Queens Peak to the MRT. Like Sims Urban Oasis, Queens Peak is along the East-West line. To Jurong East, it will take five stops. To Buona Vista, two stops. To Outram Park, three stops. From Tanjong Pagar and Raffles, it is four and five stops, respectively. The farthest is City Hall, which is six stops. Queens Peak has one retail unit and one childcare facility. Prices start at SGD674K.
Grandeur Park Residences is a mere two stops away from the Changi Airport. To the Pasir Ris, three stops. It is located at Tanah Merah and is a short walk to the train station. Bedok Mall and Bedok Point are one stop away. The Princess Theater, which is nearing is completion, will be the nearest Cineplex in the area. Grandeur Park Residences features two commercial shops and one childcare centre. Prices start at SGD560K, the most affordable in this roster.
Artra, a 44-storey tower, 400 unit development, is the latest in this list. Unlike most properties, Artra’s ground floor is exclusively dedicated to 16 retail shopping stores and a supermarket. Its childcare centre has a separate elevator for Artra residents’ exclusive use. All the units are either 2BRs or study units. Prices begin at SGD1.2million.