The Commodore condo at Yishun Canberra, the upcoming remake of Canberra Condo, developed by JBE at the District 27 site, will hit the market in the third quarter of 2021. After five bids, JBE was awarded the contract for the 133,153 sq m Canberra Drive Parcel A site with Oasis Development having the highest bid of $129.2 million (£64.4m). Parcel B received four bids in 2020 from UOL (controlled by United Venture Development), which placed the highest bid at $270.2 million (65.0 PSF / PPR). Canberra Drive Plot A can accommodate 220 residential units.
The Commodore condo has 220 units in total. Its underground car park is full of condominiums. Commodore Canberra is a 2-minute walk from MRT Canberra.
Commodore residents enjoy the convenience of new amenities such as Canberra Plaza, a neighborhood center with shops, supermarkets, grocery stores, fortification centers, childcare centers and education centers. Nearby amenities such as restaurants, entertainment and shopping centres are also within walking distance.
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As already mentioned, The Commodore condo at Canberra is only 200 metres from Canberra MRT. If you stay with Commodore Canberra you will benefit from new railway lines and developments. From MRT you have five stops at the Bishan Interchange where you can access the Circle Line as well as stops at the Downtown Line and the North East Line. They will also have three stops at Woodlands MRI station, where the long-awaited Thomson East Coast Line will be built. By 2024, the park will be within walking distance of the northeast side of Singapore.
Bus stops at Commodore Canberra and Canberra Drive are 169, 169A, 117 and 883. The 169 runs in two directions from the Woodland Temporary Interchange to the Ang Mo Kio Interchange and vice versa. If you take bus stop 169 to the condominium, you can take the Mayflower Secondary School and Ang mo Kio Primary School to Yishun MRI Station.
Bukit Canberra is a 5-minute walk from Commodore Canberra. In the first half of 2020, residents will be in Bukit Canberra, a newly built condominium in the heart of the CBD. The building is formed around the existing site, highlighting hilly characteristics and lush vegetation, and integrates various facilities to enhance existing greenery and biodiversity, so that users can enjoy its peculiarities and natural environment while bringing with it flora and fauna. In this gated community, Commodore residents can look forward to facilities such as a sports hall, falconry centre, polyclinic, senior citizens centre, green spaces, community agriculture and lifestyle-related amenities for their lush and natural surroundings.
Running trails with varying degrees of difficulty lead through the various scenic junctions and offer a variety of experiences. Traditional orchards and forests present a variety of fruit trees and food crops so that the community can grow its own plants in the community garden. A forest buffer on the edge of Bukit Canberra has been preserved in line with the existing vegetation on the site. The forest was planted to mature into a secondary tropical rainforest with flourishing biodiversity, which in a certain way complements the surrounding national parks.
Once completed, the North-South Corridor (NSC), Singapore’s longest priority transit corridor with dedicated bus lanes, cycle and pedestrian lanes, will connect the northern region with the city centre. Commodore residents will enjoy the benefits of the corridor by serving the public, bus commuters and active mobility users (pedestrians). The corridor has been designed to support our Car-Lite vision and provide bus commuters with a refreshing commuter experience. The corridor will reduce traffic on CTEs and major arterial roads such as Thomson and Marymount roads.
With dedicated and continuous bus lanes in conjunction with right of way signals, bus commuters can expect an average travel time saving of 10-15 minutes. Active mobility users and pedestrians will also benefit from NPCs cycling and walking trails. These will connect park-and-connector networks, local cycle lanes and HDB cities along the entire corridor, improving connectivity for both active mobility users and pedestrians.
The Government Land Sale (GLS) program attracted a total of five bids, with the bid for MCC land at $124.9 million. Oasis Development Pte Ltd and JBE Holdings Group emerged the winners from the GLS by submitting the highest bid of $129.2 million, equivalent to 64.4 feet (PSF / PPR) of land. They are the developers of Commodore.
JBE Holdings is a renowned boutique developer with a rich portfolio of luxury developments, including the luxurious SkyParks Residence EC. The Commodore is a future residential building with 220 residential units on five floors with a maximum height of 40 meters. It is the smallest of the two on the Canberra Drive site and provides developers with a great opportunity to develop an exciting product. With their level of experience the inhabitants of the Commodore look comfortable enough to stay there.
Life in Commodore offers you easy access to a wealth of amenities. The accessibility and connection to the MRT in Canberra is excellent, the MRT station is just around the corner. The Commodore is located in a strategic location within walking distance (6 minutes) of the Mrt, which means a smooth path for the residents. The proximity to the MTRs North and South MRT lines allows residents to commute to the CBD in less than 30 minutes.
Commodore residents have two ways to get into the city centre. Bus stops are armed to access the CBD from Canberra Drive. From Canberra Drive, car owners are connected to 2 Yishun Avenue and Sembawang Road, two streets connected by the Seletar Expressway (SLE). The other major expressways (BKE and TPE) are also accessible.
Sembawang and adjacent areas such as Upper Thomson, Senoko, Admiralty Woodlands, Yio Chu Kang and Ang Mo Kio are within easy reach. The upcoming North-South Corridor (NSC) is due to be completed by 2026 and its addition will reduce congestion on SLE, CTE and Lentor Avenue and facilitate faster access to the area.