The Artra Condo is the culmination of artistic design and convenience. Situated on the city fringe and facing the Alexander View road, the Artra offers residents a breath-taking view of the city while enjoying the charm of Bukit Merah. This Artra review will cover specifications on the development, location, academic institutions, shopping opportunities, and benefits of the government masterplan.
The Artra Condo at Alexander View
The Artra condominiums located at Alexander View in the Redhill neighbourhood will provide all the amenities that residents could require. A mixed development, the Artra Redhill complex will comprise of one 44-storey tower holding 400 residential units, in addition to a retail centre with 16 shops, a swimming pool, tennis court, an indoor gym, a childcare facility, and a supermarket. The 400 residential units break down as follows:
Unit Mix / Type
No. of Units
2-Bedroom units + study
3-Bedroom units + study
5-Bedroom units + family room
Out of the 3-bedroom + study units, 32 of the units have the additional accommodation of a private lift. Each of the 5-bedroom units includes a private lift. To get a sneak-peek before claiming one of the desirable units, it is suggested that interested parties register early to see an Artra showflat.
The ground level of the Artra condo development will be an open-air pavilion, where both residents and guests are welcome to access the 16 shops and supermarket. The on-site childcare facility is likewise open to the residents of the Artra as well as the surrounding area.
Transportation for Artra residents will also be incredibly convenient, as the Artra is in immediate proximity to the Redhill MRT.
On the level up from the shops and facing the train tracks, Artra residents will be able to partake in an active lifestyle with a refreshing swim in the luxurious swimming pool or a friendly game of tennis in the court next to the pool. A thoughtful layout and the use of an aesthetically pleasing yet functional wall of trees will offer privacy and noise insulation from the passing trains.
The Artra Developer: FEC Pte Ltd
The developer of the Artra condo, Far East Consortium (FEC), is a multinational conglomerate that specialises in property and hospitality developments for both residential and commercial projects. They have a diverse portfolio of properties throughout southeast Asia, as well as Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. With an extensive experience that spans over 40 years in the development of multi-use properties, the FEC is a premier developer of properties that artfully combine spacious units, convenient amenities, and thoughtful design.
Comparison to Nearby Developments
Compared to nearby developments, the Artra condo sits comfortably in the mid-range for affordability. The most recent sale listings show the Artra is an absolute steal for interested buyers and investors:
Echelon—no on-site shops, no childcare centre, 3min walk to MRT
• 2br: S$1.450M – S$1.900M
• 3br: S$1.650M – S$3.000M
• 4br: S$2.800M – S$3.188M
• 5br: S$7.180M – S$7.900M
Alex Residences—no on-site shops, no childcare centre, 4 min walk to MRT
• 2br: S$1.350M – S$1.640M
• 3br: S$1.299M – S$2.059M
• 4br: N/A
• 5br: N/A
The Crest— no on-site shops, no childcare centre, 7 min walk to MRT
• 2br: S$1.396M – S$1.803M
• 3br: S$1.950M – S$3.014M
• 4br: S$2.332M – S$3.420M
• 5br: S$3.129M – S$3.768M
The Echelon, The Alex Residences, and The Crest condos all boast luxurious amenities such as pools, green spaces, and communal areas, much like the Artra residences. But despite their higher pricing, none of these developments offer the practical amenities needed for everyday living, such as the on-site supermarket, shops, and childcare centre that will be available at the Artra. In addition, the Artra is closer to the MRT than any of the other nearby developments. For practicality, location, and convenience, the Artra offers the most competitive pricing at this time. However, interested parties should act soon and request an Artra price list if they wish to avail of these advantageous prices.
Educational Benefits for the Artra Residents
Families at the Artra will have a premium selection of competitive and well-ranked schools in which to enrol their children. In proximity to the Artra condo is the prestigious and oldest school in Singapore, the Gan Eng Seng. Initially established as a boys’ school, the Gan Eng Seng is now open to both male and female students. The school consistently ranks as one of Singapore’s top 50 educational institutions.
In addition to the Gan Eng Seng, there are also the Bukit Merah primary school, the Crescent Girls’ School, the Queenstown secondary school, the Alexandra primary school, and the Henderson secondary school.
Farther out, approximately 20 minutes by train, parents can send their children for specialised learning at the Kawai Music School, the Invictus International School, or the FZD School of Design.
Whether it’s a competitive education at a traditional institution or specialised learning for early talent and career development, parents at the Artra have their choice in giving their children quality education.
Retail and Shopping Opportunities for Artra Condo
The retail and shopping opportunities for residents of the Artra condo will be abundant. In addition to the convenience of the on-site shops and supermarket, the prime location of the Artra development puts residents in short traveling distance to the numerous shopping plazas and centres nearby:
• Tiong Bahru Plaza—one MRT stop from the Redhill MRT
• Valley Point Shopping Mall—5-minute drive
• Queensway Shopping Centre—6-minute drive
• Anchorpoint Shopping Mall—6-minute drive
• Central Plaza Shopping Mall—7-minute drive
• Great World City—7-minute drive
Benefits of the Government Masterplan for Artra Residents
The government masterplan includes revamping of the current public transportation services with the addition of more MRT stations to connect to the six MRT stations already in place. Furthermore, the construction of the Sentosa Gateway Tunnel and the expansion of the Keppel Viaduct will make transportation into and throughout Bukit Merah much more effective.
The URA also plans to enhance the availability of green spaces, which are already abundant in Bukit Merah. There are plans for a park on Ganges Avenue and recreational spaces along Kim Tian Road. There will also be a waterfront park added at Keppel Island.
The plans set forth by the Urban Redevelopment Authority promise to improve quality of life in Bukit Merah in ways that will be immediately beneficial to the residents of Artra.
Residents of the Artra development will be able to enjoy the many benefits of the government masterplan. Situated on the city fringe, residents will be able to access the nearby city centre with more ease, and they can partake in an active and rejuvenating lifestyle in the current and planned parks.
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The many benefits of the Artra development entail the coveted units will be taken up quickly, so it is best to act now!