Freehold Shophouse Retail Shops For Sale Singapore

Introducing 1953 - A New Breath of Legacy

Art Deco shophouses, introduced since the mid 1990s are opening up for Sale at the cross of Tesssensohn Road and Balestier Road.  This time around, it has adapted with a modern and streamline twist with geometric shapes, flagpole and finned pillars.  The charm of new world of eclectic fronting, weaving between innovation and tradition, is here for you to enjoy this Freehold legacy of landmark shophouses.

This old world charm is yours to own for generation to come.  These Singapore’s architectural gems are much sought after investment.  Back in 2009, psf is around S$1,300.  In 2018, psf is around S$4,500 about 246% more than it was 10 years ago.

Today, you can opt for ground level shops from 366 sqft to 786 sqft with lesser psf.

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1953 Details

New Property Name 1953
Developer Oxley Amethyst Pte Ltd
Architect Park+Associates Pte Ltd
Development Type Mixed Development (Shops & Residential)
Location Tessensohn Road
Site Area 1,666.5 sqm / 17,938 sqft
District 8
Tenure Freehold, Estate In Fee Simple
Expected Completion December 2023 estimated
No. of Storey 6
No. of Block 1
No. of Units / Unit Mix 14 Retail Shops, 58 Residential Units

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Unit Details

There are two types:

Heritage Shops (facing Balestier) Sizes are from 700 to 786 sqft.

Modern Shops (facing Tessensohn Road and Balestier Road) Sizes are from 366 to 560 sqft.

The ceiling height of the shops is around 3.5m and the estimated parapet wall / glass railing height is 1 m.  Each unit of commercial shop is provided with 63A 3 phase electricity supply (emergency supply is not provided).

Water supply to commercial units is capped off at high level just within the unit.

Location of 1953

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Prominent Location

Almost every public officers working in the Singapore Public Service would likely know this location well because of the Civil Service Club at Tessensohn.  There are around 145,000 officers working for The Singapore Public Service in Dec 2018.

The shops are fronting a main busy road and this sketch of Balestier Road would also be familiar to drivers getting to and from from Kallang, Beach Road, Singapore Sports Hub to Central Expressway (CTE).

Patrons could also reach 1953 via 3 MRT Stations at Boon Keng, Farrer Park and Bendemeer.

Today, there are also some spots which could congregate potential patrons include Ceylon Sports Club, Singapore Indian Association, Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple, Kwong Wai Shiu.

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Where tenure is concerned, The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced in 2012 that the tenure of future industrial sites under the Government Land Sales (GLS) to be shortened to 30 years to make industrial property more affordable and allow the government to be more flexible in their land development.  Previous tenure just before this announcement is 60 years.  BUT here in this development, it is FREEHOLD


The developer of Mactaggart Foodlink is Lian Beng Group which was established since 1973.  It is one of few Singapore's home-grown construction groups with capability in civil engineering and construction support services.  The Group is principally involved in the construction of residential, industrial and commercial projects, and civil engineering projects as a main contractor.

Aside from construction, Lian Beng likewise takes part in property development locally and abroad, mostly via joint ventures.  Some of the track records on commercial property developments are Eco-tech@Sunview, M-Space and Hexacube.  For Residential or mixed developments, they have completed are KAP Residences, Newest, Lincoln Suites, Spottiswoode Suites and The Midtown & Midtown Residences.

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