AWARDS: An eCO-friendly development

Flora and fauna are eCO’s attractions for buyers and one of the reasons the 748- unit condominium clinched not only the Sustainability Excellence award but also the Top Development award at the EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards 2018 on Oct 3.
“eCO has set a new benchmark in creating significant species-rich habitats, with an emphasis on native flora species, creating a new paradigm for its residents,” says Yvonne Tan, director of DP Green, who was one of the judges for the EdgeProp Awards.
eCO, a 748-unit condominium, won the Top Development award (Credit: Far East Organization)
The 99-year leasehold eCO was the first private residential project in the Bedok South area to be launched in the past 30 years, according to Far East Organization. Jointly developed by FEO, Frasers Property and Sekisui House, eCO is focused on integrating native flora and fauna with the surrounding landscape. The development was completed in February last year.
The 50m lap pool at eCO (Credit: Far East Organization)
Five residential unit types are offered at eCO: SOHO, Suite, Loft, Condominium and Townhouse. One- and two-bedroom suites range from 549 to 775 sq ft; two- and three-bedroom SOHO apartments from 614 to 990 sq ft; twoand three-bedroom condo units from 840 to 1,453 sq ft; three- and four-bedroom lofts from 1,012 to 1,776 sq ft; and four-bedroom townhouses from 3,218 to 3,854 sq ft. The different housing options cater to the varying needs of homebuyers, from singles to multi-generational families.
The five residential types offered at eCO cater for a range of homebuyers (Credit: Samuel Isaac Chua/ The Edge Singapore)
According to FEO, extensive studies were conducted to generate an optimal ecological environment for the native flora and fauna to flourish. The effort was carried out by a multi-disciplinary...