AWARDS: New Futura sets benchmark for luxury condos in prime District 9

/ EdgeProp Singapore
October 13, 2018 8:53 PM SGT
The prime Grange Road-Leonie Hill Road neighbourhood has been redefined by new high-rises that have sprouted up in recent years. The latest is New Futura, developed by City Developments Ltd (CDL) and designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM).
The ultra-luxurious condominium development has twin 36-storey towers that do not just stand out from the crowd, but have also made New Futura the latest landmark in the prestigious area. The project won the EdgeProp Singapore Excellence Awards 2018 for a completed project in the Central region.
New Futura won the top developer award for completed project in the Central region (Credit: City Developments)
“New Futura is a well-finished luxury development in an exclusive location,” says Lee Liat Yeang, senior partner at the Real Estate practice of Dentons Rodyk & Davidson. Lee was on the panel of judges of this year’s EdgeProp awards. “Yet, it’s within walking distance of Orchard Road and the Orchard MRT station.”
With 124 units in two high-rise towers, the project occupies a footprint of just 25%. This frees up the remaining 75% of the 87,000 sq ft, freehold site for the more than 50 facilities, including the multi-tiered landscape, waterfall, green atrium, a 45m infinity lap pool, aqua beds and a Jacuzzi. At Club Futura, a two-level clubhouse, residents and their guests will be able to enjoy private dining.
The landscaped grounds feature iconic masterpieces by renowned sculptor David Harber. There are six sky terraces between the twin towers. Each terrace is themed, and designed with sky pools and leisure corners, and offers complimentary WiFi.
View of the twin towers fdesigned by Skidmore Owings & Merrill or SOM from the basement (Photo Credit: City Developments Ltd)
The project has a wide range of units, from two-bedroom apartments of 1,098 sq ft to four-bedroom apartments of 2,691 sq ft with double-volume ceilings. They have generously sized living and dining rooms as well as spacious balconies. Selected units come with a double-volume ceiling. Units have marble flooring in the living and dining areas, while bathrooms...