Which Properties Can You Buy With $13.6 million?

By EdgeProp Singapore / EdgeProp | February 21, 2019 6:45 PM SGT
Every Singaporean dreams of winning the Toto, and the Chinese New Year Hong Bao Toto Draw is a ‘tradition’ that we look forward to every year.
This year’s Hong Bao Draw offers winnings of up to a staggering $13.6 million!
If you’re looking to own a slice of Singapore real estate, here’s what you'll be able to buy if you tio Toto!
Completed in 2017, the towering mixed-use development comprises the 54-storey residential tower, V on Shenton, and the new UIC Building, a 23-storey, Grade-A office tower. The towers are a redevelopment of the former UIC Building. Built in 1973, UIC Building was once the tallest tower in Singapore.
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The new V on Shenton is a reinterpretation of the landmark development by world-renowned Dutch architect Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, whose works include Ardmore Residence in Singapore and the upcoming tallest building in Australia, Green Spine, in Melbourne.
Its residential component comprises 510 units. Unit types include two- to three-bedroom apartments ranging from 883 to 1,765 sq ft and penthouses of 3,315 to 6,814 sq ft. With a lofty capital of $13.6 million, one could set their sight on a four-bedroom unit at V on Shenton, which currently starts at $8 million and goes up to $17 million, based on listings on EdgeProp.sg.
In particular, premium high-floor units starting from the 36th level boasts spectacular views of the sea or city skyline. Some units even have dual views of both the sea and city skyline. Residents will also get to see a new skyline taking shape at the future Greater Southern Waterfront.
The 77-unit 3 Orchard-By-The-Park is a freehold condominium on Orchard Boulevard. It was developed by YTL Land & Development, and was designed by Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio as “Villas in the Sky”.
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Location-wise, 3 Orchard By-The-Park is a short walk to Singapore Botanic Gardens, Orchard Road shopping belt, luxury hotels St Regis and Regent Singapore, Tanglin Mall, Camden Medical Centre and next door to the upcoming Orchard Boulevard MRT station.
The development features three 25-storey towers, with a mix of two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments as well as two five-bedroom penthouses. Prices average $3,400 psf.
With winnings of over $13 million, you may consider buying a four-bedroom unit at 3 Orchard-By-The-Park, which costs an average of $11 million to $12 million.
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At 8 Saint Thomas, the two blocks of 35-storey consist of 250 units. Units at the developmemt range from one- to four-bedroom apartments and two penthouses.
Each of these units are fitted with Home Automation System with control to the lighting system and Aircon. Selected units also enjoy unblocked views of the skylines of Marina Bay Sands and the Orchard area.
Based on EdgeProp's listings, four-bedroom units at 8 Saint Thomas currently hover between $11 million and $11.5 million, so it's entirely possible to buy a sizable home at this luxury condo if you win the lottery!
Wallich Residence is part of Tanjong Pagar Centre by GuocoLand — a one-of-a-kind development that integrates five components and transport connectivity.
The development sits atop and is linked to the Tanjong Pagar MRT station, and also houses the five-star Sofitel hotel, 890,000 sq ft of Grade A offices at Guoco Tower, a 100,000 sq ft retail and F&B component and a lush 150,000 sq ft urban park.
There are 181 luxury homes at Wallich Residence, and 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom units are currently listed on EdgeProp.sg at just under $11 million, which is well within the affordability range of tomorrow's first-prize Toto winner!
Which other properties would you buy if you won the lottery? Let us know in the comments’ section below!