Penrose Project Information

Penrose Project Details
Project NamePenrose
Address of DevelopmentSims Drive
Project DeveloperHong Leong Holdings’ Intrepid Investments and City Developments Ltd
Tenure99 Years Leasehold Development
Site Area174,648 sqft
Gross Floor Area523,753
No of BlocksTo Be Advised
No of Storeys17 to 18 Storeys
No of UnitsApproximately 570 Units
TOPTo Be Advised
DescriptionPenrose Condo developed by Hong Leong Holdings and City Developments Limited. Target to Launch in 2H 2020. Official Details including floor plans and showflat can be found at

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Location of Penrose

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Penrose is a new development that is located right at the heart of Geylang and Sims Drive by Hong Leong Holdings’ Intrepid Investments and City Developments Ltd. The developers jointly submit a top bid for the 174,648 sq ft of prime land that is located at the city fringe in the heart of Aljunied and Geylang. The top bid for the land was measured at $732 psf per plot ratio and it is estimated that a residential project of 570 units can be constructed on the plot of land. The development enjoys close proximity to major transportation routes including Aljunied MRT Station as well as Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway and the Pan Island Expressway for owners who are taking their own cars. It is a mere 15 mins drive to the Central Business District (CBD). The development combines the convenience of being located near to the city and the prices are not that high compared to core city centre developments.

Penrose Condo Aljunied MRT Station

Penrose Latest New Launch at Sims Drive Aljunied MRT Station City Developments Limited

Penrose Near to Aljunied MRT Station

The 99 Years leasehold development on the 174,648 sqft land size will be developed into a prime city fringe development that consist of 570 units with several 17 or 18 storeys that will comprises of 560 Units of prime city fringe residential units that is located near to Aljunied MRT Station. Given that the land was secured at $732 psf ppr, it is estimated that the selling price for Penrose will be around $1,400 psf which is quite low for a city fringe development. Penrose condo falls under the new ruling by URA that dictates that the average size of the development to be around 85 sqm which means that the units will be bigger and more comfortable for own stay. With more plans now to transform Paya Lebar into a residential and transport hub, Penrose location presents an ideal opportunity to own a city fringe development at mass condo prices.

Penrose has full and unique facilities, which includes a guard house, clubhouse, function room, indoor gym, tennis court, 50m swimming pool, sun deck, BBQ pits & children’s playground. The condo’s facilities provide full family entertainment needs for your family and loved ones. Indulge in a serene and tranquil lifestyle right in the heart of Geylang.

Penrose Location Near to Schools

Penrose sites on a prime piece of land that located near to many established schools with good records. Penrose location is located near to schools such as Geylang Methodist School, Canossa Catholic Primary School, Cedar Primary School and Kong Hwa Primary School. These schools are long established and have a good records with many of the previous students as well. Also, with the selling price of Parc Esta as well as other nearby developments that is already selling at $1,600psf, the selling price if at $1,4xx psf located nearer to the city compared to other developments would mean that the selling price for Penrose is relatively cheap.

Transformation of Geylang at Penrose into One of Singapore’s Highly Sought After Residential District

The residential town of Geylang used to be a plan that is not highly sought after and shy away by investors due to the sleazy appearance of the district as well as many night entertainment spots around the area. But these has slowly change as there are plans by the government to transform the area given that Geylang is a city fringe area and 2.5km from Bugis Junction and it is also near to Suntec City and Marina Square. Given Penrose site’s location, plans are underway to change the face of Geylang into a sought after residential district. The plans include a huge $2.2 billion dollars budget that will preserve the highly heritage character and charms of Geylang with importance placed on the Straits Eclectic architectural style. These include setting up a Heritage Board dedicated to the history of the brothels of Geylang as well as the Paranakan heritage of Geylang. As plans are also underway for residential developments in Geylang, high end developments such as Penrose are included together with other high end condominiums to take advantage of the site’s proximity near to Singapore Sports Hub.

Aljunied has always been a location that is viewed as close to Geylang and therefore the impression that the area has many traditional and signature dishes for your consideration. There are also many traditional Chinese delicacies that is available on the streets of Geylang.

Penrose Convenient Location by Public and Private Transportation

Penrose Location is located at the city fringe area of Sims Drive and Aljunied tuck away in a quiet corner near to Aljunied MRT Station. It provide the residents of Penrose a good location whether it is by public transport or private car transport because of its location. Residents who tend to drive to the Central Business District will be presently surprised that Penrose location at Sims Drive is a short drive away to Pan Island Expressway (PIE) that takes you directly to Orchard area or the Central Business District. The location is also not that far away from Changi Airport as PIE links directly to the airport as well making Penrose an excellent location for city fringe home owners who want easy access to the airport.

Penrose location near to Aljunied MRT Station also makes it one of the better location choices to stay at as it is just a short walk away from public transport. For example, Penrose is just a few minutes walk away from Aljunied MRT Station and therefore only 1 MRT Stop away to Paya Lebar MRT Station Interchange which is a interchange between the East-West (Green Line) as well as the Circle Line. This makes traveling to other parts of Singapore including the West side as well as to central Singapore very easy. For Penrose owners who prefer to take buses, there are many buses located along Aljunied Road as well as Sims Avenue that takes you to other parts of Singapore including Orchard, Raffles Place, Geylang and Paya Lebar. The development by CDL represents a true cosmopolitan living right at the heart of the city fringe.

Penrose Location at Sims Drive Near to Aljunied MRT Station

Penrose Condo Showflat Location at Sims Drive by CDL and Hong Leong

Kinex Shopping Centre

Penrose Location – Near to Shopping Centres

Penrose Location is also ideally sought after because it is located near to shopping centres as well as eateries. There are many shopping centres that are located near to Sims Drive that provide the needed convenience for the residents staying around Penrose area. All your daily necessities can be gotten from these shopping centres and the location of Penrose makes it easy for residents to access. Therefore, you can get to the shopping spot whether is it by car or your own transport relatively easy and quick by public transport or your own car.

Residents of Penrose can also find that the location is near to Paya Lebar Quarter which boast a great selection of amenities at the shopping centre. Paya Lebar Mall features a upscale mall where one can experience quality shopping and everyday conveniences and amazing dining options. The mall also features outdoor park where shoppers can take a breather or simply allowing the kids to enjoy some outdoor time at the playground with the family and friends. Paya Lebar Quarter consist of more than 200 shops for residents staying around the Paya Lebar and Aljunied area to choose from. From groceries shopping and banking retail facilities at Paya Lebar Quarter. This will be one of the most convenient shopping centre near to Sims Drive Penrose which is just 1 MRT stop away.

Other shopping centres nearby include Kinex, Tanjong Katong Complex as well as City Plaza which provide a wide range of retail and dining options for the residents of Penrose and the location of these shopping centres are also near to Paya Lebar and Sims Drive where a short bus ride or a short drive and you can reach the development. The complete list of shopping centres can be found at the below

  • Kinex
  • One KM Mall
  • City Plaza
  • Paya Lebar Square
  • Tanjong Katong Complex
  • Guillemard Village
  • Grandlink Square

Other places of interest include the Sports Hub which is located just a few minutes drive away from Penrose location.

Penrose Location Near to Established Schools and Academic Institutions

Geylang Methodist Primary School Located Near Penrose Condo Sims Drive by City Developments Limited and Hong Leong

Penrose Condo Location – Near to Schools and Academic Institutions

When it comes to location, proximity near to schools is one of the main criterias for parents to look at as this would bring in alot of convenience as well. Penrose location at Sims Drive is located near to many international schools as well as local established academic institutions making the development a good choice if distance from schools is your main consideration. Living near to schools mean that parents can monitor their kids easier and less time is needed to transport the kids to and from school. The transportation cost is also lower and there will be more savings and this would get substantial over a longer period of time.

  • Canossa Convent Primary School
  • Geylang Methodist School (Primary)
  • Kong Hwa School
  • Bendemeer Primary School
  • Cedar Primary School
  • Tanjong Katong Primary School
  • Eunos Primary School
  • Maha Bodhi School

Location also near to other academic institutions are also very important as Penrose is also located near to childcare centres and nursery schools. These schools are within a short walk away from Penrose Sims Drive and will be one of the best locations to stay in knowing that your children have good nursery care and education near to Penrose Condo location.

Eateries Near to Penrose

Penrose Location Near to Eateris Along Geylang and Aljunied MRT Station Sims Drive

Restaurants and Cafes Near to Penrose Location

The area of Geylang and Aljunied remains one of the best places to stay at if you are looking for good quality food. There are plenty of places to choose from if you are staying at Penrose location. There are many different types of food available for residents who are looking for hawker food or more upscale food at restaurants. Some of the nearby hawker centres include Sims Vista Market & Food Centre, Geylang East Market & Food Centre, Upper Boon Keng Food Market Center and New Lai Lai Hong Yun Food Centre. These Hawker centres serve extensive signature local dishes in Singapore and is a great place to gather with your friends and families. The Hawker centres serve as a vibrant place to catch up casually with your friends as well who are looking to relax over the weekend.

Some signature dishes that are located near to Penrose location include 328 Katong Laksa as well as Frog Porridge. There are also many cafes nearby which include Brawn & Brains Coffee which serve signature coffees as well as pasteries that are well received by the residents who are staying near to Penrose location at Sims Drive as well as Aljunied.

Macpherson Market and Food Centre

Macpherson Market and Food Centre One of Iconic Food Centres Near to Penrose Condo at Sims Drive and Geylang

Old Airport Road Hawker Centre

Old Airport Road Hawker Centre with Signature Local Dishes at Sims Drive near Penrose Location

Penrose Location – Near to Hawker Centres and Eateries

Penrose Condo being located at Sims Drive means it is just short drive to Hawker Centres as well as eateries. This is actually highly sought after as you can grab your dinner without paying too much and have all the delicacies housed under one roof for your consideration. Sims Vista Market and Food Centre is one of the hawker centres that is located near to Penrose Sims Drive that has a wide range of delicacies for your consideration. Old school Hawker fares are dime and dozens located near to Penrose and is one of the top hawker centres to visit for Singaporean dishes. Some of the dishes recommended here include Da Jia Hao Delicacies signature Emperor Herbal Chicken and He Xin Ban Mian Zhi Jia. Both stalls receive good reviews on the ground and is located near to the homes of Penrose Condo Residents.

Penrose Condo is also located near to MacPherson Market @ Food Centre which is also one of the top Food Centres to visit during the weekend. Macpherson is not known to be a foodie place as it is surrounded by industrial places but MacPherson Market @ Food Centre serves a wide variety of great food available at the heart of Macpherson. The signature Tai Seng Fish Soup is also located near to Macpherson. Some of the hawker centres located near to Penrose include the below

  • Sims Vista Market & Food Centre
  • Old Airport Road Food Centre
  • Upper Boon Keng Food Market Center
  • New Lai Lai Hong Yun Food Centre
  • MacPherson Market & Food Centre
  • Geylang Bahru Market and Food Centre
  • Circuit Road Food Centre
  • Geylang East Market & Food Centre
  • Haig Road Market & Food Center

In particular, Sims Vista Market and Food Centre and Old Airport Road Food Centre are the signature hawker centres that you can find near to Penrose Sims Drive. There are many signature dishes that is located in the hawker centre itself and is patronized by many office works around the Geylang, Aljunied and Kallang area.

Penrose Sims Drive Sports Hub

Sports Hub With Full Facilities Near to Penrose Sims Drive Condo City Developments Limited

Kallang Riverside Park

Penrose Condo residents can also rejoice that the location of the development is also near to many recreational parks and sports centres that is located just a few minutes from Sims Drive. In particular, the iconic Singapore Sports Hub that is located a few minutes walk away from Penrose provide the residents with a wide range of sports and recreational amenities for your morning exercise routine. For example, the Sports Hub feature an extensive indoor jogging track as well as a indoor swimming pool for some cardio workout. Singapore Sports Hub can be a great meeting point for your family and friends during the week. There are also other parts feature below to have some outdoor activities after work or during the weekend instead of lazing at home.

  • Singapore Sports Hub
  • Kallang Riverside Park
  • Kampong Glam Park
  • Geylang Sports and Recreation Centre
  • Geylang East Park
  • Kallang ActiveSG Netball Centre
  • Singapore Badminton Hall
  • Stadium Skatepark

Other places of interest include Kallang Riverside Park which also features a wide array of amenities in the park to cater to the residents. The park features many amenities for water sports enthusiasts and other sports such as Dragon Boat and canoe. The water activities can be done at the reservoir next to Kallang Riverside Park.