IOI Central Boulevard Towers to feature ‘largest urban sky park’ in Marina Bay
IOI Central Blvd Towers, the Grade A workplace project by IOI Properties Group in Marina Bay, is slated for finish in 3Q2023. Comprising two office towers of 16 and 48 floors sitting on top of a seven-storey platform, the development will have 1.26 million sq ft of office space and 30,000 sq ft of retail store including F&B upon finalization.
The project has attained the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) Green Mark Platinum Award and even the BCA Universal Design Mark Gold Award. Karen Lau, IOI Properties’ head of business, claims that the development has indeed accomplished a “robust occupancy rate”, which she associates with IOI Central Blvd Towers fulfilling the needs of the current labor force. “Our design concept has set upon a firm chord with the sector.”
According to the developer, Central Green’s placing as the centerpiece of the property is an action to intensifying need for work environments that prioritise health, welfare, efficiency moreover sustainability. “Establishing an environment-friendly, lasting future remains in the DNA of IOI Properties Group, and we exempt no attempt to set new criteria in metropolitan eco-friendly structures with the IOI Central Blvd Towers,” states Lee Yeow Seng, corporate vice chairman of IOI Properties.
In September, it was reported that tech firm Amazon.com had authorized a lease for 369,000 sq ft of office space at development.
According to the developer, Central Green is designed as a mini Singapore Botanical Gardens or Gardens by the Bay. Much more than 68,000 plants will certainly be housed at the park, with 18 specially-curated types. The plants will most likely combine colours, textures and even types to provide a green landscape with a visual treat plus air-filtering benefits.
The park is going to house a 200m exercising track, marking another very first in the district as well as event coverings along with peaceful areas for casual discussions or meditation. There will possibly even be a cafe where visitors can dine, overlooking breathtaking sights of Marina Bay.
Other features at the development feature end-of-trip centers for those commuting to the office by riding a bike, a child care facility, effective workplace styles with column-free floor plans, along with integration of smart touchless innovation at gantries including entrances. The project even has sheltered connections to 4 MRT Stations– Downtown, Marina Bay, Raffles Place including Shenton Means. Link bridges will connect it to adjoining projects, One Raffles Quay as well as Asia Square.
Biophilia is a key part of the project, with a huge section of the site alloted to plant. This consists of Central Green, a large 120,000 sq ft park on level seven of the property. Described as the “greatest metropolitan skies park” in the Marina Bay district, Central Green will likely include an area of landscaping expanding 160m long, or the equivalent of three Olympic-sized swimming pools placed end-to-end.