The Commodore a new project and is very popular to offer modern living for residents
The Commodore by JBE Holdings Group
On 28 November 2019, tenders were opened for the two Canberra Drive sites (Parcels A and B). The tenders were closed on March 3, 2020. Parcel A and Parcel B received land parcels on 99-year lease terms.
On Parcel A the Commodore at Canberra Drive is a luxury condominium being built. Oasis Developer Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of JBE Holdings Group, is developing it. This site covers 18,040.6 square meters.
JBE Holdings Group was awarded the Government Land Sale Program for its highest bid of $129.2million. This translates to $644 per square foot per plot ratio (psf per plot ratio). Five bids were submitted to this tender. MCC Land was second with its $124.9 million bid.
Canberra Drive, The Commodore
A popular integrated estate is being built in Canberra, a region located in the Northern part of Singapore. The Commodore, a new project, is conveniently located between the Yishun and Sembawang housing estates. These are both very popular and offer modern living for residents.
The new Canberra MRT Station on North-South Line is just a short walk from the Commodore. Since 2019, it has been in operation. It would be a great convenience for future residents as it would allow them to quickly commute to different parts of Singapore. At the moment, Canberra Drive is approximately 21 minutes drive from Orchard Shopping Belt and Central Business District (CBD), 24 minutes drive. For residents who prefer to travel on the road, Canberra Link is available. It is located in the vicinity both of the land Parcels. They also have access to the Seletar Expressway. The North South Expressway, which will connect residents to City Center in the North of Singapore, will be completed by 2026. This will lead to a significant increase in transportation in the North Region.
There are only a few bus stops near Canberra Drive that provide service in the area: 117, 883 and 169. Bus 169 operates on two routes. It runs from Ang Mo Kio and Woodlands Temporary Exchange, and vice versa. Ang Mo Kio Primary School, Yishun MRT Station, and Mayflower Secondary School can all be reached by future residents who take Bus 169 from a stop just outside Canberra Drive.
A number of prestigious schools are located near the upcoming project by The Commodore. These schools include Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School (Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School), Yishun Primary School (Yishun Secondary School), Endeavour Primary School. Yishun Junior College can also be found just a few minutes from here. The school Sir Manasseh Meyer International School is close for families who wish to send their children to schools with international curriculum.
You will also find libraries such as the Sembawang Public Library at Sun Plaza or Yishun Public Library in Northpoint City.
Bulkit Canberra, a sports and community hub in the area of Parcel A as well as Parcel B is an exciting development. The future residents would be able to relax and rejuvenate here. The Sembawang Shopping Center can be found just a few steps from Canberra Drive. This allows residents to enjoy shopping, leisure and entertainment. Sembawang Road is home to many restaurants that can cater to all your dining and food needs.
New Canberra Plaza, located near Canberra MRT, will feature a variety of retail shops, Learning, Education and Dancing Schools, cafes, Cold Storage, StarBucks, NTUC, and many other conveniences that will be useful to future residents. Chong Pang City is also nearby, where there are many shops such as beauty salons and clinics, mini-marts and other necessities.
A number of smaller parks are found within a radius of 1.5km. These parks are Legundi Park, Jalan Sendudouk and Montreal Green. Residents can relax and enjoy the natural beauty of this park. Sembawang Park can be reached in just 4 minutes, while Yishun Neighbourhood Park can be found 20 minutes away from Canberra Drive.
In 2026, the North-South Corridor project will be completed. It will be easier for residents to commute around Lentor Avenue or SLE/CTE, and so commute into the city faster.