4 June 2018
Wee Hur acquires property in Sydney for Purpose Built Student Accommodation
Wee Hur PBSA Master Trust, through its wholly owned sub-trust, WH Gibbons Trust, has signed a put and call agreement on the proposed acquisition of a residential block at 13-23 Gibbons Street, Redfern, Sydney for A$52 million. This property is currently a 32-unit freehold residential block with a site area of approximately 1,365 sq m. The Group intends to redevelop the property into a purpose-built student accommodation (“PBSA”) of approximately 515 beds. If this acquisition is successful and the PBSA redevelopment plan is approved, the total number of PBSA beds in major cities of Australia in the pipeline under the Wee Hur PBSA Master Trust can reach approximately 3,765.
22 May 2018
Wee Hur’s Parc Centros awarded BCA Construction Excellence Award 2018
The Group’s residential property development project, Parc Centros, was awarded the BCA Construction Excellence Award 2018 Certificate of Merit in the Residential Buildings – $1,800 /m2 and above Category. The winning of this award is a testimony of the quality of construction standard that the Group’s construction arm can achieve.
1 February 2018
Wee Hur’s subsidiary awarded S$43 million contract to build a 9-storey nursing home and a 4-storey church annex building
The Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wee Hur Construction Pte Ltd, has secured a $43 million contract to build a 9-storey nursing home and a 4-storey church annex building with 2-storey of semi-underground car park and addition and alteration to the existing St. John’s – St. Margaret’s Church along Dover Avenue. The Project will commence on 12 March 2018 and is expected to complete by 25 May 2020.
02 November 2017
Official Launch of Residential Development, Parc Botannia on 11 November 2017
Wee Hur has announced in a joint press release with Sing Holdings, the launch of their residential development, Parc Botannia on 11/11/17. A 70:30 joint venture between Sing Holdings and Wee Hur Holdings, Parc Botannia is a condominium development comprising four(4) 22-storey towers with a total of 735 units. Units offer a range of 1 to 5 – bedroom apartments with sizes spanning 40 square metres (431 square feet) to 156 square meters (1,679 square feet). The units are priced at an average of S$1,280 psf which makes it one of the more attractively priced and affordable residential development going forward.
Parc Botannia, located also Fernvale Street, is nestled within Singapore forth regional centre – the future Seletar Regional Center. It is strategically located right next to Thanggam LRT station and a few stops away from Sengkang MRT Station. It is also well served by TPE connecting to SLE, CTE, KPE and ECP. The locale boasts a myriad of recreational facilities that cater to all age groups. Shopping and dining amenities are also in abundance. Themed as a nature-filled parkside development, it enjoys lush greenery, flanked by Lorong Thanggam Park to its northwest and an upcoming expansive park to its south.
The sales gallery and show suites are located at junction of Fernvale Road and Sengkang West Way and is open for PREVIEW daily from 10am to 7pm.
14 June 2017
Wee Hur Construction wins BCA Green and Gracious Builder Award 2017
The Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wee Hur Construction Pte Ltd, was awarded the BCA Green and Gracious Builder Award – Star in the BCA Awards 2017. This award is given to progressive builders who have taken significant steps to address environmental and public concerns in construction works and helped develop a more positive image of the construction industry.
18 May 2017
Wee Hur’s subsidiary awarded S$62 million contract to build 8-storey factory for Stuttgart Auto
The Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wee Hur Construction Pte Ltd, has secured a S$62 million construction project from Stuttgart Auto Pte Ltd to build an 8-storey single user factory with 3 levels of basement carpark, and comprising car workshops and showrooms, as well as ancillary offices between Kung Chong Road and Chang Charn Road, off Leng Kee Road. Construction will commence on 30 May 2017 and will last 30 months.
22 March 2017
Wee Hur’s subsidiary awarded S$22.8 million contract to build 6-storey office block for PUB
The Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wee Hur Construction Pte Ltd, has secured a S$22.8 million contract for the redevelopment of WaterHub project from PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. The scope of project covers the erection of a 6-storey office block and additions and alterations to the existing WaterHub Building at Toh Guan Road East (Clementi Planning Area). The project will commence on 31 March 2017 and will last 15 months.
22 December 2016
Wee Hur sets up Australian-focused Purpose-built Student Accommodation Private Trust
The Group set up an Australian-focused Purpose built Student Accommodation (“PBSA”) Private Trust, named Wee Hur PBSA Master Trust, for the purpose of developing and operating PBSAs in major cities in Australia. The Group is seeding the first two PBSA developments in Brisbane, totally about 2,500 beds, into this proposed trust. The first proposed PBSA which is under construction on Buranda Plot 1 is expected to complete by end of 2017. The Group is currently seeking approval from the relevant authority for the second proposed PBSA to be developed on the remaining plot at Ann Street, Brisbane.
17 October 2016
Wee Hur’s subsidary awarded land parcel at Fernvale Road, intends to develop condominium
The Group’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Wee Hur Development Pte Ltd, together with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sing Holdings Limited, has been awarded the tender of a land parcel at Fernvale Road at a price of S$287.1 million. Following the award of this tender, a JV company will be set up, with Wee Hur holding 30% stake, to undertake a condominium development with a GFA of about 51,588 sqm.
27 May 2016
Wee Hur awarded BCA Awards 2016 Certificate of Merit for Nexus@One North
Nexus@One North, a construction project comprising two blocks of six-storey business park and office mixed use development built by Wee Hur at Fusionopolis Link, has been awarded the BCA Construction Excellence Awards 2016 Certificate of Merit under the Commercial / Mxied Development Category.
21 April 2016
Wee Hur awarded S$82.2 million contract to build warehouse for Mapletree Logistics Trust
Wee Hur Construction Pte Ltd was awarded a S$82.2 million contract to design and construct a single user 5-storey warehouse with an industrial canteen at No.76 Pioneer Road for Mapletree Logistics Trust. Work on this new project will commence on 1 May 2016 and is expected to complete in 17 months by 30 September 2017. Revenue from this project is expected to flow in from FY2016 to FY2017.
13 January 2016
Wee Hur officially launches 517-unit industrial development MEGA@Woodlands on 15 January 2016
Wee Hur officially launched its latest and largest industrial project till date, MEGA@Woodlands, on 15 January 2016. MEGA@Woodlands is an eight-storey ramp-up/flatted industrial building for B1 clean and light, and B2 general industry comprising 517 units, each from 1711 sq ft. It offers mega specifications and amenities which include a Sky Lounge comprising a first-of-its-kind dedicated business center featuring meeting rooms of various capacities and gym with shower facilitiies, three sky gardens with jogging trail and outdoor fitness stations. It is located along Woodlands Avenue 12 at approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Admiralty MRT Station and offers excellent transport connectivity via Seletar Expressway and the future North-South Expressway. For more details on MEGA@Woodlands, please visit www.megawoodlands.com.sg.