HDB launches tenders for EC sites at Yio Chu Kang Road, Sumang Walk.
The Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Tuesday, 29 December, launched an executive condominium (EC) site at Yio Chu Kang Road for sale under the confirmed list of the second half 2015 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme. Another EC site at Sumang Walk in Punggol was also released for application under the reserve list. According to the HDB, both sites could yield about 1,300 homes. The 99-year leasehold Yio Chu Kang Road site has a land area of 18,422.9 sqm and a maximum gross floor area of 51,584.12 sqm, with a gross plot ratio of 2.8. The area is served by the Hougang, Buangkok and Kovan MRT stations, while nearby amenities include the Hougang 1 shopping mall, Hougang Sports Centre and Nanyang Polytechnic. Meanwhile, the 27,056.4 sqm site at Sumang Walk has a maximum gross floor area of 81,169.2 sqm and a gross plot ratio of 3.0. Offered on a 99-year lease, the land parcel is within proximity to the Punggol MRT and LRT station, My Waterway@Punggol and the Waterway Point Shopping Centre. Many primary and secondary schools are also located in the vicinity. The tender for the site at Yio Chu Kang Road will close on 18 February 2016.