The Mount Sophia, which is located in District 9, has been in busy with a lot of activities over the past six months. That is the result of the current marketing activity at the 493-unit Sophia Hills, which is the largest and the latest development in the area. That area is developed by a consortium that consists of Hoi Hup Realty, Sunway Developments, and also SC Wong Holdings.
Mount Sophia Road
The revitalization of Mount Sophia Road began together with the launch of 8 @Mount Sophia by Frasers Centrepoint in November 2002, which was bought in 2000 on a 99-year lease from the Methodist Church. The revitalization itself finished in 2007 with no less than 313-unit condominium was made. The condominium consists of mix units including studios and three-bedroom apartments with an area of 816 to 1,464 square ft. The certain project was finally and fully sold at the launch with an average price of $730 per square feet.
According to KF Property Network’s Khoo, foreigners would love the area because of its accessibility and low price. In addition, Mount Sophia is also the greenest area in District 9 that is close to Mount Emily Park, Istana grounds, and the low-rise development.
Mount Sophia Close to 3 MRT Stations
People who choose to live here will also like the convenience of three MRT stations which only as far as a 10-minute walk. Those three MRT stations are Northeast and Circle Lines, Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station for the North-South, the Little India MRT Interchange Station for the Northeast and Downtown Lines, and the future Bencoolen MRT Station, which is part of the Downtown Line Stage 3. It will guarantee a condition in which people can travel anywhere at any time at ease.
Mount Sophia Close to Selegie Road and Prinsep Street
Another thing that makes Mount Sophia looks interesting by investors is the growing number of eateries. They are all available on Selegie Road and Prinsep Street which include Red House for the seafood restaurant, an Italian restaurant at 28@Wikie, and also Der Biergarden as the restaurant and bar combination. For shopping need, there is Plaza Singapura located in the area. There also several smaller malls like PoMo, Peace Center, and Parklane.
Inconvenience of traveling escalates stress level of residents. It has driven the need for most amenities of today. A supermarket nearby saves a trip to the town. A clinic in the street saves trips for checkups. You are less likely to miss a sale or checkup. Cutting down on trips mean saving cash and time.
Engaging people in some form introduces a sense of communal identity. Every resident needs to have the feeling of belonging to a community. Bigger cities all over the world are adapting to a cosmopolitan lifestyle and rightly so. People of all ages co-exist together in any residential area. Kid’s play area, club houses and gardens combined, caters to almost everyone.
Apart from being a nice area for daytime living, Selegie Road also serves the night lover quite well. In fact, there are some places that will support the nightlife. Plus, for fancy fashion lover, there are a lot of boutiques for fashion lovers.
In short, Mount Sophia seems to attract investors despite the long interval from the first development is because the good prospect that comes to it. Investors can see how this place can be accessible, marketable, and liked by foreigners.