This article is first published on and is written in view of the upcoming Principal Garden condominium New launch. Article has been revised to provide an unbiased view of the new launches mentioned:, The Crest, Alex Residences and Highline Residences. This are the projects launch since 2012. For unedited articles, you may view it at Official Principal Garden Blog Page.

The 4 new launches taken into subject grilling procedures would be Principal Garden ( by UOL & Kheng Leong Company ) , The Crest ( Wingcrown Investment Pte Ltd), Alex Residences ( by Singland Homes Pte Ltd) and lastly Highline Residences (by Harvestland Limited ). All of these have lease duration of 99 years. The following factors are essential in governing investors and home-stayers to making their informed decisions before any property purchases.

Principal Garden, Alex Residences, The Crest, Highline Residences Location


Both Principal Garden and The Crest are situated along Prince Charles Crescent, nestled amongst the enclave of the serene Jervois precinct with accompanying good class bungalows of Chatsworth and Bishopsgate estates as immediate neighborhoods. This gives the 2 new launches in D3 the greatest accessibility to the city area.

Alex residences is on the other side at Alexandra road, just a mere short sprint to the Redhill MRT. Deadly accessible to the red line.

Tiong Bahru has ingeniously evolved into an exclusive estate, assimilating old-school ancestry with ritzy lifestyle. Due to this sudden emergences of Cafes within the oldest conserved nostalgic shophouses in the recent years , it definitely is a prime site Highline Residences @Kim Tian is sitting on.


Principal Garden Facets

Residing in the city or its fringes can get us stuck in a perpetual concrete jungle. Principal Garden is a premium space of 80% lush landscape, making greenery at least 4 times more than the architectural structure. With more than 50 facilities amongst the 4 proposed 24 storeys , it calls for a quality crafted living. The panoramic view of the city’s horizons makes standing at the 24th-storey sky deck breathtakingly heart-stopping. Space allocation will never be a worry for its thoughtful efficient squarish layouts. It has a good unit mix ranging from 1-bedroom to 4 premium bedrooms and Dual-key units at the 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units.


Despite its apartment status , Alex Residences does not shortchange its dwellers of facilities. They are extensively dispersed across 4 levels. You can find units up to 3 Bedrooms with attached utility.

The Crest Facets

The crest offers 1-Bedroom up to 5-Bedroom units and also strata villas for those who crave for recreational facilities at their doorsteps.Dual-key concepts are available for the bigger units.  The architecture itself signifies a blooming life, resembling a thriving tree. It’s structure bolsters “open living environment” that relishes its dwellers with the most favorable wind and natural light conditions.

Highline Residences

Highline Residences exemplifies exclusive luxurious living with its award winning architect -W Architects ( Mok Wei Wei, a President’s Design Award Design of the Year 2007). Mok was referred to as “one of Singapire’s foremost exponents of Contemporary Modernism”. Quality finishes and fittings are without a doubt alongside with the high ceiling of 3.2m for all typical units. Yacht chartering service at preferential rate and free aria Bintan Golf Club membership are services that distinguishes Highline Residences from other developments. It offers 1-Bedroom up to 4-Bedroom and penthouse units. Also you can find the desirable dual-key concept in this development.


Land bids and prices have always been the most observed statistics and analytical tools for avid property investors. Below are the respective land bid prices for your reference* :

Land Bid Price for Principal Garden

So what’s the best property for investment in District 3 for project launches since 2012?

Stay tuned for the next article, numbers will be used to show the rental yield, potential investment for each projects in the upcoming articles.

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