30 Mar '11, 5am

Prime space at downtown Marina Bay to help grow financial sector: SM Goh

Prime space at downtown Marina Bay to help grow financial sector: SM Goh

SINGAPORE: Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said having prime space at downtown Marina Bay to expand the Central Business District gives Singapore a "significant competitive edge" to grow the financial sector at a time when opportunities in Asia abound. He added Marina Bay is a great example of how the country has risen from "mudflats to metropolis". Speaking at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Fullerton Hotel, Mr Goh said the Fullerton Heritage development is part of efforts to transform Singapore into a distinctive and dynamic global city. The event also saw the launch of a book which pays tribute to the historical significance of the Fullerton area. Known as the "Fullerton Heritage", the area which spans 1.4 million square feet along the waterfront, comprises a mixture of dining and hospitality options. The Fullerton building, opened in 1928, was home to public offi...

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