18 Jan '18, 3pm

Sleepy Northern townships waking up

Sleepy Northern townships waking up

The Northern region may be seeing a developmental boom in the next few years. The Canopy, Yishun. Picture: iProperty Northern districts developing in the next few years The Yishun, Sembawang and Woodlands townships are already showing signs of rapid development. Woodlands is on its way to being “a vibrant live-work-play business hub set in a lush green northern waterfront” according to URA’s Masterplan 2014. The government is committed to transforming it into a hub with new housing, recreational and business facilities. The Woodlands Regional Centre will provide links between Singapore and Malaysia as Singapore’s Northern Gateway. 3 upcoming MRT stations under the Thomson-East Coast Line will be ready next year, reinforcing accessibility to the area. Rejuvenation in Yishun and Sembawang The idyllic but remote estates of Yishun and Sembawang are also coming into their own a...

Full article: https://www.iproperty.com.sg/news/sleepy-northern-townshi...

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