16 Aug, 2012
Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC), Singapore’s largest integrated mixed-use development in the new downtown, has signed on new tenants at its Tower 3 office building. These new tenants, which include Mead Johnson, Berge Bulk, Clifford Capital and Clyde & Co, will bring the overall commitment level for MBFC Office Tower 3 to over 70% at close to 890,000 sq ft.
Mr Warren Bishop, Chief Executive Officer of Raffles Quay Asset Management (RQAM), the manager for MBFC, said, “Located at the heart of Singapore’s New Downtown at Marina Bay, MBFC continues to be the choice business location for prestigious businesses, all leaders in their respective industries. The strong leasing momentum as well as the healthy pipeline of interest from multinational companies for office spaces at Tower 3 bear testament to MBFC’s reputation as Asia’s Best Business Address™.”
At 46 storeys high, MBFC Tower 3 offers about 1.3 million sq ft of prime Grade A office and retail space. The new tenants at MBFC Tower 3 come from different industries including shipping, financial investment, legal, and paediatric nutrition. They join a stellar line up of tenants such as anchor tenant DBS, Ashurst LLP, Clifford Chance, Fitness First, McGraw-Hill, Regus and WongPartnership. Across all the three office towers, MBFC houses a mix of multinational corporations from all around the world such as Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Adding to the plethora of F&B offerings at Marina Bay Link Mall are new dining choices at MBFC Tower 3 which includes nouveau Korean, casual French, Spanish, Japanese and local cuisine selections. Making their Singapore debut is Doutor Coffee from Japan. Chez Petit Salut, part of the home grown Au Petit Salut Group, VeganBurg, Hokkaido Ramen Kaiko, The Rotisserie, dr CAFE COFFEE and Osvaldo Ola-Cocina del Mar offer many dining options for the MBFC and One Raffles Quay office community as well as nearby residents. Foodfare, a household F&B favourite, has also opened their first outlet in the Marina Bay district at MBFC Tower 3.
MBFC continues to win international accolades as it clinched the top award in the Office category at the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards 2012, which recognises the world’s outstanding real estate developments. Marina Bay Residences (MBR), the residential project in Phase 1 of MBFC, was runner-up in the Residential (High Rise) category.
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Director of Marketing Communications
Raffles Quay Asset Management Pte Ltd
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About Marina Bay Financial Centre
Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) sits on a prime 3.55 hectare waterfront site at the heart of Singapore’s new downtown. Developed over two phases, MBFC offers a blend of three office towers with nearly three million sq ft of international Grade A office space, two residential towers comprising 649 luxury apartments and penthouses as well as approximately 179,000 sq ft of retail space.
MBFC Phase 1 comprising office towers 1 and 2 and Marina Bay Link Mall is jointly owned by Hongkong Land, K-REIT Asia and Suntec REIT, while MBFC Office Tower 3 and the two residential towers are jointly developed and owned by Cheung Kong (Holdings), Hongkong Land and Keppel Land.
MBFC achieved the Green Mark Gold for its office towers 1 & 2, Marina Bay Residences and Marina Bay Suites, as well as the Green Mark Gold Plus for its office tower 3 conferred by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore. These awards recognise the efforts made by the developers to encourage sustainable design practices. This makes MBFC one of the few developments to win more than one BCA Green Mark award. MBFC Phase 1 also clinched the Gold award for the Mixed-Use category in the MIPIM Asia Awards 2011, which honours outstanding real estate projects in the Asia Pacific region. It also won the Participants’ Choice Award where it received the most votes from fellow delegates. MBFC also clinched the top award in the Office category at the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards 2012, which recognises the world’s outstanding real estate developments. Marina Bay Residences (MBR), the residential project in Phase 1 of MBFC, was runner-up in the Residential (High Rise) category.
For more information about Asia’s best business address, please visit the MBFC website at http://www.mbfc.com.sg
About Raffles Quay Asset Management
Raffles Quay Asset Management (RQAM) was established in 2001 to manage and market projects jointly developed by Cheung Kong (Holdings), Hongkong Land and Keppel Land – three of Asia’s most experienced property developers.
RQAM manages One Raffles Quay and Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC) that account for a combined 4.5 million square feet of prime Grade A office and retail space in the Central Business District of Singapore. This forms the single largest Grade A office space in Singapore.
As the manager, RQAM ensures the world-class facilities at these two developments are maintained to the highest standards, befitting the ‘Asia’s Best Business Address™’ positioning for MBFC, the single largest integrated mixed use development in Singapore’s new downtown.
RQAM also oversees the ongoing development of the MBFC project, which includes Marina Bay Suites, the latter being scheduled for completion in 2013, managing the contractor and consultants to ensure the safety, quality and timeliness of construction. RQAM also manages the retail leasing and mall management of Marina Bay Link Mall, the retail component of MBFC.