THE Rochester, Buona Vista - Iconic Residence ~ Exciting Lifestyles
Retreat to the lush greenery of the Rochester Park or engage in the delightful living amenities of North Buona Vista. The Rochester, located at 33 Rochester Drive, Singapore is an iconic development towering over Singapore research and education hub.
The Rochester, going by the job-home-leisure concept, is a mixed development that will comprise a condominium, a business hotel and a mall.
The Rochester is the gateway of the $15 billion one-north development where people gather, communicate and enjoy the urban lifestyle. It is located at the intellectual crossroads of the Biopolis, Fusionopolis, Singapore Science Parks and the Western academic corridors of Singapore which includes National University of Singapore, Singapore and Ngee Ann Polytechnics, Anglo Chinese Schools, Insead and many more...
The cluster will have 'unparalleled accessibility,' says Jackson Yap, group managing director and chief executive of developer United Engineers.'There's the East-West MRT line a five-minute walk away at Buona Vista station and the Circle Line to be running by 2011. It is also a short drive to Orchard Road and walking distance to Holland Village.'
At The Rochester, residents can Indulge in great shopping at the Vista Exchange mall and the upcoming Civic, Cultural and Retail Complex. There are also the nearby Holland Village, VivoCity and the Rochester Park for more dining and shopping choices. Designed by famed architect Mr Paul Noritaka Tange of Tange Associates, The Rochester is strategically located on North Buona Vista Road, at the confluence of the East-West MRT Line (Buona Vista MRT Station) and the future Circle Line (one-north MRT Station) – allowing easy accessibility to the Orchard Road shopping belt and Sentosa Island.
The Rochester will have 366 units. Besides being near the sleek towers of Biopolis and Fusionopolis, it is flanked by the lush Rochester Park, a green belt with colonial black-and-white bungalows that have been leased to food-and-beverage outlets. 'It enjoys all the amenities of a mature residential estate with the greenery of the Rochester Hill in the background,' says Mr Yap. Surrounded by natural vegetation, The Rochester is a dream home for today's urbanites.
The Rochester Mall will be 100,000 sq ft and the business hotel, called Park Avenue Suites @ The Rochester, will have 350 rooms. 'Apart from serving business travellers to one-north, the hotel will cater to medical tourists, with the National University Hospital and Gleneagles in the vicinity,' Mr Yap says. It will also attract 'edu-tourists' on short-term post-graduate courses at the nearby INSEAD business school and the National University of Singapore, he adds.
The Rochester, where home, work, play and learning converge in an exquisite celebration of life!