A home to call my own
Far East Organization, together with its Hong Kong-based sister company Sino Group, is one of Asia’s largest real estate groups employing over 16,600 staff members worldwide. Far East Organization and Sino Group have a combined annual turnover of US$5.5 billion and total assets valued at over US$45 billion. The group’s real estate assets total some 80 million square feet comprising quality completed and investment properties as well as development land bank.
A TRUSTED BRAND
A dynamic and diversified enterprise, Far East Organization develops, owns and manages a diverse spectrum of real estate products in the residential, hospitality, retail, commercial, healthcare and industrial space segments. Since its establishment in 1960, Far East Organization has been contributing to the transformation of Singapore’s urban landscape with more than 730 developments including 44,000 or 1 in 6 private homes in Singapore.
As the largest private property developer in Singapore, Far East Organization has earned a growing reputation for introducing cutting-edge concepts for the way people live, work and play. Far East Organization was awarded Best Developer in South East Asia and Singapore at the Inaugural South East Asia Property Awards 2011, and is the only developer in the world to have won the prestigious FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards eight times, underscoring its unique achievements in the regional and international real estate arena. Far East Organization continues to bring new meaning to its vision, Inspiring Better Lives, by developing properties and operating businesses that strive to exceed customers’ expectations and earn their trust.
Far East Organization includes three listed entities: Yeo Hiap Seng Limited, Far East Orchard Limited and Far East Hospitality Trust. Established in 1900, Yeo Hiap Seng is an industry pioneer of food and beverage products in Southeast Asia. Far East Orchard has a diversified portfolio focusing on property development, hospitality real estate development and management and healthcare real estate space. Launched in 2012, Far East Hospitality Trust is the first and only Singapore-focused hotel and serviced residence hospitality trust listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST). It is also Singapore’s largest diversified hospitality portfolio by asset value.
A REAL ESTATE EMPORIUM
Far East Organization is a one-stop property emporium offering a comprehensive range of real estate products for sale as well as for lease, from expatriate housing to hotels and serviced residences to retail, office, healthcare and industrial space.
Far East Hospitality, the hospitality arm of listed Far East Orchard Limited, specialises in the mid-tier to upscale hospitality segments and has a combined portfolio of more than 13,000 rooms under management across more than 80 hotels and serviced residences in eight countries – Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. In Singapore, Far East Hospitality operates the city-state’s largest hospitality portfolio comprising 17 hotels and serviced residences. The Company’s stable of nine unique and complementary hospitality brands include “Quincy”, “Oasia”, “Village”, “Rendezvous”, “Adina”, “Medina”, “Vibe”, “Travelodge” and “Marque”.
Far East Organization’s Corporate Real Estate Business Group manages a large and diverse portfolio of quality real estate options to suit different business and individual needs. It is the largest private residential landlord in Singapore. The group’s wide array of corporate housing options seek to serve the extensive needs of the expatriate community for long term stay. From office buildings in Singapore’s core central region to industrial property to medical suites, Far East Organization’s commercial portfolio provides a full array of dynamic spaces to match the ambitions and requirements of businesses.
The Retail Business Group of Far East Organization manages over 1.4 million square feet of leasable retail space in established as well as new growth areas in Singapore across 21 malls and retail properties, each reaching out to different shopper segments catering to different needs. With over 30 years of experience in the retail and commercial sector, Far East Organization has become a pioneer of progressive, first-to-market retail concepts.
Far East Organization will continue to shape the local retail scene by building on these successes and bringing transformative retail concepts to the fore. It established a fashion and lifestyle arm LifeStyle Scene Pte Ltd in 2011 to seek out and bring in new, contemporary brands and unique retail concepts to Singapore. In 2012, in partnership with Hong Kong award-winning lifestyle label Goods of Desire, LifeStyle Scene launched the brand’s inaugural overseas store at Clarke Quay Central, bringing in a broad range of Goods of Desire’s signature quirky, design-centric Fashion, Gift Ideas, Homeware, and Furniture collections.
Set up in 2008, Kitchen Language, the restaurant and franchised food arm of Far East Organization, introduces interesting food concepts and brands to provide an array of dining experiences to discerning palates in Singapore. Its fast growing portfolio currently includes eight restaurants and international brands – Quiznos Sub, Cold Stone Creamery and Dean and DeLuca.