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Information on Far East Programme
      1962

      Jalan Pacheli, Serangoon Garden area - 72 Terrace homes

      • First residential development
      1967

      Katong Seaview Palace, East Coast area

      • Singapore's first 2.5 storey homes with turfed rooftop garden
      1969

      Watten Estate, Bukit Timah area

      • Built major project of 2.3 million square feet. Land purchased from Harrison & Crosfield
      • First in Singapore to build homes linked by the car porch
      1970s

      Mugliston Hill - Terrace homes

      • Made inroad into Yio Chu Kang area
      1974

      Far East Shopping Centre, Orchard Road area

      • First retail / office development
      • First foray into Orchard Road
      • First development in the area to feature a covered pedestrian bridge
      • First in Singapore to have an atrium, the most number of escalators, and a pair of external escalator
      1978

      Lucky Plaza

      • First in Singapore to have a Observatory (Bubble) lift with air-conditioning instead of fan
      1983

      Far East Plaza

      • Considered "The Biggest Tourist Shopping Centre in Southeast Asia" then
      • First on Singapore mainland to have a computerised musical fountain
      • First residential development offering services
      1987

      Ming Court Hotel (Renamed Orchard Parade Hotel in 1991)

      • Acquired stake from Malayan United Industries
      1994

      ISO 9002

      • First developer to attain ISO certification for project management
      1995

      Yeo Hiap Seng

      • Acquired majority stake in Yeo Hiap Seng
      1995

      Orchard Parksuites

      • Completed flagship serviced residence
      1997

      The Bayshore

      • Attained the highest Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS) score for the year and received BCA Best Buildable Design Award
      1998

      Far East Square

      • Opened a conserved commercial development
      1999

      Far East Square

      • Received URA Architectural Heritage Award
      1999

      The Bayshore

      • First development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)
      • Also received the BCA Construction Excellence Award
      2000

      ISO 9002

      • Attained ISO certification for customer service
      2001

      The Fullerton Hotel

      • Opened historical General Post Office Building as restored hotel
      • Received URA Architectural Heritage Award
      2001

      Far East Square

      • Second development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Specialised Category)
      2002

      7 BCA Construction Awards

      • Most BCA Construction Excellence Awards achieved by a single developer in a single year
      2002

      LevelOne at Far East Plaza

      • Launched street level retail concept
      2002

      Gardenville

      • Third development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)
      2002

      Whitewater

      • First executive condominium
      2003

      The Fullerton Hotel

      • Fourth development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Leisure Category)
      2003

      Icon

      • First inner city-living project
      2004

      SOHO at Central

      • First 'live-work-play' project by the Singapore River
      2005

      Novena Medical Center

      • First foray into healthcare services
      2006

      Glutton's Square site (Now: Orchard Central)

      • Clinched key site on Orchard Road
      2008

      Tully's and Kitchen Language

      • Tully's partner Kitchen Language, the franchised fast food and restaurant arm of Far East Organization, to set up coffee outlets in Singapore
      2009

      Quiznos

      • Kitchen Language brought Quiznos, one of America's premiere quick service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, into Singapore for the first time
      2009

      Quincy

      • Singapore's first all-inclusive boutique hotel opened
      2009

      Orchard Scotts

      • Fifth development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)
      2009

      Central

      • Clinched regional Cityscape Asia Real Estate Award for Best Mixed-Use Development - Built
      2009

      Orchard Central

      • First new mall to open on Orchard Road in over 10 years
      2009

      Rental Space for Equity Scheme programme

      • Conceived the Rental Space for Equity programme to bolster exciting new retail brands and concepts, a first for Singapore retail market
      2009

      Village Hotels & Residences

      • Launched new hospitality brand Village Hotels & Residences and the positioning of its cluster of properties
      2010

      Central

      • Sixth development to receive the FIABCI Prix d'Excellence award (Office Category)
      2010

      Inessence

      • Introduced new ultra luxury development arm and brand Inessence
      2010

      OChre, Kumo and Salta

      • Kitchen Language opened 3 new concept restaurants: OChre - a modern italian restaurant, Kumo - a Japanese kaiseki restaurant offering seasonal specialties, and Salta - the first Argentine restaurant and grocer in Singapore
      2011

      Cold Stone Creamery

      • Kitchen Language brought Cold Stone Creamery into Singapore for the first time
      2011

      Novena Specialist Center

      • Second medical centre venture opened
      2011

      Oasia Hotel

      • Launched new hotel brand Oasia with the opening of its flagship property, Oasia Hotel Singapore
      2011

      Far East SOHO

      • Unveiled brand Far East SOHO to champion a new integrated lifestyle concept
      2011

      Far East Organization

      • Awarded Best Developer in Southeast Asia and Singapore by South East Asia Property Awards
      2012

      Hillvista

      • Seventh development to receive the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence (Residential Category)
      2013

      Novena Lifestyle and Medical Hub

      • Eighth development to receive the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence (Specialised Project-Purpose Built Category)

      History and Milestones

      1962

      Jalan Pacheli, Serangoon Garden area - 72 Terrace homes

      • First residential property development

      1967

      Katong Seaview Palace, East Coast area

      • Singapore's first 2.5 storey homes with turfed rooftop garden

      1969

      Watten Estate, Bukit Timah area

      • Built major project of 2.3 million square feet. Land purchased from Harrison & Crosfield
      • First in Singapore to build homes linked by the car porch

      1969

      Singapore Hilton

      • First foray into public listed company

      1970s

      Mugliston Hill - Terrace homes

      • Made inroad into Yio Chu Kang area

      1974

      Far East Shopping Centre, Orchard Road area

      • First retail / office development
      • First foray into Orchard Road
      • First development in the area to feature a covered pedestrian bridge
      • First in Singapore to have an atrium, the most number of escalators, and a pair of external escalator

      1978

      Lucky Plaza

      • First in Singapore to have a Observatory (Bubble) lift with air-conditioning instead of fan

      1983

      Far East Plaza

      • Considered "The Biggest Tourist Shopping Centre in Southeast Asia" then
      • First on Singapore mainland to have a computerised musical fountain
      • First residential development offering services

      1987

      Ming Court Hotel (Renamed Orchard Parade Hotel in 1991)

      • Acquired stake from Malayan United Industries

      1994

      ISO 9002

      • First developer to attain ISO certification for project management

      1995

      Yeo Hiap Seng

      • Acquired majority stake in Yeo Hiap Seng

      1995

      Orchard Parksuites

      • Completed flagship serviced residence

      1997

      The Bayshore

      • Attained the highest Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS) score for the year and received BCA Best Buildable Design Award

      1998

      Far East Square

      • Opened a conserved commercial development

      1999

      Far East Square

      • Received URA Architectural Heritage Award

      1999

      The Bayshore

      • First development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)
      • Also received the BCA Construction Excellence Award

      2000

      ISO 9002

      • Attained ISO certification for customer service

      2001

      The Fullerton Hotel

      • Opened historical General Post Office Building as restored hotel
      • Received URA Architectural Heritage Award

      2001

      Far East Square

      • Second development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Specialised Category)

      2002

      7 BCA Construction Awards

      • Most BCA Construction Excellence Awards achieved by a single developer in a single year

      2002

      LevelOne at Far East Plaza

      • Launched street level retail concept

      2002

      Gardenville

      • Third development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)

      2002

      Whitewater

      • First executive condominium

      2003

      The Fullerton Hotel

      • Fourth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Leisure Category)

      2003

      Icon

      • First inner city-living project

      2004

      SOHO at Central

      • First 'live-work-play' project by the Singapore River

      2005

      Novena Medical Center

      • First foray into healthcare services

      2006

      Glutton's Square site (Now: Orchard Central)

      • Clinched key site on Orchard Road

      2008

      Tully's and Kitchen Language

      • Tully's partner Kitchen Language, the franchised fast food and restaurant arm of Far East Organization, to set up coffee outlets in Singapore

      2009

      Quiznos

      • Kitchen Language brought Quiznos, one of America's premiere quick service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, into Singapore for the first time

      2009

      Quincy

      • Singapore's first all-inclusive boutique hotel opened

      2009

      Orchard Scotts

      • Fifth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Residential Category)

      2009

      Central

      • Clinched regional Cityscape Asia Real Estate Award for Best Mixed-Use Development - Built

      2009

      Orchard Central

      • First new mall to open on Orchard Road in over 10 years

      2009

      Rental Space for Equity Scheme programme

      • Conceived the Rental Space for Equity programme to bolster exciting new retail brands and concepts, a first for Singapore retail market

      2009

      Village Hotels & Residences

      • Launched new hospitality brand Village Hotels & Residences and the positioning of its cluster of properties

      2010

      Central

      • Sixth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence award (Office Category)

      2010

      Inessence

      • Introduced new ultra luxury development arm and brand Inessence

      2010

      OChre, Kumo and Salta

      • Kitchen Language opened 3 new concept restaurants: OChre - a modern italian restaurant, Kumo - a Japanese kaiseki restaurant offering seasonal specialties, and Salta - the first Argentine restaurant and grocer in Singapore

      2011

      Cold Stone Creamery

      • Kitchen Language brought Cold Stone Creamery into Singapore for the first time

      2011

      Novena Specialist Center

      • Second medical centre venture opened

      2011

      Oasia Hotel Novena

      • Launched new hotel brand Oasia with the opening of its flagship property, Oasia Hotel Novena

      2011

      Far East SOHO

      • Unveiled brand Far East SOHO to champion a new integrated lifestyle concept

      2011

      Far East Organization

      • Awarded Best Developer in Southeast Asia and Singapore by South East Asia Property Awards

      2012

      Hillvista

      • Seventh development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence (Residential - High Rise Category)

      2013

      Novena Lifestyle and Medical Hub

      • Eighth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence (Specialised Project-Purpose Built Category)

      2013

      Expansion of Footprint

      • Acquired Watertown Brand Outlet Centre (formerly known as Harbour Town Centre) in Perth and Clocktower Square in Sydney

      2015

      The Westin Sydney

      • The Westin Sydney and its adjoining Heritage Retail podium jointly acquired by Far East Organization and Sino Group

      2016

      Silversea

      • Ninth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence (Residential - High Rise Category)

      Discovery Walk on Orchard (comprising Orchard Central, 313@somerset and orchardgateway)

      • Tenth development to receive the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence (Retail Category)

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