HDB launches 576 build-to-order flats in Yishun

The second batch of flats under this year’s Build-To-Order project was launched on Tuesday.

Called Jade Spring, HDB is offering 576 two-, three- and four-room flats.

The site is located at the junction of Yishun Ring Road and Yishun Avenue 11.

It is also near the town centre where the MRT station, Northpoint Shopping Centre and the future Khoo Teck Puat Hospital are located.

The prices of the units range from S$77,000 to S$253,000. Interested applicants have until 31 March to apply for a flat there.

By the end of the day, Jade Spring received 241 applications, while applications for the HDB’s first batch of Built-To-Order Flats at Punggol Spring have closed.

Only one in 6 applicants will get a flat at Punggol Spring as there were 2,765 applications for its 494 four-room flats. Units there cost between S$200,000 and S$260,000.

HDB says the public can look forward to five more Build-to-Order launches from now till June. – CNA/ch

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 18 Mar 2008