The new structure, created by NBBJ, will be a next-generation, super-low energy, smart structure with 24-hour facilities

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Keppel Corp launched Keppel South Central the new commercial tower that is 33 stories high situated on the site of the earlier Keppel Towers. The building is situated within Tanjong Pagar in the CBD as well as in the Greater Southern Waterfront.

Keppel South Central is located on Hoe Chiang Road, a only a short distance from Tanjong Pagar MRT station, as well as the planned Prince Edward Road station that is scheduled to be opened in 2026. It will be located on the Circle Line in 2026.

Created by a leading architectural firm, based in New York NBBJ the structure will be a next-generation super-low energy, smart facility that is open 24/7. The project is scheduled for completion by the end of 4Q2024.

It will feature a wide selection of F&B services with a roof-top double-storey bar and restaurant, the space will be shared with 60,000 square feet of facilities, which include space for events and a gym, as well as decks for fitness outside and a pool. sleep rooms, nurses rooms, and educational facilities.

Additionally, it will be 5G-enabled and fitted with cutting-edge technology, such as access to facial recognition Smart lighting, smart lighting, and micro-zoned AC in zones designed for 24-hour business operations. It will also allow tenants to control their working hours. Tenants can also reserve amenities using an integrated application that can be used by guests.

“With its flexible, innovative and personalised urban space solutions, which include 24-hour amenities, Keppel South Central will let people work anywhere, any time, in the way they prefer and will set the stage for the workplace of the future,” says Louis Lim who is the CEO in the Real Estate division at Keppel.

Keppel South Central has attained the BCA Green Mark Platinum Super Low Energy Award. The green features of the building are a top-performing facade which will drastically reduce energy use from solar. It also has smart buildings management rainwater harvesting systems and renewable energy sources.

Once completed the project, Keppel South Central’s total annual energy usage intensity (EUI) is anticipated to reach 110 kWh/m2 each year, which translates to savings in energy that exceed 40% (6.2 millions kWh) per year. The energy savings are equivalent to the amount needed to power approximately 1.300 residences in Singapore for the entire year, which translates into reductions of $1.8 million per year. The annual savings in water of 26,000 m3 would be equivalent to the size of 10 Olympic swimming pools.

Keppel Land is also behind some other notable buildings located in The CBD as well as Marina Bay, including Ocean Financial Centre and Marina Bay Financial Centre. “Keppel South Central would be a further landmark development, and will be a major commercial tower within the Greater Southern Waterfront,” Lim says. Lim.