Condominiums in Bedok

Bedok Real Estate

Bedok is a planning area located in the Eastern side of Singapore. The Bedok is surrounded by the planning areas of Paya Lebar, Hougang, Tampines, Geylang and Marine Parade. Bedok planning area comprises 8 subzones namely: Bayshore, Bedok North, Bedok South, Bedok Reservoir, Kaki Bukit, Frankel, Kembangan, and Siglap. Each of these sub-zones in Bedok has its unique characteristics, making Bedok an interesting and diverse matured residential area. Other than having a mix of public and private housing, Bedok also host shopping malls, heritage shops, reservoirs and famous eateries spotted throughout the different subzones.

The Bedok Noth, South Reservoir and Kaki Bukit zones are predominantly public housing. While the Kembangan, Siglap, Frankel and Bayshore are predominantly landed housing and low rise shops that offers a good glimpse into the past heritage of Singapore. 

Bedok is the largest planning area in Singapore as it has a total of about 280,000 residents with a good mix of private landed, condos and public housing. With the Bedok Reservoir Park to the north and East Coast Park to the south, Bedok residents are well connected to parks and greenery. Ample cycling routes also criss-cross the Bedok estate offering many options for rest and recreation.

Bedok has a more layback holiday feel compared to other parts of Singapore. Other than being near the beach, the building height restrictions in Bedok due to its proximity to the airport also creates a building landscape that is less towering. Most of the building and apartments has a 14-storey limit.

Real estate in Bedok is popular with families and people who area already staying and working in the Eastern part of Singapore. The prices of properties in Bedok is supported by many existing families that are already staying there. One exciting development to lookout for in Bedok is the residential, MRT and mall development at the Bayshore area, or the south of Bedok. Bayshore development will transform Bedok into a seaside area that will bring a lot of exciting things to come.

Condos for Sale in Bedok

Condos Near Schools

Among the prominent schools located in Bedok include Temasek Primary, Yuneng Primary, Red Swastika Primary, Anglican High School and Temasek Junior College. Condos in their vicinity include –

Condos With Reservoir Views

Bedok Reservoir is one of the rare areas in Singapore where the condos can be built next to the reservoir. Having an unblocked reservoir view is a premium that is hard to come by in the land scarce Singapore. The prices of units with such good views are comparable to sea view unit. In fact, the reservoir view has a more peaceful feel compared to the container ship dotted East Coast sea view. Also, it does not comes with the salty sea breeze that increases maintenance costs. Some of the reservoir facing condominiums that offer peaceful views include –

Buying a Condo in Bedok

Bedok is more known for its public housing and private landed enclaves. As large residential areas in Bedok North, Bedok South and Kaki Bukit are for public housing. Therefore, the condo demand comes mainly from families who wanted to stay near their other family members. There are no big cluster of condos in Bedok except for those near Bedok Reservoir and the Tanah Merah MRT. Other condos in Bedok such as the Bedok Residences and standalone condo developments that are near the MRT stations.

Bedok offers a relatively sparse residential landscape as private landed housing dotted across different areas of Bedok, Kembangan, Siglap and Frankel. The mix of high rise and landed housing make it less stressful to go around Bedok as compared to an area where you have towering blocks on both sides. Here are the pros and cons in buying a condo in Bedok.

  • Convenient location: Bordering the East Coast park, Bedok has all the perks of Marine Parade’s sea-side living without the prime price. It is closer to the Changi Business District and a convenient residential location especially for people that work in the East area.
  • Strong rental potential: Bedok has limited supply in condo and therefore has a good rental potential. Furthermore, the development of the new Changi Airport city in mid 2030s will bring out a revitalization to this entire area
  • Affordable property prices: As compared to its neighbour Marine Parade, the prices of condo in Bedok are more affordable.
  • Dominated by public housing: Bedok is generally perceived as a public housing area and therefore the branding of the address is not as prime compared to say Marine Parade, which is predominantly private housing
  • Height limitations of buildings: Near the airport zone and therefore height limitations are imposed for condo developments
  • Amenities concentrated in town center: Bedok Mall is the biggest shopping mall in Bedok servicing the needs of residents in all of Bedok. The Bedok Heartbeat community hub a stone throw away is the all-in-one activity center that offers library, swimming pool,  polyclinic and many others services in one hub

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The most exciting developments happening in Bedok is the Thomson East Coast MRT Line scheduled for completion in 2024 by phases.  There will be 2 MRT stations that will bring revitalize the Bayshore area of Bedok a new shopping mall planned and many more residential plots to be developed.  The MRT stations to be completed in Bedok are: 

  1. Bayshore (TE29)
  2. Bedok South (TE30) 
  3. Sungei Bedok (TE31) interchange connected to Downtown line (blue)

 

Bedok South MRT planned to be developed into a mixed commercial with a residential condo above the commercial mall. The completion of the MRT stations will ease of travelling to the Southern part of Bedok which was previously more inaccessible. With the connection the blue downtown line, residents in the Bedok South area can travel directly to Tampines area, Bedok Reservoir via MRT.