Our Thoughts On Penrose: Your Buyer’s Guide

Set to have launched in the prime city fringe of Sims Drive, Singapore is your new home in District 14 which goes by the project name Penrose Condominium. Nestled in the centre of 3 residential projects on Aljunied Road, the mid-size development is stated to have the capacity of eminent capital growth for secure entry investment.

With its tagline, ‘Endless Awe,’ Penrose sets out the level of splendour in balance. The indulgence of nature within, the enthusiasm of living near the cityside, and the convenience of the East-all catered to one’s pursuit.

The developer, Hong Leong Holdings Limited (HLHL) and City Developments Ltd. (CDL) have acquired the Penrose site through a winning top developer price of $383.5 million. The condo sits on a land area of 174, 646 sq. ft., which can house a total of 566 premium residential units that come in a variety of unit types. There are 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, to 4-bedroom components with its corresponding floor plan. Their sizes range from 474 sq. ft. to 1399 sq. ft.

Penrose Condo Developer

As one of the considerations when buying any property, it is noteworthy to be familiar with the track records and history of the developers its readiness about sales enquiries. Their credibility and trusted records will provide you with an assurance that you are investing to read and agree in the right property. Penrose developer, Hong Leong Group and City Developments Ltd (CDL) is not only reputable but also known to be one of the predominant providers in the market where one can get direct developer price.

Under Novasims Development Pte Ltd, the Penrose developer, Penrose developer Hong Leong Group possesses the largest private residential land reserve and is one of Asia’s largest and most successful conglomerates. Both CDL and Hong Leong companies have gained numerous top awards and recognition for their ingenious and architectural design backed by their highly-valued quality development. All these drew them as the top-ranking real estate companies and has established itself as an authority in Singapore property as they are always ready for sales enquiries.

Location: 22 Sims Dr, Singapore 387396

District: 14

Description Of Property: A new launch flat residential development comprising of 5 blocks of 18-storey of residential flats, (total of 566 units) and Child Care Centre with 4-storey multi-storey carpark, one basement carpark, swimming pool, and communal facilities.

No. Of Units: 566

Carpark Lots: 583 lots: 12 ground floor parking lots (for Child Care Centre); 220 multi-storey parking lots (for Residential); 346 basement parking lots (for Residential); 5 accessible lots (basement); and 142 bicycle lots.

Tenure Of Land: Leasehold (99 years lease commencing from 3 July 2019)

Expected TOP (Temporary Occupation Permit): Not later than October 2025

Expected CSC (Certificate of Statutory Completion): Not later than October 2028

Land Size: 16, 225. 20 sq. m.

Developer: Hong Leong Holdings & CDL

Architect: P & T Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Landscape Consultant: Ecoplan Asia Pte. Ltd.

M & E Engineer: United Project Consultants Pte. Ltd.

C & S Engineer: TW-Asia Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Penrose Residential Flats Location

Penrose Location

Located at Sims Drive, the city fringe of the RCR region, tenants of Penrose condo in Singapore should be able to reach the Central Business District (CBD) or Paya Lebar Regional Centre which is 15 minutes drive through a private vehicle. Luckily for car drivers, they can take around 5 minutes to arrive at Pan Island Expressway (PIE) as well as Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) during non-rush hours.

As another option, future occupants can take a conveniently 6-minute walk to Aljunied MRT station and travel to four more MRT lines ( East-West MRT station, Orchard MRT station, North-South MRT station, and Raffles Place MRT station) to get to the City Hall. Otherwise, residents can choose to board the extensive bus services network just outside the condo that allows them to travel to different parts of Singapore.

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Shopping and Dining

Craving for food? Not to worry, Penrose’s very strategic location near the Aljunied MRT, there are a wide variety of food and shopping spots options to choose from. With just one MRT stop from Paya Lebar MRT, you can find numerous food and retail stores which are in close proximity to the condo.

Shops Nearby the Penrose Condos

The closest hawker centres will be the Sims Vista Market & Food Centre. If you want to try a wide selection of local delicacies, Haig Road Market and Old Report Food Centre are just a few minute drives from Penrose.

Still, not your thing? Well, if you go further to Geylang, you can find an array of coffee shops, eateries, and restaurants. Slightly further away from Geylang, you will arrive at Katong and Joo Chiat, where you can spot a plethora of exotic food options from Asian to European cuisine.

Apart from these food choices, Penrose is also surrounded by several shopping malls, such as Paya Lebar Quarter, SingPost Centre, Paya Lebar Square, One KM, Kallang Wave Mall, and even City Plazas.

Hospitals and Clinics

Future residents of Penrose condo will be delighted to know that the site is situated near medical facilities. By just briefly travelling 7 stations away from Paya Lebar MRT to Outram Park MRT station, such health emergency or medical maintenance will be nurtured and cured.


Aljunied is progressing to become an educational hub, collecting all reputable local and international schools making it desirable for families and their children. Likewise, Penrose is also recognised to be an ideal home for families, with easy commuting as it is near the Aljunied MRT. There are ample high-quality educational institutions that are in close proximity to this unit, like the Geylang Methodist School.

These schools range from various levels such as:

  • Pre-school: MindChamps Preschool, Canossaville Preschool.
  • Primary Level: Geylang Methodist School, Canossa Catholic Primary School, Kong Hwa School, Cedar Primary School.
  • Secondary Level: Geylang Secondary School, Dunman High School, Chung Cheng High School (Main).
  • Pre-University Level: St. Andrew’s Junior College.
  • University Level: Singapore Management University
  • International Level: Nexus International School, James Cook University.

Park and Recreational Activities

Geylang Serai [1], as positioned near Penrose condo, is considered one of the oldest Malay settlements in Singapore. With its abundant cultural heritage, future homeowners will have an opportunity to indulge in some Middle Eastern delights, retails, and souvenirs.

Aside from that, as the park junction increases, residents will have easy access to nature. Alongside the condo, is the Pelton Canal Park Connector, which is across Pan Island Expressway (PIE).

For sports enthusiasts, Singapore Sports Hub, which is about 9 minutes drive away or 4 stops from Aljunied, offers many sports facilities and activities, e.g. skating in the park, rock climbing, sports library, and a sports museum.

Speaking of the library, residents can also visit and check out Geylang East Public Library, ideal for knowledge seekers and people who like to study.

There is plenty of entertainment and places to go to in District 14, which are proximal to Penrose, e.g. East Coast Park, Suntec City, Bugis, and Orchard Road which can be enjoyed by everyone from 4 to 60 years of age.

Penrose Condom Units Site Map


Penrose condo provides a state of the art, communal facilities catering to all levels of the tenants, from kids to adults. It is divided up across 1st storey and roof of the multi-storey car park.

Its 2-storey grand clubhouse will include 2 multi-purpose rooms, games and music rooms, libraries as well as a multi-media room.

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High-Rise Views at New Sims Drive Residence

On the top of the multi-storey car park will be a roof garden and a sky park at the 18th level of the 30th block.

Moreover, the resident blocks are strategically cordoned off with flourishing landscapes to minimise nuisance like glares and noises from the expressways.

Unique Selling Points

The notable placement of Penrose along Sims Drive, District 14, and situated at the heart of Geylang is one of its main selling points. Future residents will arrive home to their unit easily with less hassle in travelling as the site is just a few walks from Aljunied MRT Station. By simply taking Pan Island Expressway and Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway, driving home is just a short ride away.

Penrose is highly accessible which is truly a place for future owners who want the experience of shopping, dining, as well as going to recreational areas and entertainment places within reach.

Who Should Buy A Unit in Penrose?

Penrose is not far from reputable local schools in Singapore such as Geylang Methodist Secondary School, James Cook University, and Kong Hwa School. It is also surrounded by various medical facilities, recreational areas, shopping centres like Kallang Wave Mall, and numerous dining places. The innovations and architectural design set by Hong Leong and CDL made Penrose a suitable home for families.

As District 14 continues to transform into a company and industrial core and being just a stone away from Central Business District, Penrose would be an exceptional choice for business owners and employees.

All of these translate this residential project for people who yearn for an assortment of world-class and lavish layouts in a convenient site.

Our Review On Penrose Condominium

Penrose development is an exquisite home located in Sims Drive, District 14, the emerging industrial part of Singapore. It is stationed in an area where all amenities are within reach of their prospective buyers. Penrose is undoubtedly a superior housing with fittings that are unusual, according to its developer’s great history. This includes:

  • Superb connectivity for easy access to the CBD and various areas in Singapore by road or MRT lines, which appeals to investors, business owners, and employees.
  • Close to many good schools and institutions, which is ideal for parents with kids.
  • Facilities that accommodates residents’ need and convenience. (Future owners of Penrose can explore more of its amenities on the Penrose location map.)

All the mentioned review creates an influence on rental demand for occupants and home stayers to abide in District 14. That being said, when there is more demand, it maximises the rate of the property. Penrose is possibly the most attractively priced new launch in the city-fringed area.


Penrose Development is one of the new launches along Sims Drive. With its wonderful location and quality finishing, it is definitely an extraordinary place to live in. CDL and Hong Leong have remarkably and thoughtfully designed Penrose for a family’s own stay, fulfil everyone’s desires, and drew prospective investments on the property, and numerous sales enquiries about the developer price. See more of these in the Penrose show flat and enquire about the developer price.

For sales enquiries, read and agree on the acceptance of privacy policy of these accommodations, found in our links. Contact us about the availability for viewing at the Penrose show flat. Want to learn more about Penrose Sims Drive latest updates, sales enquiries and Penrose showflat schedules? Contact us for the price range, acceptance of privacy policy, loan eligibility, sales enquires, or book an appointment for Penrose showflat viewing to get direct developer price per unit from CDL Hong Leong. View Penrose showflat, get exclusive prices. 

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