UOL-Singapore Land JV awarded tender for Pine Grove site

UOL building and Orchard Gateway at Orchard RoadUOL building and Orchard Gateway at Orchard Road. Image taken pre-Covid.

A joint venture between UOL Group and Singapore Land (SingLand) was awarded the tender from Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to develop the residential site at Pine Grove, according to a filing to SGX Tuesday.

The tender price was S$671.5 million, the filing said.

The joint venture, called United Venture Development (No.5), or UVD(5) is 80 percent owned by UOL, with the remainder held by SingLand, the filing said.

The Pine Grove Parcel A site is located in the Ulu Pandan area, in the Bukit Timah planning area. The maximum number of units for the site is 520, the filing said.

UOL said its portion of the consideration would be S$537.2 million.

UOL is a controlling shareholder of SingLand. Wee Cho Yaw is the chairman, director and a controlling shareholder of both UOL and SingLand, the filing said. Wee Ee Lim, who is related to Wee Cho Yaw, is a SingLand director and the deputy chairman of UOL, the filing said.