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7 more waterfront housing districts in Punggol

Published on Oct 16, 2012 8:01 PM

The Housing Board (HDB) has unveiled the next phase of development for Singapore's hottest new town - Punggol.

Estimated to be twice the size of Ang Mo Kio when it comes into fruition, the eco-precinct is expected to have seven new districts for waterfront housing, as well as abundant greenery to soften its projected high density.

On Tuesday, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced the next phase of Punggol as part of government's plan to progressively level up the standard of HDB living while also catering to a growing population.

Currently, there are a total of 26,400 completed HDB flats in the area, and about 6,400 private homes which are either already built or in the works.

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