Golden opportunity

The gazetted conservation of Golden Mile Complex offers hope for more post-Independence buildings to be conserved as part of Singapore’s history

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When security firm owner and former army major Ponno Kalastree decided to buy an apartment in Golden Mile Complex in 1989, he had no idea he would be buying a gold mine.

Not only is the Modernist building gazetted for conservation, but it is also up for en-bloc sale as 85 per cent of its owners have expressed their wish to sell their units.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2021, with the headline Golden opportunity. Subscribe