Tweaks made to dementia village tender to draw more bidders

The tender for the 30-year use of 10 bungalows in Gibraltar Crescent (above) for a dementia care village was called in July by the URA on behalf of the Ministry of Health. The deadline has now been extended to Jan 15.
The tender for the 30-year use of 10 bungalows in Gibraltar Crescent (above) for a dementia care village was called in July by the URA on behalf of the Ministry of Health. The deadline has now been extended to Jan 15. PHOTOS: URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

URA doubles extra gross floor area that may be added, and opens project to any bidder with 'positive' net tangible assets

Singapore's plans to set up a high-end dementia village in Gibraltar Crescent, near Sembawang Park, appears to have run into some hiccups.

The authorities have now tweaked a couple of requirements and extended the deadline for operators to tender for the project.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 24, 2019, with the headline 'Tweaks made to dementia village tender to draw more bidders'. Print Edition | Subscribe