Illegal floor in industrial building: Engineer didn't spot hidden level in The Alexcier during inspection last September

Authorities acted on a tip-off in February and found a hidden floor, spanning over 5,000 sq ft, constructed illegally within The Alexcier's eighth floor unit.
Authorities acted on a tip-off in February and found a hidden floor, spanning over 5,000 sq ft, constructed illegally within The Alexcier's eighth floor unit.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

SINGAPORE - The last time the building The Alexcier passed an inspection was in September last year.

The engineer who inspected the supposedly eight-storey multi-use light industrial B 1 building in Alexandra Road had not spotted the illegal ninth floor.

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