Emerald Hill's Some Residents Against to "Alien" Colours

Emerald Hill's some owners of historic shophouses have voted to keep the pastel palette facades, which is traditional across their estate, against the look of approaching "alien" colours which are neon orange and black.

Poll results were compiled in a letter with home owners sent out on Aug 20 by the URA. Out of 126 owners of conservation properties in the area, 55 had took part in the voting last September.

However, not all the residents at Emerald Hill are opposed to the use of strange colours.

The stretch of historic Emerald Hill is located opposite Orchard Central which is close to residential development like Sophia Hills Residences at Mount Sophia, Singapore.

Presently, there are no ordered colours to follow for conservation property owners, however residents are advised to follow the guidelines provided by URA online.

12 Stations of New DTL2 to Open with Free Rides on Dec 27

Singapore's latest Downtown Line 2 (DTL2) will begin to run connecting Rochor and Bukit Panjang on 27 December 2015, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew reported.

The 16.6 km DTL2 will open by the government along the course of 12 stations, it will improve connectivity for the commuters living at Sophia Hills Residences and other commuters in the north-western region of Singapore.

In the opening of new DTL2, commuters will get to experience and enjoy the free rides of train on the whole DTL2 for a particular time only.

According to Mr Lui, bus and train fares are expected to be lessened by up to 1.9%, while 30% of travel time will be save.

Singapore Orchard Road Came Out Highest Foot Traffic During Great Singapore Sale

According to the study of AdNear, Orchard Road appeared leading when it comes to foot traffic among 6 shopping destinations during the Great Singapore Sale.  AdNear is a privately held company that analyzes geolocation data.

Singapore Orchard Road experienced 2.5 times more footfall comparing to locations with the lowest footfall such as Suntec City. Raffles City placed second, while Novena Square and Bugis Junction ranked third, and Marina Square completed the 6 locations.

AdNear company applied its geolocation technology to study foot traffic of 192,000 mobile phone users in 6 location for the month of June.

The survey shows that Orchard Road was found to be mostly chosen by females shoppers, while Marina Square was preferred by the men.

Orchard Road is the entertainment and retail hub of Singapore. A huge tourist attraction located close to Sophia Hills Residences.

Sophia Hills Residences

Sophia Hills Residences is a new residential development that will soon be launched in Mount Sophia in prime District 9, Singapore. This condominium development is said to have a total of 493 residential units. A residential development worth investing in as it was in the middle of the city fringe.

This residential property is designed by well-known architectures which makes it more exciting to have as you'll be sure that it is equipped with astonishing and top quality furnishing. The Sophia Hills Residences is also equipped with high quality kitchen appliances together with well designed utensils everyone needs to have to prepare their everyday meal for their family and loved-ones. Every unit is also designed to have a luxurious space, to make the residents be more comfortable and convenient as they live in this newly proposed condo.

As it offers a one of a kind experience to live and be relaxed with its lovely landscapes in the middle of the city, it give its residents the right to feel the elegant lifestyle as it offers luxurious and exciting facilities each resident will truly love. A perfect residential area, an ideal home every family deserves to live in.

Sophia Hills Specification

Project: Sophia Hills Residences
Developer: Hoi Hup Sunway Sophia Pte Ltd
Total Units: 493 units
District: 09
Address: Mount Sophia, Singapore
TOP: 2018
Unit Type: 1 to 4 bedrooms

Attractions at Sophia Hills

  • Near to Amenities such as PoMo, Plaza Singapura, The Centrepoint, Park Mall, The Verge Shopping Mall, and Sim Lim Square
  • Near to Renowned Schools - School of the Arts, Singapore, St. Margaret's Primary School, Stamford Primary School, Anglo-Chinese School (Junior), etc
  • State of art condo facilities
  • Reputable developer
  • Spacious layout
  • Well-connected to Dhoby Ghaut MRT, Bras Basah MRT, and Little India MRT stations
  • East Coast Parkway (ECP) and Central Expressway (CTE) nearby
  • Equipped with branded appliances​


It is not just the development that will make you feel at ease, amenities surrounding the property will also give residents the convenience and relaxation they truly deserve. Located near some shopping malls like PoMo, Plaza Singapura, The Centrepoint, Park Mall, The Verge Shopping Mall, and Sim Lim Square that will make it more convenient for Sophia Hills residents to dine and shop every time they want to. No more hassle to drive so long as it this place are just easy to access.

If you want to feel the divine and the serene green environment, we have some astonishing parks to visit and relax like Fort Canning Park, Dhoby Ghaut Green Park, Istana Park and Mt. Emily Park. These are just some places to name for you and your family to enjoy and experience.

One more thing every family considers is if they have a school-aged children, which inspires Sophia Hills Residences to be launched near some reputable institutions in the District. We have nearby educational institutions like School of the Arts, Singapore, St. Margaret's Primary School, Stamford Primary School, Anglo-Chinese School (Junior), Farrer Park Primary School, River Valley Primary School, St. Joseph's Institution Junior, and Outram Secondary School.

These serene and luxurious lifestyle will never fail the residents expectations for their investments. And these will surely be a unique experience, right here at Sophia Hills Residences!

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