Shophouse at Amoy Street 3 storey conservation Near Telok Ayer MRT for Sale$35,000,000
Listing type: For Sale
Plot Size 7440
Property type: Shophouse Office, Shophouse Shop
Built In 7440
This historic 3.5 storey conservation shophouse lies in the heart of Amoy Street, within walking distance of Telok Ayer MRT station. In its vicinity is a mix of cafes, restaurants, cocktail bars and gyms.
Amoy Street, initially called “Amoi Street” in Coleman’s 1836 Map of Singapore, was developed in the 1830s as part of the 1822 Raffles’ Town Plan for Chinatown. The name Amoy is the European term for Xiamen, a maritime port in Fujian Province, China from where many Hokkien immigrants left to settle in Singapore.
Located in close proximity to the shore in the past, Amoy Street had businesses that catered to the sailors and the sea trade. Cui Ying School, commonly known as “Chinese Free School”, was established on this street in 1854. Hence, the street was also known as Free School Street or gi-oh khau (entrance of the free school). In 1886, Anglo-Chinese School was established in a small shophouse in Amoy Street and began providing lessons in English and Chinese to 13 children of Chinese merchants. Amoy Street 3.5 storey shophouse 999 years Land: 2,854 sqft est Built-up: 7,440 sqft est Fully tenanted at: $63k/month Price: $35mil + GST
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