Martin Modern is located at the cross junction of Martin Place Road and River Valley Close Road, District 9, Singapore, this is an upcoming new condo in 2017 by GuocoLand Limited. It sits on a good size plot of 171,000 square feet of land, in one of the most sought after lifestyle enclaves of Robertson Quay, up Singapore River from Clake Quay.

Martin Modern Factsheet

Development Name Martin Modern
District 9
Address 8 & 10 Martin Place, Singapore
Developer First Bedok Land Pte Ltd (subsidiary of GuocoLand Limited)
Land area 15,936.1sqm (171,535 sq ft)
Max GFA 44,622 sqm (480,307 sq ft)
Tenure Leasehold 99 yrs
Land Use / Plot Ratio Residential / PR 2.8
Maximum building height Mid-rise 20-sty & High-rise 30 storey
Allowable use Residential
Total units 450
Ceiling Height 3.5 metres
No. of Towers 2 tower
Building Height North Tower: 30 storeys; South Tower: 20 storeys
Parking 450 carpark lots, 4 handicap lots, 75 bicycle lots
Expected TOP 3Q 2020
Blocks 2 high-rise 30 storey towers
Concept Modern, luxury with lush landscaping
Architects Yip Yuen Hong from ipli Architects and ADDP Architects
Landscape ICN Design International
  • MRT - Somerset MRT Station (15 mins walk)
  • Great World City Mrt Station (5 mins walk)
  • River taxis, buses and cycling paths
  • Within 1 km of River Valley School and close to International schools
  • Close to amenities, eateries, hotels and shopping malls
Project completion period 60 months from date of acceptance of tender
Unit mix
Unit Type Est. Floor Area (sqft)
2 Bedroom 820
2 Bedroom+ Study 880
3 Bedroom 1050
3+Study 1300
4 Bedroom 1800

The Martin Modern condo is being developed by the highly reputable Guoland, responsible for some of the most beautiful upmarket developments. It is pretty easily accessible, just 4-5 minutes walk from Great World City MRT station on the Thomson East Coast MRT, with a choice of Somerset or Fort Canning MRT stations further away. Which of course, means it is pretty close to both the Orchard Road shopping belt and Great World City.

Around Martin Place/ Robertson Quay itself, is a string of old style coffeeshops and shophouse, juxtaposed with newer cafes, bistros and pubs, that make the neighbourhood very much a hip and cool happening place.


An orchestrated arrival, 15 curated gardens, spacious and functional unit layout, each with its private view, and a one-of-a-kind architectural design. Understated, elegant, 21st century luxury — this is Martin Modern, designed by the four-time President’s Design Award winning architect, Yip Yuen Hong.

"I aspire towards designs that are timeless with pockets of delight, and above all are enjoyed by residents for years and years to come.

Why invest in Martin Modern?

  • A new home in a prime location of district 9
  • Part of the ongoing rejuvenation of the Martin Place/Robertson Quay are, that has already seen a number of new upmarket condo spring up in recent years.
  • Just a couple of blocks away is Mohamed Sultan Road, home to conservation shophouses and some of most popular clubs, pubs and restaurants.
  • Around 350m, or 4 minutes walk via the proposed new road is the future Great World City MRT station, that will be up and running before the Martin Modern condo is completed.
  • On the fringe of the Orchard Road shopping belt, and withn walkig distance of Great World City.
  • Across River Valley Close from River Valley Primary School.
  • Barely 2km form the CBD and main financial districts of Raffles Place, Shenton Way, and Marina Bay.


The Martin Modern, at the corner of Martin Place and River Valley Close, is a really exciting one. It is a minute walking to the future Great World MRT Station and also well-served by major arterial roads and the Central Expressway for the accessibility to other parts of Singapore.

Martin Modern new launch also offers its residents the ultimate CONNECTIVITY via the MRT Network around like Somerset MRT, especially Great World MRT on Thomson Line that will be just 5 stops from Marina Bay Station and 1 stop from the Orchard Station. For drivers, Central Expressway (CTE), East Coast Parkway (ECP), Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) is very accessible from their home. The entire Island is your oyster.

The CBD and main financial districts like Raffles Place, Shenton Way, and Marina Bay are just within the radius of 2km. Martin Modern makes its own address in an exclusive part of River Valley and the Singapore River where is an enticing mix of old and new.

There is available a host of spots for dining, entertainment and leisure around your neighborhood such as The Robertson Quay F&B belt, The Waterfront Plaza, UE Square and Robertson Walk, The Centrepoint and Takashimaya.

Great World MRT (U/C)

Central Business District

Orchard/ Somerset

Everything Important Within Reach

Hubs For History and The Art

marina bay

Marina Bay for The Sophisticate

Travel time to amenities from Martin Modern

  • The Robertson Quay at your doorstep
  • 5 minutes to the Great World MRT station
  • 5 minutes to Somerset MRT
  • 5 minutes to Orchard Road
  • 5-10 minutes drive to Raffles Place & Marina Bay Financial District
  • 1 km to River Valley Primary
Amenities near Martin Modern
  • Somerset MRT
  • Great World MRT on Thomson Line
  • CTE, ECP, AYE.
  • Robertson Quay F&B Belt
  • Great World City
  • Orchard
  • Robertson Quay F&B Belt
  • UE Square Shopping Mall
  • Mandarin Gallery
  • The Centrepoint
  • River Valley Primary School
  • Chinese Kindergarten
  • Outram Secondary School
  • Gan Eng Seng Secondary School
  • Catholic Junior College
  • Swedish Supplementary School
  • Chatsworth International School (Orchard Campus)


Site Plan

Spearheading the vision for Martin Modern is Cheng Hsing Yao (Group Managing Director of GuocoLand Singapore) who is intent on creating a sanctuary of greenery, a physical and spiritual sanctum that gives respite from the busyness of city living. Cheng sees the need to champion an evolution — if not a revolution — in the design of the new condominium.

Martin Modern, through its strong architectural presence, has a magic and tranquillity that coaxes you to relax and recharge. Martin Modern is defined as much by its softscape as it is by the hardscape. In fact, as one meanders through the series of gardens tiered to the terrain of the site, the journey culminates at the enchanting secret garden.


In Addition, it's has luxurious landscape concept – 80% of land used for lush greenery/ landscaping/ facilities and facilities & Secret Gardens at the Roof Tops.

Over 80% of Land Area

set aside for a unique botanic garden and an arboretum of native trees and vegetation.

15 Different Garden Spaces

with various concepts like a party lawn, a forest trail, rain gardens and a maze among others.

More than 200 Species of Plants

including more than 50 species of trees and palms, including native ones like the jelutong, meranti and chengal.

Unforgettable Gardenscape Spread over 3 Levels

the site has a 10-metre upward slope from one end to the other.

Martin Modern several functional rooms will be set aside for residents to host event, get social, get togethers. Indoor gyms will be applied with all the modern equipment and facilities required.With the substantial land area of the District 9 site, the project will feature some of the group's "trademark luxurious living and lush amenities" as seen at previous successful developments by Guocoland.

Martin Modern Condo is expected to be launched late this year because the time is required for the DESIGN PHASE of what is expected to be a HIGH-END-PRODUCT.

Floor Plans

The Martin Modern floor plans designs will span a range of unit types across its estimated 450 units. The site is zoned for a maxium of 20 storeys in some parts, and up to a maximum of 30 storeys in the rest of it. This condo thoughtful floor plans features a total of 445-450 residential units filled with a range of amenities and facilities of a high quality.

Martin Modern Condo Unit Mix

Unit Type Est. Floor Area (sqft)
2 Bedroom 820
2 Bedroom+ Study 880
3 Bedroom 1050
3+Study 1300
4 Bedroom 1800

Typical Floor Plans

3 bed

Sited on about 171,535sqft and gets a plot ratio of 2.8, Martin Modern is given the maximum permissible gross floor area of 480,307sqft that can yield an estimated 450 housing units coming in 2-, 3-, 4-bedroom for various choices.


About GuocoLand

Places that transcend time

GuocoLand thoughtfully creates – in concert with its hand-picked, best-of-breed, unique talents – contemporary homes that serve as the setting for a privileged modern life. These abodes are places that are welcoming, liveable, comfortable, and timeless. These very qualities have become the distinguishing hallmarks of the GuocoLand brand. The company’s recent successful launches, including Goodwood Residence, Leedon Residence, and Wallich Residence at Tanjong Pagar Centre, expound a sensible, sensitive, and elevated way of life – one of refinement, sophistication, and understated modern luxury.

Goodwood Residence

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Top Selling Luxury Development*

FIABCI Singapore Property Awards 2015
BEI Asia Green Building Awards 2014

Designed by WOHA Architects for the most discerning of homeowners, Goodwood Residence ushers in a new benchmark in sophisticated luxury. The lush development is nestled in the quiet, green surrounds of Goodwood Hill, just off Orchard and Scotts Road. The shared boundary of approximately 150 metres with Goodwood Hill allows residents to live next to almost 20 hectares of greenery – a rarity in urbanised Singapore.

Leedon Residence

District 10, Singapore

Top Selling Luxury Development*

South East Asia Property Awards 2015
- Best Condo Development (South East Asia)
- Best Luxury Condo Development (Singapore)

Located within the Good Class Bungalow enclave, Leedon Residence is a home amidst five hectares of lush greenery, where manicured foliage paves the way to a 200m nature trail. Chan Soo Khian of SCDA Architects has designed lofty double-volume living spaces, large private balconies with magnificent views that make for a generous, sophisticated home with generous facilities.

Tanjong Pagar Centre

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Singapore's Tallest Landmark

Winner of 2014 World Architecture News,
Mixed-Use Future Projects Category

GuocoLand’s first integrated mixed-use project in Singapore is anchored by a soaring tower with floor space totalling 1.7 million square feet, comprising Guoco Tower, six levels of premium retail and F&B space, 181 prestigious residential homes and a five-star business hotel. Located above the Tanjong Pagar MRT station, the iconic development stands at 290 metres, defining it as the tallest building in Singapore. This global icon aims to position Tanjong Pagar as a premier business and lifestyle destination and a benchmark for sustainable and liveable developments are differentiated by the richness of the historical district, park and landscape spaces.

Wallich Residence

District 2, Singapore

Singapore's Tallest Landmark

BCA Green Mark Awards 2014 Green Mark (Gold Plus)
for New Residential Buildings

Singapore’s tallest residential development, Wallich Residence, is an exclusive collection of 181 luxury homes consisting of one to four bedroom units, four penthouses, and one Super Penthouse. With unparalleled views starting from 180 metres above sea level, each home is impeccably finished with top-of-the-line materials and fittings, reflection of the distinctive aesthetics that Wallich Residence offers.

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