MCC Canberra EC sited at the district 27, will be launching soon in 2021 mid. The Canberra Link parcel, which spans 16,690 square metres (sqm) in area, can accommodate up to 385 residential units. It has a maximum gross floor area of 38,387 sq m. MCC won the land bid with their offer of S$271 million, or S$558.22 per square foot per plot ratio.
MCC EC is situated in between two MRT stations – Canberra and Sembawang MRT stations. The former is a 6-minute walk away while the latter is an approximately 8-minute walk away. It takes approximate 30 minutes to reach Central Business District (CBD) and upcoming 2nd CBD in Jurong by train.
Nearby amenities, eateries, entertainment and shopping malls are conveniently located minutes walk away. Residents will enjoy the convenience of new amenities such as Canberra Plaza, a newly neighbourhood centre comprising shops, a supermarket, a food court, enrichment centres, as well as a childcare centre and education centre.
With a tenure of 99 years commencing from 10 December 2020, the Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) is estimated to be ready by September 2024.
MCC Canberra EC location
Information at a glance
|Name of property||MCC Canberra EC|
|Tenure||99 years from 10 June 2020|
|Site area||18,040 sqm|
|Number of available units||496|
|Number of storeys||11 to 13 storeys|
|Number of car park lots||496|
Why should you choose to stay at the MCC Canberra EC?
1. Accessibility to public transports
As we’ve stated earlier, MCC Canberra EC is situated 400m walk to Canberra MRT. From Canberra MRT station, you will be five train stops to Bishan Interchange, where you can access the Circle Line to get to the train stops with the Downtown Line and North-East Line.
You will also be three stops away to Woodlands MRT station, where the long-awaited Thomson-East Coast Line is currently being constructed. By 2024, getting from the North to the East side of Singapore will be a walk in the park.
By staying at MCC Canberra EC, you will get to benefit from the new rail line developments!
The bus stops near MCC Canberra EC, specifically along Canberra Link and Sembawang Road have these buses servicing the area – 169, 169A, 117, and 883.
Bus 169 operates in two directions, from Woodlands Temporary Interchange to Ang Mo Kio Interchange and vice versa. If you take bus 169 from the bus stop right outside the condominium, you will be able to get to Yishun MRT station, Mayflower Secondary School, and Ang Mo Kio Primary School.
2. Bukit Canberra
Bukit Canberra is a only 3-minute walk away from the MCC Canberra EC. At this integrated hub, residents can look forward to facilities like an indoor sports hall, a hawker centre, and a polyclinic. From the first half of 2020, residents of Sembawang will have a uniquely integrated sport and community hub, that will inspire them to live better. To be opened in phases, the 12-hectare hub will provide amenities such as a hawker centre, indoor and outdoor sport facilities, a polyclinic, a senior care centre, green spaces for community farming and lifestyle related amenities for the community within a lush and naturalistic environment.
Bukit Canberra is shaped around the existing terrain, highlights the hilly characteristics and lush vegetation and be integrated with the various facilities to enhance the existing greenery and biodiversity, thereby allowing users to enjoy the hub’s features in a natural setting while at the same time bringing them closer to flora and fauna.
In line with the existing vegetation on site, a forest buffer around the periphery of Bukit Canberra will be conserved. It will be planted up progressively to help it mature into a tropical secondary rainforest with thriving biodiversity, and complement the surrounding NParks Nature Ways in terms of species. Running trails of varying difficulty will pass through different landscapes throughout the hub, providing a range of experiences. The Fruit Orchard and Food Forest will showcase a variety of fruit trees and food plants, and the community will be able to grow their own plants in the community gardens.
Please click here for more info on Bukit Canberra
3. North South Corridor
The North South Corridor (NSC) will be Singapore’s longest Transit Priority Corridor, featuring dedicated bus lanes, cycling trunk routes and pedestrian paths, to serve public bus commuters, active mobility users and pedestrians. Once completed, it will directly connect the Northern region and the city centre. The North–South Corridor spanning 21.5 km, connects the city to the northern region is now targeted to be completed by 2026
The corridor will also alleviate traffic on the CTE and major arterial roads such as Thomson and Marymount Road.
Designed to support our car-lite vision, the corridor provides a refreshing commuting experience for bus commuters. With dedicated and continuous bus lanes coupled with bus priority signals, bus commuters will be expected to save an average of 10 to 15 minutes of travel time.
Active mobility users and pedestrians will also benefit from NSC, through the cycling trunk routes and pedestrian paths. These will link with the Park Connector Network and local cycling paths within HDB towns along the entire corridor, enhancing connectivity for active mobility users and pedestrians.
For more info, please refer here.
4. Grocery, shopping and services
The nearest shopping malls from MCC Canberra EC are Sembawang Shopping Centre and Sun Plaza.
Sembawang Shopping Centre is a less than 15-minute walk away. Giant Hypermarket located at basement one of the mall will be a good place for groceries. Some of the fashion brands you can find are Brands Outlet by TFSS, Bata, Cotton On, and Sorella. There are also several hair service providers such as Alan & Guys, Kcuts, and Myeongdong Hair Studio. You will also be able to stock up on pet suppliers at Pet Lovers Centre and visit the private clinic for your healthcare needs.
Sun Plaza is slightly further away from the property. It will take approximately 20 minutes for you to walk over to the mall which isn’t too far away, we think. NTUC Fairprice can be found at basement one for your grocery shopping. Big brand names like Watsons, Eu Yan Sang, and Miniso can be located in the mall. Sembawang Public Library is at level five.
Or you can consider taking a bus to Northpoint City, a shopping mall located at Yishun MRT station. Alternatively, a 7-minute drive from MCC Canberra EC will get you there. Northpoint City has fashion brands like G2000, Levi’s, and Uniqlo. There’s also a baby spa, Singapore Post, and various medical clinics.
5. Food options
Since we were on the topic of shopping malls, we will talk about the food options at these neighbourhood shopping malls which are convenient places to go to from MCC Canberra EC. Then, we will look into some outdoor food places you can consider.
At Sembawang Shopping Centre, you can get affordable western cuisine at Astons Specialities, BBQ and steamboat at Teng Sheng Korean BBQ, and your sweet bubble milk tea at LiHo. There are also bakeries like Polar Puffs & Cakes and PrimaDéli.
Make a trip to Sun Plaza if you want some Pontian Wanton Noodles, Toast Box, and Swensens. For fast food options, there’s McDonald’s and KFC. You can head to Kopitiam at level three for a wider range of cuisines!
As for Northpoint City, there’s Ban Heng Teochew Porridge, Big Fish Small Fish, and Central Hong Kong Café. You can also get your freshly-baked cookies from Famous Amos, burgers at Fatboy’s The Burger Bar, and icy-cold ice-cream at Gelãre.
And of course, a food paradise like Singapore will not have a lack of options when it comes to neighbourhood coffee shops. Just 210m away from MCC Canberra EC, you will find Food Village 115 at 115 Canberra Walk. Or take a turn and you will land yourself at Food Paradise (yes, the name of a coffee shop) at 120 Canberra Crescent.
On weekends when you have more time to spare, you can consider taking a bus to Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre at 105 Yishun Ring Road. It will take about 20 minutes by bus and some walking. They even have a Facebook page if you want to check out the latest happenings.
Before we get carried away with the food options, let’s move on!
6. Schools and education centres nearby
For parents, we know how important it is to get your children enrolled in schools that are not just good, but also nearby your area of residence. Hence, we believe you will find this compilation of schools very useful. We will look at preschools and progressively view our way up to higher education institutes.
List of preschools within 1.5km from MCC Canberra EC:
PCF Sparkletots Preschool at 105 Canberra Street
Kindergarten @ Heritage
Global Tots Preschool – Admiralty
PCF Sparkletots Preschool at 504A Montreal Drive
MY World @ Canberra
Edelweiss Kindergarten Sembawang Presbyterian Church
Primary schools within a 2.5km radius from the property:
Sembawang Primary School
Wellington Primary School
Canberra Primary School
Endeavour Primary School
Northoaks Primary School
Xishan Primary School
Peixin Primary School
Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School
Secondary schools within 3km:
Canberra Secondary School
Sembawang Secondary School
Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School
Northland Secondary School
Yishun Town Secondary School
Yishun Secondary School
Junior colleges within a 20-minute drive away:
Yishun Innova Junior College
Anderson Serangoon Junior College
The nearest polytechnics within a 30-minute drive are Republic Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic, and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT@RP, SIT@TP & SIT@NP), Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, and Nanyang Technological University are also within a 30-minute drive from the condominium.
There are already diverse options available at Sembawang Shopping Centre and since it’s so near to MCC Canberra EC, take a look at this list you can consider from:
- D’Growing Hands
- GlobalArt Sembawang
- Nanyang Educational Consultancy
- Xian Dai Education Centre (Chinese language)
- Yamaha Music
- Raiders Martial Arts Studio (coming soon!)
- The Dance Station (coming soon!)
7. Nature and leisure
There are a couple of smaller neighbourhood parks to go to if you don’t want to stay within the boundaries of MCC Canberra EC. These parks are within a 1.5km radius:
Jalan Sendudok Park
For a wider space of greenery, you can head to Yishun Neighbourhood Park, which is a 20-minute walk away or Sembawang Park, a 4-minute drive away from the property. At Sembawang Park, you can have the kids spend some playtime at the maritime-themed playground, feel the sand in between your feet at the seaside, or have a barbecue session with your friends and family members.
Or head to Sembawang Hot Spring Park along Gambas Avenue, a 4-minute drive from Parc Canberra EC. We heard that park-goers frequently have their eggs cooked boiled-style in the hot spring so bring your buckets if you’re interested to experience the fun!
There’s also a local eatery on-site to feed your empty stomachs – Sembawang Eating House.
Draft Master Plan for Sembawang (2019)
A master plan is a guide that strategizes the development of land and property in a specific area at least for the next 10 years. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced the draft master plan specifically for Sembawang in 2019, which will affect Canberra Residents.
There are another 2 condo land bid near Canberra MRT which have been awarded. Canberra Drive (Parcel A) drew five bids, with the highest offer of nearly $129.20 million or about $644 per square foot per plot ratio (psf ppr) from Oasis Development, controlled by boutique developer JBE Holdings Group. The site can yield about 220 homes.
The Canberra Drive (Parcel B) site next door drew four bids, the highest from United Venture Development (2020), controlled by UOL Group, United Industrial Corporation and Kheng Leong Company. Their bid of $270.2 million works out to around $650 psf ppr. This site can yield about 455 homes.
JTC Food Hub @ Senoko
How does a food hub sound? This seven-storey hub will gather all small and medium-sized food businesses in the same building so you can enjoy an array of yummy delicacies. JTC Food Hub @ Senoko is a 10-minute drive from MCC Canberra EC.
Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)
When the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is fully constructed in 2024, you will be able to conveniently get to Outram Park and Marine Parade with shorter commute time periods.
Canberra EC’s site plan and facilities
Here’s an overview of MCC Canberra EC before we take a closer look at the facilities this property offers.
Upon entering the arrival zone, you will be greeted with the grand drop-off plaza and entrance reflective pool. Blocks one and three are situated right at the entrance, facing the 50m infinity pool, cabana deck, and BBQ & teppanyaki pavilion.
In the active zone, you will find the gym, steam room, and yoga deck with views of the 50m infinity pool, spa pool, and lounge. Walk past the pool lounge and you will be in the family zone in front of blocks seven and nine, where the family pool, fun pool with kids’ water play, and sun deck is at.
Blocks nine and 11 are the closest buildings from the side gate. Enter the side gate along Canberra Link and you will land yourself at The Barn where several rooms can be used – media room, kids’ party room, function room, and study room.
Residents can also look forward to the fitness and nature zones to access the multi-purpose court, gardens, and jogging trails.
MCC Canberra EC’s floor plans
Interestingly, Parc Canberra EC’s floor plans start with two-bedroom + study type and progressing up to five-bedroom + utility + yard types. We will take a look at them sequentially, shall we?
MCC Canberra EC’s three-bedroom types
MCC Canberra EC’s three-bedroom + utility / + yard types
MCC Canberra EC’s four-bedroom + utility + yard types
MCC Canberra EC’s five-bedroom + utility + yard types
MCC Canberra EC’s cost per square feet (PSF)
The estimated price is around $1,100+ per square feet (PSF). For a breakdown of prices, please refer to our next point.
Canberra EC’s pricing
|Type||Size from (sqft)||Property price from (SGD)|
|3-bedroom + utility||926|
|3-bedroom + utility + yard||947|
|4-bedroom + utility + yard||1152|
|5-bedroom + utility + yard||1453|
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The showroom for MCC Canberra EC is situated near to the actual development along Canberra Link. Drop us a quick WhatsApp message to book an appointment with us.
What you need to know about MCC developers
is the main driving force of China’s iron and steel industry. It is also one of the pioneering large-scale enterprises under State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.
As China’s largest manufacturer of steel structures and one of the largest metallurgical contracting companies in the world, MCC Group has business operations in more than 90 countries. Currently listed in both Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges, MCC has assets of 60 billion yuan (US $7.7 billion) in 70 subsidiaries either wholly owned or through joint partnership.
MCC Group is currently ranked 290th in the world’s Fortune Global 500 and 10th in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 250 Global Contractors in 2015. Driven by new innovations and through an entrepreneurial spirit, MCC Group has accumulated a total of 16,241 patents, 54 State Science and Technology Prizes, and 667 national industry quality awards.
MCC Singapore, the South East Asian regional headquarters, is a wholly owned foreign subsidiary of MCC Group. It engages in real estate development, project management, turnkey projects and specialised contracting of structural steel works in Singapore. In recent years, MCC Singapore has attained remarkable achievements and breakthroughs in the fields of structural steel works, large-scale integrated entertainment parks, real estate development and project management and public infrastructure projects etc. The company has been conferred the “Top 10 Successful Chinese enterprises entering ASEAN” award for third consecutive year by China Asean Business Council (CABC).
MCC Singapore comprises five core business groups, namely, real estate development, construction, civil engineering and infrastructure, special steel structure projects, across these companies respectively : MCC Land (Singapore) Limited, China Jingye Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch), China Jingye Construction Engineering (Singapore) Private Limited and MCC Bina Sdn Bhd.
Is this a detailed analysis of MCC Canberra EC?
Yes! You can expect to find a range of important information pertaining to the development.
Do you have the site plan?
We have both the site and floor plans in this article.
Where is MCC Canberra EC located?
It is located along Canberra Link.