Marina Bay Financial CentreEdit profile
The Marina Bay Financial Centre (abbreviation: MBFC; Chinese: 滨海湾金融中心; pinyin: Bīnhǎiwān Jīnróng Zhōngxīn), located along Marina Boulevard at Marina Bay, Singapore stands on a 3.55 hectare site, consisting of three office towers, two residential towers and retail space at Marina Bay Link Mall.
The construction of the Marina Bay Financial Centre development comprises two phases,with its first phase completed in 3Q 2010. The entire development will be completed in 2013.
The first phase consists of the office Towers 1 (33 storeys) and 2 (50 storeys), Marina Bay Residences with 428 units and 93,800 square feet (8,710 m2) of the retail mall. The second phase comprises office Tower 3 (46 storeys), 82,200 square feet (7,640 m2) of the retail mall and Marina Bay Suites (which will be completed in 2013).Office Towers
Tower 1 is fully leased to international banking and financial institutions such as Standard Chartered bank - the anchor tenant occupying 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of office space - Societe Generale, Baker & McKenzie, and Wellington International Management Company.
Tower 2 is currently pre-leased to multinational institutions such as American Express, BHP Billiton, Bank Pictet, Barclays Capital, ICAP, The Macquarie Group, Murex, Nomura Securities, Prudential, Sophis, and Servcorp.
Tenants in Tower 3 include the anchor tenant DBS occupying 700,000 square feet (65,000 m2) and Clifford Chance.Marina Bay Link Mall
The Marina Bay Link Mall open its doors to the public on 3 Nov 2010. The mall is a subterranean mall with shops at the basement, ground level and the office towers with a waterfront plaza. The mall will link the Downtown MRT Station (opening in 2013), One Raffles Quay, The Sail @ Marina Bay and Marina Bay Sands.
Tenants at the ground plaza include Brawn, Akari, Harry's and Pavilion Paradise. More F&B outlets can be found at the basement of the mall with familiar names like Starbucks, Red Mango etc. A restaurant will open on the 33rd floor of Tower 1.
The mall is connected to the Raffles Place MRT station via the fully air-conditioned Underground Pedestrian Network (UPN), where shoppers can shop in cool comfort. The Lawn - located above the mall - together with The Promontory provide the green lungs to the business and financial hub where an eclectic mix of art exhibitions, sporting and cultural events can be held for visitors, residents and office workers.Transportation
- Raffles Place Station on the Mass Rapid Transit North South Line and East West Line
- Marina Bay Station on the Mass Rapid Transit North South Line
- Downtown Station on the Mass Rapid Transit Downtown Line Phase 1 (2012)
The project is designed by architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC.
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