This 3-storey conservation shophouse @ Jln Besar is just a short walk to the Downtown Line 2 Rochor MRT Station and the Jalan Besar Downtown Line 3 MRT Station.
Below five minutes’ walk across the traffic light junction at the front of this conservation 3-storey commercial shophouse is all it likely takes to reach the Jalan Besar DTL3 MRT Station.
This rare heritage fully commercial shophouse has a land area of about 1237 sq ft and a gross floor area of about 3200 square feet (according to owners’ architectural plan’s estimation).
The commercial space is built in on concrete flooring on every level for commercial uses for all three storeys standing on 999 years of leasehold land tenure that commenced in year 1926.
Company owner (GST Registered) is putting up this Jalan Besar commercial shophouse into the market place FOR SALE with existing 5-year tenancy (ending soon) or without the tenancy (subject to contract).
Subject to approval by URA authority, change of use from “as is” to other trades or approved uses like F&B from shop (1st storey #xxx), offices (2nd storey #xxxA and 3rd storey #xxxB) is for the new applicant to submit.
Conservation guidelines and prevailing incompatible uses not allowed in Historic Districts like the Little India still rule and apply (any requested changes subject to URA authority’s approval).
Except one structural column on the spacious, almost squarish floor plate on the ground floor, all two other upper floors are unblocked and come with 3-phase separate ELCBs, separate water metres, high ceilings, bathrooms and fire spiral staircase exit on every floor, all leading to a cul-de-sac backlane (good for easy loading and unloading). Second floor has a small removable partitioned administration room.
The two MRT Stations aside, modern eateries, traditional eating houses and after-office watering holes are the draws for foot traffics.
Don’t miss this rare tall CBD Grade A Commercial Conservation Space lying outside CBD and Bencoolen Street ERP gantry with easy private and URA parking within and outside Little India Historic District under the exclusive and co-broking agency arrangement with Knight Frank.