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Marina One is known as one of the best and most fabulous mixed-use development in the world. That we know, but when did it all start and who were the people behind the important aspects of Marina One? We’re sure that if you want to invest in them or are just genuinely curious then you have come to the right article.

Where is Started

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Marina One was designed by Christoph Ingenhoven who is a part of Ingenhoven Architects. The main contractors were chosen back in September 5, 2013. These contractors are GS Engineering and Construction in partnership with Hyundai Engineering and Construction. Of course there are other companies involved in the entire project like Beca Carter Holling & Ferner, ICN Design, Architects61, Arup, Gustafson Porter and Langdon & Seah.

The Unveiling

Najib Razak and Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Miisters of Malaysia and Singapore respectively were the ones who unveiled Marina One’s design to the public. It was conducted as part of the 4th Malaysian-Singapore Leader’s Retreat. The groundbreaking occurred back in July 11, 2012, Tan Sri Azman Yahya spoke at the ceremony. The chairman of M+S stated that it would give a brand new meaning to innovation and luxury.

Marina One Residences

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Among the numerous components of Marina One, the Marina One Residences is the residential part. The Marina One Residences stretches over 1.23 million square feet and is designed to have about 1,042 apartment units that are distributed over two 34-storey residential towers. The units will vary from the one bedroom units, to four bedroom apartments and even penthouses.

Marina One Offices

Okay, so the name is pretty self explanatory, these are comprised of two 30-storey Grade A commercial towers; these towers are called the Marina One East Tower and Marina One West Tower. All in all, they’re estimated to cover 1.88 million square feet.