Far East Orchard Limited (“Far East Orchard”) is a property developer and a hospitality owner and operator. Far East Orchard has been listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange since 1968. It is a member of Far East Organization, Singapore’s largest private property developer.
Established since 1967, Far East Orchard has developed residential, commercial, hospitality and purpose-built student accommodation (“PBSA”) properties in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom (“UK”).
Redefining itself through a strategic transformation of the business in 2012, Far East Orchard expanded into the complementary businesses of hospitality management and healthcare real estate. In 2015, it diversified its real estate portfolio to include PBSA properties in the UK.
Far East Orchard is developing Woods Square, an integrated office development at Woodlands Regional Centre, Singapore’s Northern Gateway, with Far East Organization and Sekisui House, Ltd. Its track record in Singapore includes RiverTrees Residences, SBF Center, euHabitat, Floridian, The Nexus, The Manor Houses, Kew Residencia, Village Residence Clarke Quay and Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, Singapore (formerly known as Orchard Parade Hotel).
In Malaysia, Far East Orchard completed the redevelopment of its commercial building into a hotel – Oasia Suites Kuala Lumpur, in 2016.
Since 2014, Far East Orchard expanded into property development in Australia and the UK. It is redeveloping the former Westminster Fire Station located in the prime central borough of the City of Westminster, London, UK, into a mixed-use development comprising residential apartments and a restaurant. In Brighton, UK, Far East Orchard is developing Hollingbury House, a student accommodation property with 193 beds. It has recently completed Harbourfront Balmain, a mixed-use residential and retail/commercial development in Australia along Sydney's iconic harbourfront and three PBSA properties in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
Through its hospitality partnerships with The Straits Trading Company and Toga Group, Far East Orchard’s hospitality arm - Far East Hospitality - is present in Australia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. In 2018, Far East Hospitality made its first foray into Japan via a joint acquisition of a hotel project in Ariake, Tokyo with Far East Organization.
Today, Far East Hospitality owns more than 10 hospitality assets and manages over 95 properties with more than 15,500 rooms internationally. Its stable of nine unique and complementary hospitality brands are Oasia, Quincy, Rendezvous, Village, Far East Collection, Adina Apartment Hotels and Adina Serviced Apartments, Vibe Hotels, Travelodge Hotels and TFE Hotels Collection.
Far East Orchard has a PBSA portfolio in the UK comprising 2,000 beds in the cities of Bristol, Liverpool and Newcastle upon Tyne. This includes the 622 beds added in March 2019 through the acquisition of a portfolio of three freehold student accommodation properties in Bristol and Liverpool. The Group also holds a portfolio of purpose-built medical suites for lease and for sale in Singapore's premier medical hub in Novena.