13 July 2005
KCRC invites expressions of interests for Tuen Mun property development project
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) will invite expressions of interests (EOI) for its Tuen Mun property development project from developers / consortia from this Friday (15 July 2005). The deadline for the submission of EOI will be on 5 August 2005.
Occupying an area of about 2.67 hectares, the project has an approximate gross floor area of 145,300 sq. m., comprising 120,300 sq. m. for residential use and 25,000 sq. m. for retail purposes.
The current development proposal comprises seven residential towers housing 1,924 flats atop a podium containing a retail centre, car park, Park and Ride facilities and a station entrance plus a permanent Public Transport Interchange on the ground floor.
Acting as the agent of the Government, KCRC proposes to develop the site in two phases under one joint venture package.
According to the current programme, the tender for the project will be awarded in the 4th quarter of 2005, and the development be completed by 2012 in two phases.
The Tuen Mun project is the third property development project that the Corporation has planned to invite joint venture tenders in 2005, coming after the Wu Kai Sha Station and Nam Cheong Station projects.
 
Details of the Tuen Mun Property Development Project

Site Area

Approx. 26,700 sq. m.

Domestic GFA

120,342 sq. m.

Retail

25,000 sq. m.

No. of Residential Flats

About 1,924

Average Flat Size

62.5 sq. m.

Other major facilities: ancillary car parking spaces, loading and unloading bays, Park and Ride Facility, footbridges and a vehicular bridge.

TOTAL

145,342 sq. m.

 
Details of the individual phases:

Phase 1

4 residential towers

1,072 flats

64,002 sq. m.

Retail

N/A

25,000 sq. m.

Phase 2

3 residential towers

852 flats

56,340 sq. m.

Note:

1.  The residential blocks will be 32 to 39 storeys in height (excluding roof and sky garden).
2.  Phase 1 and 2 developments will each have its own clubhouse.