IOI Properties receives proposal from CEO to jointly develop Shenton House in Singapore

IOIPG said the proposal is valid for four months, and that might be extended by another 2 months if a written demand is gotten from IOIPG.

“Further, according to the Singapore’s central business district benefit scheme, Shenton House is eligible for a 25% reward gross flooring space that can be redeveloped into a mixed-use commercial with residential development or a hotel at the GPR of 14. Thus, Shenton House is earmarked for redevelopment right into a fresh 99-year leasehold business improvement,” IOIPG said.

At market close on Tuesday, IOI Properties’ shares lost four sen or 1.75% to RM2.25, giving the company a worth of RM12.39 billion.

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According to a stock exchange submission, Yeow Seng has actually suggested that IOIPG acquire entirety or section of his private vehicle, Shenton 101 Pte Ltd, that is preparing to redevelop Shenton House, works for which are planned to start at the end of 2025.

KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): IOI Properties Group Bhd (KL: IOIPG) has actually gotten a recommendation from its group ceo cum major investor Lee Yeow Seng to participate in the property development of Shenton House, a business property located in Singapore that his private vehicle has successfully tendered for, for S$ 538 million (RM1.9 billion).

According to IOIPG, Yeow Seng has suggested the purchase factor be figured out based on the actual cost of investment incurred by himself and Shenton 101, increased by the equity interest in Shenton 101 to be obtained by IOIPG, or an equal registration price for the subscription of new shares in Shenton 101.

Shenton 101 was the sole prospective buyer of Shenton House, which is located in Singapore’s major business center. Yeow Seng formerly stated he felt it was better suited to bid for Shenton House by means of his own vehicle due to the dimension of the subject and the stiff time set by the sales council on the collective sale.

“Yeow Seng has actually stressed to IOIPG that Shenton 101 is prepared and capable to continue with the improvement preparation of Shenton House following the conditions of the tender which Shenton 101 is well on the way to put in place funding to enable it to proceed with the redevelopment and that the reason that Yeow Seng is prolonging the proposition to IOIPG is to assist solve or attend to the possible dispute of interest circumstance,” IOIPG’s declaring read.

This is to attend to and reduce the prospective problem of interest that are going to occur due to his role in the redevelopment of Shenton House via Shenton 101, in which he is the single shareholder. The purpose of the plan is to arrange the involvements of IOIPG thereupon of Shenton 101, that are going to maintain the redeveloped property as investment upon its effective redevelopment.

The current additional present funding obligation– omitting the development cost, which is to be settled– is S$ 476 million, which includes land improvement premium, lease top-up premium, and transaction expenses, it stated.

“The good faith purpose of Yeow Seng is not to make a private gain arising from the proposal. Because of this, the factor to consider is to include the preliminary expense of investment decision of equity in Shenton 101 and the cost incurred by Shenton 101 for the acquisition of Shenton House and any advance costs had by Shenton 101 like professionals’ payments and expenses and tender, application and approval costs as well as cost of finance,” IOIPG included.

Yeow Seng and his brother Datuk Lee Yeow Chor are primary shareholders of IOIPG with their considerable shareholdings in Vertical Capacity Sdn Bhd, that takes 65.67% in IOIPG.

Shenton House covers 3,377 square metres and is marked for retail use with a gross plot ratio (GPR) of 11.2. The property has a 44-year land contract, with the potential to be lengthened to a fresh 99-year lease.


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