Gillman Barracks launches two new creative lifestyle tenders

The new tenders released will certainly provide a much longer upfront term of five years, renewable for a second term of two years, according to SLA. They will be assessed on a similar framework as the tenders in the initial stage, with a quality element focusing on concept plus environment-friendly initiatives.

Both new tenders lie at Blocks 9, 43 and 47. Block 43 is along Malan Road and has the largest gross flooring area in Gillman Barracks, at over 10,000 sq ft. Block 43 together with 47 have a rustic red block exterior.

The two new tenants contributed to the blocks are Wheeler’s Estate on 9A Lock Road and The BlackBird on 8 Lock Road. The different three tenders have been awarded to 3 incumbents: Creamier on 5A Lock Road, Handlebar on 10 Lock Road, and also Hopscotch on 45 Malan Road which will have refreshed offerings and programming arranged with Gillman Barracks’ artistic way of living setting.

“Gillman Barracks, with its rustic appeal and lavish greenery, is poised to take advantage of enhanced footfall with the guide of renewed approaches and even a strong environment of tenants,” says Colin Low, Chief Executive Officer at SLA.

SLA has recently rewarded 5 tenders for Gillman Barracks’ renewal strategy, concluding the first tender stage introduced in May, and introduced 2 new tenders for fun lifestyle utilizes, according to a SLA statement on Oct 18. The tenders will likely open for eight weeks starting from Oct 18.

In addition, Gillman Barracks’ infrastructure enhancement are projected to be finished in the initial part of 2023, consisting of added protected linkways, wayfinding signs and heritage storyboards, enhanced standard bathrooms with ecological sanitary fittings, plus a brand-new thematic play ground.

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New concepts from new and existing tenants include all-day dining, concept cafés, family- plus pet-friendly settings, and also lifestyle activities namely farmers’ market place, live entertainment and music. Eco-friendly campaigns are also presented, such as installing sustainable property products, farm-to-table concepts, workshops, plus considerations on mounting electric vehicle charging factors plus solar power panels.

SLA obtained an overall of 19 proposals around the five tenders, and assessed them based on cost (40%) plus a focus on the quality of the suggested ideas (60%).

“The bigger floorspace and also outside location opens up possibilities specifically artisanal craft, exercise including health, upright gardening, family bonding, and co-working areas,” claims Low.