Millennial placemakers reshaping Geylang

Father of Sebastian Soh, David Soh, Passionate real estate developer and veteran commercial properties’ investor, spearheaded and venture into real estate business investment journey since 2K18 in Geylang commercial property.  Geylang’s by nature diverse culture and full of energy, the Soh family Hold with high regards the estate as it contains many awesome businesses ventures for many businessman. The father and son team first acquired their commercial shophouse investment with a row of adjacently-combined shophouses located at 483 to 487 Geylang Road which are each rented out individually few years ago to vibrant lessor: first level of 483 occupied by a massage and wellness centre, 485 by a KTV bar and 487 a coffee shop with “beer ladies”. On the second level was An illegal workers’ dormitory . “The shophouses were of unattractive image and unappealing at all,” lamented by Sebestian. Lovely tucked in the centre of attraction at the junction of Geylang Road and Lorong 27 Geylang within three kilometers to their beginning venture in commercial properties investment and flanked by Lorong 25 Geylang East 465 and 467 Geylang Road which is on an island plot fronting Geylang Road. A real-time lodgement data revealed that in Oct 2K20, the whole entity of intertwined shophouses with great investment potential values was purchased by the Soh family at $7.15 million individually. Each shophouse is rented out to lessor of interesting and unique profile: a charcoal-grill f&b owner, co-founded by chefs and friends Tan Jun Ann and Vincent Low born in Singapore, who runs their business there for four years before relocating not too far away at 2 Lorong 25 Geylang, occupied and rented the first level whilst upper floors remaining were leased out to construction companies for their domestic workers as dormitory shelter. 

Cove, a co-living operation, first collaborated with Meir Collective. A 17 loft-styled suites located on the upper level of the three shophouses at 483 to 487 Geylang were put up for lease in the market recently. Meir Collective also recently revamped and spruce up the interiors of the 1950s built commercial properties.
Third commercial property purchase by the father and son duo in the once well-received by many red lantern district was also on an island plot: A pair of shophouses at 211 and 213 Geylang Road. New Langham, a Singing Lounge, is the anchored tenant, which used to be very popular among the young adults serving the nation had been there for two decades.
23 shophouses with accumulative value worth of $500 million are 30% of the total percentage the entity has that David Soh accumulated from 2K18 to 2K22 which are The seven shophouses in Geylang in a short span of four years 
Ji Xiang Ang Ku Kueh who operated in 1988 their first shop at Everton Park is the other collaborator in Geylang run by Kelvin Toh, the younger son of Toh Poh Seek and Toh Bong Yeo, the pioneers of the Ji Xiang entity.
Ji XIang Ang Ku Kueh has eight outlets spread across Singapore and is expanding the business with different concept. His vision is to elevate the spirit of Ji Xiang Ang Ku Kueh brand and attract different target audience of younger age group with a new tapas-style bistro theme, ‘And The Hare’, on the first level of 483 to 487 Geylang next month. Kelvin says the bistro name is named after the once famous the tortoise and the hare childhood fable.

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