SCDA Architects to design InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) signed a new management agreement with property developer RB Capital to launch InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay. This property will be the second InterContinental hotel in Singapore.

Located along the Singapore River, the 225-room InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay is part of RB Capital's "Robertson Quay Project. The hotel, which will be on the current Gallery Hotel site, will open in 2016.

When completed, the new luxury hotel that will be designed by SCDA Architects, will sit atop a mixed use development comprising restaurants, bars and lifestyle retail outlets. It will be located in the heart of the city, near Orchard Road shopping area, heritage district of Chinatown, and the country's central business district.

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InterContinental Robertson Quay will have a contemporary design with modern rooms offering views of the Singapore River and city skyline. The ground floor will house the hotel's arrival lobby, concierge services and the hotel's flagship restaurant. The hotel reception will be on level four, which will also have meetings rooms, function space, club lounge, a swimming pool and bar.

JLL Hotel & Hospitality Group acted as exclusive advisor to RB Capital in negotiating the hotel management agreement.

IHG currently has six hotels (more than 2,200 rooms) open across four brands in Singapore: InterContinental Singapore, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Holiday Inn Express Singapore Orchard Road and Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay.

There are currently 68 InterContinental hotels and resorts across Asia, Middle East and Africa, with another 21 due to open in the next three to five years.

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