SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB
Understanding the industry environment
Singapore Sports Hub 35-hectare, S$1.87 billion project 55,000 capacity with a retractable
roof and movable tiered seating 6,000 - capacity OCBC Aquatic
Centre 3,000 - capacity OCBC arena Water Sports Centre featuring dragon
boating, kayaking and canoeing 41,000 sqm retail mall The iconic Singapore Indoor stadium Singapore Sports Museum Sports Hub Library Daily community facilities and
activities open for Singaporeans
Understanding the industry environment Singapore Sports Hub Project
Client - Singapore Sports Council Contractor - Dragages Singapore Pte Ltd Architects - DP Architects / Arup Group Completion Date - 2014
Sports Hub Project is part of the greater Marina Bay Masterplan.
Aims of the project: To build and operate a new national sports facility for Singapore
as a flagship PPP project under a 25 year concession agreement. To incorporate the existing national stadium site into a mult-
purpose world leading sports facility.
Trends, Projections and Value Positions The three major objectives of Sports Hub: To draw international events to its world-class facilities
and allow largest potential crowds to assemble in Singapore
To promote sports internally to Singaporeans. To offer opportunities for sports-related organizations to
bring their message to a large audience.
Trends, Projections and Value Positions Projections for Sports Hub in the future To increase government investment in sports industry To achieve the growth in nation's economy and tourism
trade via sports industry To become the leading international sports hub To establish a viable and sustainable sports strategy that
harness business, sports and community. From a target of S$1.4 billion Gross Domestic Product
(GDP) contribution of sports industry in 2010 to S$2 billion GDP contribution in 2015
Trends, Projections and Value Positions There is a value in not only becoming an upcoming state-
of-the-art infrastructure but also driving growth in the sporting landscape and effective positive and tangible rewards for its economy and the community
Creation of new jobs and domino effect on local economy as part of wider generation and investment
Planning Problems Exceptional planning challenges before and during construction
Delay due to financial crisis in 2008 and rise in construction costs globally
Design of foundation took longer time due to the difficult ground condition with very irregular layers of marine clay
The complexity of steel structure itself causes challenges Higher-than-average rainfall in December 2013
Overall delay of the project causes Singapore to miss to host several main events
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