The Criterion EC

Location   Project Details   Site Plan   Floor Plans   Eligibility   Register Interest


The Criterion EC is a new project located at Yishun Street 51. It is a 99 years leasehold expected to be completed by December 2018. The project consists of 10 blocks of 13 storey with total units of 505 units. Some higher units facing Yishun Ave 1 will have good view of the Lower Seletar Reservoir.

Residents can enjoy leisure and sport facilities at nearby Orchid Golf & Country Club, Yishun Sport Hall & Stadium and Safra Yishun Country Club.

Nearest shopping mall is North Point and future North Point City will be a mega Mall which will be the biggest in the North.

It has easy access to SLE, TPE and CTE expressway. The future North South Highway will add extra convenience to travelling.

Education institutes located nearby like Northland & Naval Base Primary, Northbrooks, Orchid Park Secondary School, Chung Cheng High School, Yishun Junior College and International School GEMS World Academy.

Find out more about The Criterion EC at the Project Details, Site Plan & Floor Plans sections.

Unique Selling Points of The Criterion EC

  1.   Developed By CDL

Trusted developer with over 50 years of experience in building quality home

2.     Great Views

Selected units enjoy serene views of the reservoir and golf course

3.    Flexible layout and choices of furnishes

For selected units, buyers are able to customize their home according to their family needs.

All units comes with 2 choices of finishes for selection.

4.   Wellness inside and outside your home

First EC equipped with Panasonic Air Conditioner with nano-G air purifying function

Spa pool haus with relaxing spa pool and micro-bubble spa pool

5.   Exciting facilities

6 haus of fun activities for everyone in the family.

Club Haus, Spa Haus, Canoe Haus, Green Haus, Bike Haus and Play Haus

6.   10 Electric bicycles with solar charging station

10 electric bicycles charging station providing residents with clean sources of convenience

7.   North-South block orientation

Majority of blocks enjoy north south orientation

8.   Quality interior finishes

Hansgrohe bathroom fittings and Whirlpool kitchen applicances

9.   Shuttle services to Yishun MRT

Free shuttle service provided for the 1st year

10.  Located in mature Yishun estate

Exciting amenities and development plans – North Point Cuty.

        News: Northpoint City to turn Yishun into vibrant hub (Today 2 Aug 2014)

Location Map

The Criterion EC Location Map

Developer: Joint Development by City Development Limited & TID PTE LTD


City Developments Limited (CDL) has been Singapore’s property pioneer since 1963. It is a Singapore listed international property and hotel conglomerate involved in real estate development and investment, hotel ownership and management, facilities management and the provision of hospitality solutions.

CDL holds an impressive track record of having developed over 36,000 luxurious and quality homes across diverse market segments. As one of Singapore’s biggest landlords, it owns close to 7.2 million square feet of floor/lettable area of office, industrial, retail, residential and hotel space locally and globally. Amongst private developers in Singapore, the Group possesses one of the largest land banks, with more than 2.7 million square feet, which can be potentially developed into over 7.6 million square feet of gross floor area.

TID Pte Ltd. is a joint venture between Hong Leong Group and Mitsui Fudosan, Japan’s largest private developer. With a 35-year history in Singapore, TID Pte Ltd. draws upon a wealth of experience and expertise. Its notable achievements include The St. Regis Singapore Hotel & Residences, The Oceanfront @ Sentosa and the Optima @ Tanah Merah.

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Developer: City Development Ltd and TID Pte Ltd
Project: The Criterion Luxury Executive Condominium (EC)
Address: Yishun Street 51
Site Area: Approx. 17,940.20 sqm / 193,108 sqft
Tenure: 99 years leasehold from Aug 2014
 TOP Date Dec 2018 est.
No. of Units 505

Unit Mix

Unit Type Area (sqft) No. of Units
2 Bedroom 700 – 753 26
3 Bedroom 775 – 947 142
3 Bedroom Premium 1,001 – 1,098 168
4 Bedroom 1,109 – 1,227 104
4 Bedroom Premium 1,249 – 1,281 48
5 Bedroom 1,367 – 1,399 13
Penthouse 1,841 4
Sizes are not final and subject to final approval

Every home by CDL is built with luxury living in mind, and The Criterion Executive Condominium is build according so. Discover a dream home where every detail has been carefully thought out, a quality home designed to give you and your loved ones a life of comfort and pleasure. From the tasteful architecture, extensive landscaping and comprehensive facilities, to the refined interiors and premium fittings, you will find that The Criterion has indeed raised the bar in every aspect.

Choose from two- to five-bedroom units and penthouses, with selected units enjoying serene views of both the pools as well as Lower Seletar Reservoir. Like a shimmering oasis, the expansive central pool is ringed by the residential blocks, an inventive orientation that minimises looking in to neighbouring units and maximises privacy. At the foot of every block, a sun deck opens directly onto the swimming pools.


The Criterion Club Haus

Club Haus

Designed to look like it’s floating on the pool, this comprises a gym and a function room complete with gourmet kitchen


The Criterion Spa Haus

Spa Haus

Relax in the microbubble spa pool, a pampering treatment originated from Japan found only in exclusive spa establishments.


The Criterion Bike Haus

Bike Haus

Cycling enthusiasts can hose down your bike here. Don’t own one? Solar-powered bikes are provided free to use for all residents.


The Criterion Canoe Haus

Canoe Haus

Gather around the low campfire-style barbecue pit, and regale one another with songs and stories.


The Criterion Play Haus

Play Haus

The playground right next to it lets you catch up with friends over the barbecue while letting the kids run free.


The Criterion Green Haus

Green Haus

Take going green to another level by growing your own produce at the communal farming plots and planters

The Criterion EC in Yishun is located just across Orchid Golf and Country Club where residents can enjoy playing a game of golf at their convenience time. Other recreation activities like bowling, jackpot & mahjong and archery are also available. Parents can also enroll their kids at the Little Skoolhouse.

There are also quite a number of dining and entertainment options in Orchid Country Club.

For residents who like outdoor activities like rock climbing, they could drop by at nearby Safra Yishun.

For grocery shopping, residents could go to Cold Storage at North Point Shopping Centre which is a short drive away. In coming years North Point will be expnded to North Point City with integrated development of retail, residential & bus interchange.

Nearest MRT is Khatib MRT and shuttle service will be provided to Yishun MRT.

Residents here in The Criterion EC have an option to enroll their children in GEMS World Academy International School which is just 2 bus stop away.

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Site Plan

Site Plan criterion-ec-yishun

panaromic view criterion-ec-yishun


Overlooking Lower Seletar Reservior, savour a setting that matches the beauty of your home. Explore the many parks and nature reserves close by or spend the day at the golf courses. There are exciting plans for a total rejuvenation of Yishun town with even more shopping, dining and leisure options, all mere minutes away. An extensive network of public transport and new roads links everything together, and makes commuting a breeze.

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Floor Plan

Please see below floor plans for selected typical units for The Criterion EC. The floor plans are still subject to change by developer and all areas are estimate only.

Please register interest so that we can arrange to send all the floor plans to you.

5 bdr D1 Type 128sqm draft criterion-ec-yishun
5 bdr D1 Type 128sqm draft criterion-ec-yishun
5 Bedroom Type D1
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Balcony Entrance for The Criterion-ec-yishun


Step in and be greeted by a thoughtful layout that lets you make the most of the space. Panasonic air conditioners with built-in air-purifying system provide a fresh, clean indoor environment at all times. In the kitchen, you will find premium appliances from Whirlpool while the bathroom is fitted with modern wares from Hansgrohe.

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You must be a Singapore Citizen
Your family nucleus must comprise at least another Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
You must be at least 21 years old at the time of application.
If you are buying an Executive Condominium (EC) under the Joint Singles Scheme, you must be at least 35 years old
Family Nucleus
You must form a proper family nucleus. Schemes like Public, Fiancé/Fiancée, Orphan & Joint Singles Schemes. Please visit HDB for more details.
Income Ceiling
Your average gross monthly household income must not exceed $14,000
Ownership in Private Property

You, your spouse, any occupiers listed in the Application Form or their spouses must not own or dispose or have an estate or interest in any other flat, house, building or land*

    • Within 30 months before the date of application, and
    • Between the application date and the date of taking possession of the EC
Owners/Ex-owners of HDB flats / DBSS flats / EC units

Each eligible Singaporean household can buy the following housing unit only twice:

  • a flat from the HDB;
  • a resale flat with the CPF Housing Grant*;
  • a DBSS flat from developer;
  • an EC unit from developer.
Other terms & conditions
Please visit HDB for latest terms & conditions with regard to purchase of EC.

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