B P Development Consulting's recent involvement in the planning of large scale high
quality international projects is set out in the following summary.
a. Liaoning Donggang International Logistics Industrial Park,
Donggang, which is strategically located at the northern end of the
Yellow Sea across the Yalu River from North Korea, is experiencing
economic growth considerably greater than the national average.
broad scale development concept for the Liaoning Donggang
International Logistics Industrial Park on a 300 ha site, reflects
the Client's aim to:
Create one of
the largest international logistics ports in Northeast Asia;
Create a premier
business centre within a multi-modal transport hub covering
research and development of modern logistics industry
technologies and business innovation, e-commerce, futures
trading, spot delivery, and information services;
fully integrated convention and exhibition, commercial, retail
and leisure core;
uniquely planned and designed quality-of-lifestyle residential
Grow as a
leading economic engine and gateway for the north east of China;
proactive and sustainable approach to environmental management
by ensuring the correct balance of built and biodiversity
business environment that values partnerships, people, quality
of life and community engagement.
concept document was translated into Chinese for consideration
by the developer and government officials in the authorisation
The project is now approved and we
remain in close contact with the Client.
Marina, Mo Dao, Zhongshan, China (2008 -
On behalf of Keppel Land, BPDC was responsible for master
planning, schematic engineering and detailed hydraulic analyses
for a multi-billion dollar integrated marina and canal waterways
residential resort on an 87 ha site fronting the massive Xijiang
River. The project is planned to accommodate up to 1200
apartment and bungalow residential units; a yacht club; hotel;
commercial development; and a 220 berth public marina.
The canal waterways are accessed via a lock by which a controlled
range of water levels is maintained, independent of tidal,
seasonal and flood level variations within the ver.
BPDC prepared the schematic design for a tidal exchange system
which provides flushing of the canals as necessary to ensure
high water quality.
Keppel Land, part of the massive Keppel Corporation is one
of Singapore's top 5 property development companies.
The site has been progressively acquired, government
development approvals obtained and construction commenced. The
scope of work included briefing and management of specialist
geotechnical, hydraulic modelling and water quality
Please refer to the
Zhongshan Marina website.
c. Mukim Serasa Local Plan, Brunei (2011 - on-going)
Home to Brunei's only sheltered deepwater anchorage, Mukim
Serasa is set to undergo rapid transformation on the back of
nationally significant industrial developments proposed for the
locality. With an attractive coastal setting offering tourism,
recreation, and residential opportunities across 3,500 ha, the
Mukim is poised to evolve into a key centre of district growth
BPDC is currently undertaking strategic master planning on behalf of
the Brunei Ministry of Planning and the Department of Town & Country
Planning. The scope of work covers physical planning inputs for the
study including identification and conceptual planning for growth
centres; production and management of assorted sectoral studies; and
production of the final plan including plan implementation and
supporting institutional framework initiatives.
The Draft Final Local Plan including three growth centre proposals
was approved by the Minister of development in October 2013.
d. Pusan Marina Precinct Redevelopment, Suyeong Bay, Korea (2010)
The Pusan Marina, which is Korea's largest marina facility,
is being upgraded by Hyundai Development under an agreement with
the city and as a complement to Hyundai Development's massive Haeundae I'Park
apartment complex adjacent to the marina.
On behalf of Hyundai Development and in association with CKIMP
Marine Group, BPDC undertook planning for reconfiguration and
expansion of the floating marina layout and a new marine service
e. Gimpo Marina Terminal, Seoul, Korea (2010)
In association with CKIPM Marine Group, BPDC undertook master
planning on behalf of Hanjin Shipping for the Gimpo Marina Terminal
precinct which is at the Seoul end of the 19km long Ara Canal which
links the Han River in Seoul to the Yellow Sea at Incheon. Hanjin is
Korea's largest shipping line and the owner of Korean Airlines.
Planning for the precinct included a marina of approximately 140
berths, a marine maintenance centre, a clubhouse, showrooms,
condominiums, a sailing school and vibrant waterfront sub-precincts
for eating, nightlife, entertainment and shopping.
CKIPM Marine Group went on to construct the floating marina, while
development of the newly named Ara Marina precinct is proceeding in
accordance with the BPDC master plan.
f. Wakayama Marina City Future Development Planning, Wakayama, Japan
Wakayama Marina City island reclamation and infrastructure were
developed in Japan's euphoric boom period about 20 years ago at
a cost of US$1.45 billion and would probably never be repeated.
Wakayama is close to the Kansai International Airport which was
also constructed on a manmade island in the same period.
In association with its Burchill Japan KK office in Tokyo, BPDC
undertook planning for substantial further investment in
development of the manmade island to realize the Vision for
Wakayama Marina City to become a thriving, iconic hub of
residential living, tourism, recreation, entertainment, commerce
and business activity.
Bay Residential Waterway Community, Johor, Malaysia (2011 -
Bandar Raya Developments Berhad (BRDB) is developing the high
quality Emerald Bay residential waterway community on a site of 44
hectares at Puteri Harbour, Johor in a joint venture with Malaysia's
largest development company, UEM Land Berhad.
The project incorporates canal waterways connected through a
navigable lock to Puteri Harbour and the Johor Strait, with a mix of
high-end waterfront bungalows and apartments as well as a yacht
BPDC has been engaged for three successive commissions covering:
Technical support services during master planning in relation to
hydraulic and marine engineering as well as infrastructure schematic
input through local civil and M&E sub-consultancies;
Specialist schematic design service inputs to tidal exchange sluice
works and the lock gates, and review of private berthing, boardwalk,
mooring facilities and infrastructure; and
Detailed design and documentation of the tidal exchange inlet
sluice, detailed design and documentation of the marina and private
berths, and coordination of a specialist lock consultant responsible
for designing the navigable lock and tidal exchange outlet sluice.
Emerald Bay website
h. Brunei Muara District Plan, Negara Brunei Darussalam (2011 -
Undertaken in association
with Brunei based Karya Bumi Planning Consultants on
behalf of the Brunei Ministry of Development and the
Department of Town & Country Planning, the Brunei-Muara
District Plan is a comprehensive land use strategy to
guide sustainable development of the 571km˛ Brunei-Muara
district up to 2025. The district is the principal urban
centre of Brunei and accommodates more than 70% of the
BPDC's role includes direct responsibility for the
examination of land use; land suitability and
availability; patterns of settlement and emergent growth
centres; housing; commerce; community facilities and
services; the built environment; and District Plan
implementation and also involves management of sub-consultants, GIS
creation and map production.
In association with Jurutera Tempatan, the BPDC team has previously
been responsible for preparation of the Brunei National Land Use
Master Plan 2006-2025; the Brunei Land Availability Study; and the
Belait District Plan on behalf of the Brunei Department of Town &
i. Royal Phuket Marina Inner Harbour Master Planning, Phuket,
BPDC team was involved in the original concept planning for
Royal Phuket Marina and the design of its Outer Marina Harbour.
Royal Phuket Marina has become one of Asia's most sophisticated
yachting havens combining luxury waterfront living with a
The Inner Harbour has been planned by BPDC to maintain a perched
water level within a controlled semi-tidal variation - sufficient to
achieve adequate tidal exchange and thereby ensure high water
quality, while maintaining an attractively close residential living
interface with the water.
The new Inner Harbour master plan aims to create an exciting and
highly marketable mix of high-end residential products within a
network of navigable waterways.
Please refer to
Royal Phuket Marina
j. Aamby Valley City Precinct Micro Planning, India (2012 - ongoing)
Nestled on 4,000 hectares in the midst of the picturesque Sahayadri
mountain range south east of Mumbai, Aamby Valley City is India's
most famous elite residential and resort community.
Aamby Valley City is a development of Sahara India Pariwar whose
diversified business interests include finance, infrastructure and
housing, media & entertainment, consumer merchandise retail
ventures, manufacturing and information technology. Sahara India
employs more than one million people.
The development of Aamby Valley City is being guided by a master
plan prepared in 2001 by the team of BPDC -
which has also been responsible for detailed micro planning of
successive development areas to the present time.
BPDC's recent and current work for Aamby Valley includes:
Micro planning for 3,000 resort accommodation units, an Amenities Area with a total floor area of 157,000 square metres as well as a water park close to the City airport;
Subdivision planning for 68 luxury villas on the northern shoreline of Aamby Valley City's Great Lake;
Planning for the main gateway arrival to Aamby Valley City and a Visitor Centre;
Precinct planning for the Business and Commercial District external to the gated community, with a floor area totalling more than 500,000 square metres;
Precinct planning for an Education Campus to accommodate 4,000 students including 2,500 boarders;
Engineering planning for a 4-lane public road from the Aamby Valley
City main entry to a new Airport Terminal, including a tunnel
beneath the runway which is being extended to a length of 2.4
kilometres to accommodate almost all wide bodied aircraft; and
planning for two final areas of the Aamby Valley City master
plan in which development has not yet commenced - South Lake
and South Hills - on more than 500 hectares
Please refer to
Aamby Valley City
k. Jeju Ocean
Marina City, Jeju Island, Korea (2015)
Jeju Island, which is situated about 80 kilometres south of
the Korean Peninsula, has tourist visitation in excess of 10
million per annum - more than Bali, Hawaii or Okinawa -
including over 2 million foreign tourists.
BPDC has recently undertaken total concept planning for an Ocean
Marina City on a site of 136 hectares on the east coast of Jeju
Island. BPDC's work is on behalf of CKIPM Marine Group, a
private Korean company with whom we have had a long and close
association, in partnership with the Jeju Government's major
Jeju Ocean Marina City will
incorporate hotels, low rise and mid-rise residential
condominiums, shopping, tourism attractions, commercial
development, a 400 berth floating marina and a marine services
centre including a 200 berth dry stack storage.
For planning and staging purposes the site has been demarcated
into 4 zones. The Stage 1 development area includes the main
marina and breakwaters; two key-hole marina harbours; and the
Marina Precinct incorporating waterfront promenade condominiums,
hotels, vibrant marina-side F&B and retail development, a ferry
terminal and duty free shopping.