Thu Thiem peninsula is located on the east bank of the Saigon River, opposite District 1, with a total area of 657 hectares. The peninsula was approved for planning in 1996, and in 2005 was determined to be the new center of the city. HCM. According to the 1/2000 plan, Thu Thiem is divided into 5 main areas including the central core area, the northern residential areas, along Mai Chi Tho Boulevard, the east and the southern delta. Up to now, Thu Thiem is gradually transforming thanks to a series of infrastructure projects and urban areas.
In particular, Mai Chi Tho Avenue plays the role of a radial axis, with a total investment of more than VND 13,400 billion, a lane up to 140 m wide, helping to connect Thu Thiem peninsula with the center of District 1 and Ho Chi Minh City highway. Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay. In the North of the peninsula, there are also Thu Thiem Bridge and Hanoi Highway.
In addition, 4 routes with a total capital of 8,265 billion with a unique arc design, were deployed in 2013. 4 routes with a total length of 11.9 km are implemented in the form of BT (build – move) contract. deliver). The project includes the archway (R1), the central lakeside road (R2), the Saigon riverside road (R3) and the delta road (R4).
Recently, Thu Thiem 2 bridge was officially opened to traffic after 7 years of construction. The project is invested nearly 3,100 billion VND, with the first point at Ton Duc Thang – Le Duan intersection (District 1), then cross the Saigon River to connect the arc boulevard (Route R1) of Thu Thiem New Urban Area .
Along the arc boulevard are the highlight and important public works of the peninsula. In the photo is the City Planning Exhibition Center. Ho Chi Minh City is worth 800 billion VND, 5 floors high, with an area of over 18,000 m2.
Besides the strongly invested infrastructure system, high-end residential projects are also springing up more and more. In 2015, Sala Urban Area located on Mai Chi Tho Street was the first commercial real estate project launched, invested by Dai Quang Minh Joint Stock Company. Next is Thu Thiem Lake View residential area with a scale of 9 hectares of investor CII.
In addition, Thu Thiem peninsula is also attracting many “trillion” investment projects, gradually becoming a “promising land” in the east of the city. HCM.
Although only about 6 km apart, the development picture of Thanh Da peninsula (wards 27, 28, Binh Thanh district) is in stark contrast to the “diamond” peninsula of Thu Thiem. This peninsula was approved for planning to become a “super-city” Binh Quoi – Thanh Da in 1992. With an area of about 426 hectares, the new urban area is expected to be fully functional according to current ecological urban criteria. modern, serving a population of 41,000 – 50,000 people. However, the plan has been “suspended” for 30 years, now this place is still a rural area in the heart of the city.
In 2004, the project was assigned to Saigon Real Estate Corporation for implementation. However, in 2010, the City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh City has decided to withdraw the project because the project owner is incompetent and financially unable to call for investment capital, causing the project to stall for a long time.
By the end of 2015, with a total investment of more than VND 30,000 billion, the joint venture between Bitexco Group and Emaar Properties PJSC (a real estate company in Dubai) was approved by the City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh City appoints as an investor to implement the project, the implementation period is 50 years from the date of signing the contract. However, in mid-2016, Emaar Properties PJSC also withdrew because it was not patient enough to wait until the clean land was handed over.
Currently, the houses patched with corrugated iron, roads interspersed between canals, fields, abandoned land… is the current state of Thanh Da peninsula after 30 years of hanging planning. In 2018, the City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh City has accepted the proposal of the Department of Construction and related facilities, allowing the Department of Construction to carry out the procedures for granting a construction permit with a term in Binh Quoi – Thanh Da urban area so that people can actively build building and repairing houses.
After nearly 50 years of existence, 21 old apartment blocks in Ward 27, Binh Thanh District (also known as Thanh Da Residence) are old, outdated and degraded. Cracking, peeling, and seepage are quite common. Thanh Da peninsula is also frequently flooded by high tides.
The two large peninsulas are only about 6 km apart. In the photo, Thanh Da peninsula is above and Thu Thiem peninsula is below. Photo: Google map.
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