OUE Downtown

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OUE Downtown or 6 Shenton Way, formerly DBS Building Towers[7][8] is a high-rise skyscraper complex at 6 Shenton Way in the central business district of Singapore. Tower 1, at 201 metres (659 ft) and 50 storeys, was completed in 1975 and is one of Singapore's oldest skyscrapers. Tower 2, at 150 m (490 ft) and 36 storeys, was completed twenty years later in 1994. The former headquarters of DBS Bank was located in the complex. Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE) acquired the complex in 2010 and renamed it 'OUE Downtown'.

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OUE Downtown Towers
OUE Tower 1 in 2018
Former namesDBS Building
Development Bank of Singapore Building
Alternative names6 Shenton Way
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Architectural styleBrutalist architecture
LocationShenton Way, Downtown Core, Singapore
Coordinates1.2771°N 103.8483°E / 1.2771; 103.8483
Construction started1972
CompletedTower 1: 1975
Tower 2: 1994
Cost$24.5 million
OwnerOverseas Union Enterprise
RoofTower 1: 201 m (659 ft)
Tower 2: 150 m (490 ft)
Technical details
Floor countTower 1: 50
Tower 2: 36
Design and construction
Architect(s)Architects Team 3
Obayashi Gumi Corporation
DeveloperDBS Land Limited, Ohbayashi Gumi Corporation, Steen Consultants, Liu Cheng Consulting Engineers, Davis Langdon & Seah Philippines Inc., Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator[1]

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