Construction has commenced on the new Shaw Tower in Singapore, which will be redeveloped into a 200m-high mixed-use tower. Shaw Towers Realty has appointed Lendlease to manage the redevelopment and the subsequent operating asset. Located in the new central business district, the new tower will have 435,000 square feet of Grade A office space and a 5-storey podium with 15,700 square feet of retail and restaurants. Some 21,500 square feet will be dedicated to a multi-purpose hall and meeting facilities. The tower aims to give tenants spatial flexibility with demountable panelsLendlease has engaged professors from the Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore to advise it on the cultural significance of the previous tower to identify opportunities for heritage interpretation. The company said heritage elements of the original building will be weaved into the new building, including the original Shaw Brothers logo from the roof façade.