The land having a place with Ngee Ann Kongsi was a much looked for after bit of land in Singapore.The land was additionally looked for by the proprietors of Hilton International Hotel. There were additionally a progression of question between Ngee Ann Kongsi and the Metro Group which had in this way obtained the redevelopment rights. These were just settled in 1981, bringing about the setting up of a joint wander in which Ngee Ann had a 73% stake, and Metro the adjust 27%.
The accomplices paid vigorously for the question, as the Singapore Government obtained a large portion of the site in 1983. Among its numerous shops are the Takashimaya retail establishment and Kinokuniya, the second-biggest book shop in Southeast Asia. Ngee Ann City is additionally home to the biggest Best Denki in Singapore, known as Big Best.