Location, Location, Location
The more popular locations of choice for Tenants
will be the Singapore prime Central District 9, 10 and 11. The second
tier will be the District 15, 16 in the East and District 4 and 5 in the Western part of the Island State.
Prime District 9, 10
Orchard Road is in the heart of the
Shopping district and where you will find shops, first class hotels,
entertainment, offices, private clubs, supermarkets, movie house within
walking distance. So, if you like the hustle and bustle of a city life,
Orchard Road area will be the choice.
Cairnhill Road/ Mt Elizabeth Road is
another area to consider because it is within the Orchard Road area. A
short distance from Orchard Road is Nassim Road where you find many
embassies. This area is quiet and close to the Botanic Gardens , one of
the more famous Singapore Tourist Attraction.
River Valley and Kim Seng Road is rapidly
being developed with many new condos being built over the last 2-3
years. This area is approximately 5-10 minutes drive to Orchard Road and
5-10 minutes drive to the Business District.
Holland Road is another popular expat
area which is about 10 minutes drive to get to Orchard Road. For food
and entertainment, there is Holland Village where some very good
restaurants, fast food outlets, bars are found.
Bukit Timah Road starts from Newton and
stretches all the way to Upper Bukit Timah Road. You find many condos
along this road but the ones closer to Orchard Road are the popular
homes of choice. Right across Bukit Timah Road is Dunearn Road which
leads to Watten Estate and Shelford Road. Transportation can be a
problem because there are no buses and MRT station nearby.
Jervois and Nathan Road areas are also very sought-after
due to its quiet and peaceful surrounding with more low-rise than
and just only approximately 5 minutes drive to Orchard Road.
The Indonesian Embassy and the Malaysian Embassy are situated in this
area. The latest shopping centre nearby is the Great World City which is
approximately 5 minutes drive away.
Eastern District 15, 16
prefer to live near the sea and have homes with a view, you can consider
East Coast area. This area has a beach, a lot of activities and
amenities to offer. For recreational activities there are Parkland Gold
Driving Range, East Coast Recreational Centre (Sailing Club), and
Singapore Tennis Centre. The East Coast Recreational Centre is very
popular amongst expatriates. For food, you can find many popular seafood
restaurants by the beach and fast food restaurants.
are many shopping centres in the part of the island, like Parkway Parade
and Katong Shopping Centre. Many really nice condos, mostly sea facing
like The Waterside, The Atria, Hawaii Tower, The Sovereign, The Makena,
Amber Point, and Amberville. Further up, you find more condos like
Mandarin Gardens, Bayshore Park and The Bayshore.
are no MRT station around this area yet but getting around is no
trouble. For frequent air travellers, you can also consider this area
because it is a quick 10 to 15 mins drive to the airport.
Another very sought-after area not far away from East Coast Parkway is
the water front Tanjong Rhu. Most of the condos you find here like Costa Rhu and
Pebble Bay Condo has "great great" view over the Kallang River. However,
transportation can be a problem if you do not have a car. If you do
drive, it is a quick 5-10 minutes
drive to shops and food outlets. You may also walk to the nearby Leisure
Park or Indoor Stadium for food, shopping and clubbing too.
Western District 4 and 5
closer to the Central Business District area is Telok Blangah. Nearest
shopping centre is the HabourFront Shopping Centre or former World Trade
Centre Shopping Centre. The MRT station is up and running here and is
just next to "Sentosa Island", another tourist attraction access via
cable car, car, bus or ferry.
Pasir Panjang area has a laid back Village feel. Most Condos here are
low rise and located near the green and hill side. This area too has a
quite a nice park by the beach with lot of activities and amenities to
offer. For food, you can find some good restaurants at the Pasir Panjang
Village and yes the famous Pasir Panjang food centre which sell good
seafood and satays..
is just a short tour or introduction to some popular locations favoured
by the expats communities. Other locations equally sought after by
Tenants include the Woodland area near to the American schools and areas
close to MRT !