Singapore Property: A Guide to District 1

March 22, 2017 Singapore

Singapore is a relatively small city but despite its size, it provides great location options for every buyer’s Singapore property investment.

One Singapore district worth a look is District. It’s a flourishing business and entertainment area which includes Marina Bay, Raffles Place, Cecil Street and People’s Park. Aside from the vibrant and busy attractions in the area, District 1’s close proximity to the Central Business District attracts Singapore condo buyers to this location.

Situated in the heart of the city, Singapore property owners in District 1 will have easy access to transportation with a number of nearby bus services and MRT stations such as Tanjong Pagar MRT, Raffles Place MRT, Chinatown MRT and Marina Bay MRT stations.

Continue reading to discover more what a District 1 property has to offer and why it’s an ideal location for your next Singapore property investment!

Marina Bay

Find your Singapore property in District 1 | Singapore Properties | Yazhou PropertyBeautifully illuminated sky overlooking the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

An artificial bay located near the Central Area of Singapore, Marina Bay has become one of the main tourist attractions of this lion city. Leisure spots, trendy restaurants, shops and hotels in this area make Marina Bay a great location for a Singapore real estate investment–everything is within a short drive away. Moreover, you have the best view of the Singapore skyline and get to marvel in Marina Bay’s architectural masterpieces at the same time.

District 1 property One Shenton is a Singapore condo by property developer CDL that is situated close to Marina Bay and a few minutes away from Raffles Place MRT and Downtown MRT stations.

Cecil Street

Be in awe with the facades and developments in Cecil Street. This is an ideal place for art and culture lovers as The Telok Ayer Performing Arts Centre (TAPAC), a venue for performers, is situated here. TAPAC is the first property purchased under the National Arts Council’s Arts Housing Scheme in 1985.

Raffles Place

Find your Singapore property in District 1 | Singapore Properties | Yazhou PropertyMerlion Statue in front of Singapore commercial buildings

Named after the founder of Singapore, Raffles Place is situated in the Downtown Core and Central Area, close to Marina Bay. An example of a District 1 property in Raffles Place is OCBC Centre, UOB Plaza, OUB Centre, One Raffles Quay and Republic Plaza. Within a short distance away are attractions such as the Merlion and the Durian Shaped Art Centre Esplanade Theatre.

People’s Park

Find your Singapore property in District 1 | Singapore Properties | Yazhou PropertyChinatown is an ethnic enclave located in the Central Area of Singapore

The People’s Park Complex located in the heart of Chinatown is a high-rise commercial and residential Singapore property. The 31-storey building was the first shopping centre of its kind in Southeast Asia and for almost 5 decades, has been the basis of succeeding retail developments in the country.

There is no scarcity of shopping and dining options with the number of shops that sell souvenirs, local products, food and so much more. Shopping malls such as Yue Hwa, Chinatown Complex and Chinatown Point are additional entertainment centres just around the junction of Cross Street, New Bridge Road and Eu Tong Sen Street.

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