Information which will be of interest to potential Tenants who want to rent condominium and apartments in Jurong East, Jurong West, Chinese Garden, Lakeside and Boon Lay areas. Nearest MRT stations and shopping centres are identified. For more information on other MRT links in the west, please refer to below of Singapore MRT map – http://www.smrt.com.sg/Trains/NetworkMap.aspx
Jurong & Tuas Industrial Estates and International Business Park (IBP)
Most people working in the west of Singapore rent their rooms, Housing Development Board(HDB) or Condominium units around Jurong East, Chinese Garden, Lakeside and Boon Lay MRT stations, which are well connected together with public buses(majority air conditioned), large shopping centres, banks and shopping centres. These are also in close proximity to Singapore Jurong and Tuas Industrial Estates which have more than 3000 MNCs & Small Medium Companies operating in this area. The IBP also houses many multi-national companies, which site is within walking distance to the Jurong East MRT station.
Jurong has two mega shopping centres; IMM , one is close distance to Jurong East MRT and Jurong Point, adjacent to Boon Lay MRT station. Both shopping centres have large scale Supermarkets, branded apparel shops, bookstores, dinning cafes, fast food outlets, international Cuisine- Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Western and Asia foods, banks, postal services, saloons, pharmacy/healthcare products, electronics products, household appliances and sport apparels shops.
Local wet Markets or Minimarts
Local Markets selling vegetables, fishes, poultries, meat, spices and food ingredients are conveniently available in neighbourhood. Bakery and local delights are common sights. Minimarts selling daily necessities and consumables are plentiful everywhere. A spoilt of choices for residents who look for daily bargains.
Medical Clinics & Hospitals
There are many neighbourhood clinics – dental or medical clinics within each housing estates, typically within short walking distance from the house or condominium that one stays. There are a few hospitals that serve all residents in this areas; West Point Hospital(open 24hrs daily), Jurong Medical Centre (Mon-Sat) upcoming Jurong General Hospital (2014). Beside these hospitals, well established Alexandra Hospital and National University Hospital are just 10-15 minutes driving distance away from Jurong Central Area.
Traditional Chinese Medicines or herbs can be found in every neighbourhood. Some of them are managed by generations of Chinese families.
Personal Care & Wellness
Jurong like many housing areas in Singapore has many Hair & Beauty Saloons and wellness centres in shopping centres or within walking distances from the resident areas. The quality and services are good, prices can be extra ordinary cheap (a few dollars only for simple cut) and certainly reasonable.
Beside MRT and public buses, if you drive, Jurong is linked by two major highways in Singapore which is less than 10 mins away from all residential areas; Ayer Rajah Express Highway(AYE) and Pan_Island Express Highway (PIE). AYE is main gateway to Jurong & Tuas Industrial Estates, West and South of Singapore include Central District Areas. It takes generally 30-40 minutes from Jurong to East Coast or Singapore Changi International Airport. PIE cut through centre part of Singapore, direct link to northern and Eastern part of Singapore.
If you don’t have car, taxi travel within and beyond Jurong areas is equally as convenient and at affordable cost.
Place of Attractions:
Jurong has famous Jurong Bird Parks, one of the most renowned bird sanctuaries with some of the largest free-flying aviaries in the world. It is Asia’s largest bird park with a collection of more than 5,000 birds across 380 species that are housed within 20.2 hectares of exploratory landscape. An attraction site which tourists will not want to miss during vacation visit in Singapore. It can be reached via MRT at Jurong Bird Park Station. More details of Jurong Bird Park can be found from this site. http://www.birdpark.com.sg/visitor-info/how-to-get-here.html
Key Highlights on some Condominiums in Jurong Area.
*Condominium/Apartment : Ivory Heights ,Westmere
Jurong East MRT - (18min from Woodland MRT station, 29 min from Orchard Road), near to IMM Shopping Mall and Jurong East Shopping & Hawker Centres, 4 min train ride from Clementi Shopping Centres.
*Condominium/Apartment : Parc Oasis,
Chinese Garden MRT – (2 min from Jurong East MRT station, 31 min from Orchard Road), near to IMM Shopping Mall and Jurong East Shopping & Hawker Centres and Jurong Central shopping centres and wet market.
*Condominium/Apartment : The Lakeshore, LakeHolmz , Lakepoint &
Lakeside Apartments, Lakeside Grove, Lakeside Tower, Kang Ching Apartment, Park View Mansion
Lakeside MRT – (4 min from Jurong East MRT station, 33 min from Orchard Road), near to IMM Shopping Mall and Jurong Point Shopping Centre & Hawker Centres. Also, near Boon Lay Shopping Centre.
*Condominium/Apartment : Summerdale, The Centris, The Floravale, Westville, Westwood Park
Boon Lay MRT – (6 min from Jurong East MRT station, 35 min from Orchard Road), nearest to Jurong Point Shopping Centre & Hawker Centres. Also, near Boon Lay Shopping Centre. Pionner and Joo Koon MRT Stations are 1-4 min away from Boon Lay MRT station.
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