Tanjong Pagar - a vibrant business and commercial centre in Singapore

SINGAPORE - A district located in the downtown core of Singapore, Tanjong Pagar is once a sleepy fishing village that has since emerged into a vibrant business and commercial center just forty years after the founding of modern Singapore. An urban area that is rich in culture yet still retains its charming eccentricities, Tanjong Pagar has undergone urban renewal which attracted a lively community. Read on to find out more about Tanjong Pagar - a vibrant business and commercial centre in Singapore.

In the last decades of the 19th century, the Tanjong Pagar area has become increasingly urbanized and has turned into a multicultural neighborhood with numerous local and international dining options and a vibrant nightlife scene. Hills were leveled, roads were improved and access to town was laid, commercial and housing properties gradually took a larger share of the landscape. The areas around Anson, Tanjong Pagar, Maxwell, Cecil, Raffles Place, Phillip, and Clifford Pier formed the planning zones of the traditional Central Business District within the Downtown Core Planning Area.

Some office buildings for rent in the area are:

Guoco Tower, Singapore - office for rent/lease

Guoco Tower is considered as the tallest building in Singapore with a height of 290m exceeding the height limit for buildings in Singapore but was exempted from the restriction by the government due to its location which does not interfere with flight paths. This 64 storey skyscraper rises directly above Tanjong Pagar MRT Station. It is a vertical city that comprises a dynamic mix of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and urban park components. Its key features include: 890,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, 150,000 sq ft of landscaped gardens, 100,000 sq ft of retail and dining options across 6 storeys, and a direct access to the MRT. Guoco Tower is truly a global icon nestled in Tanjong Pagar. It has won international recognition for its excellence in design and architecture as well as its commitment to environmental sustainability.

Capital Tower, Singapore - office for rent/lease

Capital Tower is a Grade A office building located at 168 Robinson Road. This 52-storey tower is served by public transportation options and is connected to the Tanjong Pagar MRT Station. Featuring an open landscaped urban plaza, Capital Tower also offers modern efficient office space within the 254m high tower. Capital Tower has a total net lettable area of 734,696 sq ft with a typical floor plate of 20,450 sq ft. The building boasts stunning panoramic views of the city and the island's landscape. It has a wide range of business facilities such as: auditorium and conferencing facilities, flexi workspace options, as well as a club fitness center.

AXA Tower, Singapore - office for rent/lease

Located along Shenton Way, AXA Tower is one of the most iconic office buildings in Tanjong Pagar. The building is easily accessible via East Coast Parkway which is an expressway that leads directly to Changi Airport. Built in 1987, AXA Tower is a 52-storey building that has a total area of 608,989 sq ft and a typical floor plate of 14,120 sq ft.

Besides the endless options for hawker food, hip bars, shops and restaurants, Tanjong Pagar also offers shopping malls.

Some retail malls for rent in the area are:

100AM, Singapore - retail for rent/lease

100AM is a lifestyle mall located in the west-end of the Central Business District. It is very accessible since it’s only a 2-minute walk away from Tanjong Pagar MRT Station. 100AM is a 127,000 sq ft mall that spans four levels of retail and dining space. It offers a wide range of retail, lifestyle and dining concepts tailored to meet the changing lifestyle in Tanjong Pagar.

Icon Village, Singapore - retail for rent/lease

A contemporary urban mall that is an integral part of a mixed-use development, Icon Village is conveniently located a short walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT Station with a wide network of public transport available. Icon Village is an independent mall where live, work, play and shop coexist in the same community to provide convenience with a lively mix of dining, shopping, beauty and wellness outlets. Some of its key tenants include: Cold Storage, Two Men Bagel House, Salads & Wraps, Pizzeria L’Operatta, Whip Cupcakes and Patisserie Glace.