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Affordable Rentals in Singapore Near Shopping Malls


According to the 2020 Economist report, Singapore is ranked as the fourth most expensive city to live in, after Zurich, Paris and Hong Kong. Therefore, renting an apartment, especially one near shopping malls can be quite a challenge.

Today, we look at several affordable rentals that are also easily accessible and within walking distance to shopping malls.

North Park Residences

Located in the northern part of Singapore, at the heart of Yishun Town Centre is North Park Residences. This 12-tower development is part of Northpoint City which is the largest mall in the North with over 400 retail and F&B stores. Developed by Frasers Property, it has a total of 920 units comprising of 1-5 bedrooms.

With luxurious amenities such as Infinity Swimming Pool, Pool Deck, 10 thematic Gardens, Gyms, Yoga Deck, BBQ Pits, residents can enjoy the pampered lifestyle.


As an integrated development, it is seamlessly connected to Yishun MRT Station via an underpass at Basement 2 and the Yishun Bus Interchange. Residents can enjoy the convenience of travelling to all parts of Singapore via the MRT and buses at their doorsteps.

Nearby public amenities include the Golden Village Cinema, Nee Soon Sports Centre, Yishun Polyclinic, Yishun Pond Park, and Nee Soon East Community Centre. Rental starts from as low as $1,650 per month.


Conveniently situated in the east of Singapore, this beautiful development is only approximately 5-minute walk to Pasir Ris MRT station and the White Sands Shopping Mall. Developed by City Developments Limited, this is an eco-friendly project that has 912 units comprising 1 to 6 bedders.


The main shopping mall is the White Sands Shopping Centre where you can find retail shops selling clothes, shoes and bags. For food lovers, there are all kinds of cuisine from Japanese to Thai to Western and local favourites. Also inside the mall is the NTUC Fairprice supermarket where you can get your daily groceries.

For car owners, this development is easily accessible via the Tampines Expressway (TPE), which connects to the Kallang Pan-Island Expressway (KPE) and the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE). Rental starts from as low as $2,200 per month.


NEWest is a beautiful development comprising 136 residential units and 141 commercial units. Located in the western part of Singapore along West Coast Drive, NEWest combines luxury residences with retail and dining options. From the commercial units, you can find delis, cafes, bistros and gourmet-marts to fashion shops, education centres and even a yoga studio.


Amenities at this luxurious development include an extensive lap pool that runs in between the blocks of triplexes, BBQ pits, a fully equipped gym, Jacuzzi, outdoor showers, Pavilion and many more.

For residents, commuting is easy with several transport options. For car drivers, you are connected via major expressways like the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) and the West Coast Highway. For non-drivers, the nearest MRT station is the Clementi MRT station, part of another major shopping mall, the Clementi Mall. Rental starts from as low as $1,850 per month.

Bedok Residences

Developed by CapitaLand, Bedok Residences is located in the heart of the vibrant Bedok Central. This development has 583 units comprising of 1 to 4 bedders and sits above Bedok Mall, where you can find many retail shops, NTUC Fairprice and Sheng Shiong supermarkets and even the Bedok Public Library.

Amenities include the extensively landscaped deck, which provides a full suite of recreational facilities. Residents can enjoy the infinity pool, lounge pavilion, terraced spa pods, BBQ areas, tennis court, outdoor exercise and senior fitness stations, a clubhouse with gym and function rooms.


As it is conveniently located, getting to and from town is a breeze. For car drivers, it is easily accessible via the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) and the East Coast Parkway (ECP). For non-drivers, you have direct access to the Bedok Bus Interchange which is connected to the Bedok MRT station. Rental starts from as low as $2,480 per month.

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