In today’s highly competitive landscape, space and location could play a crucial role in delivering that extra advantage to differentiate you in the marketplace. How to ensure you have the right space for your business? We’ve you covered in this guide to space options in Singapore.
Whether you are a new start-up, growing a fledgling company or expanding an established business, you will need a space to launch your business proper. But finding the right space is often challenging, especially when there are so many factors that can affect business operations to consider.
Where is the right location? Can the space support my type of operations? Are the layouts flexible enough to accommodate special facilities and equipment? Are there sufficient public transportations to make it easy for employees to travel to work? What are the amenities available nearby? Is there enough room for expansion downstream? Is there a collaborative business network and ecosystem? The list goes on.
Having the right space partner is therefore important. With CapitaLand’s diverse portfolio of business parks, industrial and logistics space across the island, you will be spoilt for choice.
To help navigate through the wide range of space options, we have put together this simple guide that recommends suitable spaces based on your priorities and specifications.
#COMMUNITYI am looking for a place with a solid tech ecosystem and a vibrant business community.
When having a strong and vibrant community for collaboration and networking is your thing. The business world is all about partnership and collaboration, and a strong business community can provide valuable networks and inspire amazing innovations. And you can satisfy this requirement of yours with CapitaLand’s business and science parks portfolio.
Also popularly known as the “CBD of the East”, CBP is strategically located within a thriving economic hub with proximity to Changi Airport, Changi Aviation Park and Changi East Urban District. This bustling hub has a strong existing ecosystem of financial, technology, and IT services companies where you can find the likes of Honeywell, Huawei, Citi Group and DBS Bank. Nearby, the Singapore University of Technology and Design is a hot testbed for the latest technology and engineering design ideas, making CBP an ideal space for industrial design companies as well. You get to rub shoulders with giants here.
Located next to the Jurong Lake District (set to be the largest mixed-use business district outside the city centre) and with its proximity to the future advanced manufacturing hub Jurong Innovation District, IBP is fast becoming a favourite among corporations looking to set up their regional headquarters, innovation centres and other operations in the West. It is already the home of a thriving community of companies engaged in information technology, software development, R&D and high-tech manufacturing activities, including Acer, JGC Singapore, Creative Technology, ThyssenKrupp, Evonik and Johnson Control.
This is THE premium address for research, testbed, and collaboration in Singapore. SSP is in the greater one-north’s innovation district with a thriving community of leading infocomm technology, biotech, life sciences, food tech and specialty chemicals companies. Home to more than 350 labs, MNCs and leading local enterprises, including Acumen Diagnostics, Dyson, Ferrero, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Shimadzu and Shopee, and located next to top research facilities and tertiary institutions, such as A*STAR, NUS and NUH, SSP is a dream location for biomedical, R&D and technology companies.
#AMENITIESI am looking to be near conveniences & public transport.
When easy access to public transport, amenities and other facilities is part of your talent acquisition and retention strategy, we have just the properties for you (we get it, ‘cos we are an employer too). Nestled snugly in mature estates with modern conveniences, lifestyle facilities, and unlimited food options, these workspaces are naturally vibrant, accessible, and surrounded by familiar scenes that guarantee to please the shopaholics and foodies in us.
Jumpstart your business with this light industrial B1 production and ancillary workspace that spots generous ceiling height and floor loading capacity, perfect for electronics, infocomm technology, precision engineering and semiconductors sectors. A whole host of amenities in the neighbourhood awaits you, including popular eateries, Sheng Siong supermarket and Hougang 1 shopping mall
A range of light industrial flatted factories offering units of various sizes for SMEs and MNCs in electronics, precision engineering and advanced manufacturing. You can find a bustling food court within the building, and oh, getting to shopping malls like myVillage at Serangoon Gardens, Junction 8 and Ang Mo Kio Hub is also a cinch via car, where you can find more exciting dining and retail options.
Another high-specification industrial development that is suitable for electronics, semiconductor, and information technology companies. Easily accessible by CTE and SLE, and just a short drive away from Yio Chu Kang and AMK MRT stations. There is also a wide choice of amenities including a childcare centre, food court, and café.
The four-storey B2 industrial property houses production spaces suited for light and clean industries, such as e-commerce, electronics, manufacturing, precision engineering and information technology. You can find plenty of cafes and popular F&B nearby, such as Tampines Round Food Centre and Simpang Bedok. It is also a short drive away from other prominent amenities in the East, like Tampines Mall, Tampines 1, Century Square, Our Tampines Hub and Tampines SAFRA.
Strategically located near the Tampines Industrial Estate, this four-storey development offers high-quality workspaces for light industrial businesses. Several eateries, such as Sin Hin Food Place and Great Nanyang Kopitiam, are right around the corner, not to mention it’s just a short drive to Eastpoint Mall, Tampines Mall, Century Square and Tampines Plaza. SAFRA Tampines, with all its club facilities, is a short walk away.
#BIGI need space… lots of space.
Look no further. CapitaLand has workspaces of every space and size that will satisfy your needs. You can choose between a fitted space or customise your own. The blank canvas will allow for optimal space planning and design. Perfect for companies looking to replicate or scale their operations, without having to adjust their optimised setup to suit the space.
With a net lettable area of 14,000 sqm, this brand new five-storey premium B1 industrial building, which recently obtained its Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) in Jan 2022, has large contiguous units of up to 4,300 sqm, as well as multiple floors for lease and consolidation of business operations under one roof. UBIX boasts superior specifications, such as a high ceiling of up to 7m, wide column span and posh finishing, making it ideal for HQ operations for the infocomm technology, fintech, gaming, healthcare, e-commerce, biopharma, and automotive sectors.
A shout-out to companies in the infocomm technology, telecommunications, engineering services, electronics, and industrial training sectors for this ten-storey hi-spec property. 80 Bendemeer Road not only offers a premium business space with an excellent address, its attention to finer details, like the elegantly designed lobby and exclusive secured card access, makes it a coveted workspace in a league of its own. With an indoor space of 12,700 sqm available in a single development, you can run wild (with your ideas) in it.
This is another property in CapitaLand portfolio that will satisfy the space needs of companies in the electronics manufacturing, freight forwarding and information technology industries. Within this six-storey building, there are two floors with impressive production space of up to 2,400 sqm on each level. The development also provides high ceilings of up to 9.2 metres and a floor loading capacity of up to 15 kilonewtons per square metre.
#FRINGEI want a place that is outside the city but not too far away from it.
If you want the convenience and easy accessibility to downtown, but still have the space and ready capacity to experiment and expand your business, then think fringe. CapitaLand has well-appointed properties outside the CBD that sit on public transport nodes and are a short drive to the city. What’s more, by locating non-client facing operations, like data processing, call centre and support functions, in the outskirts, you can improve your business continuity and stretch the dollar without compromising the quality of space. Get ready to be the envy of the town with the extra fringe benefits.
This mixed-use development is located right at the fringe of the CBD and within walking distance to Lavender and Bendemeer MRT Stations. Comprising two business towers and three levels of annex units integrated with a three-storey retail mall, Aperia provides a wide range of workspaces ideal for IT, call centres, software development, and e-commerce companies.
Besides having a relatively huge floor area, this high-spec property has a prime address within the Kallang Industrial Estate right at the edge of the city. Tenants can take advantage of the proximity to the CBD without having to jostle with the crowds. Just a short walk to Boon Keng and Bendemeer MRT stations, 80 Bendemeer is also well-served by CTE, KPE and PIE.
Recommending one of our star developments that has everything at once. With Ubi MRT station located right at the doorstep, UBIX brings the city to you, and the rest of the island can be easily reached via KPE and PIE. Your employees will love the accessibility you have provided, and you will love the accessibility to the talent pools in the mature Ubi estate and upcoming residential developments.
There you have it. Our quick guide to our workspaces: #Community, #Amenities, #Big and #Fringe. Whatever is your priority in space, you will find that right space with CapitaLand.
Do more with your space. Explore our diversified portfolio of properties here or speak with our space consultants to choose the right location to supercharge your business growth.
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