Singapore Office Rental Rates Guide By District

When looking for an office space in Singapore, office rental cost is often a huge deciding factor. Singapore Office rental rates vary significantly between districts and even locations within the same district, particularly in Singapore CBD, so it can be difficult to know how much you should be paying when come to office leasing in Singapore. This Singapore Office Rental Rates Guide provides businesses an idea of the average rent of office space in each district helping businesses narrow down the areas they should be focusing with their rental budget.


How is office space rent calculated?

For office spaces, the rent is calculated per square foot, so you will be charged X amount per square foot per month.


So, what is the average rental rates for an office space in Singapore?

The average Singapore office rental rate varies between buildings, locations and districts, averaging from $2.92 to $7.97 per square foot per month as of Jan 2019.

The most affordable locations for rental office space in Singapore are Upper Bukit Timah in District 21, Katong and Marine Parade in District 15, and Geylang in District 14. At the other end of the scale, the most expensive areas include grade A office buildings in Marina Bay and Raffles Place of District 01 within the CBD, where rental rates reach $11.00 per square foot per month on average.

Within the Singapore CBD, there are areas where you can secure an affordable office lease. While Raffles Place and Marina Bay new financial district command high rents, you can find great deals in Tanjong Pagar and Cecil Street.

Apart from location, there are a number of other factors that affect Singapore office rental rates, including age and maintenance of building (i.e. grade A, grade B and grade C buildings), specifications of office space, size of office space, tenant mix in the building and amenities.

Not sure about the differences between grade A, grade B and grade C buildings? What about the ideal floor area and lease term, and the rental rates of each building? To better understand the complexities of the office space rental process, check out our article – The Singapore Office Rental Guide For New Tenants and let us recommend an office real estate agent to assist you.


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Singapore Office Rental Rates Guide By District

See below for the average Singapore office rental rates by district:

01 - South (CBD)Boat Quay, Raffles Place, Marina Centre, Cecil Street, Robinson Road, Shenton Way$7.97
02 - South (CBD)Anson Road, Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar$6.10
03 - Central SouthAlexandra Road, Tiong Bahru, Queenstown$5.05
04 - SouthHarbourFront, Telok Blangah$7.03
05 - South WestBuona Vista, Dover, Pasir Panjang, West Coast$4.18
06 - SouthCity Hall, High Street, North Bridge Road, Beach Road$5.45
07 - SouthBeach Road, Bencoolen Street, Bugis, Rochor$4.66
08 - CentralLittle India, Farrer Park, Serangoon Road$3.19
09 - CentralOrchard Road, River Valley, Cairnhill, Killiney$5.76
10 - CentralTanglin Road, Grange Road, Holland, River Valley$4.55
11 - CentralNovena, Newton, Thomson, Bukit Timah$4.19
12 - CentralBalestier, Toa Payoh$4.00
13 - Central EastPotong Pasir, Macpherson-
14 - Central EastPaya Lebar, Eunos, Geylang$3.30
15 - EastKaton, Marine Parade, East Coast$3.42
16 - EastBedok, Upper East Coast-
17 - EastChangi, Loyang-
18 - EastPasir Ris, Simei, Tampines$4.98
19 - North EastHougang, Punggol, Sengkang$5.14
20 - Central NorthAng Mo Kio, Bishan, Braddell Road, Thomson-
21 - Central WestClementi, Upper Bukit Timah$2.92
22 - WestBoon Lay, Jurong$3.40
23 - North WestBukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Hillview Avenue, Upper Bukit Timah-
24 - Far North WestKranji, Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Kadut, Tengah-
25 - NorthAdmiralty, Woodlands-
26 - NorthUpper Thomson, Yio Chu Kang-
27 - NorthAdmiralty, Sembawang, Yishun-
28 - North EastSeletar, Yio Chu Kang-

Updated on 31st January 2019


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