Park Hotel Alexandra
Located close to major business hubs, shopping and entertainment districts, the thoughtfully-designed Park Hotel Alexandra blends effortlessly into the lush surroundings with its nature-inspired decor featuring earthy tones from Singapore’s garden city landscape, creating a warm and inviting ambience. Guests can expect an enriching experience at the flourishing green spaces and nature parks in the hotel vicinity, with excellent transport links that connect seamlessly to the rest of the city.
A place for art lovers set in a former military barracks dating back to 1936 and surrounded by lush tropical greenery, the Gillman Barracks visual arts cluster’s vision is to be a destination for the presentation and discussion of international and Southeast-Asian art, a focal point of Singapore’s arts landscape that anchors the development of visual art in the region and beyond. The art businesses and organisations are complemented by design retailer Supermama, as well as cafes, bars and restaurants.
Queensway Shopping Centre
Opened in 1976 to provide shopping and recreational options for residents residing in Queenstown, it is dubbed by locals as "Singapore’s Sports Mall" due to its popularity as a locale for sporting items since its establishment.
ABC Brickworks Food Centre
Built in the 1970s, ABC Brickworks Market & Food Centre is one of the earliest public markets and hawker centres in Singapore. Named after the former Archipelago Brewery Company and the brickworks factories that used to be in the vicinity, it is home to more than a hundred food stalls, with an amazing diversity of hawker fare to be found here.
Located opposite IKEA, Anchorpoint Shopping Centre is a great place to buy branded fashion stuff at extremely cheap prices. This two-storey mall is a favourite shopping place of working professionals whose offices are nearby. It is also home to Cold Storage and a Food Court which offers great convenience.
The German carmaker understands the importance of having a unique lifestyle brand featuring a highly-curated shopping experience. At the showroom is a Porsche-branded café for owners to relax while their cars are being serviced on the ground floor. On the second level, the brand essence of Porsche Design is distilled within a compact, minimalist space featuring a slew of practical lifestyle products like sportswear, mobile phones, writing tools, and watches.
Quipped by the building’s owners as the largest super car vending machine in Southeast Asia, the newly-built Autobahn Motors (ABM) building has caught the attention and imagination of many car enthusiasts and its neighbours alike, with its automotive super car inventory showcase which prominently illuminates its heartland skyline after dark. Conceptualised in response to limited space and parking management in Singapore, the owners at Autobahn Motors spent almost 3 years creating the facility and now, the ABM Building offers a storage capacity of 60 exotic, vintage and super cars, as well as multiple event spaces.
A landmark facility, the Mercedes-Benz Center is a fusion of lifestyle, business and entertainment that revolves around the marque in a dynamic, ever-changing environment that allows one to interact with the past, present and future. Explore the fascinating Brand Gallery or the spacious Event Hall, or make the perfect corporate impression in the conference room. Savour the MercedesCafé gourmet delights and refreshing beverages, or browse through the MercedesBoutique. The center is also home to fashion shows, concerts and exhibitions.
BMW Future Retail incorporates a new consumer experience through its showroom design, coupled with new digital tools to create a modern, premium and enjoyable retail experience. From a café area and a kids’ corner on the first floor, coupled with new digital communication equipment, customers are immersed in an engaging and interactive environment.
A Stone’s Throw Away
One of Singapore’s most hip and quaint neighbourhoods, nestled away in lush greenery just minutes from Orchard Road. Formerly a nutmeg plantation in the 1850s called Mount Harriet — and then repurposed as the military camp that was Tanglin Barracks — Dempsey Hill has been through several transformations, and the heritage site maintains its original rustic charm to this day. Redeveloped in 2007, this tranquil hideaway is now a dining, entertainment and shopping destination.
Lined with row after row of quaint art deco shophouses, Tiong Bahru is known as one of the most happening neighbourhoods in town. The residential estate is jam-packed with some of the city’s hottest food and lifestyle establishments whilst offering a slice of Singapore's traditional heritage.