Three things you need to know –1. Foreigner Residential Areas in Chengdu

Chengdu, one of the three most populous cities in western China, attracts more international people to live and work here. While there are some famous foreigner residential areas in Chengdu which you may be interested, come and check as following:

Jiuyan Bridge

City Center

Well, if you’d fancy living smack dab in the middle of the city with abundant facilities to enjoy, then city center is the right place for you.  Here has Jiuyanqiao bar streets, numerous shopping complexes such as Taikoo Li, IFS, Atrium, Silver Stone Mall,etc. You will find that most popular buildings around the zone include Times Residence,the Atrium, Metropolis, the Excellency.

Map of Chengdu

Tongzilin Area

Tongzilin is a wealthy residential neighborhood to the south of Chengdu and has been the traditional neighborhood for expats whose companies pay the rent.  Here you can enjoy good facilities such as Carrefour, Mike’s pizza, Ikea, etc. More apartments in this area tend to be equipped with western toilet and western style decoration than any other neighborhoods. As Tongzilin is quite an old area of Chengdu, new property launches are limited. The most popular compounds in this area are Master, Europe City, Orchard Villa, while all apartments in Master are equiped with floor heating for a long time and Europe City is more quiet and with plent of plants inside the compound.

Tianfu International Financial Center

Financial City

Chengdu’s southern central business district also known as Financial City, close to Chengdu’s Municipal Government and upscale shopping malls, is a short walk from Metro Line No. 1 Chengdu Financial City Station. Many new and high quality residential buildings launched in this area such as Cosmos, Yintai Center, Times Crystal, Financial City, etc.

Tianfu Software Park

Chengdu Tianfu Software Park

Chengdu Tianfu Software Park is today a base for the development of software and service outsourcing industry. It has attracted a large number of enterprises and over 200 companies operate in the park. If you work in the software park and one of your major concerns  is distance to office, then here is the place for you. In recent years, there have been lots of highrise residential buildings and commercial buildings sprouting up as Chengdu Government views to turning South Park into an international innovative industrial development centre. Of course this area lacks of  life breath as been completely new.

Yanlord Riverbay 


Dongda Road

After Pangang Group Chengdu Iron & Steel Co.,Ltd moved away from this area, here attracted international brand development teams such as Yanlord, Keppel, Sun Hung Kai, Wharf,etc. While it’s very easy to reach the city center and go east like Longquan which focus on manufacturing industry, the area offers the feel of community living with a common public park. Expats who work in Longquan area would definitely take here as first option.

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