April 2024

How Much Does It Cost To Rent an Office in Singapore?

Cost To Rent an Office in Singapore

Cost of Office rents in Singapore range from $7.00 per sq ft. to $14.00 psf per month (gross incl service charge)
For a small team of 5-7 pax the rent will range from $8,000 - $20,000 per month.

The cost of an office is the largest expense for most businesses after staff salaries, so it is critical that you make the right decision and choose an office space which is the right fit for your team, future strategy and your budget. Getting this balance right is not easy, so to get you started we have listed the seven key areas you need to consider when working out the total monthly cost. And if you have any questions, we’d love to hear from you.

There is now a widening rental gap (per sq ft per month) within The Financial District between the very top tier of the market - Premium Grade A, upper mid-range and economy range.


Guide Office Rental Asking rates


When assessing your rental budget, tenants should consider how flexible can they be on district. Provided the location has convenient transport for staff, do they really need to be in a100% prime building? Sometimes, there is a significant difference between asking rates and bottom-line average ‘effective rates’ after negotiations. However, in a firming market like Q4 2022, there is less room for manoeuvre and the difference is narrowing.


Average Monthly Effective Rentals (per sq ft) Grade A Office Space

Location Est Gross
Effective Rate
Location Est Gross
Effective Rate
Financial District   Outside CBD East  
Raffles Place $10.00 - $13.00 City Fringe East/ Paya Lebar $6.50- $8.50
New Downtown $11.00 - $14.00 Suburban East $4.50 - $5.50
Shenton Way / Robinson Rd $8.50 - $12.00 Outside CBD West  
Beach Road / Suntec $8.00 - $11.00 City Fringe West/ Alexandra Rd $6.30 - $7.50
CBD Rest   Suburban West $5.00 - $7.50
Orchard Road/ Novena $7.50 - $9.00    
Chinatown / River Valley Road $6.00 - $7.50    

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