Boon Lay is home to nine diverse sub-zones, meaning that despite its small size, finding the perfect room for rent is easy – and our broad listings come with no agent fee. The neighborhood is home to lots of residential blocks and rooms for rent as well as some of Singapore’s first industrial hubs, which means the community supports students as well as all kinds of professionals from factory workers to office personnel. Between the many factories and business districts, Boon Lay residents and roommates enjoy the option of commuting either by car or by the neighborhood’s public transit system, including several Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), interstate buses, local buses, and overnight buses.
When it comes to great, flexible housing options, Boon Lay benefits from its relatively new development. The community took off after industrialization in the 1960s, which is why there are so many HDB (Housing Development Board) blocks available to prospective residents looking to rent a room in Boon Lay. Room rentals in many of these public blocks place residents within walking distance of the major transit hubs, such as the MRT stations and bus exchanges in Pioneer, Joo Koon, and Gul.
Many room rentals in Boon Lay exist in the town center. The town center is home to many blocks of public housing, and you can browse through rentals with EasyRoommate for no agent fee. Rooms for rent in Boon Lay’s central district can take advantage of the Boon Lay Community Centre, which offers residents great opportunities like participating in local sports teams, taking art classes in photography, theater, and music, holding conferences, and more.
Depending on where you live in Boon Lay, you may also have access to some of Singapore’s best nature destinations. The 2.3-kilometer subzone of Liu Fung is an excellent place to find a flatshare or house for rent for those looking to escape the developed, industrialized feel of Boon Lay. Liu Fang is home to the Jurong Bird Park, where visitors can see over 9,000 birds of over 600 different species! In addition to the aviaries at the Jurong Bird Park, this nature escape also features a towering man-made waterfall – one of the largest in the world. Boon Lay is also home to the Jurong Hill Park, where visitors can climb a large spiral tower that offers panoramic views of the city.
If you’re looking for room rentals in Boon Lay’s sub-zone of Tukang, you’ll have access to several primary schools as well as close proximity to the Boon Lay Shopping Center and its popular NTUC FairPrice Club. This community is an ideal location for Tukang Innovation Park employees to rent a room in Boon Lay, thanks to its proximity to the research and development establishment. Meanwhile, if you’re looking for a cheap room close to public transit, Joo Koon is a great option because of its dedicated MRT station. Joo Koon also features a food center and offices in its main hub, along with a FairPrice.
Similar to Joo Koon, the Gul community has its own MRT station, and is a heavily industrialized sub-zone of Boon Lay that’s ideal for industrial workers. Another great place for industrial workers to find a room for rent is north of the industrial island of Pulau Samulun, which is a tiny sub-zone of Boon Lay. On the other end of the spectrum, one of the largest sub-zones in the community is Pioneer Sector. This community has lots of HDB rooms for rent available. You can find single room rentals for no agent fee catering to workers living in Pioneer Sectors 1, 2, and 3, as well as Pioneer Sector Lane and Pioneer Sector Walk. Students may also be attracted to rent a room in Boon Lay’s Pioneer neighborhood because of the nearby SAFTI Military Institute immediately to the west. In addition to all these amenities, Pioneer also features a dedicated MRT station and a nearby mall.
Boon Lay may be small, but there are countless rooms rentals available to suit the many needs of industry professionals. Explore our listings for no agent fee, and find the sub-zone and community that’s perfect for you.