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When you are moving to a foreign country, especially for the first time, it can be a daunting task to choose where to live.

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Where to Live for Expats

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Shanghai is cut into two major parts – Pudong (the east part) and Puxi (the west part) – by Huangpu River. Downtown area, which consists of four districts (Huangpu, Xuhui, Jing'an, and Changning). Renting Shanghai offer a large selection of properties for rent.

Puong New district »

  • Lujiazui area: As the financial center of Shanghai, Lujiazui Financial Zone is home to the offices of many world leading financial institutions.
  • Lianyang & Century Park area: Characterized by spacious villas and apartments, Lianyang neighborhood is favored by expats for its proximity to the clean air of Century Park.
  • Jinqiao & Green City area: As a new type of international community, Green City area is a family oriented friendly neighborhood, filled with western grocery stores, restaurants, sports clubs, and schools.
  • Longdong Avenue area: It is a smaller more local area but it does have some better priced villas than Jinqiao area.
  • Kangqiao area: This area has two international schools in its region, the British International School and Shanghai Community International School.

Huangpu district »

  • Xintiandi area: One of the trendiest entertainment districts in the city, Xintiandi attracts expats to its luxury apartments, town houses and renovated old houses.
  • People's Square area: A fast paced exciting neighborhood filled with restaurants and shopping malls, fun night life areas and convenient public transportation.

Xuhui district »

  • Former French Concession area: One of the most prestigious sections of Shanghai, the old French Concession area is famous for its boulevards and the lowest population density of all downtown areas.
  • Xujiahui area: One of Shanghai's busiest shopping areas, Xujiahui boasts super convenient for eating, shopping and transportation.

JingAn district »

  • Nanjing Road area: West Nanjing Road is one of Shanghai's premier shopping districts. If you're considering living downtown, then the sought-after Nanjing Road area will be one of your primary options.
  • Jing'an Temple area: This area is favored for its famous restaurants and pubs, and its convenient access to the metro lines.

Changning district »

  • Hongqiao area: Hongqiao was the original area developed predominantly for expat families with international schools, grocery stores, shopping malls.
  • Gubei area: Gubei is a expat residential area within Hongqiao. Gubei area is one of the city's largest expat communities.
  • Zhongshan Park area: Zhongshan Park has been one of the most notable public green spaces in Shanghai. The area is becoming more attractive for its good value apartments.

Minhang district »

  • Huacao Town area: Huacao Town includes high-end villas, condos, and apartments, and attracts a mostly foreign community because of its abundance of international schools.

Qingpu district »

  • Xujing Town area: Xujing Town is a prime choice for those who seek a high quality life a stone throw away from busy and polluted downtown.

If you are new in Shanghai, Renting Shanghai will help you to find your house according to your requirement and you do not feel alone in China. Renting Shanghai understands the many little issues that arise after the relocation, and continue to offer our services as you settle in to your new home.

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