Singapore‚Äôs District 8 comprises areas like Farrer Park and Serangoon Road which have commercial developments that are combined with residential developments. Little India which falls within this area has commercial developments on the ground floor and homes on the higher floors. There are many public housing options in District 8, and the area is served well by a robust public transportation network. . The neighbourhood has what it takes to be the ideal residential destination. For those looking for affordable property, without moving far from the hub, District 8 is perfect. Although Serangoon Road initially attracted Tamil immigrants who chose it for its proximity to the Serangoon River, the area today boasts of a largely heterogeneous community. The neighbourhood is frequented by several tourists and locals looking for a distinctive shopping experience, away from the malls of the city. The quaint shophouses and boutiques offer authentic Indian cuisine, spices, textiles and much more. Several family oriented recreation options and healthcare facilities are also available in close proximity. Property in District 8 has seen investors flocking to it because although it is close to the city, the prices of real estate in the area is still affordable. This trend is sure to pick up momentum going forward.