OVERVIEW OF PASIR RIS NEIGHBORHOOD
Pasir Ris is a residential town and planning area based in Singapore’s East Region. It shares the same border with Paya Lebar and Tampines in the south, Changi in the east, Sengkang in the southwest, Punggol in the west, and North-Eastern Island. It is currently divided into eight subzones, including Pasir Ris West, Pasir Ris West, Pasir Ris Park, Pasir Ris Drive, Pasir Ris Central, Loyang West, Loyang East, and Flora Drive. Just like other residential areas in Singapore, public transport facilities play an essential role in the development of this region. Pasir Ris is easily accessible via the MRT Station and through bus services. Popular landmarks in Pasir Ris include the White Sands mall, Beach Park, and NTUC Resort. There are a few recreational facilities in proximity to Pasir Ris, such as the Pasir Ris Park and NTUC Downtown East, an entertainment center with a bowling alley, theme parks, and chalets. The area is also a part of Jurong Town Corporation’s plan to build fabrication facilities in the country. Currently, there are 2 main wafer fabrication parks in the area. As of 2018, there is a total of 12 educational institutions in Pasir Ris, including seven primary schools, four secondary schools, and 1 college.