There is No Better Place to Call Home

By Anabela Mok 2021-12-28 17:40:44

For native Shanghainese, Mr. Li, the choice is obvious when it came to selecting a home for his family. As a professional investor, he lived in the Times Square Apartments in 2013 where he met his wife and welcomed two children, “the apartment has witnessed our love and the birth of our first child.” Li lived in the apartment until 2017 when he moved for family.

Last year, he decided to rent a serviced apartment again. After visiting many serviced apartments, he decided Times Square Apartments was by far the best match for his family. According to Li, “the service standard is excellent based on my prior living experience; the tenant services team is very personable and they demonstrate consistent, high quality service along with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.” With such a positive experience, he decided to have other members of his immediate family move in together with him, renting two units simultaneously on the same floor. “The location is convenient for my needs with access to major metro lines nearby and two major airports within a 30-minute drive, and the facilities suit the needs of my family. We enjoy the convenience of having a private gym and an outdoor pool, plus the fully-equipped kitchen and bathrooms. Having the staff, whether it is the front desk or housekeeping, know the preferences of my family makes our stay here feel like home.”



With his background as an investor, he “values the warm and detailed manner of the staff” mentioning that “these soft touches represent the unique culture of the company. This level of butler service is very hard to find in Shanghai. The reception and concierge service go beyond the market standard.” Li adds, “when we first moved in, they didn't have two vacant units on the same floor. Luckily, after waiting for three months, swift arrangements were made to get the units we wanted.” He additionally praised, “even when I’m working outside, I can contact the staff directly for help.” They are always there for us and know the needs of all my family, taking care of us just like long-time friends.”

As a father of two children, “we appreciate the safe environment the apartment provides for my family. You can easily tell there was a lot of attention that was given to the design of the building and to each individual apartment unit, as if all our needs had been carefully anticipated.” Li plans to have his family live there continuously as they are accustomed to the neighbourhood, apartment facilities and the service staff. He finds it reassuring that so many of his friends also share this positive sentiment after visiting them. For him and his family, there is no better choice. Today, Li is now enjoying his 7th year living at Times Square Apartments, proudly calling it his home.



Within the heart of Shanghai’s vibrant shopping and entertainment district, Times Square Apartments’ location is unparalleled. Situated on the famous Middle Huaihai Road, it’s steps away from the historically significant Xintiandi which also offers luxury shopping, upscale entertainment, and plenty of dining options from fine dining to little eateries. The apartments are a stone’s throw from the iconic Shanghai Grand Theatre and the Shanghai Museum at People’s Square Park. For a family with kids, “the surrounding neighbourhood offers a safe and family-friendly setting you want for raising children. There are lots of places to visit and it is in proximity to some of the leading schools in Shanghai. We feel safe in the neighbourhood.”

The location also offers a good respite from the day-to-day business bustle. Nearby there are lush green areas which is ideal for urban strolls, the perfect activity with young children. Whether you choose to go on a leisurely walk along Hubin Avenue or within the leafy confines of Huaihai Park, there is a great balance between urban living and nature. “It is also a great location for runs,” adds an enthusiastic Li. “When I have the time, I enjoy running from our apartment to the Bund, it is roughly 5 km, or running to my parents’ home in the former Luwan District.”


Times Square Apartments

ADDRESS: 111 Middle Huaihai Road, Huangpu District

RENT RANGE: 28,000-70,000 RMB per month

UNIT SIZE: 96-239 sqm

TEL: (021) 3122 8873/ 3122 8863

FAX: (021) 3122 8872