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Where to live in French Concession, Shanghai

So, which district is best? There is obviously no ‘best’ district – each offers their own special features, advantages and disadvantages. So in order to understand the differences some research and a personal visit are important. The Former French Concession The area of Former French Concession is a narrow (approximately 1.5km wide) corridor stretching more »

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This is what HomeofShanghaihousing can offer expats

HomeofShanghai Your Trusted Real Estate Partner in Shanghai __________________________________________________________________________________ Introduction At HomeofShanghaiHousing we understand that relocating to a new country means so much more than simply finding a residence and unpacking. It means: Leaving Starting over Adjusting to a foreign environment Finding a new home Finding a new school Learning to live in an more »

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Expats living in Jing’an Shanghai – Great downtown life next to French Concession

This cosmopolitan and commercial district is great for people on the go and executives with meetings to attend, with a few key tourist attractions thrown in for good measure. Famous for its high-end housing, commercial opportunities and exciting nightlife, Jing’An is a great location for executives to settle. From the moment you step off more »

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Pudong Lujiazui – High-end executive life in Shanghai CBD

When you think of Pudong, Lujiazui think big, think high and think new as this area is home to more than 30 skyscrapers over 25 stories high many of which have been built in the last 20 years. Lujiazui is the peninsula on Pudong side (East side) of the Bund and was specifically designed more »

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Shanghai international schools-Part One

Shanghai American School-(Pudong Campus, Puxi Campus) Established in 1912, Shanghai American School (SAS) is an independent, non-profit and non-sectarian school offering an exemplary core American education program for expatriate students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. The school is located on two purpose-built campuses – one on the west side of Shanghai (Puxi) and the more »

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More Choices with Shanghai International Schools

2British Int’l School Shanghai(Pudong Shanghai and Puxi Shanghai) The British International School was the first British school in Shanghai. It was founded in 2002 by Nord Anglia Education Group, the UK’s leading provider of education in the independent sector, to offer a high quality education based on the British National Curriculum for the expatriate more »

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Shanghai International schools without a English/US system

Shanghai Singapore Int’l School Founded and invested by the Prime Group International. With the official approval from the Ministry of Education, PRC, Shanghai Singapore Int’l School was officially opened on 3rd September 1996 with the consultancy from the Singapore Teacher’s Union. SSIS provides Preschool Program (3-6 yrs old), Primary Program (7-12 yrs old), IB more »

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Listing of modern shanghai complexes–alternatives to French concession

Belgravia Place 华山丽苑 Le Chateau Pinnacle 华山夏都 Shama Huashan Location: Located beside Huashan rd, in the center of Shanghai, close to the Radisson Hotel, easy access to Yan’ an Highway. It offering a breathtaking view of the skyline of the former French Concession. A big public park ‘huashan green’ is nearby. 长发花园 Cheung Fat more »

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Shanghai Complexes in East part of French Concession, the completed listing of modern apartments

紫勋雍邸 Zi Xun Court Yard Location: Located on a hidden green corner of Julu Rd near Ruijin Rd .10 min walking distance to metro line 1 and 10.south Shanxi Rd station.. adjacent to Yanan Greens 四方新城 Shanghai Grand Plaza Location: Located on Julu Road,in the prestigious Jing’an District, close to Jing’an Subway Station,South Shanxi more »

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Do the International Schools in Shanghai Offer Good Quality for Expats Kids?

Choosing a school in Shanghai When it comes schooling options, expatriate parents should not worry as Shanghai has a large selection of international schools (exclusively for expatriate children)compared to other Chinese cities. There are more than 40 International schools and kindergartens, with many of them featuring state-of-the art facilities. Parents select schools based on more »

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