Clarke Quay Central (Chinese: 中央广场), often simply known as Central, is a commercial and residential building located on Eu Tong Sen Street, opposite Clarke Quay along the Singapore River in the Central Area, Singapore of Singapore. Central comprises a five-storey shopping mall, situated below a block of purpose-built small office/home office (SOHO) units, and a 25-storey office tower.
Opened in January 2007, the contemporary shopping mall sits on a site directly above Clarke Quay MRT station. Managed by Far East Organization, the mall has five levels totalling 200,000 square feet (19,000 m2) of retailing space, and houses Singapore's first purpose-built SOHO units. The mall has a distinctive Japanese theme, with a wide variety of Japanese shops and restaurants as tenants. The mall's developer, Far East Organization, planned to turn Central into a Japanese food paradise in the style of Decks Tokyo Beach, a popular waterfront shopping and entertainment complex in Tokyo's Odaiba district.
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