MALLS

New Funan mall secures 95% take-up ahead of Friday opening with physical Taobao store, Nikon School

SINGAPORE - Ahead of its June 28 opening, the new shopping mall at Funan has achieved 95 per cent committed occupancy for its retail space, including Singapore's first standalone physical Taobao...

Funan mall to reopen on June 28; secures over 90% take-up for retail, office towers

SINGAPORE - Funan has achieved 92 per cent in commitment for retail leasing to date as well as 98 per cent in pre-leasing commitment for its twin office blocks, according to a joint media...

Eatery chains woo younger diners with smart technology, hip interiors and better food variety

SINGAPORE - Enter OldTown White Coffee at Suntec City, and the built-in camera in the self-ordering kiosk scans your face. Your name, favourite orders, past purchases, how you take your coffee,...

Going niche to drum up mall business

The future of strata-titled malls is fast taking shape: out go rows of old-school mom-and-pop shops selling textiles, shoes, clothes and provisions; in come gleaming art galleries, bustling co-...

Why strata malls are struggling to survive

It is late afternoon on a weekday and the Novena Regency strata-titled mall looks more like a ghost town than a consumer hub.

Local label M)phosis revived by new owner

A familiar name in the local fashion retail scene will soon be making a comeback, though its name may be all that is familiar.

JCube shops hit by dripping water from ice-skating rink

The ice-skating rink on the third floor of JCube mall may bring smiles to many, but for the past six months, it has drawn frowns from some shops on the floors below it.

Six HDB shopping complexes given new lease of life with $48 million upgrading works

SINGAPORE - Six of the Housing Board's (HDB's) shopping complexes have been upgraded as of June with a $48 million effort to maintain their vibrancy and relevance to the community.