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McCafe at ECP

Post by bgd » Fri, 03 Jan 2014 5:27 pm

Has closed. That’s the one by the Seafood Centre. No idea what will replace it. Another expensive eatery I guess. :(

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Post by Sergei82 » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 2:05 pm

Been there a few days back - the whole area is fenced. Nothing to do there anymore. East Coast became another kingdom of boredom (maybe sometimes it makes sense arranging berbecues there).

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 2:55 pm

Sergei82 wrote:Been there a few days back - the whole area is fenced. Nothing to do there anymore. East Coast became another kingdom of boredom (maybe sometimes it makes sense arranging berbecues there).
most likely, made to 'up market' expats .. who would like to watch the world (or ships) go by .. after a while, reality bites, then it will become a kopitiam franchise serving nasi lemak and kopi-O-kosong

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Post by Sergei82 » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 3:00 pm

There was a bunch of not very expensive restaurants behind MacDonalds. Nothing 'up market'. I don't see many Kopitiams replacing 'up market' establishments nowadays, in fact I see otherwise (investment in future when Singapore will become Monaco #2?)

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 10 Jan 2014 4:10 pm

Sergei82 wrote:There was a bunch of not very expensive restaurants behind MacDonalds. Nothing 'up market'. I don't see many Kopitiams replacing 'up market' establishments nowadays, in fact I see otherwise (investment in future when Singapore will become Monaco #2?)
quite a few other places, post renovation, were leased to Up market like places .. when they tenants couldn't cover the costs, the landlords realised the 'up market' thing don't work ..

including Century square .. a few up-market tenants have packed up .. and moved .. to be replaced by the run of the mill coffee shops and you tiao joints ..

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Post by zzm9980 » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 2:51 pm

At Big Splash, KFC and Carl's Jr just closed down. KFC is still empty, and they put one of those "Crab in a bag" places where Carl's Jr was. Only it's extremely expensive, and rarely filled. I don't expect it to last too long.

The Claypot rice place next to Starbucks also "remodeled" and came back with half the sq footage. Probably the only way they could swing the rent.

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Post by nutnut » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 3:36 pm

http://www.nparks.gov.sg/cms/index.php? ... Itemid=247

Something to do with this, one would assume....
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