SINGAPORE - Eastpoint Mall will reopen on Dec 2 since it closed for refurbishment in March 2013.
After renovation, the mall said in an official statement that there will be an increase of 13 per cent in area space to 214,161 sq ft. In addition, an extra 12 per cent of space is being dedicated to food and beverage areas in the revamp.
The newly re-opened mall will also have an expanded 24-hour FairPrice on the fifth level, while household names such as Japanese store Daiso, Popular Bookstore and Pet Safari will return.
New food and beverage outlets that the east-siders can expect include Four Leaves Cafe and first-in-Singapore Juk Story. The mall will also feature Halal-certified restaurants like Eighteen Chefs, Hanis Cafe and Bakery and Penang Street.
Teo Yung Fung, Head of Alternative Investments at NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative, the owner of Eastpoint Mall, said: "The asset enhancement initiative and reopening of Eastpoint Mall will inject further vibrancy to the community. This reopening positions Eastpoint Mall as an exciting destination, with an enjoyable in-mall experience for both loyal customers and new patrons of all ages. We are excited at this re-launch and will continue to review our tenant mix to ensure we remain relevant to shoppers' needs."
Aside from new restaurants and added retail spaces, the shopping mall will also have a 3,900 sq ft nautical-themed play area located on the rooftop for children. According to the mall, level 6 is dedicated to enrichment centres like Discovery Kidz, Cristofori Music School, The Ballet & Music School and child care provider My First Skool.