Children's playgrounds are big business, no kidding

The playground at Westgate, which includes a 10m-tall tree house and a giant watering can that sprays water and oversized replicas of flora and fauna.
The playground at Westgate, which includes a 10m-tall tree house and a giant watering can that sprays water and oversized replicas of flora and fauna.PHOTO: ST FILE

Projects crossing million-dollar mark, with operators estimating the industry's value to be $40m

The playground business is no child's play.

It is a multimillion-dollar affair in Singapore, which is said to have one of the highest density of playgrounds in the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'Children's playgrounds are big business, no kidding'. Print Edition | Subscribe