Bedok Point closure a lesson that malls in suburban clusters need good access and retailers: Experts

Bedok Point will now be torn down to make way for a residential development with commercial units on the ground floor. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - Opened to much fanfare in 2011 and a seven-minute walk from Bedok MRT station and interchange, Bedok Point was to be a highlight for residents, with its slew of food and beverage outlets.

But it lasted all of 11 years after the newer and shinier Bedok Mall opened in 2013 right next to the transport hub, and offered more shops and retail options.

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