Foodcourts in Singapore

Foodcourts in Singapore: Secret to Foodfare's low prices

'Reverse engineering' model, involving negotiations with tenants on food prices and rental, a key factor

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Auditor Penny Chua, 27, says it is often hard to find places selling meals for less than $6 around her office in Marina One in the Central Business District (CBD).

"My colleagues always pay around $10 for sushi at Standing Sushi Bar, or salads at The Daily Cut, but I'm not willing to spend so much on a regular basis."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 06, 2019, with the headline Foodcourts in Singapore: Secret to Foodfare's low prices. Subscribe