Filed in best budget shopping places | January 03, 2021
Located in the heart of Orchard Road, SCAPE Underground is indeed among the best budget shopping places in Singapore. It is a facility part of SCAPE, a youth empowerment center with the vision to support youth, talent, and leadership development. Therefore, everything in SCAPE Underground is student-friendly, and we all know with students, budget is of the essence. However, the incentives given to retailers lead to cheap and very high-quality products.
- Student budget-friendly shopping right in Orchard: Being a facility within the SCAPE Company, which is built on the vision to empower the youth, the products sold in the retail space are cheap, as the students are the primary customers. Most young people depend on handouts from parents and stipends, and hence SCAPE Underground offers a perfect avenue for budget shopping.
- Wide range of cheap products: Many activities take place within the SCAPE; as a result, a wide variety of high-quality products related to the young people are sold at the SCAPE Underground. These products range from fashion apparel, accessories, electronic accessories, gifts, just to mention but a few. This shopping space serves all age brackets with cheap ‘youthful’ products. Fashion clothes have average prices from $10 to $15.
- Cheap cost of running a business: SCAPE Underground is a subsidized indoor retail environment with low set up costs and rent as most retailers are youths and students in particular. This, as a result, keeps the cost of selling low and hence, the prices of the products are incredibly low.
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MORE ABOUT SCAPE:
- SCAPE Underground is a spacious indoor retail space with small-scale rental shops selling a wide variety of products. The shops are randomly situated in the shopping space, such that you find the products you want as you move. This is motivated by the fact that the spaces are rented cheaply and on a first come first serve basis, hence the random positioning within the shopping space.
- SCAPE Underground is part of SCAPE Company, which offers and provides services for all needs of its shoppers, from entertainment joints, restaurants to playing areas, all at subsidized prices as they are all meant for youth empowerment.
- Buses: 106, 123, 143, 502, and more.
- Nearest MRT station: Somerset (NS23) (4 min walk)