4 major malls earmarked for opening in Malaysia in 2021
MALAYSIA - Kuala Lumpur has the largest number of shopping malls in Malaysia with most of it concentrated in Klang Valley, the urban conglomeration in Malaysia that is centered in Kuala Lumpur. The shopping experience in Malaysia is pretty diverse given the wide array of shopping malls in the city, house complexes, high street brands and local boutiques. Different malls that were planned and underway before the pandemic will finish their construction this 2021. Make sure to check out our list of 4 major malls earmarked for opening in Malaysia in 2021.
With approximately 78,500 square metres of land area, Mitsui Shopping Park Lalaport is the development of the first Lalaport in Southeast Asia intended to create a one-stop retail destination to the local community. The mall is located in Bukit Bintang, within the vicinity of Kuala Lumpur’s central shopping district. Scheduled to open in 2021, Mitsui Shopping Park Lalaport is a joint venture between Mitsui Fudosan (the same company that developed Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang) and Bukit Bintang City Centre. It is expected to house around 350 shops including Japanese retail outlets, international brands and restaurants. Given its strategic location, it has direct access to Hang Tuah Station on the LRT and KL Monorail lines.
A lifestyle destination with best in class retail, dining and leisure facilities - Pavilion Bukit Jalil is a shopping haven that is being developed by the same team behind the downtown Kuala Lumpur Pavilion. Considered to be the next iconic landmark of Malaysia, Pavilion Bukit Jalil with its timeless architecture and functional design, will offer a vibrant retail mix, gastronomical wonders, and innovative recreation. Set to be opened in 2021, Pavilion Bukit Jalil is proclaimed as the crown jewel of the 50-acre integrated Bukit Jalil City development. With a staggering 1.8 million square feet in retail space, Pavilion Bukit Jalil City will also feature a 28,000 square feet Piazza for outdoor concerts and events, and a 47,000 square feet Exhibition Centre for consumer exhibitions. The mall will be highly visible from afar given its 560m facade facing the Bukit Jalil Highway.
Aims to be a one mall for all, KSL Esplanade Mall is dedicated to be a one-stop destination suitable for all ages. It is developed by one of the major property players and an award winning developer from Johor Bahru, Khoo Soon Lee Realty Sdn Bhd who also owns and operates KSL City Mall and KSL Hotels and Resorts in Johor Bahru. KSL Esplanade Mall is a lifestyle and event driven type of mall putting great emphasis on F&B, fashion and entertainment. Occupying 12 acres of land area, this 4-storey mall will have a gross lettable area of 1 million sq ft and a net lettable area of 650,000 sq ft. KSL Esplanade Mall will house more than 300 shops and 3,000 parking bays.
IOI City Mall is the largest regional mall in Southern Klang Valley located in IOI Resort City, an integrated mixed use development. The IOI City Mall Phase 2 scheduled for completion in 2021, resonates the theme of IOI Resort City which is a unique and balanced blend of the stay, work and play philosophy. The IOI City Mall Phase 2 will include an indoor shopping mall, a canopy-covered outdoor street retail promenade, a business hotel and three office towers. The mall is a seamless addition to Phase 1 whilst completing the vision of a well balanced mixed use environment. IOI City Mall Phase 2 is conveniently arterial from the freeway and connected as well to the arterial Ring Road. This new mall will be an additional 1,000,000 square feet of net lettable space and some of its notable features are: a 40,000 square foot exhibition hall, a new cinema concept with IMAX, stylish al fresco dining arcade, sports centre and gym, and an entertainment centre for adults and kids.