Discovery Shopping Mall is one among the largest shopping malls in Bali and the second largest shopping hub in Kuta after the newer Kuta Beachwalk It is located on one of Kuta’s main roads, the Jalan Kartika Plaza, and features a beachside location with an amphitheatre on the sands of Kuta Beach. Ibn Battuta Mall gets its name from the explorer, and the mall’s six courts source design inspiration from Andalusia, Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India and China, the regions in which he travelled. The mall suffers a setback of limited occupation due to the inadequate inaccessibility, which is attributed to the absence of airports within the city or even a major highway next to the mall. The most popular malls built in this period included the Times Square (時代廣場) in Causeway Bay (1994), Grand Century Place (新世紀廣場) in Mong Kok (1997) and Festival Walk (又一城) in Kowloon Tong (1998). Walking …Read More
A shopping mall or shopping centre is a building or set of buildings that contain a variety of retail units, with interconnecting walkways enabling visitors to easily walk from unit to unit. The International Council of Shopping Centers classifies shopping malls into eight basic types: neighborhood center, community center, regional center, superregional center, fashion/specialty center, power center , theme/festival center, and outlet center 30 These definitions, published in 1999, were not restricted to shopping centers in any particular country, but later editions were made specific to the US with a separate set for Europe.
Citiyplaza in Taikoo Shing is a typical example of shopping mall acting as the centre of the residential development Figure 10. In the beginning, retail merchants were doubtful about opening their shops in the outlying places, as we discussed in the last section about the first department store moving into the New Town Plaza in Sha …Read More
Westgate Shopping Mall is East Africa’s Leading destination for shopping and leisure. G. Dan Poag, Junior and Sandy Thomason, the company’s founders, devised an entirely new plan for shopping center development and gave it a Madison Avenue spin. Ikea relocated out of the mall proper, into a 1-level (300,000 square foot) freestanding store, November 28, 2001. The mall was in existence for such a short time that this is not too surprising, though.
The development of the shopping malls and new towns in Hong Kong are greatly influenced by the development of the infrastructure of the city, primarily the Mass Transit Railway (MTR). Savvy Shopper: Don’t shop ‘til you drop—instead head to any of the 4 concierge locations to check your packages and free up some arm space for more shopping bags. The mall has the high traffic of people as compared to other malls listed above although it stands …Read More