Setia City Mall attracts over 260,000 shoppers for opening

21/05/2012

After its soft opening on Thursday 17 May, Setia City Mall attracted over 260,000 people in its first four days of operations. The new mall, located in Setia Alam, Shah Alam, offers a fresh and exciting shopping experience for families in the Klang Valley.   

Setia City Mall is anchored by a 120,000 square foot Parkson department store, Fitness First, Harvey Norman, MPH Bookstore, Daiso, Courts and the very first Urbanfresh supermarket. The mall also houses an entertainment level, which will be open in time for the Grand Launch of the mall on 23 June and will feature Golden Screen Cinemas and Wangsa Bowl.

To celebrate the opening, Setia City Mall is giving shoppers the chance to win one of 4 weekly prize packs and a shopping spree at the mall worth RM25,000 when they spend over RM150. The weekly prize draws will culminate with the shopping spree being awarded on 23 June, coinciding with the Grand Launch.

As a special surprise for shoppers, 8,000 people who enter the prize draws will also be given two tickets to Michael Learns To Rock, who will playing in the park adjacent to the mall during the Grand Launch on 23 June. The concert will begin at 7pm and will finish with fireworks over the park.   

Fashion retailers at the mall include Uniqlo, Zara, Guess, Esprit, La Senza, ALDO, Nichii, Triumph, Padini Concept Store, F.O.S and Brands Outlet. Dining retailers include Delicious, Sakura Kristal, TGI Friday’s, Starbucks, Carl’s Jnr., Khao, Subway, Sushi Tei, McDonalds, KFC, Papa Rich and Dragon-i. Other retailers at the mall include Machines, Petsmore.com, The Body Shop, Caring Pharmacy, Pandora and Royal Selangor.  

Philippa Holmes, Setia City Mall’s General Manager, said of the soft opening: “We are thrilled with the response from the community, both near and far. People have come from all over Malaysia to say ‘hi’ and explore Setia City Mall. This is just the beginning for us, with more work to do and more retailers opening every week as we build up to the Grand Launch on 23 June.”

Setia City Mall is also an environmentally responsible place to shop, having achieved the first Malaysian Green Building Index accreditation for a shopping mall, with a provisional Silver Certification. The mall has also provisionally achieved Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark Gold Award, the first mall in Malaysia to receive such an accolade. Key green initiatives include a high efficiency air-conditioning system, implementation of an integrated building energy management system, natural daylight in the mall concourse and car park areas and energy efficient escalators and lifts.   

A joint venture between S P Setia and the Asian Retail Investment Fund, a wholesale fund managed by global property and infrastructure group, Lend Lease, the mall has been built using a mix of exceptional local knowledge and international best practice.