Bangkok’s CentralWorld, reopens today (28
September 2010) following a THB2,800 million (HK$560 million)
reconstruction and renovation.
The giant 550,000 sqm CentralWorld complex
reopens with 80% of its retail space open for business, with the
remainder expected to be completed in December and connecting Zen
Department Store re-opening in August 2011.
Among new designer fashion stores making their
debut in Thailand are Fred Perry, Stardivarious, Footwork Noir,
Daks, Techno Marine, Berskha and Glam Rock.
Thai designers gain their own zone; with labels
such as Senada, Boudoir, Manchu’s, Kloset, Disaya, Olanor,
Painkiller, Vickteerut, Jogema and Missile.
The ice-skating rink, developed at a cost of
around THB 100 million (HK$25 million), is scheduled to open in
Another innovation is a ladies parking area,
exclusively reserved for lady drivers with 200 parking spaces.
CentralWorld is one of the largest lifestyle
shopping complexes in Southeast Asia, with 550,000 square metres
of retail space. CentralWorld’s anchor stores include Zen
Department Store, Isetan, SuperSports, Powerbuy, B2S, Central Food
Hall and SF World Cinema as well as over 500 retail stores and
over 100 restaurants. It also features the Centerpoint complex and
8,000 sqm outdoor activity area, CentralWorld Square.
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