Top 10 Largest Shopping Malls in the World
Here are top 10 largest shopping mall in the world. A shopping mall, shopping centre, shopping arcade, shopping precinct or simply mall is one or more buildings forming a complex of shops representing merchandisers, with interconnecting walkways enabling visitors to easily walk from unit to unit, along with a parking area, a modern, indoor version of the traditional marketplace.
10. The Dubai Mall – 350,000 m²
The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall based on total area and sixth largest by gross leasable area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it is part of the 20-billion-dollar Burj Khalifa complex, and includes 1,200 shops. Access to the mall is provided via Doha Street, rebuilt as a double-decker road in April 2009. Over 12 million sq ft (equivalent in size to more than 50 football pitches), the Dubai Mall has a total internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet (55 ha) and leasable space of 3.77 million square feet (35 ha), about the same as the West Edmonton Mall.
9. Mall Taman Anggrek – 360,000 m²
Mall Taman Anggrek, translated to “Orchid Garden Mall” in English, is The Largest Shopping Mall in Indonesia. It is located in Grogol Petamburan, West Jakarta, Indonesia. The mall is nestled within eight residential towers and houses more than 500 specialized stores, spread within seven floors. The mall has a gross leasable area (lettable retail space) of 110,000 m2 (1,200,000 sq ft) and a total building area of 360,000 m2 (3,900,000 sq ft).
8. Jamuna Future Park – 380,000 m²
Jamuna Future Park is a largest shopping mall in Bangladesh. It has been planned by the management that the shopping mall will be opened for all by the end of 2010. At the end of its construction, this shopping mall will be the 7th largest shopping mall in the world and the largest in South Asia with a gross leaseable area of 4,100,000 sq ft (380,000 m2). and total area of 5,450,000 sq ft (506,000 m2).
7. SM Mall of Asia – 390,193 m²
SM Mall of Asia is a shopping mall owned and developed by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall developer and owner in the Philippines. SM Mall of Asia is one of the largest shopping mall in the world. It has a land area of 42 hectares and has a gross floor area of an approximate 390,193 m² (4.2 million square feet)and 407,101 m² of total area. The mall is located in Bay City, Pasay City, Philippines near the SM Central Business Park, the Manila Bay and the southern end of EDSA (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue).
6. Sunway Pyramid – 400,000 m²
Sunway Pyramid is a distinctive retail landmark located in the heart of Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya. It was opened in July 1997 as Malaysia’s first themed shopping and entertainment mall. Expansion of the parking area to nearly 8 floors makes this place popular with tourists, local and foreign alike. It is also plays host to many exclusive boutiques. This largest shopping mall gross floor area of are totals 4,276,945 square feet (396,000 m²). Sunway Piramid it is one of the largest shopping centres in Malaysia.
5. Mid Valley Megamall – 420,000 m²
Mid Valley Megamall is a complex comprising largest shopping mall, an office tower block, 30 signature offices and 2 hotels located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was opened in November 1999. The mall has 4.5 million square feet (420,000 m²) of total floor area, out of which 1.7 million square feet (158,000 m²) is leasable space.
4. Persian Gulf Complex – 450,000 m²
Persian Gulf Complex is located in vicinity of Shiraz, in a land almost equal to 500000 square metres. Considering the site besides some small town like Sadra, Golestan, Beheshti, Hafez, Bezain and Gouyom, we have a good opportunity to have proper urban and traffic planning. The suburban location of the complex will reduce the traffic of Shiraz. The site is located in an overlooking position toward Sadra mountains, neighbouring two major highways, Sepidan and Sadra.
3. 1 Utama – 465,000 m²
1 Utama as one of the largest shopping mall is a popular shopping mall in Bandar Utama, a suburb in the northern part of Petaling Jaya, Selangor and is located just opposite Taman Tun Dr Ismail in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Its gross built-up area totals 5,000,000 square feet (465,000 m²). 1 Utama shopping center it is the largest shopping mall in Malaysia and one of the largest shopping mall in the world.
2. SM City North EDSA – 482,878 m²
SM City North EDSA is one of the largest malls in the Philippines and in the world in terms of leasable area (482,878 square meters). It is operated by SM Prime Holdings, a local holding company in the Philippines, the biggest retail and mall operator in Southeast Asia. Located at the intersection of North avenue and Epifanio Delos Santos avenue in Quezon City, SM City North Edsa opened on November 25, 1985.
1. Golden Resources Shopping Mall – 560,000 m²
Golden Resources Shopping Mall, or Jin Yuan is a shopping mall located near the Fourth Ring Road in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. In English, the mall has earned the nickname Great Mall of China, owing to its total area of 6 million square feet (557,419 square metres) over six floors. At 1.5 times the size of the Mall of America, Golden Resources Mall was the world’s largest shopping mall.