Bukit Bintang welcomes new retail landmark, Pavilion Elite
Bigger and better
Shopaholics rejoice; a new retail landmark project adjacent to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is targeted to open in three months. With project costs approximately RM650 million to build, Pavilion Elite comprises a nett lettable area of 250,000 square feet. Across its 10-level retail podium, the new shopping mall extension will feature more than 50 brands which are a mix of fashion (40%), food and beverage (30%) and urban leisure (30%).
At a brands unveiling ceremony recently, Pavilion's CEO of Retail, Joyce Yap said, "The opening of Pavilion Eliteis set to add vibrancy, choice and variety to the industry and will complement and enhance the total retail and lifestyle experience of Bukit Bintang, further transforming it into one of the world's top tourism destinations." She added, "With some of South East Asia's biggest stores, new concept stores and large-format flagship stores housed within Pavilion Elite, the project will indeed be a testament to retail excellence in Bukit Bintang, the shopping haven in Kuala Lumpur."
To date, Pavilion Elite has managed to achieve more than 85% occupancy, presenting shoppers a plethora of international brands, including new concept stores, large-format flagship stores and South East Asia's biggest stores. Some of these "firsts" in Malaysia comprise of Coach (largest in SEA and flagship), Muji (largest in Malaysia and flagship), COS (first in Malaysia) and the Planet Traveller (first and largest in Malaysia, and flagship), just to name a few.