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Online shopping to kill malls? Not during my generation, for sure.

There has been many examples of how online sales are growing while the retail sales, especially those of the malls are slowing. Another article has appeared to provide the same school of thought, that malls would be ‘murdered’ by online sales. ‘Will Amazon kill Singapore malls?’ The article quoted one mall called John Little in Singapore … Read moreOnline shopping to kill malls? Not during my generation, for sure.

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90 pct occupancy for KL Eco City Mall by Q1 2018

Malls are facing difficulties? I think some are really in trouble. It’s hard to come back, usually after it starts to fail. You visit a mall where 50 percent of the shops are closed, would you visit the same mall again? The toughest part is that you will tell your friends about it and they do … Read more90 pct occupancy for KL Eco City Mall by Q1 2018

What if the stats are wrong? Look at actual signs then. 

A very prominent and capable friend who has opportunity to buy properties all over the world shared this point with me this evening. Personally, I would have bought properties in all those places that I would need to stay for a while, say couple of months per year. He asked, “What if the stats provided … Read moreWhat if the stats are wrong? Look at actual signs then. 

BBCC : Construction work started, 2021 for mall.

Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) is definitely a huge development within a hot location. Okay, it was a former prison ground. That’s going to be the past and when it’s completed, after a while, the newer generation would not even remember or note that it was formerly a prison. BBCC has a gross development value of … Read moreBBCC : Construction work started, 2021 for mall.

MBO @ Starling Mall. Worth visiting and mall’s improving!

Do you wish to spend a quality 2 hour with your partner and yet still having your kids around you? Cafes are not a good idea as kids have nothing to do and would get bored fast. There’s an additional choice now. MBO Kecil. My kids love playground, even if they are repeating the same … Read moreMBO @ Starling Mall. Worth visiting and mall’s improving!

Love it even more because now it offers MORE; Decathlon Sri Damansara

I wrote about Decathlon Sri Damansara quite some time back. Here’s my first impression. Decathlon in Sri Damansara, worth a visit definitely Since then, I have visited Decathlon many times. Every time, it’s over an hour. I have introduced it to many people and they have visited it more than once ever since. Perhaps it’s because of … Read moreLove it even more because now it offers MORE; Decathlon Sri Damansara

My first visit to Sunway Velocity mall

I think many readers would note that I love shopping, both the actual buying and even just window shopping. Last weekend I went to Sunway Velocity with my family. I wrote about it earlier. Here: Two more huge malls opening in Cheras My wife and kids had visited it earlier too. She said, ‘oklah’ at that … Read moreMy first visit to Sunway Velocity mall

Malls? 50 percent (tough), 20 percent (close) and 100 percent (survivors)

Owning a property just above a mall is an advantage. I would personally like it too because I love shopping. It provides convenience and these units usually come with a premium. These days however, due to the sheer number of new malls within the Klang Valley, it is becoming tougher for these malls to survive. … Read moreMalls? 50 percent (tough), 20 percent (close) and 100 percent (survivors)

KL Gateway Mall with 1,238 automated parking bays!

In my previous company, I used to travel to Bangsar South for meetings, at least on a monthly basis. I was still based in Penang then. I think Bangsar South is a good area. There’s MidValley megamall just minutes away (though finding parking during lunch time is not so easy). Else, there are also may … Read moreKL Gateway Mall with 1,238 automated parking bays!

Quill City Mall? Create more attractions, waiting for more condos.

Let me share three things about Quill City Mall. I visit this mall at least once a week as it is within walking distance from where I work. Secondly, my colleagues predicted this mall would have closed down within a year of opening. (They still think it will close down even though it has been … Read moreQuill City Mall? Create more attractions, waiting for more condos.

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