September 26, 2019 (LBO) – In an opening that will transform the retail sector in Sri Lanka, Shangri La has announced it will open its shopping mall called ‘One Galle Face’ on November 8th.
Sri Lanka has never seen a commercial development of anything close to the size of what Shangri La has done in Colombo. Once the mall is open, the development will be complete, bringing the city is premier hotel, retail, commercial and residential destinations.
Shangri-La Group is pleased to announce that the much-anticipated One Galle Face integrated development will open its doors to the public from 8 November onwards.
Joining The Residences at One Galle Face and Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, which opened in 2018 and 2017 respectively, are the One Galle Face Mall and One Galle Face Tower.
The entire One Galle Face integrated development is built and managed by Shangri-La Group, and brings to life an all-encompassing live, work, and play concept, never seen before in Sri Lanka.
At 480,000 square feet, the equivalent of eight football pitches, the One Galle Face Mall is the largest international mall in Sri Lanka. The seven-storey mall will be home to more than 200 tenants, and offer visitors an unparalleled shopping experience catering to their every need in terms of dining, entertainment, beauty, technology and shopping.
The anchor tenants at One Galle Face Mall include Food Studio, a one-of-a-kind international food court operator whose One Galle Face branch will be inspired by the scenes and sights of Singapore; Keells, a pioneering supermarket chain in Sri Lanka, who will trial some new retail technology at its One Galle Face branch; Odel, the country’s first department store and a household name in apparels and accessories; and PVR Cinemas, one of India’s largest film entertainment companies, who will operate Sri Lanka’s first dedicated kids cinema at One Galle Face Mall.
Visitors to One Galle Face Mall can also look forward to several new-to-market brands and concepts exclusive to One Galle Face. These include Adventure Zone, the largest immersive play space for those aged two to twelve; Trainyard, an innovative, larger-than-life workout hotspot; and Omega’s first flagship luxury boutique in Colombo.
Other international brands making their debut in Sri Lanka at One Galle Face Mall include Chili’s, an American casual dining restaurant featuring Tex-Mex-style cuisine; L’Occitane en Provence, an interanational retailer of body, face and clothing retailer Diesel.
In addition to the exciting retail offerings at One Galle Face Mall, the business community also has something to look forward to with the completion of One Galle Face Tower. Featuring one of Colombo’s most prestigious oceanfront addresses, the 32-storey One Galle Face Tower offers more than 530,000 square feet of premium office space, providing its tenants the ultimate in convenience and connectivity.