Toppen shopping center expands retailtainment space with RoofTopp lifestyle tucked away in multi-storey car park
The Community Mall is developing a RoofTopp lifestyle to connect more and bring the community together.
Spanning over 617,000 square feet, the nine-story space functions as a parking lot creating an additional 1,600 bays and retail space to deliver a cohesive customer experience.
JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia, May 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Toppen Mall has unveiled plans to expand its retail space with a RoofTopp lifestyle, which provides a unique experience for the community visiting the destination. True to its name ‘Topp’, the RoofTopp lifestyle is built on a nine story structure that provides the community with more parking, as well as an exciting mix of shops on the top two floors. Construction of the multi-storey car park began in April 2021 and is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022.
More spaces, more offers
As the world matches new habits and lifestyles, the mall has also adapted to the idea of social distancing with multi-story parking and the RoofTopp lifestyle designed to better distribute visitors and allow tenants to create their own crowd in the various large spaces. available.
Since launching from Toppen, the roof of the Crown Jewel, The Topp has played a central role in the meeting place of the Johor Bahru community, creating a space where people of all ages can enjoy the various activities organized by the center. Therefore, a similar concept will be developed for the multi-storey car park, with a rooftop retail space offering F&B, entertainment, health and fitness, as well as RoofTopp lifestyle coworking spaces.
“This development is a testament to our dedication to the growth of Toppen. Following its successful launch in November 2019, the retail market has experienced significant challenges due to Covid-19. However, Toppen has remained resilient, working closely with our tenants to ensure their success. As the restrictions eased, we were inspired by the eagerness of the Johor community upon their return to our center. With the increasing number of visitors to Toppen and IKEA per year, the plan was to create a better experience for our visitors from near and far. ” Adrian mirea, Director of Shopping and Multipurpose Center, IKEA South East Asia.
In addition to the experience factor, the addition of Toppen to its retail business allows tenants to explore the possibility of extending hours of operation beyond normal mall hours.
A smooth experience
The RoofTopp lifestyle will be seamlessly integrated above a 9-story, 617,000 square foot parking lot with approximately 1,600 parking spaces to provide visitors with easy access from Toppen, IKEA Tebrau and surrounding areas. The RoofTopp retail component is 48,000 square feet with high ceilings and is connected to the main Toppen building for a smooth customer flow.
Vasilisa Kuznetsova“Last October, we unveiled our plans for a new 86-meter elevated pedestrian bridge. Today, the bridge allows visitors to Toppen and the neighboring shopping complex like AEON Tebrau to travel safely between the two destinations. Ease of accessibility by foot and road traffic via the surrounding infrastructure is essential to us, as each point of contact is designed to meet the needs of our communities. “
Toppen Shopping Center is owned and operated by Ikano Centers and is also one of five malls anchored by IKEA in South East Asia. A unique destination with four levels of unique retail entertainment experiences and the premier rooftop community center, The Topp, Toppen prides itself on being the heart and hub of the community.
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