Earlier this year, there had been talks about the massive Swedish home lifestyle company, IKEA opening its doors in Penang making it the second IKEA outlet in Malaysia after the first in Mutiara Damansara.
|The first IKEA outlet in Malaysia located in Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya.|
Developer Aspen Vision Land, IKEA franchisee Ikano Pte Ltd and the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) have made an agreement for a RM8 billion integrated development in Batu Kawan, Penang to be built around IKEA, reported The Malay Mail.
Publicised by an integrated shopping haven grounded by IKEA, the project will include a mix development of other projects such as residences, offices, medical facilities, a 20-acre park, an international school, standalone retail outlets and an integrated central transportation hub for Seberang Perai.
|Wonder if the IKEA in Penang will also have a food court?|
|Mutiara Damansara IKEA food court is famous for their Swedish meatballs.|