Genting Berhad has partnered up with Simon Premium Outlets – the company behind Malaysia’s first premium outlet, Johor Premium Outlets – to build Southeast Asia’s first hilltop Premium Outlet Centre, the Genting Premium Outlets.
Set to be built on top of Genting Highland hills at the Genting Highland Resort, the RM200 million project will cover approximately 600,000 square feet and is expected to be ready in the last quarter of 2016
Meanwhile, the gross leasable area will cover about 300,000 square feet that will house 150 designer and brand name stores and 4,000 parking bays for cars and buses, The Rakyat Post reports.
Genting Group Chief Executive and Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay said at the press conference:-
“We are proud to have Genting Premium Outlets as a hallmark development within the Genting Integrated Tourism Plan. Its strategic location within Genting Highlands will allow Genting Premium Outlets to leverage and also further enhance Genting Highlands’ attraction as a major tourist and holiday destination that draws about 20 million visitations annually.”
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