Strategic mall still pulling 'em in

IOI City Mall to add another million sq ft

DESPITE the subdued retail property market currently, malls that are generally strategically located, or managed “properly” are still attracting customers in the droves.

An example of that is IOI City Mall (pic above), which opened its doors at the end of 2014. With a net-lettable area of more than one million sq ft, the mall is already gearing up for a new phase, equally as big, says IOI City Mall Sdn Bhd marketing and leasing head Chris Chong.


An Adventurous Christmas Journey at IOI City Mall


Putrajaya – Christmas, an annual popular festival associated with gift giving in appreciation and thanks of another good year to children, loved ones and friends. IOI City Mall will once again be living up the magic of Christmas this year with spectacular happenings and fascinating custom-made decorations to set the scene for “An Adventurous Christmas Journey”. The story continued from last year’s success, whereby a young boy named Charlie crafted his Christmas moment at IOI City Mall. This time, Charlie came to learn good morals and acquire bravery through his new journey.

A Brand New Adventure to Explore

From November 25th, 2016 to January 2nd, 2017, “An Adventurous Christmas Journey” will showcase the most venturesome Christmas with a unique fable unfold through the vibrant décor at the mall. At a mesmerising 11 meters tall stood a magnificent wooden vessel, set afloat by two magical hot air balloons, carrying an important mission to sail Charlie on his adventure. The story goes when Charlie received a special gift on the Christmas Eve which allowed him to travel from places to places, uncovering valuable treasures and making new friends along the exciting journey.

The entire mall is transformed into a spectacular wonderland, featuring various colourful and magical settings based on the adventurous storyli...

A Fiesta of Excitement and Flavours at The Symphony Walk, IOI City Mall

Putrajaya – In conjunction with the recent Formula 1 Grand Prix Malaysia, IOI City Mall was set to delight its patrons with an adrenaline pumping journey of viewing the latest F1 races while taming the tummies along the foodie trail at The Symphony Walk, Ground Floor from 30 September to 2 October 2016.

The three-day event since last Friday, themed Foodie & Speed, warmly welcomed patrons to walk in and enjoy live viewing of Formula 1 Grand Prix Malaysia races on the projector screen while catching the exclusive happy hour promotions at the dining outlets along the Al-fresco stretch. Over the weekend, a set of car simulators were also available to provide the thrills of realistic racing to all patrons. There was also a display of elegant sporty cars as Malaysia Audi TT Owner Club hosted their gathering at the venue on Saturday evening. With so many exciting offerings, it’s definitely a fiesta to remember, of tempting food with a pinch of roaring speed.

Apart from that, patrons can have shopping and entertainment at its best as The Symphony Walk is transformed into a lively market place every weekend starting October, themed the Sunset Market. The market shall commence from 3pm onwards on Saturday and 12pm on Sunday, both until the 10pm at night. This is where the locals gather for glorious food, leisure shopping, musical fountains and lively entertainment over the weekends.

IOI City Mall spreads Patriotic Cheers with Children Costume Contest

Putrajaya – IOI City Mall was all set to spread the patriotic cheers with their very first Children Costume Contest last Saturday to showcase the true colours of Malaysia!

Hosted by the mall management, the lively contest saw 35 young participants of age 4-12 years old strutting in their best suit and competing on the stage with confidence. These young participants were required to dress according to the theme “True Colours of Malaysia” and their creative works were equally judged based on creativity, originality, craftsmanship, relevance to the theme and functionality.

“In the spirit of patriotism, many of our parenthood brands in the mall are anticipating this event and have given their support by generously contributing prizes and sponsored treats to our participants,” said Chris Chong, Complex General Manager of IOI City Mall.

Shortly after the catwalk rounds on the stage, participants in their colourful suits were thrilled to parade to several participating outlets for treats collection. This route of mini patriotic parade also reflected the diversity of parenthood brands available in the mall. A prize presentation was held right after the parade.

Nurafzan’s efforts paid off when Nur Kasseh Kishreena binti Mohd Taufiq, 6, who made an impressive entrance by emerging from a blooming flower, was crowned the first prize winner. The proud mother, Nurafzan binti Mohd Nezar, 36, said she took two (2...

IOI City Mall Delivers Scenic Experience for Runners of IOI City Mall Run and Announces the Winner of Prosperity Drive Contest

Putrajaya, 27th March 2016 – Flagged off at 7.30am from The Symphony Walk, Ground Floor of IOI City Mall, the inaugural IOI City Mall Run 2016 saw runners had lots of fun experiencing the scenic trail across IOI Resort City.

Hosted by the mall’s management, IOI City Mall Run 2016 aims to be the platform and catalyst that fosters community development via a healthy lifestyle. “At IOI, we always emphasise in creating a physical presence in the local community. As such, we constantly drive activities that gathers people because we believe that greater sense of community leads to a ...