Located on Whites Road, in Central Business District of Chennai, the ‘green’ mall is Tamil Nadu’s biggest. It offers products and services ranging from fashion and food to home needs, leisure and entertainment.
Saroj Goenka, chairperson, Express Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, says, “Express Avenue will undoubtedly be the most sought-after destination among discerning shoppers and for brands of repute. The sheer scale of offerings at the mall are second only to the detailing that has gone into ensuring a world class shopping, leisure and entertainment destination.”
Matching international standards for the discerning customer, the Express Avenue mall has drawn from the world’s best to create a distinctive shopping and entertainment experience. The mall is designed to house 50,000 people at any given time and the central atrium spreads over 10,000 sq.ft.
Kavita Singhania, managing director, Express Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, says, “The Express Avenue mall will make the city proud and give shoppers and retailers more reasons to smile. The location of the mall gives it an unbeatable advantage, helping brands to thrive. The building is designed in such a way that there is no dead corner and all retailers get equal and clear visibility. The mall will give Chennai a whole new dimension to work, leisure, entertainment and shopping.”
The mall has three floors of retail space, a building for corporate offices and a hotel. The eight lakh sq.ft of retail space has been filled with several premium global brands. The 50,000-sq.ft. food court – EA Garden – has 25 counters with several food and beverage options, including Oriental, North Indian, South Indian, and Italian.
The mall also houses an eight-screen multiplex by Satyam Cinemas. Spread over 50,000 sq.ft area, it has a seating capacity of 1,300. Another prominent attraction of the mall is Fun City – a play area for children replete with arcade games, shooting games, carousel, bumper cars and more. Express Avenue has a three-level basement parking equipped to handle about 2,000 vehicles.
— IndiaRetailing Bureau