Rama Magneto – The Mall, Bilaspur’s first mall is going to open on December 2, 2011. Developed by Avinash Ramakrishna Developers with an investment of Rs 60 crore, the project started in November 2008 and took three years to get completed.
The mall is spread across the total built up area of approximately 3,50,000 sq.ft. with a GLA of around 2,00,000 sq.ft. Rama Magneto is Central India’s first mall to have 20,000 sq.ft. of dedicated gaming and entertainment space comprising indoor gaming zone with bowling alleys, Roman theme-based outdoor zone, ice skating rink, 5D cinema, and virtual gaming.
"Rama Magneto is an apogee of lifestyle destination as it offers not only unprecedented scale in terms of its size but also an experience of unparalleled retail mix combined with entertainment and leisure attractions that will change the concept of shopping mall experience," said Anand Singhania, MD, Avinash Ramakrishna Developers. "The mall is centrally located and is very close to city’s main high street and has a three road approach, thus, making it very approachable and centrally located," added Singhania.
Rama Magneto has three floors including basement and lower ground floor with two entry and exit points and 60 stores. Sanjay Puri (Mumbai) has taken care of landscaping, exteriors and interiors. Thessan has provided lifts and elevators, security has been taken care by Visual Security (Kolkata), and SA Parking Services (Delhi) is responsible for the parking management. The mall is equipped with basement and lower ground/open car park with four- and two- wheeler parking capacity of 350 and 500, respectively. The mall has adopted a pure lease and MG + revenue share model and 85 percent of the mall is already leased out. It also has a PVR multiplex and a food court named Eatopia having 10 counters.
Rama Magneto is Chattisgarh’s first mall to have five national anchors – Easy Day, Pantaloon, PVR Cinema, Reliance Trends, and Reliance Footprints – and also a 12,000 sq.ft. banquet, art gallery, music center, and a dedicated lifestyle floor compromising of gym, spa and saloon, conference facility, and beauty treatments.