LAUNCH OF PHASE 2 MARKS A NEW MILESTONE FOR MITSUI OUTLET PARK KLIA SEPANG
Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang Will Soon Be The Largest Factory Outlet Mall in Southeast Asia
SEPANG, 8 February 2018 - MFMA Development Sdn Bhd, a joint venture between Mitsui Fudosan Co, Ltd (Mitsui Fudosan) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (Malaysia Airports), has successfully launched Phase 2 of its planned expansion for Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang after the official opening in 2015. The launch of the expansion phase was officiated by the Minister of Transport, Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai.
Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang, is the only factory outlet shopping mall within the Klang Valley area.
“The launch of the expansion phase for Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang marks an important milestone for us as it demonstrates the progress we are making towards becoming the largest factory outlet mall in Southeast Asia,” said Mr Akihiko Funaoka, Executive Managing Officer of Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd. “Phase 3, which is targeted to be completed by 2021 targets to house 250 stores on a total gross floor area of 73,000sqm,making Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang the largest in Southeast Asia,” added Funaoka.
The gross floor area of Phase 2 that measures 16,530sqm and can accommodate 70 new stores over 9,800sqm of commercial space, expanding the popular retail destination to a total gross floor area of 56,530sqm. Phase 2 also adds 420 parking lots to provide a total of 2,520 parking lots for visitors.
The architectural concept for the new expansion phase also introduces three new concepts namely the River Walk and Sky Walk, which gives the image of wilderness paradise entering the inland from the Sea Resort; the Forest Walk corridor reflects a forest trail connecting the river and the sky, merging the 3 concepts into a complementary sensorial experience.
Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang held a soft opening of its expanded phase on December 15, 2017 to offer shoppers a greater variety of offerings in conjunction with its Year End Sale. The new phase introduces a good tenant mix with diversification into entertainment and amusement as well as the inclusion of specialty based tenants. Shoppers can look forward to several FIRST in Malaysia outlet stores during the soft opening such as THE BEAUTY LABORATORY by Shiseido.
Amongst the other new brands that shoppers can look forward to when visiting Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang include Chaps, Wacoal, Body Glove, Vogue Bambini, The North Face, Salomon, Lotto, Canterbury, Elle, Fitflop, Lacoste, rieker, Kipling, G-SHOCK, Royal Selangor, The Body Shop, Watsons, Padini Outlet Store, Sacoor One, HUMMER, Tefal, Ed Hardy, Parkson Branding Outlet, American Tourister and more.
Not forgetting the younger patrons of Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang, a fun and safe Indoor Entertainment Centre – Molly Fantasy, has opened its doors to welcome them and keep them occupied while their parents enjoy a shopping spree.
“About 70 new stores are open for Phase 2, broadening selection for existing brands and product categories including luxury, international, Japanese, sports, local fashion and cosmetics. Furthermore, common lifestyle stores with elements of amusement and personal care have joined Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang to enhance convenience and comfort for visitors,” said Funaoka.
“Beyond its draw as a major shopping attraction for tourists and locals alike, Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang has also contributed much in terms of revenue and employment opportunities. It is also one of the strategic thrusts in Malaysia Airports' five-year business plan - Runway to Success 2020. We are certain that the outlet mall will itself be a draw to encourage tourism for Malaysia, offering our nation an additional regional advantage as a tourist destination,” said YAM Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Syed Anwar Jamalullail, Chairman of Malaysia Airports.
As Chinese New Year is just around the corner, Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang has jazzed up the mall with pink and red traditional Chinese themed decorations. The Lion Dance will also be performing on weekends at the Sunshine Square, Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang starting February 10th until the 25th to welcome the New Year. Apart from that, shoppers are also offered great deals of up to 90 per cent discount at some stores from January 13th until February 25th. Limited edition red packets are up for grabs for those who purchase a minimum of RM100 in a single receipt.
The wide array of brands and product offerings further underscores Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang as a lifestyle destination that is beyond conventional outlet malls. Patrons can frequent the outlet mall to shop, dine and unwind with loved ones within a comfortable and cosy environment.
Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang features a flight check-in system and flight information displays within its premises to offer convenience and stress free shopping for airport passengers. Free baggage storage and dedicated shuttle bus services to and from KLIA & klia2 are also provided. Also, WiFi services are made available mall wide.
The Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang plays an active and important role in achieving the aspirations of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia to make Malaysia a tourism hub while promoting economic growth for the nation. Phase 2 helps increase MOP KLIA’s participation even further. The project was granted Entry Point Project (EPP) status under the Economic Transformation Programme, National Key Economic Area (NKEA) for Tourism (EPP3 – Establishing Premium Outlets in Malaysia).
About MFMA Development
MFMA Development SDN BHD (MFMA) is a joint venture company between Mitsui Fudosan CO., LTD. (Mitsui Fudosan) and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. (Malaysia Airports) with a shareholding of 70% and 30% respectively. MFMA Development was established in August 2013 to undertake the operations and management of Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang, Malaysia’s first full scale outlet mall in Klang Valley. The Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang also marks the inaugural presence of the Mitsui Outlet Park brand concept in South East Asia. MFMA Development aims to advocate cross cultural experiences by blending local characteristics and the Japanese spirit of hospitality, ‘OMOTENASHI’ to create an unforgettable and exciting shopping experience at the Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang.
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