KUALA LUMPUR: Travellers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) will have their very own shopping mall to spend time at, in between catching flights to destinations.
The Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang will open on May 30 and is sited very near the KLIA and directly accessible from the highway.
It will feature an exciting array of offerings, ranging from luxury and branded products, fashion apparels and accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, chocolates and confectionery, kids and sports wear, to household items and luggage.
It will also offer a scrumptious choice of gastronomic delights and spanning 24,000 square metres of space under the first phase of its development.
The Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang is the result of a joint venture (JV) between Mitsui Fudosan Co. Ltd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB).
The outlet will be managed by the JV company, MFMA Development Sdn Bhd (MFMA).
In a statement today, MFMA said the facility will gradually be completed to about 130 stores by late July.
“There are plans to expand the facility in 2018, as well as 2021, to become the largest outlet mall in Southeast Asia with about 250 stores and floor space of about 44,000 square metres,” it added.
The Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang will provide a flight information display system to enable travellers to keep tabs on their flights without leaving the premises, as well as flight SITA check-in KIOSK services and a free baggage storage service.
Mitsui Fudosan is a reputable Japanese real estate and retail property developer, while MAHB manages most of the airports in Malaysia.
MFMA is 70 per cent owned by Mitsui Fudosan with MAHB having a 30 per cent stake.
MFMA will lease the land owned by MAHB, and be responsible for constructing the buildings, and leasing it to tenants. – Bernama