SINGAPORE — Paya Lebar Quarter Mall (PLQ Mall) is set to open to the public this 30 August, with a grand opening on 24 October. The S$3.6 billion landmark development is home to Lendlease’s new Asia headquarters as well as its residential component, Park Place Residences.
There will be over 200 shops of diverse retail concepts, including tenants Shaw Theatres, FairPrice Finest and KopiTime, a new thematic food court by Kopitiam. A few firsts are also opening at PLQ Mall: Mom’s Touch by No Signboard Group, a popular South Korean Fried Chicken chain; Hayai, a Japanese rice sandwich store; Wursthans Switzerland restaurant; Fong Sheng Hao, a charcoal-grilled toast and milk tea café from Taiwan; and Lucky Bird, known for fried chicken and homemade buttermilk biscuits.
Craft lovers will be delighted to know that there are new stores like Komma, a DIY craft supplies and workshop, and My Art Studio; and family-friendly stores like Smigy Kids’ Indoor Play and Sing My Song Family Karaoke.
Retail brands like UNIQLO, Tokyu Hands, Foot Locker, Cotton On, LANEIGE, Innisfree, Etude House, Haidilao Hot Pot, The Providore, Wine Connection and Starbucks Reserve, as well as popular homegrown brands such as Challenger, Popular Bookstore, TungLok Seafood, Duckland, and UOB High Street Wealth Centre, will set up shop too.
For moviegoers, Shaw Theatres will feature 12 halls, including premium halls and an IMAX theatre with the latest laser projection technology.
In the artist’s impressions, there is a sheltered alfresco dining area called PLQ Parkside, a water fountain, and an outdoor children’s play area amidst 100,000 square feet of lush greenery.
“We are proud to be contributing to the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s vision of the transformation of Paya Lebar, the most centralised sub-regional business and lifestyle hub in Singapore. PLQ is a great showcase of Lendlease’s core expertise in urban regeneration and placemaking by combining quality retail, entertainment and lifestyle options with community-centric spaces that resonate with the rich heritage and culture of the area,” said Tony Lombardo, CEO for Asia at Lendlease.
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