Forum Mall is a shopping mall in the Bhowanipore area of Kolkata, India. It was initially conceived as an office tower; 80% of the foundation was complete before it was converted into a mall. Currently it covers 200,000 square feet of area and has 125,000 square feet of retail area, and was opened to the public with the launch of Shoppers' Stop. Its opening was credited with turning its neighbourhood from a quiet residential area into an upmarket shopping destination. It has been noted for its excellent layout and signage. The mall is constructed and owned by Rahul Saraf, Chairman of SAPL. The Mall also has a branch in Bhubaneswar named Forum Mart.
The tenants are diverse ranging from retail outlets to entertainment multiplex theatres to dining. The mall offers paging services and a dedicated telephone exchange. As of July 2003, the mall had parking space for 175 cars and planned to increase it to 700 cars in 18 months.
- "Bigger, better mall sequel - Grand designs for Bypass shopper stop". The Telegraph. 16 April 2005. Retrieved 11 July 2007.
- "how kolkotans shop". IMAGES IV (6). July 2003. Archived from the original on 15 April 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2007.
- Niyogi, Subhro (5 February 2006). "Hooghly Highs". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 July 2007.
- Mitra, Moinak (5 September 2006). "The best malls in India". Rediff News. Retrieved 12 July 2007.
|This article about an Indian building or structure is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|