The Forum (shopping mall)

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The Forum Mall
Forum Mall DSW.jpg
The Forum Mall
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Coordinates 12°34′N 77°22′E / 12.56°N 77.36°E / 12.56; 77.36
Address Hosur Road, Koramangala
Opening date 2004
Developer Prestige Group
Total retail floor area 72,000 m2 (780,000 sq ft)
Parking MLCP
No. of floors 5
Website www.theforum.com

The Forum is a popular shopping mall located on Hosur Road in Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka, India developed by Prestige Group. The Forum was Bangalore's first full-fledged mall with a multi-storey book store, 12 cinema halls and other entertainment facilities. Mall is popular among the youth in Bangalore and an attraction to those coming to Bangalore. The shopping mall houses 72,000 m2 (780,000 sq ft) of shops over five levels.[1] A major attraction at the mall is the multiplex, PVR.

Location[edit]

The Forum Mall is located on Hosur Road, koramangala which has several multinational corporations such as, Robert Bosch GmbH and Hewlett Packard and large number of shoppers are from nearby Christ University and Christ Junior College.

Entertainment & Leisure[edit]

  • Retail Shops over 5 floors
  • PVR Cinemas - 2,100 seating capacity, 11 screen multipex [2]
  • The Transit Lounge Food court houses KFC, Pizza Hut, McDonald's the first one in South India, among several others.[3]

Other Forum Mall's[edit]

Several malls are developed by prestige Group under the name Forum which are,

Malls are also under construction in joint ventures all over southern India.[5][6]

  • Forum Sujana Mall, Hyderabad
  • Forum Mall, Mysore
  • Forum Thomsun Mall, Kochi[7][8]
  • Forum Mangalore Mall, Mangalore

Gallery[edit]

Forum Mall, Koramangala 
Landmark Bookstore inside The Forum 
Inside The Forum 

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On January 26, 2009, a minor electrical fire broke out at Transit, the food court at the mall which however was quickly contained and nobody was injured during this incident.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forum Mall: Overview". Prestige Estates Projects Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved 2009-02-28. 
  2. ^ "PVR Cinemas to raise Rs 150 cr for expansion". The Hindu. 29 Nov 2004. 
  3. ^ "About Forum Mall". Prestige Group - The Forum Mall. Retrieved 22-02-2014. 
  4. ^ "Forum Vijaya Mall - New landmark in Chennai". The Hindu. May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Prestige group to develop malls". Retail Angle. May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Prestige to set up more 'Forum' malls". Deccan Herald. May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Retail Mall | Retail Shopping Malls | Prestige Retail Mall Bangalore". Prestigeconstructions.com. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  8. ^ "Forum Thomsun Mall Cochin/Kochi/Ernakulam Shopping mall - MALL NEWS | Kochi Gallan |A Cochin/Kochi Shopping Malls Movies and Events Blog". Kochi Gallan. 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  9. ^ "Fire in food court at Forum Mall". The Hindu. 27 Jan 2009.