Accra Mall

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Accra Mall
Accra Mall (Entrance).jpg
Location Spintex Road, Accra
Opening date July 4, 2008
Website https://www.accramall.com/

The Accra Mall is a shopping center in Accra, Ghana, located on the Spintex road adjacent to the Tema Motorway. The mall was commissioned on July 4, 2008.[1] It is one of the most modern shopping malls in West Africa and the first large-scale shopping centre in Ghana. It is owned by Atterbury Property Development, Sanlam and the Morladza family.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The mall is an enclosed, fully air-conditioned shopping centre. It has 20,000 square metres of retail space with parking for over 900 cars. The Accra Mall accommodates 65 line-shops of which 30% are operated by Ghanaian retailers. It showcases a food court operated by international franchises such as Barcelos, Ocean Sting and Rhapsody's.

Accra Mall --Interior

The Accra Mall is anchored by two South African retail giants: Shoprite, a food retail enterprise, which occupies 3,500 square meters of the retail space and carries over 2000 items on its shelves; and Game Stores, which carries household goods and electronics and occupies 5,000 square meters of space. Also present are Mr. Price, a South African-based clothing and accessories retailers. In recent times, Boxing Day has come to be regarded Accra Mall Day, on this day majority of the youth move to the mall to have a lot of fun.

The Mall also showcases a media store which carries CDs, DVDs, and electronic games, and a five-screen cinema theatre complex operated by Silverbird,[3] complementing the eateries and retail activities and making the mall a state-of-the-art retail and tourist destination. The mall also houses YFM, a popular radio station in Ghana.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accra Mall". www.accramall.com. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ http://business.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201205/87111.php
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 

Coordinates: 5°37′14″N 0°10′28″W / 5.620600°N 0.174307°W / 5.620600; -0.174307