Gurney Plaza

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Gurney Plaza
Gurney Plaza Exterior.jpg
Location George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Coordinates 5°26′17″N 100°18′35″E / 5.438176°N 100.309822°E / 5.438176; 100.309822Coordinates: 5°26′17″N 100°18′35″E / 5.438176°N 100.309822°E / 5.438176; 100.309822
Opening date 2001
Management CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust
Owner CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust
No. of stores and services 380
No. of anchor tenants 1 (Parkson)
Total retail floor area 858,000 sq ft (79,700 m2)
No. of floors 9 including two basement carpark and two multi-storey carpark.
Website gurneyplaza.com

Gurney Plaza is a shopping mall in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Located at Gurney Drive, it was opened in 2001 and is now managed by CapitaMalls Asia, a subsidiary of the Singapore-based CapitaLand.[1][2] Its main anchor tenant is Parkson, while Golden Screen Cinemas operates the largest multiplex in northern Malaysia within the top floor of the mall.[3][4]

Gurney Plaza contains 380 shop lots spread out over nine floors. The mall has attracted various established international brands, making it one of the major retail and entertainment centres within Penang.[5]

Retail outlets[edit]

The mall consists of nine retail floors and 879,930 sq ft of net lettable area, making it the second largest shopping mall in Penang, after Queensbay Mall. Aside from Parkson, its main anchor tenant, Gurney Plaza contains a wide variety of well-known international brands. These include book stores like MPH and Popular, fashion names such as Marks & Spencer, British India, Armani, Guess, Calvin Klein, Timberland, Giordano, Body Glove and Levi's, accessory firms such as Omega, Rado, Montblanc, Bell & Ross, Mido and Swarovski, and the supermarket chain Cold Storage.

A Nando's outlet along Gurney Plaza's alfresco space.

In addition, several restaurants, cafes and food stalls can be found inside Gurney Plaza, including Starbucks, Kenny Rogers Roasters, Nando's, Häagen-Dazs, Yoshinoya, Bee Cheng Hiang, llao llao and Din Tai Fung. Some of its restaurants are notably arranged along an outdoor alfresco space.[6]

Entertainment[edit]

Gurney Plaza has a variety of entertainment options. The most well-known of all is the Golden Screen Cinemas at the top floor, with 12 cineplexes.[3] Opened in 2004, it is Golden Screen Cinemas' largest multiplex within northern Malaysia.[3][4]

A karaoke joint operated by Red Box is also located at the top floor, adjacent to the aforementioned cinema. Other options include a laser tag outlet, a 'Break The Code' escape room and a Toys "R" Us store.[7][8]

Location[edit]

Gurney Plaza is situated at Gurney Drive, a popular seafront promenade within the city of George Town.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CapitaLand Acquires Gurney Plaza, Penang and MINES Shopping Fair, Selangor in Malaysia for over RM1.2 billion (approximately S$527.1 million)" (PDF). CapitaLand. 16 August 2007. 
  2. ^ "CapitaMalls Asia to acquire Queensbay Mall in Penang". www.edgeprop.my. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  3. ^ a b c "Gurney Plaza". Golden Screen Cinemas. 
  4. ^ a b "GSC to open RM15m cinema at Gurney Plaza - Business News | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  5. ^ "About the Mall | Gurney Plaza". www.gurneyplaza.com.my. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  6. ^ "Gurney Plaza". Time Out Penang. Retrieved 2017-09-09. 
  7. ^ "Leisure & Entertainment | Lifestyle | Gurney Plaza". www.gurneyplaza.com.my. Retrieved 2017-09-10. 
  8. ^ "Toys & Games | Lifestyle | Gurney Plaza". www.gurneyplaza.com.my. Retrieved 2017-09-10. 

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