Johor Bahru City Square

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Johor Bahru City Square
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Johor Bahru City Square Mall in 2011
LocationJohor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Coordinates1°27′40.3″N 103°45′51.1″E / 1.461194°N 103.764194°E / 1.461194; 103.764194Coordinates: 1°27′40.3″N 103°45′51.1″E / 1.461194°N 103.764194°E / 1.461194; 103.764194
AddressJohor Bahru City Square Shopping Mall 106 - 108 Jalan Wong Ah Fook
Opening date1999
No. of stores and services300+
No. of anchor tenantsCathay Cineplex, Popular, Uniqlo, H&M, Sakae Sushi, Sticky, Neway Karaoke, Kapitan Grocer
Total retail floor area41,800 m2 (450,000 sq ft)
No. of floors7 (mall area), 3 basements

Johor Bahru City Square is a shopping centre and office building in Wong Ah Fook Street, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.[1]


The building was opened in 1999.[2] In 2000, the Mega Pavilion Cinema has been upgraded to Cathay Cineplex with new theatres at both level 5 and level 7. In 2005, the Singapore Visitor Centre was launched at the shopping mall. In December 2008, a pedestrian bridge connecting the building to JB Sentral was opened.[3] In mid-2016, Cathey Cineplex was changed to mmCineplexes while the facilities still remain the same.[4]


Johor Bahru City Square office tower from Jalan Tun Abdul Razak

The building interior consists of a seven-storey mall with five levels of retail outlet space, including a thirty-six storey office block, which is divided into the lower, middle and upper zones. City Square has three floors of basement carpark. Level 6 has an outdoor garden, pond and a green wall. The shopping mall total floors spread over an area of 41,800 m2 (450,000 sq ft) and consists of 300 retailers.


The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation owns 70% of City Squares shares, which they bought in June 2009. The remaining shares are divided between the Johor Bahru City Council and Iskandar Puteri City Council.[5]

The shopping mall includes several anchor tenants and has various clothes, shoes, bags, electronic stores.[6]

The shopping mall receives around 1.5 million visitors monthly.[2] Due in part to its proximity to the Johor-Singapore Causeway, City Square attracts many shoppers from Singapore.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Berita: Kios Pintar KWSP Kini Di Bank RHB Archived 11 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine, Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja, retrieved 16 February 2009
  2. ^ a b
  3. ^ "Current_News". 12 August 2009. Archived from the original on 12 August 2009.
  4. ^ CorporateHistory: 1990 – 2006 : A Dream Come True Archived 4 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine, Cathay Cineplexes Malaysia, retrieved 16 February 2009
  5. ^ Temasek to enter Malaysian property market Eddie Toh, Business Alert/Singapore Business Times, 3 November 2004
  6. ^ "Current_News". 12 August 2009. Archived from the original on 12 August 2009.