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Kenanga Wholesale City
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Kenanga-Wholesale-City-01.jpg
LocationPudu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Coordinates3°08′10″N 101°42′30″E / 3.136241°N 101.708201°E / 3.136241; 101.708201Coordinates: 3°08′10″N 101°42′30″E / 3.136241°N 101.708201°E / 3.136241; 101.708201
Opening date20 October 2011
DeveloperKha Seng Group (DBA Kenanga Wholesale City Sdn Bhd)[1]
ManagementKha Seng Group (DBA Kenanga Wholesale City Sdn Bhd)[1]
Architectzlgdesign
No. of stores and services800 (lots)[2]
Total retail floor area500,000 sq ft (46,000 m2)
No. of floors17
ParkingOver 1,800 parking spaces
Websitekenangacity.com.my

Kenanga Wholesale City (also known as KWC Fashion Mall), is Malaysia's first fashion wholesale mall.[3] It is located in Pudu, the heart of Kuala Lumpur, a few minutes from the city's Golden Triangle, in the fashion wholesale area of Jalan Kenanga.[4]

KWC Fashion Mall has 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of net lettable space and houses more than 800 wholesale and retail shops as well as boutiques selling a range of fashion-related merchandise including women's, men's and children's apparel, accessories, shoes and leather goods.[5]

Starstage@KWC is a 20,000 square feet (1,900 m2) purpose-built concert hall and event space located at Level 15 of the mall. It had hosted several concerts and events such as Indonesian pop-rock band Ungu “Tercipta Untukku” Live in Malaysia in February 2014,[6] Korean actor Lee Kwang Soo Fan Meeting in January 2014,[7] Korean actor and singer Lee Min Ho Concert in June 2013,[8] Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MGIF) in November 2013,[9] TVBStar Awards Malaysia in December 2013[10] and Mandopop boy band Super Junior M in 2012.[11]

KWC Fashion Mall is endorsed by Tourism Malaysia as a Kuala Lumpur Must Visit Destination.[12]

The Grand Opening of KWC Fashion Mall took place on 26 May 2012, with Korean superstar band Block B, Malaysian rock band Hujan and other big names from entertainment and fashion in attendance.[13]

Transportation

The shopping mall is accessible within walking distance southwest of Hang Tuah Station.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Kha Seng Group". Kha Seng Group. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
  2. ^ "About KWC". Kenangacity.com. Archived from the original on 8 May 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
  3. ^ "About KWC". tonguechic.com (Official website). Retrieved 13 January 2012.
  4. ^ "KWC Location". Time Out KL. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  5. ^ "KWC Variety". The Star. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  6. ^ "SHOWBIZ Ungu to rock KL". New Straits Times. Archived from the original on 21 January 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Lee Kwang Soo Fan Meeting in Malaysia". Ticketpro. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  8. ^ "K-Star Lee Min Ho tickets up for grabs at KWC Fashion Mall". Korean Press. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
  9. ^ "MIGF 2013 Awards & Celebration Party @ KWC Fashion Mall". Malaysian Flavours. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  10. ^ "TVB Star Award in Malaysia". TVB Awards. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  11. ^ "2012 Asia Super Showcase in Malaysia". Time Out KL. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  12. ^ "KWC Fashion Mall". Findbulous.info. Archived from the original on 27 May 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  13. ^ "Fashion mall's grand opening party to feature top celebrities in town". The Star. Retrieved 19 May 2012.