- One of the most popular shopping hubs in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg, Fourways
mall is on target to complete its development and expansion project by
The mammoth three-year
project will see the current mall transform into a 170 000 m2 super
regional mall and one of the largest in South Africa.
expansion plans will see the surrounding centres such as Fourways View and the
existing Game building, being connected to Fourways Mall to create one space
under roof that will become the mega mall.
structures will be refurbished and upgraded, and an estimated R280 million is
set to be invested in the expansion and upgrading the adjacent road
infrastructure. The extensive project is the first of its kind for the area.
Andrew Costa, COO
of Accelerate Property Fund said that “These days there is a greater demand
from consumers for convenient and easily accessible shopping, entertainment and
lifestyle locations. We plan to provide Fourways residents with a world-class
mega mall to ensure that everything they need is on offer close by.”
Costa said that with
phase one already complete, shoppers can now see the newly renovated Lower
Level, previously known as the “Lake
Level” that now boasts the
and the Centre’s current main entertainment hub for the whole family. The fantastic
Bounce Fitness Trampoline concept has a new home at Fourways Mall with a state
of the art trampoline arena featured in a 4500 sq/m store.
The expanded Food Court has
introduced many exciting new tenants to tantalise the shoppers’ taste buds and offer
them a variety of fast food outlets and several sit down restaurants.
are hugely excited to be the first centre on the continent to have a KidZania
which is coming to Fourways Mall as part of the expansion project. KidZania is
an indoor city, run by kids! Kids can independently choose from more than 60
real-life entertaining activities in one safe and secure space. It is fueled by
a child's natural desire to create, explore and collaborate, KidZania is equal
parts entertainment and education,” said Costa.
Costa said that shoppers
would have easier access into the mall with the nearly completed new eight
level parkade being made available to customers from late 2017.
has been a central part of the area for the past 20 years and is now moving
into a new era to better cater for the Fourways community. It’s the perfect
location for South Africa’s newest mega mall to rival any other in the province,”
expansion and refurbishment plan is expected to be completed in mid-2018 and
will complement plans to position Fourways as a new CBD.