Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) is set to open in mid-2018 with confirmed tenants and brands such as Giuseppe Zanotti Design, Tumi, Swiss Watch Gallery, La Martina and Kate Spade New York, said Horizon Group managing director of international business, David Nelson in an interview with The Edge’s City and Country.
HVO is a 30:70 joint-venture project between US-based Horizon Group Properties and local outfit Mainstay Properties Sdn Bhd.
The premium outlet mall has a gross development value of RM400 million and will be located about 10km north of the KLIA and KLIA 2, and will be located in Sime Darby Bhd’s 2,370-acre township Serenia City.
When completed, HVO will cover 23 acres and have 150 one-storey retail lots. The total net lettable area available will be 400,000 sq ft and there will be 2,000 covered parking bays. The unique point of the outlet mall is that it will be built on a platform.
Horizon Village Outlets:
Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) is an exciting new outlet shopping concept in Malaysia. Developed by Horizon Group Properties, one of the most experienced and successful outlet mall developers in the United States, HVO will be an engaging and comfortable open-air shopping environment with luxurious European-styled architecture. This 400,000 sq. ft. one-level development will be home to approximately 150 well-established luxury and casual brands from around the world, offering great value and a uniquely attractive shopping experience.
Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) is strategically located south of Kuala Lumpur between Putrajaya and KLIA near the Salak Tinggi train station. Putrajaya currently draws in excess of two million visitors annually, which HVO will attract as a part of the tourism strategy. HVO is located at the intersection of the Elite Highway and Putrajaya-Cyberjaya Expressway, Federal Route 29 (FT29) and is clearly visible to traffic in all directions. This strategic location between KL and KLIA provides convenient access for local shoppers and tourists alike.
Plentiful underground parking with 2,000 bays will maximise ease of entry to Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) via 6 escalators and elevators providing convenient access to the mall directly above. HVO will also feature a VIP drop off area at the front. HVO will have a comfortable open-air ambience with covered and weather-proof walkways, which will ensure the convenience and enjoyment of the shoppers. The centre is designed to incorporate significant cooled air movement to provide an environment that both complements nature and keeps shoppers comfortable throughout the day. With a strong, fully integrated F&B offering, HVO will encourage longer visits by shoppers.
Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) is designed to exceed customers’ expectations and deliver an unrivalled outlet shopping experience. The racetrack circulation design was specifically developed by the architects, Adam & Associates, and has been proven to encourage intuitive wayfinding by the shoppers. It means that the visitor flow is maximised so that each and every shop will have excellent visibility and foot traffic. HVO will have the benefit of seven entry points and a corridor width designed to optimize cross-corridor shopping. When combined with the multiple access points and crosscorridor optimization, the racetrack design will maximise the exposure and convenience to the shoppers for all store locations.
Horizon Group Properties:
Horizon Group Properties (HGP) is a recognized global leader in the design and management of outlet developments. The Group has an enviable track record of success with a strong portfolio of outlet developments throughout the USA. Horizon Village Outlets (HVO) is supported by the wealth of experience and expertise of one of the most trusted names in retail developments.
Mainstay Properties Sdn Bhd:
Mainstay Properties Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of Mainstay Holdings Sdn Bhd. The property arm is led and managed by a group of highly skilled, multi-disciplined professionals with diverse experience in managing public listed companies and property developments.