Berjaya Times Square
Berjaya Times Square is a 48-storey, 203 m (666 ft) twin tower, hotel, condominium, indoor amusement park and shopping centre complex in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was opened in October 2003 by the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato Sri Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad.
|Berjaya Times Square|
Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur, as seen at the Jalan Pudu-Jalan Imbi junction.
|Location||1 Jalan Imbi|
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Roof||203 m (666 ft)|
|Floor count||49 (Tower A)|
48 (Tower B)
19 (Mall area
|Design and construction|
Main atrium of Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur shopping mall in Feb 2011.
|Location||Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Opening date||October 2003|
|No. of stores and services||< 1,000|
|No. of anchor tenants||3, (Hero Market, Borders Group and Golden Screen Cinemas)|
|Total retail floor area||700,000 m2 (7,500,000 sq ft)|
|No. of floors||13|
The development is currently the tenth largest building in the world by floor area and has also been tagged as the "world's largest building ever built in a single phase", with 700,000 m2 (7,500,000 sq ft) of built up floor area. This building consists of a shopping mall, business offices and leisure centre with over 1000 retail shops, 1200 luxury service suites, 65 food outlets and entertainment attractions such as Berjaya Times Square Theme Park and GSC MAXX (formerly IMAX) 2D and 3D theatre.
In April 2005, Borders Group opened its first franchise store here which was the largest Borders store in the world at the time. However, due to the 2010 economic downturn it has since been downsized into a smaller operation called Borders Express. In 2016, this Borders Express store was closed.
Originally, the land belonged to the millionaire and philanthropist Cheong Yoke Choy before World War II. His bungalow stood there until the entire parcel of land was purchased by Berjaya Group Tan Sri Vincent Tan for the development of the current Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur.
Facilities & ServicesEdit
- Money Changers
- Mobile Prepaid/Postpaid Outlets
- Berjaya Hotel
- KL Monorail Station
- Bus Stop
- Taxi Stand
- Car park
- Police Booth
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