Terminal 21

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Terminal 21 (Thai: เทอร์มินอล 21) is a chain of mixed-use complexes with 3 locations in Thailand; Bangkok, Korat, and Chonburi. The first location was opened in October 2011, located on Sukhumvit Road, by the Asoke intersection, in Watthana District of Bangkok, Thailand [1]. The second location, Terminal 21 Korat, was opened in December 2016 and is located on Mittraphap Road in Nakhon Ratchasima Province[2] (also called Korat). Terminal 21 Pattaya was opened in October 2018 and is located in Pattaya District of Chonburi Province[3]. There is a proposal for Terminal 21 Rama III to be built by the Chao Phraya river in the Rama III neighbourhood of Yannawa District in Bangkok.[4]

Terminal 21
Private
IndustryMixed-use development
Founded2011; 9 years ago (2011) (premiere location)
HeadquartersThailand
ProductsTerminal 21 Asok
Terminal 21 Korat
Terminal 21 Pattaya
ParentL&H Property Co.,Ltd.
Websitewww.terminal21.co.th
Terminal 21 Asok and Grand Centre Point Hotel
Terminal 21 Sukhumvit Atrium

The name "Terminal 21" is meant to represent the concept that each retail floor represents different touristic cities. The number "21" refers to Soi Sukhumvit 21 (Asok Montri Road) where its first branch in Bangkok is located. Each Terminal 21 complex consists of: a multi-storied retail area with each floors being decorated in the theme of touristic cities around the world, a SF Cinema City movie theatre, and a hotel-and-residence operated by Centre Point Hospitality, a Quality Houses PLC company.[1]

LocationsEdit

Terminal 21 AsokEdit

Terminal 21 Asok opened in Bangkok in October 2011. It is located in Watthana district, situated at the Sukhumvit and Asok intersection. It links to BTS Skytrain and MRT with a skywalk, at Asok Station and Sukhumvit Station. This mall has the longest escalators in Thailand, up to 36 meters. The retail area has a total of 10 stories anchored by an SF Cinema City and a Gourmet Market (a division of The Mall Group). The Grande Centre Point hotel & residence is a 42-story, 202-meter high building.[1]

Terminal 21 KoratEdit

 
Eiffel Tower replica inside of the Terminal 21 Korat

Terminal 21 Korat in Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known locally as Korat) was opened in February 2017. It is located on the Mittraphap Road by the Ratchasima-Chokchai intersection in Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District. The retail area consists of 7 floors, including a skydeck, an SF Cinema City and a Foodland supermarket.[2]

2020 shootingEdit

On 8 February 2020, the mall became the epicenter of a mass shooting perpetrated by a soldier. He had previously shot and killed three people at a military camp before arriving at Terminal 21 Korat via a humvee that was stolen from the military camp. A total of 30 people were killed, including the gunman, making the incident the deadliest mass shooting in Thailand's history. On the way to the mall, he shot and killed some other people. [5][6]

Terminal 21 PattayaEdit

Terminal 21 Pattaya was opened in Pattaya District of Chonburi Province in October 2018. It is located on the corner of the North Pattaya Road and Second Road, next to the Pla Lo Ma Roundabout. The retail area consists of 6 floors, including an SF Cinema City cinema and Foodland supermarket.[3] Terminal 21 Pattaya also houses 32-story Grande Centre Point Pattaya hotel & residence.

Retail conceptEdit

Terminal 21 is a one-floor-one-themed shopping mall. Each floor is decorated based on touristic cities and locations around the world; The Caribbean, Rome, Paris, Tokyo, London, Istanbul, San Francisco, and Hollywood. The decoration may differ amongst the branches of Terminal 21, while the locations being themed remain the same.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Chapman, Nora (2011-12-10). "Terminal 21 is now opened". CBRE Thailand Property News. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  2. ^ a b c "รู้จัก 'เทอร์มินอล 21 โคราช' แลนด์มาร์กชอบปิงพันล้านใจกลางโคราช". Bangkok Biz News (in Thai). 2020-02-09. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  3. ^ a b "เปิดแล้วอย่างเป็นทางการ! "Grand Opening ศูนย์การค้า Terminal 21 พัทยา" ท่าอากาศยานแห่งการช้อปแห่งใหม่". Manager Online (in Thai). 2018-12-01. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  4. ^ "อิตาเลียนไทย คว้างานก่อสร้าง 2 โครงการ มูลค่า 3.8 พันล้าน". Post Today (in Thai). 2019-09-02. Retrieved 2020-02-10.
  5. ^ "Hunt continues for soldier who killed 20". Bangkok Post. 9 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  6. ^ Sakchai Lalit; Tassanee Vejpongsa (8 February 2020). "Thai army sergeant who killed at least 26 shot dead in mall, officials say". USA Today. Retrieved 10 February 2020.

Coordinates: 13°44′15″N 100°33′38″E / 13.73750°N 100.56056°E / 13.73750; 100.56056