Namibia’s largest mall Grove mall in Kleine Kuppe, Windhoek, is in its final stage of construction and is now expected to open on 23 October. The mall has been constructed for one year now.
Grove Mall’s marketing manager, Corlia van Tonder, has said the delays experienced resulted from strike by metalworkers’ in South Africa. The opening date had earlier been scheduled for September this year. Corlia added that the main contractor and subcontractors have been working around the clock to ensure construction ended on time.
The so far largest mall in Namibia extends 55 000 square meters and is a part of the mixed-use Hilltop estate, one of Windhoek’s fastest-growing suburbs. The mall cost US$90.2 and is expected to bring revolution to retail industry in Windhoek. It is developed by Atterbury Property Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Attacq Ltd, The Frontier Property Trust and Demushuwa Property Developer (Pty) Ltd.
Among the reknown retailers occupying space inside the mall include Sissy Boy, Tekkie Town, Sportsmans Warehouse, First National Bank, Clicks, Toys R Us, Sterkinekor, Edgars, Pep, Truworths, Guess and Cotton On.