Because, I find it already difficult to walk the cramped up walk way of the market, imagine pulling a huge luggage with you! Platinum mall opens every day from 9am to 8pm, however most shops open after 10am or 11am and most of them close at 6:30pm. In the 1990s, fewer department stores were opened while shopping malls mushroomed in all parts of Hong Kong. The legendary Bal Harbour Shops have made the village of Bal Harbour synonymous with luxury shopping.
With the original Phase I, II, III and IV store locating system abandoned, all areas of the mall are now unified into a cohesive whole. If you are looking for a luxurious centre to satisfy all your shopping needs then Walmer Park is the shopping centre for you, offering in excess of 43 000m² for retail floor space and over 140 retail stores and restaurants to choose from.
Department stores were mostly located in the commercial districts in the urban centre, before the local department store Wing On opened its branch store in the first private housing estate of Hong Kong (Mei Foo Sun Chuen) in the 1970s, and the Japanese department store Yaohan opened its first store in the shopping mall in a new town (Sha Tin) in the 1980s.
A notable example is the Halton Lea Shopping Centre (originally known as Shopping City) in Runcorn, which opened in 1972 and was conceived as the center point for the new town ‘s development. The piece de resistance of the renovation project was the relocation of the Saks Off Fifth Avenue Outlet, a mall tenant since 1993.
Opened in 1965 by owner and developer Stanley Whitman, it became Florida’s first exclusively high fashion shopping center on what was once World War II army barracks. Mall yang juga dibidani oleh Pakuwon Group ini berada dalam superblok yang termasuk apartemen, kantor dan hotel.