Lulu Cochin mall is a shopping mall under construction, in Kochi. It's a mall like no other. On its completion, it will be one of the largest malls in India. Being built on an area of 2,200,000 square feet, the project is comprised of a shopping mall with an area of 1,698,000 square feet, which amounts to almost the size of 18 soccer stadiums, and a premium 5 star hotel managed by the renowned JW Marriott Hotels. Lulu Cochin mall is fourth largest mall in India behind High Street Phoenix Mall Mumbai, Orchid Ozone Mall, Mumbai and Metro Walk Mall Delhi. With a whooping budget of more than Rs.1500 crore, the project is developed and managed by the EMKE group, the business group headed by prominent NRI businessman M. A. Yousuf Ali who is based on UAE. The mall is located at a hotspot in Edappally, where three important highways, NH 47, NH 17 and Kochi Bypass meet. In the opinion of the developers, Kochi is selected due to its great chances to grow in tourism and infrastructure simultaneously.
Lulu Shopping Mall - Shopping Experience
Lulu's shopping zone has mainly two sections namely Lulu Hypermarket and Lulu Department store.Sprawling over an area of about 2,20,000 sq ft at the ground floor,Lulu Hypermarket is bound to redefine the shopping habits. It will have fresh vegetables, canned and frozen foods, fish, meat and all, hot food counters and bakery. The Lulu Department Store, which spreads over an area of 1,30,000 sq ft on the first floor, sells non food items like garments, footwear, luggage, white goods, cosmetics, electronic goods and more. There will be a home furnishing zone of international standards that extends to about 5,00,000 sq ft. Apart from all these, around 10,00,000 sq ft of area have kept to house the franchisees and outlets of the international brands what makes the mall really a shoppers' haven. These outlets sprawling across three levels of the mall will display international and local brands consisting of women, men, and kids' wear, perfumes and cosmetic items, stationery and books, household furniture, electronic items, gifts and crockery, health-food, confectionary, pharmaceuticals, sportswear and shoes, and adventure and camping equipments.
The food zone is the symbol of the beyond imaginative work. The mall will have a multi cuisine food court that can seat up to 3500 people. The people will be served with the food from 17 kitchens around. All culinaries like Continental, Chinese, exotic, North Indian, Arabic and ethnic Kerala dishes would be readily available in the food court that is designed with much innovation. This would be crowd puller. In addition to the expansive food court, there will be three other excellent restaurants where the people can relish different tastes and another fine restaurant that measures 5,500 sq ft in area in the second floor. The second floor will also house a coffee shop spreading over an area of 3,500 sq ft.
The crowd pulling attraction of the mall is the 8 screen multiplex operated by the PVR Cinemas in the second floor. Measuring 71,000 sq ft in area, that will provide tons of fun and entertainment. An 50,500 sq ft area will be in the third floor that is exclusively dedicated to computer games, amusement, rides, and a roomy bowling alley.
The mall is designed by the renowned WS Atkins group. It is well backed by ventilated and comfortable environment. The customers need not have to spend many time in the queue to get the items billed as the counters are laid out extensively. There will hale Money exchange centers and bank counters operating to ensure tension free shopping.
The sixteen pairs of escalators, a range of elevators, travelators and walkways will be rolled out for the shoppers' convenience. The physically challenged persons will have the facilities and care they need. The most important one, the parking space, will be large enough to accommodate up to 3000 vehicles. The large glass central atrium with translucent roof will increase the sheen of the mall.
JW Marriot Hotel
The five star hotel located adjacent to the shopping mall will be a highlight. With the presence of 350 rooms it will offer royal and executive Suites to the visitors. The multi cuisine restaurants, swimming pool, coffee shop, spa and privilege club facilities make it a dreamy destination. The hotel will have a height of 82 meters. Nevertheless, it has got a helipad too.
ContactLulu International Shopping Mall Pvt. Ltd
50/2392, Edappally, Kochi - 682 024
Tel: +91 484 4058786, 4059786, 4060786
Fax: +91 484 4073786