Mall Talk

SCAI receives a nod from Maharashtra HC in ‘Parking Charges’ case

As you are aware the captioned matter was listed for hearing along with Writ Petition No.9471 of 2019 filed by City Centre Mall Pvt. Ltd. challenging the impugned resolution passed by the Nashik Municipal Corporation before the division bench comprising of Their Lordship Hon’ble Justice S. C. Dharmadhikari and Hon’ble Justice G. S. Patel at which time the following were present… read more


Nexus Malls joins SCAI as Founder Member

Nexus Mall has established as one of the leaders in retail real estate industry in India with a portfolio of 5.4 million square feet of Grade A retail space in India.
Their malls are spread across Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Indore and Amritsar.
Nexus Mall is redefining the shopping culture in India by bringing about transformation for shoppers and retailers.
Nexus Malls believes in bringing transformation, improvement and innovation in retail sector.


Bhumika Enterprises Private Limited joins SCAI as Founder Member

Bhumika Enterprises Private Limited under the leadership of Mr. Uddhav Poddar has joined SCAI as a Founder Member; the aim of the company is to build quality living, commercial and hospitality spaces which will set a new benchmark in the industry.
It has a mall in operation at- Udaipur. – The Urban Square
Urban square is Rajasthan’s first European-styled retail cum tourist destination. 18 lac square feet of gross built area will be a regional power centre, a mega tourist attraction, a family leisure destination and a commercial center to provide the inhabitants of this royal city as well as the multitude of tourists, an unforgettable experience via its bevy of unique offerings.

Urban square is being constructed in two phases with the European-flavoured high street retail spaces, hotel& banquet, commercial studios, a mall with a 6 screen multiplex, hyper mart, anchor stores, food court, restaurants & play zone in the first phase and extension of retail, studios and offices in the second phase.


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    by Sandeep Kumar on September 20, 2019 at 4:30 am

    Today, convenient parking and modern retail go hand in hand. Parking plays a major role in deciding where people might go to spend the day. To draw in the footfalls, malls, amusement parks, hotels, and even government-driven projects like smart cities have taken to providing smart parking lots, which are manned by security to ensure

  • FECs come into play as Tier-II malls turn...
    by Shopping Centre News Bureau on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 am

    Tier II and tier III cities are undoubtedly the future growth engines of the country. The rise in internet penetration, influence of social media and growing disposable incomes of the new generation have essentially ushered in an era of commerce,resulting in a mall boom in India. Such is the growing mall culture in India that

  • Malls should be social spaces, not retail real...
    by Shopping Centre News Bureau on August 22, 2019 at 3:14 am

    Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) Board of Directors’ meeting hosted by Select CITYWALK, was held in Delhi on August 9, 2019. In its inaugural SCAI North India meet, 26 members from the northern region gathered to discuss the role, aim and initiatives of the organisation. The two-hour session was attended by SCAI Board of

  • Phy-gital Malls: A powerful arrow in the shopping...
    by Sandeep Kumar on August 13, 2019 at 3:51 am

    The word Phy-gital is not new for the Indian retail and shopping mall industry anymore. Every shopping mall is trying to go Omnichannel, upgrade its technology and provide its customers with the ultimate high-tech, experiential retail platform. Despite the meteoric rise of e-commerce in India, the growth in the number of malls has not slowed

  • The evolution of shopping centre design and...
    by Charu Lamba on July 5, 2019 at 4:30 am

    Building a mall requires huge investment, time, hard work and patience. The design and architecture of a shopping centre is the backbone of the complete assembly and structure. However, there is no assurance that every mall built will be a success and even erstwhile successful malls can degrade and fall in the list of empty

  • FECs: Helping malls transform from mere shopping...
    by Sandeep Kumar on June 19, 2019 at 3:30 am

    Shopping centres are traditional destinations for families. Such is the growing mall culture in India that 34 new shopping malls, covering 13.6 million sq. ft. area, are expected to come up in top eight cities by the year 2020. But keeping a mall alive is no piece of cake. Retail by itself appears to no