President opens One Galle Face complex

President opens One Galle Face complex

One Galle Face (OGF) integrated project was officially opened on November 8 by President Maithripala Sirisena and Shangri-La Group CEO Lim Beng Chee. 

The opening ceremony was attended by local dignitaries and industry leaders. The event also marks the first time OGF officially open its doors to welcome shoppers and tenants to the OGF Mall and OGF Tower.

One Galle Face is the Shangri-La group’s largest venture to date in South Asia and bears testament to the Shangri-La group’s confidence in Sri Lanka’s potential. OGF Mall and OGF Tower follow the opening of The Residences at One Galle Face and Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, earlier in 2018 and 2017, respectively. 

Earlier this year, Shangri-La organised one of Sri Lanka’s largest career fair with thousands of job opportunities available for home-grown talent to join the retail industry. OGF Mall is also be the first mall in Sri Lanka to feature an app-based loyalty programme, helping mall tenants build long-term relationships with their customers.

At  490,000 square feet, the equivalent of eight football pitches, OGF Mall is the largest international mall in Sri Lanka. The seven-storey Mall is home to more than 200 tenants – international as well as local brands. It also caters to every modern lifestyle need from dining, entertainment, beauty, technology and shopping.

Mall includes Crystal Jade, a Michelin-Star restaurant from Singapore and The Toy Store, a specialty toy store for kids.

Within the OGF mall, shoppers can also find flagship stores of luxury brands such as Omega, Rolex, Tissot, Longines, TAG Heuerand fashion brands including Diesel, Furla and Guess.

Other anchor tenants in OGF Mall include well-loved local brands such as Odel departmental store, which will feature several new-to-market cosmetics brands; Keells Supermarket and Food Studio, an international food hall. 

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