Having value over 5.5 billion, the riverside luxury shopping mall has just celebrated its one year anniversary. The Icon Siam has been under the spotlight for its outstanding operation through the economic slowdown in Thailand.
Chadatip Chutrakul, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Siam Piwat Company Limited who started the Icon Siam project stated that the luxury mall itself has met all of the goals and objectives. Not only it is the number one shopping destination, but it is also a center of art, innovation, architecture, and Thai culture which is the major pull for international and domestic tourists.
Moreover, The Icon Siam also stimulates the nation’s economy resulting in over 300,000 job opportunities. Numbers of international and luxury brands have trust and confidence in this project. The total investment from those brands is above 5,000 million baht with the possibility to rise over the years.
The secret to the Icon Siam’s success is the power of creativity of people from 4 continents and 15 nationalities who contributed to build the remarkable project. River parks, Community Space, ICONIC Multimedia Water Features, The longest water and multimedia dance performance in Southeast Asia, True Icon Hall, River Museum Bangkok are its highlight that distinguishes the IconSiam from any other mainstream malls in town.
With its ultimate convenience, the MRT gold line offers customers of all ages to witness and experience the innovation. Enjoy more than 21 Michelin stars restaurant and 30 international restaurants from 7 different countries.
The success does not only happen to the IconSiam mall, but it also brings ray of prosperity to the neighborhood. In present, there are about 150,000 visitors each day. The number of international tourists is expected to increase to 250,000 per day in the near future.
In this one year anniversary, Chanathip prepares 300 million baht for the festive holiday months (November-December) for the event “The Great Iconic Celebration” and Amazing Thailand Countdown 2020 with further events within the mall.
Asher Property Editor