THE PARK SAWANGAN OFFICIALLY OPENS WITH COVID-19 PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY
Sawangan, 16 July 2020 – NWP Retail, one of the largest real estate platform with portfolio assets up to 17 malls across Indonesia, opens a new shopping mall in Depok, The Park Sawangan, which has been operating since 3 July, 2020.
Designed in a modern and prime settings by renowned architecture firm from the United States Callison RTKL, The Park Sawangan, a five-floored mall constructed in October 2018 on an area of 52,000 m2. This mall has a total floor area (GFA) of 56,528 m2 and lease area (NLA) of 36,000 m2.
Accessible in a distinctly strategic site, The Park Sawangan is located in the middle of Sawangan and Bojongsari residential area, adjacent to Parung Ciputat Highway in Bojongsari Sub-District, City of Depok, connecting various surrounding cities as Depok, Tangerang, Bogor and Jakarta.
“We are grateful despite in the midst of this pandemic, we are still able to open our new shopping mall that has been long awaited by the citizens around Sawangan and Bojongsari. Our top priority is visitors’ health and safety, therefore we have applied the latest COVID-19 prevention technology, in addition to strictly implementing the government’s Health Protocol,” said Teges Prita Soraya, NWP Retail Head of Commercial Marketing, The Park Sawangan holding company.
Prior to the opening, The Park Sawangan has conducted thorough cleaning, as well as disinfectant spraying throughout the mall area. These activities are routinely and periodically carried out, especially on parts that are frequently touched, such as door handles, escalator handrails, water taps, and also every room within the mall.
The Park Sawangan has placed automatic counting devices with Real Time People Counting technology in every entrance, in order to control the number of customers entering the mall. “This technology enables us to limit the number of customers who enter the mall, with a maximum of 50% of the total capacity, thus customers can shop safely and comfortably in our mall,” Teges explained.
“Moreover, we have provided touchless handwashing facilities in several entrances along with automatic temperature check devices,” Teges added.
Carrying the tagline #BelanjaAmanDiSawangan (#ShopSafelyatSawangan), The Park Sawangan is equipped with the latest sophisticated COVID-19 prevention technologies such as touchless lift buttons, touchless water taps, air disinfectant device system installed in the air circulation ducts to sterilize and deactivate airborne microbes, producing a virus and bacteria free airstream within the building, as well as Handrail Ultra UV Device which continuously sterilizes and disinfects escalator handrails using UV light.
The Park Sawangan has strictly implemented COVID-19 Prevention Protocol to all customers, staffs, and tenants; hand hygiene, thermal screening and face covers (masks) are compulsory before entering the mall, while ensuring that physical distancing is practiced at all times.
“All tenants support our efforts in implementing COVID-19 Prevention protocol by applying the protocol in their own outlets by re-checking body temperatures, providing hand sanitizers, applying customers limitations inside the stores, and adjusting the seating position in their outlets so they remain compliant with the physical distancing rules.” said Teges.
Various tenants of The Park Sawangan have gradually begun to serve customers, starting with Ace Hardware and Informa who have opened their outlets since July 3, complemented by prestigious national tenants such as Toys Kingdom, Fisik Sport, Erafone, Samsung, House of Towel, Batik Keris, The Body Shop, Solaria, Marugame Udon, Samsung, Bakso Lapangan Tembak, Kokumi, Kopi Kenangan, Brunbrun and also Chatime.
Matahari Department Store opened on July 16, followed by Uniqlo and H&M where both opened on July 17.
“The Park Sawangan will soon serve you with an extensive selection of retail and will become your one stop shopping destination. Other interesting tenants that will open their outlets soon are Lulu Hypermarket, Starbucks, Sports Station, Pizza Hut, Gokana, and diverse entertainment tenants such as Cinema XXI, Funworld, Kidzilla, and many more,” said Teges.
Lulu Hypermarket is now completing the final stages of their store, and will be the first halal hypermarket in Depok.
“One of the strengths of The Park Sawangan is in its unique retail mix which have been curated to the characteristics of the citizens of Depok. The presence of Lulu Hypermarket will not only fulfil customers’ daily needs, but will also provide a variety of seasonings and Middle Eastern delicacies at an affordable price,” Teges added.
The Park Sawangan serves Foodhub culinary center, where customers can comfortably enjoy various culinary dishes from well-known brands such as Bakmi GM, Bakso Celup Singapore, Ayam Goreng Fatmawati, Pepperlunch, and Golden Lamien.
In additional to national tenants, The Park Sawangan is also enlivened by various local businesses, ranging from fashion, accessories to culinary. A number of locations can be rented daily and monthly. Pushcart facilities are provided for local SMEs.
“We strongly believe that our commitment to support local businesses will improve the economy in Sawangan, and also Depok in general,” Teges explained.
Customers are pampered with various facilities, such as spacious parking lots in the basement and outside the mall, comfortable prayer rooms that follow government health protocol, and Trilio, a web-based application designed to help customers to get access to Free Wi-Fi facility as well to navigate around the mall.
The presence of The Park Sawangan will significantly impact the regional economic growth, in addition to provide employment opportunities and to increase regional income mainly from the tax sector.
“We cannot wait to welcome you to feel the new shopping experience at The Park Sawangan. We hope that The Park Sawangan will not only become your one stop shopping destination, but to give positive impacts to the society, especially in developing new normal habits,” said Teges.