Toppen Shopping Centre Will Be The “Heart & Hub” Of Johor

UPDATE (13 Nov, 10.46am): Toppen Shopping Centre opens its doors today (13 Nov)! This article has been updated to reflect the latest changes.

Singaporean shoppers who love to shop in Johor Bahru (JB) were given the largest integrated mall – Mid Valley Southkey – this year.

However, another huge JB mall – newly completed – will give Singaporeans one more shopping haven.

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Toppen Shopping Centre combines IKEA Tebrau and AEON Tebrau to become a 1.1 million sq feet mall — 20 times the size of a soccer field.

An artist’s impression of the mall released in May this year
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The open-concept mall aims to be the “heart and hub” of JB, and they’ve officially opened on Wednesday (13 Nov).

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Here’s what you can look forward to there.

Open-concept mall

Instead of being cooped up within four walls, Toppen Shopping Centre is an open-concept mall.

By letting sunlight in, they are able to rely less on interior lights.

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The glass ceiling will also give you a view of the sky if you’re planning to shop at night.

The mall also features outdoor rooftop areas that feature water playgrounds for families to enjoy.

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As the images above were artist’s impressions of the mall released in May, we’ve sourced a few pictures of the mall’s interiors that have just been posted online in the last 24 hours as of 13 Nov.

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A variety of food options

Walking around the 1.1 million square feet mall is sure to tire you out.

Don’t worry, the mall has plenty of food stores to help you “recharge” your burnt calories. From Kyochon Korean Fried Chicken to AWA Mee Bar noodles store, the choices are endless.

Kyochon Korean Fried Chicken
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Maybe fried chicken isn’t your thing. The mall also has a DubuYo — a Halal Korean restaurant.

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If your throat is parched, why not head to Starbucks to quench your thirst.

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Eco-friendly heart & hub

The Toppen Shopping Mall is described as having a “heart” as the mall is eco-friendly.

The rooftops of the mall will have multiple solar panels to harness solar energy for the malls use. With the “Intelligent Building Management System”, the mall prevents energy wastage by adjusting lighting and power.

Rainwater will also be collected to be reused in the mall.

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30 mins drive from JB customs

The best part about the mall is that it’s only a 30-minute car journey from JB customs.

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Time to look for the next good time to change for some Ringgit.

Address: Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10am-10pm)

Featured image from Property360online.