500 new Calgary businesses take possession of their stores at New Horizon Mall this month
Calgary A.B: New Horizon Mall, Calgary’s biggest shopping mall, welcomes local business and new store owners today and this week as the mall opens and owners receive keys to their new stores. With more than 500 stores sold, New Horizon Mall is signing over 40 new businesses a day in May.
Developed by the Torgan Group and MPI Property Group, New Horizon Mall is the first shopping mall in Alberta where each retail store is purchased outright. Stores may be owner-operated or purchased by an independent investor and leased to a retailer. Over 500 new businesses will come to life starting today as the owners begin to fit-out their stores.
New Horizon Mall is Calgary and Alberta’s biggest new shopping centre, based on the number of businesses and the second largest in all of Canada behind the West Edmonton Mall.
New Horizon Mall is supporting investors and store owners with its business referral program which connects investors with businesses interested in pursuing leasing opportunities from New Horizon Mall’s independent unit owners. Interested parties should stop by the leasing office at the mall or contact New Horizon Mall at: NHM Leasing Centre, 1-855-851-2888, firstname.lastname@example.org, (http://newhorizonmall.com/connect/)
As the doors opened this week, owners and entrepreneurs will be on-site admiring their new business investment and preparing to launch. The mall’s official Grand Opening will occur once all shop fit-outs have been completed and retailers are ready to trade.
Photo caption: New Horizon Mall, the biggest international mall in the Calgary region with more than 500 stores.
From left to right: Nayer Azam (Store Owner and Operator – Juice Bar), Mohammed Kharfan (Store Owner and Investor), Eli Swirsky (Torgan Group President), Albert Fialkow (Store Owner and Investor), Sarabjit Singh Mattu (Store Owner and Operator – Perfum Boutique) and Ramesh Prajuli (Store Owner and Operator – Himalayan Arts and Craft)
Photo credit: supplied by Bud Moore Photography through New Horizon Mall, see media contact for high res.
“The New Horizon Mall is a unique addition to Calgary’s vibrant and entrepreneurial retail landscape,” says Eli Swirsky, president of Torgan Group. “Unlike other malls which are occupied primarily by large corporations and chains, New Horizon Mall will encompass a collection of small businesses, family enterprises and local entrepreneurs bringing unique products and services to the Calgary region.”
New Horizon Mall will be the most culturally diverse shopping destination in Southern Alberta as each retail space will provide shoppers with internationally unique products or services, including contemporary fashion, high-tech goods, and exotic everyday items. Shoppers will be able to buy local rather than travel overseas to find that special gift.
This international themed mall offers the opportunity to those who have always wanted to start and operate their own businesses to do so in a vibrant contemporary and convenient mall environment.
Swirsky continues, “Smaller businesses have long wanted access to the same kind of shopping mall environment and the corresponding customer base enjoyed by larger businesses. This mall breaks down the barriers for businesses looking for that retail advantage in a unique mall environment not found anywhere else in Southern Alberta.”
New Horizon Mall’s unique shopping experience will be matched with culturally distinct forms of entertainment, as a main stage provides a valuable venue for cultural events, holiday celebrations and fashion shows organized year-round.
A modern and unique food court will feature 26 restaurants where shoppers will have the opportunity to sample a variety of international cuisines and local specialties from dozens of national and independent owner-operated eateries.
Swirsky adds, “We’re incredibly excited that this major project is at the point of being occupied by local businesses eager to bring their unique products and services to the Calgary region. I believe that the New Horizon Mall will fill an important gap in the retail environment in Calgary and offer a distinctive avenue for businesses looking to expand and grow their customer base.”
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For more information on New Horizon Mall visit www.newhorizonmall.com/
About New Horizon Mall
New Horizon Mall is a $200 Million mall only 20 minutes from downtown Calgary and directly across from CrossIron Mills in Rocky View County. The mall will be comprised of at least 500 unique stores, an entertainment stage and a food court with room for 300 shoppers. Tailored to Calgary’s sophisticated market, the malls visionary retail experience, proven in major markets throughout the world, offers exotic colourful allure of an international mall set in the comfort and beauty of a sublime, contemporary upscale architectural masterpiece.