ELANTE, the eagerly awaited mall developed by L&T Realty, was formally opened to the people of Chandigarh today. The mall located at 178, Industrial Area, Phase- I, Chandigarh is breathtakingly beautiful and spread over 1.15 million sq. ft. of retail space. It has the perfect blend of department stores, International and domestic life style brands, a hypermarket, multiplex, entertainment zone, food court and beautiful open spaces.
Speaking on the occasion, Shrikant Joshi, Chief Executive of L&T Realty said, “We are delighted to offer the eagerly awaited mall, ELANTE, to the people of the beautiful town of Chandigarh. The overall development plan of this project also includes a world class hotel and office spaces which should be also be opened very shortly.”
Designed by the famous architectural firm “Woodhead” from Australia, ELANTE is a futuristic and intelligently conceived mixed use development project where one could experience shopping, entertainment and work spaces under one roof. From a lavish central atrium to its beautifully manicured open spaces, Elante is the perfect venue to house the biggest retail brands from around the world. It has a vast parking area that can accommodate over 5000 cars and has 3 basement floors dedicated to it.
With the arrival of this beautifully smart mall to this country's best-planned city, its citizens will no more have to travel to the country's capital or other cities to shop for their favorite brands. ELANTE packed with world class brands all under one roof is a pure customer’s delight.
Combining shopping with entertainment, Elante houses the famous brands like Mark’s & Spencer's, Lifestyle, Shopper Stop , Westside and Pantaloons department stores offering clothes, bags, lingerie, shoes, perfumes etc. an array of international fashion brands like Guess, Gant, GAS, Diesel, Zara, Swarovski, Bebe, Charles & Keith ; a hypermarket and a Hamleys Toy Store besides many more exciting brands.
A food zone on the 4th floor complete with popular names like McDonald's to Chilis to Noodle bar in addition to a food court of over 20,000 sq. ft. with a seating capacity of 750 seats, a gaming section for children to have fun while their mom's are busy shopping; and last but not the least the multiplex PVR for movie buffs. The shopping mall has been designed keeping in mind every single need of customers of all classes…..so while there is a Mango & Swarovski for the rich & the wealthy, there is also a Lifestyle, Westside and Shopper Stop for the more discerning customer.
“The impact ELANTE is going to have on Chandigarh’s Retail scenario is huge, it will enhance the shopping experience for the people of this City Beautiful,” said Mr Awadh Vashishta, the COO of Elante. He further added, “A project of this magnitude needs a large skilled work force and Elante will also generate ample job opportunities for the people of this region.