AlphaOne Shopping Mall – Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Gujarat is fastest growing state in India in terms of business and industry. It is the home of various and largest business house in India. While Ahmedabad is the most important business center of India. AlphaOne was established in the year 2011 to cater tourist and local customers with International brands. AlphaOne is the largest shopping mall in Ahmedabad as well as in the state Gujarat.
AlphaOne Mall is the largest shopping mall in the city. It was opened in October 2011 at Vastrapur in Ahmedabad. It was developed by Alpha G Corp Development Pvt Ltd as part of their expansion. There are total three floors with a floor area of 1,200,000 sq ft.In 2005, Alpha G Corp Development Pvt. Ltd bought the land adjoining Vastrapur lake measuring 35,000 square metres from Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority in an auction for Rs.55 crores. Construction started in 2006 to develop a mixed use city centre catering to shopping, entertainment and hospitality. The mall faced protests from the nearby residents during its launch.
The building was designed by Canada-based Arcop associates. The mall was constructed at a cost of Rs.350 crores. The 1.2 million square foot complex consists of the retail mall of 7,20,000 square feet, Ista Hotels- a five star hotel of 2,00,000 square feet and service apartments. The mall has three-level parking facility which can accommodate 1,200 cars and 2,000 two-wheelers. In 2012, it was claimed that 40,000 people visit the mall on Sundays and 18,000-24,000 people visit on weekdays. The mall has led to increase in traffic jams in vastrapur area.
The mall has three anchor stores. The biggest anchor store HyperCity occupies 80,000 square feet is located at the basement of the mall. The other two anchors Lifestyle Stores, Shoppers Stop located at the two ends of the mall spans vertically for 3 floors. The mall is claimed to have 210 stores under its roof. Other major brands present in the mall are Madura, Lolipop, Estelle, Chavda, Color Fab, Gini and Jony, and Anshu’s Designer Studio. The food court and the multiplex are located on the third floor. The food court named “Flavours” is situated on the third floor and has restaurants like Chocolate Room, Sambhu’s, Dakshin Dosa Place, Café Bollywood, Dosa Express, Vadaas, Nukkad Teppenyaki, Midday Munchies and Chatkaaz.
In September 2013, “Har Shehar Ka Junior MasterChef” contest was organized at Alpha One Mall in Ahmedabad.
Fast Facts :
- Total area- 12,00,000 Sq. Ft.
- Opened in the year: 2011
- Retail Outlets: More than 220+
- Popular Brands as well as International Stores
- Address: Vastrapur, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)