Forum Mall also known as Forum Courtyard is a shopping mall in Bhowanipore
of South Kolkata
, India. It was initially conceived as an office tower; 80% of the foundation was complete before it was converted into a mall. Currently it has a built-up area of 200,000 square feet, including 125,000 square feet of gross leasable (retail) area.
It was opened to the public with the sole intention of launching Shoppers' Stop
in Kolkata for the first time, in 2003. Its opening was credited with turning its neighbourhood from a quiet residential area into an upmarket shopping destination.
It has been noted for its excellent layout and signage.
The mall is constructed and owned by Rahul Saraf, Chairman of SAPL. The Mall also has a branch in Bhubaneswar
named Forum Mart
and has a new addition in Belur
area of Howrah
as Forum Rangoli Mall.
The tenants are diverse ranging from retail outlets
to entertainment multiplex theatres
The mall offers paging services
and a dedicated telephone exchange.
As of July 2003, the mall had parking space for 175 cars and planned to increase it to 700 cars in 18 months.
File:Forum Mall.JPG|Forum Mall
File:Forum & Forum Courtyard Mall.jpg|Forum & Forum Courtyard Mall
File:Forum & Forum Courtyard (2).jpg|Forum & Forum Courtyard night view
File:Forum Mall inside view (1).JPG|Forum Mall inside view
Category:Shopping malls in Kolkata
Category:Shopping malls established in 2003
Category:2003 establishments in West Bengal