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Phnom Penh Megamall launch delayed

The Phnom Penh Megamall developer has delayed the mall’s launch until the fourth quarter of this year owing to lagging interior design work, according to its marketing representative CBRE Cambodia.

The 47,000sqm, 11-storey shopping hub is being constructed as a mixed-commercial centre.

“The delay has nothing to do with market issues,” said CBRE Cambodia MD Ann Sothida. “Companies have expressed their interest and have leased about 70–80 per cent of the building’s retail space, with the ninth floor entirely leased out.”

According to local news media reports, the Phnom Penh Megamall, which is being constructed in the building which used to house a Parkson department store, requires additional foundation works unexpected when the project commenced.

CBRE Cambodia reports 19 buildings in Phnom Penh currently offering 314,000sqm of retail space in total, with an additional 261,746sqm in retail space supply expected to launch this year.

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