360 Kuwait secures multiple recognitions on global level

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Kuwait’s leading luxury shopping destination, 360 Kuwait has won three accolades including, the 2021 ICSC Gold Global Award for Design and Development, the MENA Shopping Centre & Retailer Gold Award for Renovations and Expansions, and the RLI International Shopping Centre Renovation Award.

360 Kuwait is an expansion of 360 Mall which opened in 2006, a landmark project designed by the global architecture, planning, and design firm CallisonRTKL (CRTKL). The exclusive and unique destination integrates retail, sport, and entertainment in a luxurious environment.  

The entertainment destination boasts 260 retail stores, 300 guest rooms, 17 tennis courts, 15 movie screens, and 13 major anchor spaces. The strategic expansion includes an additional 20,250 sq m of retail space, and a five-star Grand Hyatt, the largest multi-purpose arena in Kuwait, and the second Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy in the world.

Hernan Molina
Hernan Molina
Associate Principal

”We are honored to have been recognized on a global scale for our work on the 360 Kuwait shopping center. As a firm, we always aim to push the boundaries within the design to create elevated moments that capture the essence of the regional culture, tastes, and preferences. Such noteworthy recognition is an honor and reinforces the project’s place as the premier shopping experience in Kuwait.”

With recent accolades from the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC), Retail & Leisure International (RLI), and Retail Congress, 360 Kuwait continues to be acknowledged as a premier establishment on the cutting edge of retail design-thinking and development. The multi-faceted destination enables consumers to shop, exercise, unwind, and ultimately maximize their lifestyle at their desire.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Eduardo Churquina, Associate Vice President at CRTKL, stated that “360 Kuwait represents the future of retail locations, providing significant opportunities for enhanced engagement with activities and amenities that serve to compliment the consumer experience. The space truly embeds itself into the daily lives of the surrounding community, creating value while meeting both the basic and high-level needs of locals and visitors alike. These recent accolades are indicative of the success of this innovative project.”

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