Monday, May 26, 2014
The List of the World top ten biggest mall as of year 2014 based on gross leasable area. In the list the  South China Mall,  which hold the World’s biggest mall is not included since it is considered as ghost mall.

Number 10 - Sunway Pyramid

  • Year Opened: 1997
  • Gross Leasable Area:396,000  square meter 
  • Stores: 800+ Country: Malaysia
Top 10 World Biggest Mall

Malaysia's first themed shopping and entertainment mall that offers a huge range of retail extravaganza. Home to the only ice-skating rink in Malaysia, it has 800 outlets housed under 4 uniquely designed shopping precincts (Fashion Central, Oasis Boulevard, Asian Avenue & Marrakesh)

Number 9 - SM Mall of Asia

  • Year Opened: 2006
  • Gross Leasable Area: 406,962 square meter
  • Stores: 1080+
  • Country: Republic of the Philippines

SM Mall Of Asia is a tourist destination that has raised the standard of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Philippines.

Philippines 3rd largest mall

Almost four hectares of floor area, 8,000 parking slots, 5,000 square meters allotted for public utility vehicles, 100 slots for tourist buses,  almost one kilometer in length and a perimeter of almost 2 kilometers.

This is the Philippines’ third  largest  mall with a the 407,000 square meter leasable area.

Number 8 - Cevahir Mall

  • Year Opened: 2005
  • Gross Leasable Area: 420,000 square meter 
  • Stores: 343+
  • Country: Turkey
Biggest mall in turkey

Istanbul Cevahir  Mall is Turkey’s biggest and most entertaining shopping center. With its 303 shops spread over 6 floors, it offers  visitors an optimal shopping experience. Some of the international brands represented at Cevahir Mall include Adidas, Zara, Mango, Benetton, Massimo Dutti, C&A, Miss Selfridge and Top Shop as well as a number of restaurant chains.

Number 8 - Mid Valley Megamall

  • Year Opened:1999
  • Gross Leasable Area: 420,000 square meter
  • Stores: 430
  • Country: Malaysia
Malaysia Shopping Mall

The Mid Valley Megamall  houses three leading and successful anchor tenants, Carrefour, Jusco and Metrojaya. Mid Valley also houses a 36,000 square foot MPH bookstore, a gigantic 18-screen multiplex cinema, as well as a 38-lane bowling alley. Together with  its convention center within the Mega mall it can host  a wide variety of important events.

Number 7 - Isfahan City Center

  • Year Opened: 2012
  • Gross Leasable Area: 425,000 square meter
  • Stores: 750+
  • Country: Iran
Iran Largest Shopping Mall

Isfahan City Center is a commercial and entertainment center located in Isfahan, Iran. It is the largest shopping mall being built in four phases. It has a coverage of approximately 6,500,000 square feet, and includes a 5 star hotels, a shopping mall (including 7 cinema hall, more than 750 retail, an international financial center (IFC) and a world trade center (WTC), and an entertainment center with a cinema and a fair complex.

Number 6 - CentralWorld

  • Year Opened: 1990
  • Gross Leasable Area: 429,500 square meter
  • Stores: 495
  • Country: Thailand
Thailand Biggest Mall

CentralWorld has a range of offerings that include more than 500 stores, a hundreds restaurants and cafes, 15 cinemas, Kids' Zone and Learning Centre, two anchor department stores, as well as  food court.

Top  5 World Biggest Mall - Persian Gulf Complex

  • Year Opened: 2012
  • Gross Leasable Area: 450,000 square meter 
  • Stores: 2500+
  • Country: Iran
Persian Gulf Complex

The Fars Shopping Complex also known as the Persian Gulf Complex is a large shopping mall located in Shiraz, Iran. It is the biggest mall in terms of the number of shops. The facility has space for 2,500 stores covering 420,000 square metres (4,500,000 sq ft)

Number 4 - 1 Utama Shopping Mall

  • Year Opened: 1995
  • Gross Leasable Area: 465,000 square meter
  • Stores: 700+
  • Country: Malaysia
Spanning over 5 million square feet and bragging 6 retail levels for  shopping pleasure. Browse through blue-chip department stores, specialty attractions and entertainment galore - a fine combination of over 700  shops for an ultimate experience in shopping.

Top 3 Biggest Mall - SM City North EDSA

  • Year Opened: 1985
  • Renovated: 2012
  • Gross Leasable Area: 482,878 square meter 
  • Stores: 1100+
  • Country:Republic of the Philippines
Philippines 2nd Largest Mall

The mall is now part of the complex which comprised of the following: City Center, Interior Zone, The Annex, The Block, the former Warehouse Club, Sky Garden, Northlink and the Grass Residence.

World 2nd Biggest Mall - SM Megamall

  • Year Opened: 1991
  • Renovate: 2013
  • Gross Leasable Area: 506,435 square meter
  • Shops: 1000+
  • Country: Republic of the Philippines

The expanded SM Megamall  have a gross floor area of more than 500,000 square meters, and now the biggest mall in the Philippines.

SM Megamall now houses an IMAX Theate, as well as private screening functions at the Director’s Club, which has its own butler service. Completing the new mega lifestyle experience is an Olympic- sized ice skating rink and a fully computerized 14-lane Bowling Center.

Biggest Mall in the World - Golden Resources Mall

  • Year Opened:2004
  • Gross Leasable Area: 557,419 square meter 
  • Stores:1000+
  • Country: China
China and World Biggest Mall

The Golden Resources Mall was opened in 2004 and became the world's biggest mall. Until now the mall held the title since the world biggest mall (South China Mall) was closed due to low visitors.