Mar 12, 2018 / 16:10

Hanoi to have second AEON Mall before 2020

By the end of 2019, the second AEONMall in Hanoi will include a plaza of more than 200 stalls and a parking lot with enough space for 2,100 cars and 9,000 motorbikes.

The groundbreaking ceremony of AEON Mall Ha Dong took place on Duong Noi Street, Ha Dong District, Hanoi on March 11.
The project received the investment license in June 2017 in Tokyo, during the official visit of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  
The ground-breaking ceremony of Aeon Ha Dong.
The ground-breaking ceremony of AEON Mall Ha Dong.

With the total area of 98,000 square meters, the mall with cover the combined floor area of nearly 150,000 square meters, able to accommodate 200 shops, including an Aeon supermarket. As planned, the mall will come into operation by the end of 2019.
At the ceremony, Hanoi’s Vice Mayor Nguyen Doan Toan highlighted 2018 as an important milestone in Vietnamese-Japanese friendship as the 45th year of establishing diplomatic ties. Japan has merged as the second largest source of foreign direct investment to Hanoi with 959 projects and the total registered capital of US$5.38 billion, and the third largest trade partner to the city with two-way trade volume reaching nearly US$4 billion.
Hanoi leaders attend the ceremony.
Hanoi leaders attend the ceremony.
Toan, on behalf of the city leaders, expressed hope that once completed, the shopping mall would become a hub of commerce and entertainment, and serve better the citizens of the city west. “Today’s event affirms Hanoi’s policy of mobilizing foreign investment for commercial infrastructure. It also reflects the city authorities’ pledge to facilitate and attract foreign firms to Hanoi,” added Toan.
The Vice Mayor acknowledged and praised the efforts of related local units like the Ha Dong People’s Committee, the Nam Tu Liem People’s Committee, and AEONMALL Vietnam in bringing the project under roof.
Meanwhile, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Kunio Umeda said that the project will contribute to not only improving the living standards of local residents but also promoting the cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.
Aeon Mall Ha Dong is the fifth shopping mall under AEON Group in Vietnam, and the second in Hanoi after Aeon Mall Long Bien, which was designed and constructed by the Kajima-Hoa Binh joint venture.