Jewel Changi retail leasing drive ‘close to completion’

By Luke Barras-hill |


Changi Jewel is set to open in the first half of this year.

More than 90% of the commercial leases at Jewel Changi Airport – the Asian hub’s next-generation leisure and lifestyle destination– have been allocated, according to Joyce Tan, Head, Corporate & Marketing Communications.

Jewel Changi is on track to open in the first half of 2019, with speculation that March is the likely month.

As reported, the sprawling mixed-use development will boast more than 280 retail and F&B units with 70% of the space dedicated to retail and 60% of the listed brands new to Changi Airport.

Connecting Terminal 1’s Arrivals Hall to Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 via pedestrian bridges and travelators, Jewel encourages travellers to traverse nature and retail in Singapore’s largest air-conditioned indoor garden.

Jewel_shoppingShoppers can explore shopping outlets including a duplex boulevard in a retail space thats wrap around Jewel’s Forest Valley walking trails overlooking the centrally located Rain Vortex, which reaches 40-metres high.

The immersive environment also features children’s play attractions, a hotel and aviation facilities plus a multi-sensory art installation in collaboration with Shiseido Travel Retail.

Designed by a consortium led by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, the five-storey Jewel is housed in an imposing glass and steel dome structure located in front of Terminal 1.

For more detail on Jewel, click here.

TRBusiness first reported on the project in 2013.

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