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Central Pattana opens new shopping centre in Thailand

Thailand’s real estate developer Central Pattana plc., part of Central Group, held an official grand opening for Central Ayutthaya, a fully-integrated mixed-use development and a new gateway to the northern and northeastern regions, on 30th November 2021.

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Mr. Preecha Ekkunagul, President and CEO of Central Pattana Public Company Limited, said, “Central Ayutthaya is the 36th shopping centre project developed by Central Pattana and we aim for Central Ayutthaya to be the largest and fully-integrated mixed-use development in the province and the strategic gateway to the northern and northeastern regions under the concept of ‘Capital of Wonders’, which will showcase to the world Ayutthaya’s magnificence as a UNESCO World Heritage site and the pride of Thai people.”

“Central Pattana foresees the great potential of the province, which is well known for its tourism, industrial zones, agriculture, and local wisdom. We have, therefore, developed ‘Central Ayutthaya’ with the intention of being a great addition to the province. The project will become the Center of Life that responds to all lifestyles of people in the province and accommodates the province’s growth in all aspects, which is in line with our mission over the past 40 years – ‘Imagining a Better Future for All’,” added Preecha Ekkunagul.

Source: Central Group

Central Ayutthaya will help upgrade and fulfil the whole local tourism ecosystem as well as create a new economic area and improve the quality of life in Ayutthaya by stimulating and distributing income, and promoting community and SMEs products such as the ‘Jing Jai Market’ that will bring together OTOP goods from 16 districts and help support local communities. In addition, it will help Ayutthaya draw the global attention to its 30th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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The 7,000 square meter shopping centre features products from over 300 leading and new brands. “PowerBuy” is the centre for electric appliances and digital lifestyle devices, “Tops Market” is the first and the only one market in Ayutthaya where domestic and international products can be found, “go! WOW” is the place for over 14,000 household items starting at five baht, “Supersports” is the place for top sports products, “B2S Think Space” is the first of its kind in Ayutthaya, “SF Cinema” is ready to service and “Jetts Fitness” is open 24 hours every day. The shopping centre also boasts a wide range of fashion and cosmetics brands such as Uniqlo, Beautrium, adidas and Skechers to name a few.