MTR Corporation unveils THE SOUTHSIDE, a vibrant hub for leisure and entertainment in Southern District

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    The Southside

    22nd June 2024 – (Hong Kong) THE SOUTHSIDE, a lifestyle mall developed MTR Corporation situated within Wong Chuk Hang Station, opened its doors to the public on Friday (21st). With the simultaneous launch of over a hundred retail outlets, the mall is poised to become a thriving hotspot for leisure and entertainment on Hong Kong Island.

    Following its initial trial phase last December, THE SOUTHSIDE now unveils all five levels of its retail space, encompassing an impressive total floor area of nearly 510,000 square feet. Embracing a people-centric approach, the mall has curated a diverse tenant mix catering to the needs of residents and professionals in the district. With approximately 130 retailers, including the first large-scale city’super neighbourhood supermarket in the Southern District, THE SOUTHSIDE offers a wide range of daily essentials, bringing convenience closer to the community. Notably, the mall is also home to Wong Chuk Hang’s first cinema, Emperor Cinemas, featuring four state-of-the-art screens that promise a premium cinematic experience.

    Moreover, THE SOUTHSIDE boasts a vibrant selection of over 35 dining and gourmet establishments. Highlights include N+Burger, the first Australian farm-to-table burger joint in Hong Kong, nana’s green tea, a popular Japanese matcha tea house making its debut in the Hong Kong Island area, NOC Coffee, a trendy café known for its Instagram-worthy ambiance, and the upcoming Michelin-starred ramen eatery, Kinjo. With an array of culinary delights, THE SOUTHSIDE is set to become a gastronomic hub in the Southern District.

    In line with its commitment to sustainable development, THE SOUTHSIDE offers over 230 parking spaces, all equipped with electric vehicle charging facilities. Additionally, the mall features a spacious public recreational area spanning over 14,000 square feet at the entrance on Nam Long Shan Road, where customers can enjoy leisurely walks with their pets. To further enhance accessibility, THE SOUTHSIDE provides a pet stroller borrowing service.

    Simultaneously, MTR Corporation continues to improve its facilities for the benefit of the community. The newly added B entrance/exit of Wong Chuk Hang Station seamlessly connects with the mall, complementing the existing B entrance/exit and providing a 24-hour passageway for the convenience of residents and visitors.

    Tang Chi-fai, Property and International Business Director of MTR Corporation, expressed his enthusiasm for the growing popularity and economic development in Wong Chuk Hang, which has transformed the area from an industrial zone to a thriving commercial district since the opening of the South Island Line. With the completion of residential projects above Wong Chuk Hang Station and the ongoing trial operation of THE SOUTHSIDE, a comfortable and well-connected pedestrian network and community facility are now available in the Southern District. These developments inject vitality into the district and foster closer community ties, underscoring the contributions of MTR Corporation in promoting vibrant community growth.

    Furthermore, THE SOUTHSIDE has launched a promotional campaign titled “Shop and Win.” From now until 20th July, customers who spend HK$500 or more at the mall will have the opportunity to participate in an instant lucky draw and stand a chance to win exciting prizes, including a grand prize of 4.5 million MTR Points. These points can be redeemed for free MTR tickets, e-vouchers for MTR malls, and various other attractive rewards.