Upgrading Penang’s Shopping Possibilities

loading A key feature of the 646,000 sq ft complex is St. Jo’s, originally a chapel-turned-international school. The building was restored and integrated into the Gurney Paragon development at a cost of close to RM10mil.

THE SHOPPING MALLS Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon along the popular Gurney Drive seafront promenade form the backbone of Penang’s luxury tourism. They cater to the fancies of deep-pocketed tourists, housing a collection of high-end designer labels the likes of Chanel, Tory Burch, Kate Spade and Michael Kors. The newer of the two, Gurney Paragon Mall was established in 2013. Core to its positioning as a premier shopping destination that targets the medium to upper class demographic, the mall is home to 25 first-time premier brands to date including Chow Tai Fook, Lush, Polo Ralph Lauren and Swiss Watch Gallery; and ...

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