Having already made a list of the ten largest malls in Africa and the world, we cannot forget our dear country Nigeria, and that is why we had to make another list of the ten largest in Nigeria. These malls are also some of the largest in Africa and possess facilities that rival other malls across the world.
So without further ado, here are the ten largest malls in Nigeria
1. Tinapa Shopping Centre, Calabar
The Tinapa Shopping Centre is the largest mall in Nigeria situated in the Tinapa Free Zone, near the city of Calabar and owned by the Tinapa Business Resort Limited The mall aimed at opening up the Cross River State and has brought employment opportunities to hundreds of people. Shoppers can choose from 54 quality retail outlets offering products ranging from designer labels, perfumes, Electronics,Fabrics, Jewelry, Household furniture and Accessories, up to Art and Craft Souvenirs Shoppers who visit the shopping mall get to park the cars in the large parking area that has a capacity of 4,000 cars.
2. Capital Mall, Abuja
Gross leasable area – 40,000 m²
The artfully designed 40,000 square meter Capital Mall World Trade Center is still under construction but promises to be a unique destination offering the finest collection of luxury brands and international boutiques as well as global dining choices and VIP Cinemas.
3. The Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja
Gross leasable area – 26,479 m²
The Jabi Lake Mall is located in the Jabi district of Abuja, Nigeria. The mall offers grade-A shopping space from a unique waterside location on the shores of Jabi Lake. Tenants include Shoprite, game, Silverbird and other retail and food chains. Outdoors, a lakeside boardwalk and entertainment area offers a restaurant and café environment and exceptional views over the water.
4. Ado Bayero Mall, Kano
Gross leasable area – 24,136m²
Ado Bayero Mall is the first ultra-modern shopping mall in Northern Nigeria located in the heart of Kano city and named after the city’s longest serving Monarch, His Royal Highness Alhaji (Dr). Ado Bayero.
The mall which is spread over 10 hectares consists of retail stores, a cinema, restaurants, media stores and an indoor play area for young children. The mall also offers over fifty customisable shop spaces and ample parking for 1,000 automobiles.
5. Silverbird Entertainment Centre, Abuja
Gross leasable area – 23,000 m²
The Silverbird Entertainment Centre in Abuja is fast becoming a choice destination for entertainment and shopping in Abuja. It is owned by the Silverbird group and contains an array of retail stores and of course, the Silverbird cinemas
6. Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja
Gross leasable area – 23,000 m²
The Ikeja City Mall is a mall located at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos State. It is the first of its kind on the Mainland Lagos. The mall contains retail outlets, cinema, eateries, clothing brands and clothing stores as well as different ATMs to make shopping easy.
7. Polo Park Mall, Enugu
Gross leasable area – 22,530 m²
Polo Park Mall is a modern shopping and entertainment mall, located in Enugu. The shopping mall was the first in Enugu State to be recognized as a “first world-class shopping mall”, and is among a few in the country to have the distinction.
8. Novare Mall, Lekki
Gross leasable area – 22,000 m²
Novare mall is located in Lekki, Lagos, and it is the primary retail facility for the surrounding community. Along with its three anchor tenants, Shoprite, Game, Genesis Cinemas, the mall has approximately 100 shops and 1,000 parking for both tenants and visitors. Visitors have access to an array of stores offering a broad spectrum of products and services – from banking, groceries and cosmetics to fashion, electronics and furniture.
9. The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki
Gross leasable area – 19,520m²
The Palms Shopping Mall is located on a 11-acre plot of land in Lekki, Lagos State. The mall was built on swampland that was reclaimed by the government and construction was commissioned by the Oba of Lagos and President Obasanjo. The mall has 69 stores and a modern six screen cinema and a parking space for about 1000 cars.
10. Palms Mall Ibadan
Gross leasable area – 18,500 m²
Palms mall is located in Ibadan, Oyo state, southwest Nigeria. Palms Ibadan presents a high quality family-friendly environment for major branded outlets, food, fashion and entertainment. While its anchor tenant is Shoprite, Palms mall also houses other top brands like Inglot, Mobo’s, Puma, TM Lewin, Cold Stone Creamery, KFC, MAC, Daviva, Dajcom, Samsung Mobile, Swatch, Wrangler, Lifemate, First Bank.