Agora Mall Santo Domingo - The First Eco-Friendly Mall in the Dominican Republic
Agora Mall's stylishly silky exterior design with its smooth curves interspersed with elegant graphics, windows, and balcony gardens create a pleasing view that invites passersby to cross the threshold and further experience the majestic presence that is soon to convert the country's first Eco-Friendly Mall into the social point of the city.
Parking in Futuristic Style
To provide the utmost in customer comfort and convenience, there will be a parking deck tower that will provide direct access to stores on every level of the complex.
The entrance way to the parking decks will be lined with scenic tropical landscaping, well lit, have duel lanes, valet parking, and provides access the main entrance of Agora Mall.
Interestingly, each parking space will have an electric occupancy sensor that allows a revolutionary electrical guidance system to direct drivers to empty parking spaces, which will help them to avoid wasting time searching for somewhere to park among the 1,800 available spaces.
A New Kind of Shopping Experience
Customers will start their Agora Mall shopping experience by walking into the muted neutral colors of the main lobby, which continues into multiple corridors lined with stylish displays of the national and international brand names that are offered in its shops. The natural light, tropical foliage and intermittent seating placed along these spacious corridors provide an inviting atmosphere that will allow consumers to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable shopping experience.
Escalators and side-by-side elevators are located in the center of the main corridor that will provide access to each of the four levels of Agora Mall. Just past these, is an open atrium that will likely serve as a meeting and social point for shoppers can to start or end their day.
Superb Store Selection
The complex will include more than 180 stores offering quality national and international clothing, house ware items, telecommunication devices and services, sports equipment, beauty care and products, jewelry, shoes, pharmaceuticals, bank services, restaurants and recreational activities.
Pricemart, Jumbo, and other superstores will also be included among the Agora Mall selection, allowing customers to buy their favorite local and international food items in one convenient location.
An Ecologically Friendly Design
In addition to the open-are design and foliage that are aesthetically placed along the corridors, a floating terrace with seating and a view of the atrium will be located on each floor to provide inviting gathering areas where guests can rest, relax, and enjoy themselves between visits to Agora Mall Santo Domingo's stores.
The overall design of the complex is impressively effective. The low water consumption, natural lighting, and thermal-conscious construction systems to be used will reportedly result in 40% savings on energy consumption and 20%-40% savings on water consumption.
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A glass paneled roof with UV protection will partially cover the top floor, which will contain a garden surrounded by shops with the most exclusive brand names in clothing, like Zara, After Nine, and several quality home décor locations.
There will also be a large movie theatre that will play the latest in national and foreign films, which is sure to be a hot-spot for the teenage and dating crowd.
As if that is not enough to entertainment, there is also an Agora Mall ?entertainment park? planned, which is sure to include a selection of games and other activities that will interest children and adults alike.
A food court, that will include a Starbucks as-well-as six other local and international casual dining formal dining restaurants, is sure to satisfy the tastes of what is sure to be a diverse clientele.
The Completion Date is Still Tentative
According to Silvia Rosales, the Commercial Director of the project, Agora Mall is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2012, which allows us plenty of time to contemplate how good a Starbuck's Caramel Macchiato will taste.