Forum Kochi, a shopping mall that is spread over 6.50-lakh sq.ft at Maradu on the NH Bypass and constructed at a cost of ₹700 crore, has been opened to customers.
It is a joint initiative of Prestige Group and Thomsun Group. Irfan Razack, chairman and managing director of Prestige Group, said the mall captured the essence of Kerala.
V. Muhammad Ali, chief executive officer (retail) of Prestige Group, said it had many launches, from creating the ‘first mall of India in Bengaluru’ 20 years ago to creating the largest one in the same city a few months ago. He said the new mall embodied Kerala’s rich culture and heritage.