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Benoy’s Market City retail destination opens in Chennai, India

February 2013

Benoy is delighted to announce the opening of the new Phoenix Market City retail destination located in the Velachery district of Chennai, India. The retail component is the first phase of this stunning mixed-use destination to open, the full scheme which includes a high-end luxury retail mall, three residential complexes and club house facilities is due for completion by the end of 2013.

The completed retail complex is now one of the largest in Chennai with some 102,193m² spread over four and a half levels. In design Benoy have created a stunning scheme that embraced the moderate climate of the city, specifically crafting the mall to engage and integrate with the surrounding landscaped environment.

A key feature of the design is the stepped terraces overlooking the outdoor amphitheatre event space and central plaza; the terraces have been constructed to accommodate various restaurant and entertainment offerings, taking in the views and allowing visitors to engage with the environment. This design intent to engage the visitor with the surrounding landscaped gardens has creating Phoenix Market City as a unique destination in the heart of Chennai.