Ho Chi Minh City, 25 March 2017, CapitaLand Vietnam today celebrated the Grand Opening Ceremony of its mall, The Oxygen. Hundreds of guests including the representatives from strategic business partners, tenants and the media witnessed the event which was held at The Vista, District 2, HCMC.
The Oxygen, fully owned by CapitaLand Vietnam, is a three-storey community mall with over 8,000 sqm retail space at the high-end residential development The Vista, located at 628C Hanoi Highway, An Phu Ward, District 2, HCMC. CapitaLand Vietnam has positioned The Oxygen as the “backyard of Thao Dien” – a new community mall concept with a lively ambience, green landscape and a relaxed and positive feel to it.
CapitaLand Vietnam named the mall THE OXYGEN which defines its positioning as the perfect unwinding place where expat families and The Vista residents can visit every day to enjoy outdoor activities, shop, pamper themselves, and have a coffee while giving their kids an opportunity to enrich their creativity.
Mr. Chen Lian Pang, CEO of CapitaLand Vietnam, said: “CapitaLand first started in Vietnam with its serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited. In 2006, we ventured into the residential sector and today, Vietnam has become one of CapitaLand’s key markets. Apart from building residential projects, we hope to diversify into the commercial segment with office buildings and integrated developments. By harnessing the knowledge, expertise and experience accumulated from CapitaLand Group, The Oxygen will enhance the vibrancy of the shopping scene and experience in District 2 and surrounding areas.”
The Oxygen is a place where families and friends can gather and interact their neighbors while their children play in a conducive environment. It provides the space for community-building as residents can bond over activities such as garage sales, Sunday markets, birthday parties and charity events.
The Oxygen also offers a series of monthly public events to bring together and reach out to the residents Recent successful events such as Christmas Festival, Tet Festival, Air Fest – Music, Art and Bazaar attracted hundreds of participants.
The Oxygen is a one-stop shopping destination where one can live, play and eat. The tenant mix of this new concept mall focusing mainly on F&B with a wide variety of restaurants offering “East meets West” fusion food and eateries such as Starbuck, Tous les Jours, Gaxeo, Shalom, Korean BBQ KOGI ZIP and Genshai supermarket. At The Oxygen, we also offering a variety of kids’ enrichment classes including English lessons by ILA, Maths enrichment class by Superbrain, Mandarin classes by GOODKIDS, skills developed by Little Genius.
On the third floor, Toong opens an artistic co-working space of more than 1,000 square meters, which offers convenient access to modern amenities and high-quality value added services for more than 300 members and offers conducive working environments to startups, and small and medium enterprises.
In line with the Grand Opening on the 25th March, The Oxygen supports Earth Hour by organising activities such as the collection of used bottles and paper cups at all the restaurants, eateries, supermarket at The Oxygen Mall and Thao Dien area; teaching children to do arts and crafts with recycled bottles and cups, holding a movie night about Earth Hour and environment protection, and offering plants in exchange for old books.