Merino Mall offers construction progress sneak peak

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GK CRONJE

31 May 2022

You may view walkthrough videos, as well as more photos on our Facebook page, Tribune Ermelo.

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On Tuesday, 24 May 2022, the management of the Merino Mall offered a tour of the construction site to the community of Ermelo, guided by site safety officers. The community, as well as local schools were invited to join them on the day, where all aspects of the mall’s construction were explained, and any questions answered by professionals on site who are involved in the project. The mall, which is slated to open on 27 October 2022, has the majority of Ermelo excited beyond measure. The single-storey, fully-enclosed mall, which has a gross leasable area (GLA) of 27 000m², will house a total of ninety stores, and 1743 parking bays.

The mall sports a total of approximately 32 000 floor tiles used, 600 kilometers of bricks laid, 750 employed individuals and steel which weighs a total of 200 elephants. The management has also stated that due to the trees removed during construction, of which most were invasive plants, a total of 275 new trees will be planted in and around the mall. New retailers to Ermelo, which will be based in the mall, are Crazy Plastics, @Home, Dis-Chem, PNA, Cape Union Mart, Queenspark, The Cross Trainer, Old Khaki, Crazy Pets, Refinery and a Burger King drive-thru. Additionally, other stores include, but are not limited to Pick n Pay, Footgear, Spitz, Markham, Tip Top Tailor, Mr Price Sport, Mellin’s iStyle, Capitec, Media Store, Nedbank, Identity, Jet, Sheet Street, Pick n Pay Liquor, Studio 88, Sportscene, Tasko Sweets, Mr. Price Home, Pick n Pay Clothing, Soviet, Checkers, Dis-Chem, Truworths, Ackermans, Crazy Store, Computer Den, Side Step, Tekkie Town, Total Sports, Foschini, Computer Den, FNB, King Pie, Checkers Liquor, Miladys, Woolworths, Mr. Price, PEP, Torga Optical, Oasis Water, The Fix, ASJ, Sneaker Factory, Bingo, Boesmanland Biltong, PEP Home, Exact and Clicks.

You may view walkthrough videos, as well as more photos on our Facebook page, Tribune Ermelo.