Crescat Boulevard reopens its doors
a year ago
Crescat Boulevard reopened its doors on 19 November after an extensive refurbishment in time for seasonal shopping. The newly revamped mall features enhanced interiors and fresh shopping and dining experiences within the familiar venue in the heart of the city. “As one of the pioneering shopping malls in the city, Crescat Boulevard holds fond memories for its loyal customers over the past 24 years. With its refurbishment, Crescat returns to offer a revitalised, upmarket shopping and dining experience for Colombo’s shoppers whilst still maintaining nostalgic familiarities. The refurbishment was completed despite challenging conditions of the pandemic, and we are now ready to take on the season. We are grateful for the trust our tenants have placed in us – some have been a part of Crescat Boulevard for the past 20 years and are a part of this new journey. Crescat Boulevard has been a familiar fixture among Colombo’s shopping destinations and we are excited to embark on this new chapter amidst a changing city,” commented John Keells Holdings Executive Vice President and John Keells Properties Sector Head Nayana Mawilmada. Crescat’s new look, feel, and ambience positions the mall within Colombo’s leading commercial centres and its evolving landscape. Its uniqueness lies in its convenience, variety of choice, and intimate shopping experience in comparison to conventional malls. To date, Crescat also has the most easily accessible supermarket out of the other malls in Colombo, convenient parking, and well-equipped amenities and grocery options. “Crescat’s layout is carefully designed so that shoppers can easily avail a host of options with little hassle. Whether it is stationary, cosmetics, footwear, tourist souvenirs, a haircut, grocery shopping, or even to get a car wash or a meal or quick snack – Crescat Boulevard offers a vibrant one-stop shopping and dining experience for everyone through a carefully curated selection of establishments and options,” said John Keells Properties Assistant Vice President and Head of Asset Management Theekshana Jayarathna. John Keells Properties has been at the forefront of shaping Colombo’s new landscape, building and nurturing new spaces and experiences. Crescat Boulevard’s relaunch and refurbishment reflects the conglomerate’s vision for the city and commitment to its growth. With the Christmas season and the holidays approaching, Crescat Boulevard is poised for the season, while adhering to Covid-19 protocols. It welcomes back visitors to immerse themselves in upgraded shopping and dining experiences, along with a host of seasonal activities, promotions, and sales to entice shoppers.