[ Hanam, Gyeonggi Province, SOUTH KOREA ]
“Starfield Hanam” is a USD $ 1.0 billion mega retail-entertainment shopping mall in Hanam, South Korea, featuring stores, restaurants, and leisure activities.
The top floors are dedicated to more dynamic or relaxing activities, including a 2-story water park “Aquafield,” which can be entered from the third floor, has a swimming pool, water slide, outdoor Jacuzzi and eight types of jjimjilbangs (Korean style bathhouse).
A recreational sports venue on the 4th floor allows for participation in 30 sports, each played on an LED-lit court that changes automatically depending on the sport being played. Extreme sports including wall climbing, ropes and bike racing are also included.
The 7-level mall is claimed as South Korea’s largest suburban shopping mall. A Shinsegae Department Store is one of the major anchor stores Starfield Hanam. Other large-scale malls in the Seoul region include the Lotte World Mall in Jamsil, Times Square in Yeongdeungpo and the Coex Mall in Gangnam.
The project is a joint venture of Shinsegae Property (part of Shinsegae Group) and Taubman Asia, and affiliated of U.S.-based Taubman Properties.