Grand Indonesia
Grand Indonesia is a mixed-use complex including a shopping mall and the Hotel Indonesia covering an area of about 640,000 m 2 (6,900,000 sq ft), located on the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Jakarta in Indonesia.

History
The site of the current Grand Indonesia was previously occupied by Hotel Indonesia and Hotel Inna Wisata. Hotel Indonesia was the first five star hotel in the archipelago, being the most prestigious hotel at the time it was built. The development of the building was initiated by the first Indonesian president, Soekarno, who was also an architect. Hotel Inna Wisata was built in 1970s as a midclass accommodation, located behind Hotel Indonesia. All of the buildings in the complex except the original Hotel Indonesia building were torn down to make way for Grand Indonesia.

The complex
Grand Indonesia comprises Grand Indonesia Shopping Town, Hotel Indonesia - Kempinski, Kempinski Residences, and Menara BCA. The complex is built on the site of former Hotel Indonesia and Hotel Inna Wisata. The US$242 million project is funded by a major cigarette company, Djarum, under a 30-year BOT contract. The operation and management of the mall was awarded to Jones Lang LaSalle while the hotel and apartments are managed by the Kempinski international hotel chain. BCA, the leading national bank, occupies most of the office floors.

Shopping Town
The Shopping Town consists of 2 blocks linked by a multilevel bridge and zoned into 3 specialized districts to cater to individuals needs. It has a retail space of 130,000 m 2 (1,400,000 sq ft)

Kempinski Residences
A new Kempinski Residence was designed by RTKL architects and managed by the Kempinski group. This new building has 57 storey.

Hotel Indonesia ”“ Kempinski
Hotel Indonesia, the first 5-star hotel in Indonesia, was restored under the guidance of Kempinski and HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates. With five restaurants and lounges, along with 280 suite style guest rooms, the Hotel Indonesia - Kempinski boasts such luxury for Indonesian's riches and expatriates. Two of the legendary rooms in the hotel, The Bali Room and The Ramayana Pavilion were also kept. The Bali Room, initially used as a meeting room and an auditorium, was transformed into the new hotel ballroom. No design changes were made in The Ramayana Pavilion, particularly in the shape of its dome, although its function was changed into executive lounge of Hotel Indonesia Kempinski. .

Menara BCA
A 56-story office tower, one of the tallest in Jakarta.

Transportation
Fronting Grand Indonesia is the Busway lane 1 with a bus stop, Bundaran HI, directly connected to the complex. The closest planned monorail station to the centre is the Tanah Abang Station which is within five minutes on foot. While the closest planned MRT station to the centre is the Bundaran HI station.

Grand Indonesia Shopping Town
Grand Indonesia Shopping Town is one of the largest upscale shopping centres in Southeast Asia with over 130,000 m 2 (1,400,000 sq ft) of high end retail space. It is spread over two main buildings, the West and East Mall, an is linked by a multi-level bridge. An eleven screen cineplex, Blitzmegaplex opened in March 2007 while Seibu, a Japanese department store opened in May 2007 in the West Mall. Grand Indonesia Shopping Town also hosts Chanel and Prada boutiques in the East Mall. Harvey Nichols was located in the mall but was closed down September in 2010. The shopping centre is spread over eight levels and is divided into three main districts, the speciality, main mall and Crossroads of the World district. Luxury Good Stores In Grand Indonesia : 1. Loewe 2. Massimo Dutti 3. Gucci 4. Ted Baker 5. Burberry 6. Bottega Veneta 7. Banana Republic 8. Chanel 9. Dolce & Gabbana 10. Dorothy Perkins 11. Raoul 12. Giorgio Armani Department Stores in Grand Indonesia : 1. Seibu 2. Harvey Nichols - closed down in September 2010 3. Alun-Alun Indonesia

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