Colombo City Centre partners with Pathfinder for technology-driven mall management

Staying true to its reputation as a future-forward lifestyle destination, Colombo City Centre recently announced its partnership with Pathfinder Global, an international leader in automated retail business intelligence solutions, to harness the power of real-time data analytics to ensure world-class experiences at Sri Lanka’s first international mall.

“We are delighted to have Pathfinder on board,” said Anand Sundaram, CEO of Colombo City Centre. “Using their advanced tools for business intelligence, we will be able to monitor our new-age retail operations in real-time and share valuable insights with our tenants have joined our pursuit to transform the urban fabric of Colombo, and deliver international experiences that its denizens have long deserved.”

Spread over 200,000 square feet, The Mall at Colombo City Centre is set to become Sri Lanka’s largest shopping destination, and the only integrated lifestyle complex of its kind. Pathfinder Global will be supporting this historic development for Sri Lanka by equipped Colombo City Centre with a variety of retail business intelligence tools that focus on sales reporting, performance analytics, customer analytics, customer engagement and more. Their international experience working with large entities including shopping centres and retail partners such as the Intercontinental Abu Dhabi, as well as airports including the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai further emphasise their technological expertise, and commitment to uplifting the city of Colombo to be on par with some of the greatest capitals in the world.

A highly anticipated addition to the capital’s fast-developing skyline, Colombo City Centre is Sri Lanka’s first BOI-approved mixed development project, slated for completion in early 2019. The USD 180 Million joint venture between local retail giant, Abans, and Singapore-based Next Story Group is one of Sri Lanka’s largest foreign direct investments in recent times, and rises 47-storeys above the heart of the city. Honored as the ‘Best Mixed Use Development’ by PropertyGuru Asia, ‘Most Promising Mixed Use Development’ by CMO Asia, ‘Asia’s Greatest Brand’ by AsiaOne Magazine and ‘Upcoming Mall of the Year’ among several other accolades by the Golden Globe Tigers, Colombo City Centre is a multi award-winning skyscraper dedicated towards transforming Sri Lanka’s capital into a global metropolis with the first integrated lifestyle complex of its kind. This includes Sri Lanka’s first international mall with high-end brands, a 700-seat food court and 6-screen multiplex cinema, the upscale NEXT Hotel® with 164 keys, and 192 luxurious residential units designed to offer unmatched views of the city, Beira Lake, and Indian Ocean.