THE upgrading works at the Komtar Level 3 concourse by Penang Development Corporation (PDC) is expected to be completed by the end of this month.
PDC general manager Datuk Rosli Jaafar (pic) said the corporation decided to upgrade and renovate the concourse area, as part of efforts to improve Komtar’s shopping appeal.
“The upgrade includes the installation of a new lighting system, walls, flooring and railings in the area started in March and took four months to complete. So far, the counters on Level 3 concourse area have been reopened,” he said.
PDC Setia Urus Sdn Bhd, the management body for Komtar will also hold a ‘Ramadan Souq 2011’ event on the Level 3 and 4 concourse from late July until Aug 29.
“We have received 58 applications for trading booths on Level 3 but we have yet to receive any application for the lots on Level 4. The applications were received between June 13 and July 5,” he said.
Twenty-eight booths on Level 3 will begin operating from July 25 until Aug 29 while the five lots on Level 4 will be opened from the same period until Aug 29.