The 111-year-old Ismail Building in Mumbai's iconic Flora Fountain area has a new aura now. Its new avatar is hard to miss.
The five-storey ultimate looking classical building was once owned by the Ismail Yusuf Trust banks and offices. But finance and commerce have made way for a lot of retail. The building now houses a grand ZARA store, and as we can see, the social media is flooded with the news.
Let's have a look at how yesterday has made a perfect blend of today.
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But wait till you get inside the perfectly decorated building.
It is the largest ever space transaction by any international retailer on high streets across the country. The Spanish brand Zara has picked 50,000 sq ft carpet space in South Mumbai.
It is even being said that the rent for the entire space is Rs. 30 crores. Now that's a big amount.
The store is ZARA's 20th in India and sixth in Mumbai. With luxury brands that all girls look forward to adoring are right in the building, waiting for you to own them.