• Tue. Oct 3rd, 2023

Arena Mall in Nsambya, Kampala, Now Open for Business

UGANDA, Nsambya | Real Muloodi News | The highly anticipated, ultra-modern Arena Mall in Nsambya finally opened its doors on 29th July 2021. This stunningly iconic mall is Uganda’s first environmentally sustainable mall, and one of East Africa’s largest. 

Arena Mall, found along Kibuli & Nsambya roads, is a world-class shopping mall that brings elegance and convenience to the heart of shoppers in the surrounding neighborhoods of Munyonyo, Muyenga, Buziga, Bunga and beyond.

Arena Mall
Arena Mall exterior. Image courtesy of Twitter/Jimmy Masaba
Location Description

Nsambya is an upscale and middle-class neighbourhood in Makindye division, about 5 kilometres south-southwest of Kampala.

The luxury mall location is approximately 4.6 kilometres south-southwest of Kampala’s city centre. The mall sits at the crossroads of Mukwano and Nsambya roads. It is easily accessible from the Kampala CBD via Kibuli Road in the north, Nsambya Road in the west, and Gaba Road in the nearby southern suburbs.

In close proximity is the American Embassy, Uganda Military Police barracks, Nsambya Hospital, and Kampala International University (KIU), among other facilities.

Arena Mall exterior. Image courtesy of Picasa


Arena Mall exterior
Arena Mall exterior. Image courtesy of Twitter/Jimmy Masaba
Arena Mall Amenities

The modern mall has indoor features such as air-conditioned shops, lifts, and escalators that provide a comfortable experience away from home for its shoppers and customers.

Arena Mall interior. Image courtesy of Picasa

Arena Mall offers state-of-the-art security, with secure boundary walls with 24-hour CCTV monitoring from a Central Control Room, security guard stations and bollards at all exits and entry points with additional surveillance cameras.

The mall is equipped with reliable gate management systems, resident card access entry system, intercom access for all visitors, and secure pedestrian access to the shopping mall and the central park. The mall also has installed fire detection and automatic extinguishers.

Interior design of the Arena Mall. Image courtesy of SASA architects

There are two levels of abundant retail space and restaurant space, a food court terrace, and an ultra-modern rooftop cinema with an aerial view of Kampala.

Caffesserie, Aristoc, Timberland, and Century Cinemax are anchored to the mall, as the shopping centre hopes to attract many more retailers to rent their open shop spaces.

Arena Mall serves 87,000 households, 334,000 residents, and with an annual population growth of about 3.6%, it presents an abundance of opportunity for commercial tenants. 

With a blend of local and international retailers, motor dealers, as well as an entertainment block with arcades and supervised play areas, Arena Mall’s size and layout are appealing and welcoming to customers.

Arena Mall escalators Image courtesy of Jimmy Masaba Twitter

Having a total built-up area of 19,289 square meters, the mall is the perfect location for supermarkets, coffee shops, exhibition centers, offices, banks, general stores and medical suites. 

Arena Mall has elevated the standards of design and quality, bringing international standards to the Ugandan market. 


For more information, contact:

Leasing Agent & Mall Manager: Knight Frank Uganda Ltd


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