When it is going to Hari Raya Moslem, it can be sure the shopping malls are crowded by visitors. Even with one of the famous shopping center in Batam which is Panbil Mall. Panbil Mall is very popular among industrial workers in the region Mukakuning. It is located in the midst of two major industrial estates they are BatamindoIndustrial Park Industrial Estate. It makes this mall visited by workers in both industries. In addition, visitors also came from Tanjung Piayu, Batuaji and Batam center.
This mall are available by the national level tenants such as Ramayana, KFC and many others make Panbil Mall as favourite for shopping or just a window shopping. In addition to malls, this shopping centers are also crowded by shophouses as a business center and offices, such as beauty salon, photo studio, restaurant, fitness center, banking, health clinics and many more.
For the mall consists of three floors, the whole of three floors the third major tenant is filled by the Ramayana Department Store. First floor is available for fast food restaurants KFC and Holland Bakery, kiosks mobile and gadgets, beauty parlors, gold shops, and others.
For the second floor there are fashion outlets, distribution outlets and coffee shops as well as souvenirs and knick-knacks. While on the 3rd floor there are Karisma Bookstore, food court and arcade rides and children’s playground.
Panbil Mall will be very crowded when days off work, especially by young date, visitors are young people mostly industrial workers. Panbil Mall as a place to shop but also as a place of recreation to release fatigue from work as well as a hangout place for young people.