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St Julians, Mercury Towers

Description

The design of this project was awarded to internationally-renowned ZAHA HADID Architects, but it is also one of the last projects signed off by Zaha Hadid personally. The iconic design of this skyscraper blends the historical architecture of the 19th century Mercury House with a modern 33-storey tower having a mid-height twist that is the work of true architectural genius. The building houses 256 state-of-the-art residences with a horizon swimming pool, enjoying spectacular open views with the option of having these managed by Melia Hotels.

The entire project is mixed-use based  and includes a boutique hotel, a lovely open piazza surrounded by coffee shops and shopping outlets, offices and residential units enjoying magnificent vistas, as well as a large 400-space public car park. Mercury Towers is undeniably one of Malta’s most sought-after addresses.

Special Designated Area Status

Mercury Towers enjoy Special Designated Area status, meaning that foreign investors, whether they are EU or Non-EU, can purchase as many units as they want without the need for an AIP (Acquisition of Immovable Property) permit. Due to this special status, the units can also be rented out immediately without any restrictions.

AMENITIES AND POINTS OF INTEREST AT MERCURY TOWERS

Historical Mercury House

Completed in 1903, Mercury House was originally built to accommodate the region’s early telecoms infrastructure. With its beautiful limestone facade, the building is a Grade II listed structure of significant interest. Now meticulously restored to its original glory, the original Mercury House is the perfect juxtaposition of a historic landmark incorporated into iconic contemporary design.

The Rooftop Bar

Crowning the Mercury Tower section at floor 33 is an absolutely breathtaking rooftop bar. With its curved forms, sensational views, soft lighting and intoxicating ambience this is the place where one experiences the most thrilling views over the surrounding areas of Malta.

The Twist

Having Malta’s most impressive mixed-use space, The Twist is an elevated oasis with a dedicated outdoor verandah pool.

The Pavillion

The Pavilion with its curving facade, rounded stairwells and use of unique materials is an all-day hub of activity with an indoor-outdoor brasserie and underground arena.

Retail

At Mercury Towers you will find the perfect collection of places to shop. At its centrepiece is a renowned luxury department flanked by globally recognised design brands and independent fashion and lifestyle stores.

Spa and Wellness

In the vaults of the post-WWII telecommunications hub you will find the immaculately refurbished limestone spa. Designed as a space to relax and rejuvenate, the spa is complemented by a state-of-the-art gym and outdoor running track.

ME Malta

ME Malta by Melia is a designer hotel that caters to a discerning culturally educated crowd. Being 19 floors high, the hotel is the epicentre for all things cultural such as art and music. Here you will also find Radio Rooftop, a ME-branded international nightlife concept and ROKA, an award-winning restaurant specialising in contemporary Japanese cuisine.

Entertainment Arena

If you  seek  a  new experience  or  some  family  fun,  then Mercury  Towers’  entertainment  arena  is the place for you. At the arena you will find an indoor electric go-karting track, arcade  games and even an  indoor ice-skating  rink.

Central Square

The new central square designed by Zaha Hadid Architects is set within over 4,000 square metres of public space and feature a series of artistic installations and monuments, while also providing a platform for performing artists and entertainers – all year-round.

Lifestyle and Fashion 

Shops for men, women and children, together with novelties, jewellery, accessories, footwear, beauty and wellness can be found at the Mercury. Here are some of the retailers:

Twinset Milano, Calvin Klein, Archipals, BOSS, Mango, Nike, Urban Jungle, Guess, Guess Home,  Barlowes,  Armani Exchange, Body Shop, Calzedonia, Darmanin, Franks, Happy Socks, Intimissimi, Kiko, K-Optic, Levi’s, MVintage, Paul Smith, Sterling Jewellers, Tezenis, Tommy Hilfiger and Wycon.

Food and Beverage

A selection of international restaurants, bistro and cafes at Mercury Towers makes this Malta’s new food and drink destination. Here you will find Lowes Lounge, Illy Café, Italo Salumeria, Café Pascucci, Amorino Ice Cream and Peperino. In total there are over 17 bars, restaurants and bistros.

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