CapitaLand has leased 95 per cent of the retail component at Raffles City Chongqing ahead of the mega-mall's opening in September, it said yesterday.
The mall will be the first component to begin operations at the complex, which spans 1.12 million sq m in construction floor area.
The five-storey mall has a gross floor area of 235,000 sq m, almost triple that of ION Orchard in Singapore.
It will house around 400 brands, a mix of local and international, CapitaLand said.
About 40 per cent of these will be new-to-market brands, flagships or new concepts, the group added.
Retailers include fashion brands Adidas, GAP and Old Navy, as well as food and beverage outlets such as China's home-grown Haidilao hot pot, TWG Tea from Singapore and Spacelab, a restaurant that uses spiral slides to serve food.
No. of brands that the five-storey mall will house, CapitaLand said.
Experiential retail and lifestyle brands include online-to-offline retail store Jiwu by Suning, e-sports operator CLSA and Whyte Woolf Fitness Club.
Mr Lucas Loh, president for China at CapitaLand Group, said yesterday: "China's retail sales continue to grow at one of the fastest rates in the world, buoyed by rising disposable incomes and government initiatives to boost domestic consumption.
"With a population of more than 30 million people... Chongqing is well-positioned to attract local and international retailers."
The complex is Singapore's largest single development in China at 24 billion yuan (S$5 billion).
Besides the mall, Raffles City Chongqing's eight skyscrapers also house 150,000 sq m of Grade A office space, about 1,400 apartments, Ascott Raffles City Chongqing serviced residence and InterContinental Raffles City Chongqing hotel.
It will also be integrated with a major transport hub comprising ferry, subway and bus stations.
The Crystal, an enclosed sky bridge nestled above four 250m-tall skyscrapers and linking two adjacent skyscrapers by cantilevered bridges, is another feature.
CapitaLand shares closed down 0.3 per cent to $3.63 yesterday.