Gurney Plazais a major shopping mall on Penang Island that caters to an upmarket customer base. It is located along the famed Gurney Drive facing the North Channel. Gurney Plaza is one of the properties of Singapore-based CapitaLand, one of Southeast Asia's biggest property companies.
Gurney Plaza has 708,000 sq ft of lettable area, making it the second biggest shopping mall on Penang Island after Queensbay Mall. Opened in November 2001, Gurney Plaza has over 300 outlets. The anchor tenant at Gurney Plaza is Parkson Grand, and this is supplemented by a plethora of outlets including MPH Book Store, Popular Books, Toys R Us, British India, Coffee Bean, Giordano, McDonald's, Nando's, Leonard Drake, GNC, SUB, Reject Shop, Starbucks, Body Shop, Timberland, and other upmarket retailers. Cold Storage operates a supermarket on the basement level.
The GSC Cinemas at Gurney Plaza, with 12 halls, is the second largest multiplex operated by Golden Screen Cinemas in Malaysia after the one at Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur with 18 halls. It is also the first multiplex in northern Malaysia with THX-certified halls and an 80-seater premiere class hall.