Dubai: AED300 million phase two expansion opens at Marina Mall
Thousands of visitors poured through the doors this weekend to take advantage of new outlets located in the Marina Mall Extension that was developed at the cost of AED300 million. With this expansion, Marina Mall has now transformed into more than a shopping destination: it is the largest retail development ever constructed in Abu Dhabi.
The extension of the waterfront mall spreads across an area of 100,000 sq m, including parking that can accommodate more than 730 vehicles at the basement level and 3,000 vehicles approximately outdoors, as well as an area of 13,500 sq m covered in snow. The prime retail location now covers 47000 sq m with over 100 more retail outlets scheduled to open soon. This will add premier brands including Chanel, Christain Dior, Emporio Armani, Fendi, Gucci, Mont Blanc, Luis Vuitton, Tanagra, Yves St. Laurent and Mango to the existing 165 stores in the mall. The area is designed to accommodate the best of retail, entertainment and eateries and is set to emerge as Abu Dhabi’s leading shopping destination.
Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier retail destination, promises to meet the needs of the continually increasing population of Abu Dhabi with a broad range of retail outlets and entertainment in a city hungry for new retail experience. "Marina Mall is delighted to welcome the public to the new expansion and provide them with a unique entertainment and shopping experience. The extension offers to the visitors, in addition to well known and international brands, a variety of restaurants and recreational activities,” commented Nadeem Wahajat, Acting General Manager, Marina Mall.
Marina Mall is owned by the National Investment Corporation (NIC).
Marina Mall is a landmark in shopping and entertainment set on the sparkling waters of the Abu Dhabi breakwater. With over 265 local and international retailers and services, it is a place to visit and to spend the day for the entire family. The Mall is owned and managed by the National Investment Corporation (NIC).
© 2006 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)