Dubai Mall registers positive response from retailers across GCC
Following the announcement of the Dubai Mal, Emaar Properties has announced that it has been overwhelmed by over 1,000 enquiries from the region’s retailers, as well as international marquee brands, eager to secure a space at the emirate’s new shopping complex.
Retailers who have made enquiries include fashion, sports and fitness, specialty restaurants, airlines and travel, music, education, banks, hardware, optical/eyewear, home furnishings and home appliances, electronics, computers and telecommunications, bookstores, bridal, watches and jewelry and more.
The scheme will comprise five million square feet of retail space in addition to residential and retail amenities. The mall itself, equivalent to the size of more than 50 international-class soccer pitches, will be the largest shopping space in the world, bigger than West Edmonton Mall, Canada, and much larger than the Mall of America, in Bloomington, St. Paul, Minnesota.
A residential facility of 2.5 million square feet is currently under construction while additional retail space will total 1.5 million square feet. There will be more than adequate underground parking for 16,000 cars, with even more surface parking next to the lake. — (menareport.com)
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