Qatar's Al Meera to expand with five new shopping centers

Published October 3rd, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Al Meera is on the path to completing 11 of the 14 shopping centres expansion plan that the supermarket retail chain announced last year. (Al Meera Qatar)
Al Meera is on the path to completing 11 of the 14 shopping centres expansion plan that the supermarket retail chain announced last year. (Al Meera Qatar)

Qatar-based retail major Al Meera Consumer Goods Company has announced that it is in the final stages of preparations for five of the company’s upcoming stores in the country.

Al Meera plans to launch its five new shopping centres in succession, starting with the 4,239 sq m Bu Sidra branch, which is set to open its doors to consumers in the soon future.

In addition to the Bu Sidra branch, Al Meera will be opening four new shopping centres in North Sailiya (Al Miarad), Al Wakra (West), Um Salal Ali, and Leaibab 2, built on a covered area of 4,000 sq m, 2,667 sq m, 4,014 sq m and 5, 093 sq m respectively.

The company’s upcoming stores will add a total of 9,709 sq m supermarket area to its presence in Qatar, bringing its trademark shopping experience to citizens and residents in five different suburbs spread across various regions of the country.

Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Qahtani, deputy CEO of Al Meera, said:  “At Al Meera, we are truly excited to be introducing our seamless shopping experience and make a difference in the daily lives of consumers in new territories with lacklustre shopping services. Our state-of-the-art stores are designed to provide citizens and residents in five key suburbs – out of the 14 announced last year – that are witnessing a population boom with unmatched shopping convenience, a vast range of competitively priced, high quality products and best-in-class services and facilities.”

 “This is a true testament to Al Meera’s capacity for making its expansion plans a reality for consumers in Qatar and further elevates its status as the leading retail chain in the country. It also demonstrates our unwavering commitment to meeting our customers’ expectations, driving the Company’s future growth, boosting our shareholders’ returns, and effectively contributing to the realization of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and its community development objectives.”

Al Meera’s upcoming shopping centres are built in accordance with international standards and by the time they open, will have been equipped with modern interior designs and lighting systems that ensure a distinctive shopping experience.

Each center will feature a supermarket equipped with world-class technologies and facilities, a huge parking space, and a diversity of shops and restaurants other stores, further fulfilling the Company’s vision of becoming consumers’ ‘Favourite Neighbourhood Retailer’.

To date, flooring, refrigeration, and POS installations have been completed in all of the five branches, while modern shelving installations have been carried out in all of the branches except in Leaibab (2), which is currently in progress.

With the five upcoming stores reaching the finalization stage, Al Meera is on the path to completing 11 of the 14 shopping centres expansion plan that the Supermarket Retail Chain announced last year. This is in coordination with the agreement Al Meera signed in March 2016 with Al Khayarin Group Contracting and Trading and Al Muftah Contracting Company to build six new stores in Rawdat Aba El Heran, Azghawa, Leabaib, Umm Qarn, Al Khor and Sailiya.


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