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Mirdif City Centre, a new shopping mall in Dubai, is on track to open on March 16 next year, developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) has said. (all ITP Images)
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An artist's impression of one of the dining areas in Mirdif City Center.
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Over 90 percent of the mall’s retailers are on schedule to open their stores on the first day of business.
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In a sign that non-retail attractions are increasingly important for Dubai’s shopping malls, Mirdif City Centre will include a 25,000 sq m entertainment area, featuring iFLY Dubai, an indoor sky-diving centre; Soccer Circus, an interactive football attraction; and Aquaplay, a water-based recreation facility.
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The mall will have a gross leasable area of 196,000 sq m, which will house 430 stores.
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Anchor stores include Carrefour, Cinestar Cinemas, Debenhams, Emax, Centrepoint and Home Centre.
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Majid Al Futtaim chief executive Peter Walichnowski.