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Thu 28 Jan 2010 02:17 PM

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Al Ain Mall expansion completion date announced

'Super regional mall' will attract thousands of daily shoppers, firm says.

Al Ain Mall expansion project will be completed and open to the public in September 2010, officials announced on Thursday.

An extra 500,000 sqft will be added to the retail centre turning it into a “super regional mall” attracting thousands of shoppers daily, a statement by the firm said.

As well as an extension to the main mall building to add additional levels for shops, a five-star hotel is being developed on the site by Jumeirah Group.

A large man-made lake surrounded by retail units, restaurants and cafes will be located on the second floor, the statement said.

A soft launch is planned for the middle of the year with the official grand opening in September.

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