By Neil Halligan
City Centre Me’aisem will be located in International Media Production Zone, will open Q3 2015
Dubai mall operator Majid Al Futtaim has revealed plans for its newest shopping mall, City Centre Me’aisem.
Located in the Me’aisem area of International Media Production Zone in Dubai, the first phase of the $74.8 million (AED275 million) mall will feature 60 international outlets on one million square feet of land, which the developers say will allow for planned future expansions by 2020.
Brookfield Multiplex has been awarded the construction contract for the mall, which is expected to be open by Q3 2015.
Included among the outlets will be a 91,903 square feet Carrefour Hypermarket, a 6,243 square feet Magic Planet family entertainment centre, a range of fashion and lifestyle brands and casual dining restaurants, in addition to cafés and fast food chains and convenience-oriented outlets such as banking and mobile services.
The new development will also include a community medical clinic and 750 car park spaces.
Located at the intersection of Al Khail Road and Sheikh Mohamad Bin Zayed Road in IMPZ, City Centre Me’aisem is expected to cater for the surrounding communities of Victory Heights, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Jumeirah Village Triangle, Jumeirah Village Circle, Motor City and Arabian Ranches, as well as those working in IMPZ’s commercial zone.
“City Centre Me’aisem is another milestone in Majid Al Futtaim’s AED 3 billion investment programme, and fulfills a growing demand for an integrated shopping and lifestyle destination within the burgeoning IMPZ and surrounding areas,” said Dimitri Vazelakis, Executive Managing Director- Shopping Malls- Majid Al Futtaim - Properties.
“The mall’s considered retail mix will serve the immediate needs of residents and working professionals, and bearing the design and service excellence expected of the trusted City Centre brand.”For all the latest real estate news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.