A look inside Qatar's 'mall for millionaires'

The $825 million Al Hazm Mall is expected to open by end of this year
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We take a look inside the $825 million ‘mall for millionaires’ in Qatar, home to 50,000 of the world’s millionaires.
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AlHazm mall, dubbed the ‘mall for millionaires,’ was created to tend to the luxury wants of wealthy Qataris, of whom 50,000 are millionaires.
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The mall is located in Al Markhiya in Doha alongside a luxury residential area.
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It consists of two floors dedicated to bespoke luxury services including high-end retail and dining as well as a cultural centre.
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Designed with Italian-architecture in mind, it features Tuscan marble flooring, landscaped gardens, large domes, high arches, and water features.
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The mall is the work of local developer Al Emadi Enterprises and is estimated to have cost $825 million (QR3 billion) to build.
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AlHazm is set to open by the end of 2016.
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According to Al Emadi, it is “designed for connoisseurs, those who appreciate the finer things in life. [It] offers the world’s most exclusive brands and contemporary luxuries in a fashionably refined setting”.
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The firm describes the project as an "environment of classical European style in the heart of modern Arabia".
Thu 18 Aug 2016 01:00 PM GST
By Lubna Hamdan