Salalah Grand Mall, a mixed-used project being developed by Salalah Commercial Centre in partnership with the Ministry of Defence Pension Fund and Al Madina Real Estate, is set to open by the end of this year.
The opening date was revealed as Salalah Commercial Centre hosted a signing ceremony of 27 new lease agreements for the new retail complex located in the Dhofar Governorate.
The new mall covers an area of 51,000 square metres and will include a Lulu hypermarket, retail stores, food court, and cafes.
Hamad Mohammed Hamood Al Wahaibi, chairman of Salalah Commercial Centre, said: “We are delighted to welcome the first batch of brands to our latest projects in the Governorate of Dhofar – the Salalah Grand Mall. The mall will be of great value to the Wilayat of Salalah and, by extension, the Dhofar Governorate as a whole.”
Khamis bin Mubark Al Kiyumi, chairman of Al Madina Real Estate added: “The mall opens doors for foreign investments in the retail sector, and job opportunities for the people of the governorate, as well as enhances the attractiveness of the region from a tourism perspective.”
Salalah is the capital of Omani tourism and attracted more than 826,000 visitors during the last Khareef season, an increase of over 28 percent over the previous year. That number is expected to reach one million visitors this year.
Salalah Grand Mall will include a LuLu Hypermarket, along with several brands operated by Dubai-based Landmark Group and entertainment centre Faby Land.For all the latest retail 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.
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