The National Investment Corporation (NIC) has announced an AED3 billion ($816m) project to expand Abu Dhabi's Marina Mall and develop a new 546-metre waterfront promenade.
According to NIC, work on the 300,000 sqm expansion will begin in the second half of 2018, with a series of upgrades to existing mall facilities slated to begin earlier in the year.
The new waterfront promenade – which will include 123,000 sqm of leisure and entertainment options – will also be home to Abu Dhabi’s first skate park. Of the total area of the promenade, 15,000 sqm of open areas, dedicated to community events, as well as multiple water features, three helicopter pads, and 900 additional parking spaces.
(Source: ArabianBusiness.com YouTube channel)