December 2005

Images_Dec1.jpgCOLLIERS TO HANDLE RETAIL LEASING FOR MALL OF ARABIA

Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group this month appointed the international specialists, Colliers International ME, to handle the leasing of retail space in their major development, the Mall of Arabia.

A core attraction in the City of Arabia project which is scheduled for completion in 2008, the Mall with a GLA of almost 10 m sq ft, will be the largest in the region and one of the largest in the world.

It will include over a 1,000 shops and 120 food outlets and is designed on a radial grid for easy customer navigation. A city within the ‘City’, it has a vast selection of inspirational fashion outlets including an aspirational haute couture and designer hall, technology areas; clusters of house and home, sports and lifestyle outlets; Arabian souqs; a cinema complex; bowling alleys and a major international hyper-market all planned carefully within their zoned districts to ensure retailer brand synergy & visibility plus undercover parking for over 10,000 cars & links to the City of Arabia own monorail.