By Aarti Nagraj gulfbusiness.com
Dubai developer Nakheel announced that it is now leasing retail and restaurant spaces at Night Souk, its new shopping destination within the 15.3 square kilometre Deira Islands development.
The Night Souk, stretching 1.9 km along the project’s waterfront, will include 5,000 shops and 96 quayside cafes and restaurants.
Located on the south island, just across from mainland Dubai and accessible by road and water, it will be within walking distance of hotels, residences and the upcoming Deira Islands Mall, Nakheel said in a statement.
Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: “Deira Islands is set to transform Dubai’s Deira district into a world-class hub for tourism, retail and entertainment.
“The Night Souk, a key feature of this new waterfront city, will promote local business and entrepreneurship, serve hundreds of thousands of residents living on and around Deira Islands and act as a major attraction for Dubai’s growing number of annual tourists.” More info