By Parag Deulgaonkar www.emirates247.com
Nakheel, Dubai-based master developer, will commence construction on Dh2.5 billion Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah this year and is expected to open it in 2016.
The new development has been endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who recently visited the company for a briefing on the company’s upcoming projects.
The Nakheel Mall will have a gross floor area of 424,000 square metres, including five retail levels and three basement parking levels with 4,000 parking bays.
Ali Rashid Lootah, Chairman, Nakheel, said, in a statement: “Nakheel Mall will bring a new dimension to shopping, dining and leisure inDubai. It will enhance the services and facilities available to residents of Palm Jumeirah, and provide an exciting new destination for people in across the UAE, including the millions of tourists who visit our country each year.”
It will have almost 100,000 square metres of retail space, a 1,000 square metre indoor garden and a 180-metre high viewing deck with panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai skyline.
Nakheel Mall will contain nearly 200 shops, including a 4,200 square metre supermarket and two anchor department stores, a nine-screen cinema and six medical clinics. More info