Majid Al Futtaim announces AED 335 million phased redevelopment of City Centre Mirdif Carpark

Majid Al Futtaim announces AED 335 million phased
redevelopment of City Centre Mirdif Carpark

  • The mall’s carpark expansion project will add over 1000 new parking spaces on a new upper deck
  • Mall’s redevelopment is part of Majid Al Futtaim’s planned AED 30 billion investment in the UAE by 2026

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 2 2017; Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, announced today that as part of its commitment to enhance customer experience and convenience, the City Centre Mirdif Carpark will undergo a AED 355 million redevelopment set for completion in early 2018.

The expansion, which will start on the first of February 2017, will add over 1,000 car parking spaces on a new upper deck, together with additional new entry and exit points which will significantly improve convenience and accessibility to City Centre Mirdif, the premium lifestyle, shopping, leisure and entertainment destination. The initiative follows direct customer feedback and demonstrates Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to enhance its existing flagship destinations.

“The AED 335 Million investment to increase the car parking facilities underscores Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to create great moments for everyone, everyday. The redevelopment of existing assets such as City Centre Mirdif is a key element of Majid Al Futtaim’s overall UAE strategy announced in June 2016 to open 10 new City Centre destinations, 28 cinemas, 40 Carrefour supermarkets and a 740,000 sqm community by the end of 2020”, said Mohamed Al Jasmi, Mall Manager for City Centre Mirdif.

The carpark redevelopment will also integrate the innovative parking guidance system enabling arriving guests to easily identify available parking spaces as well as to electronically locate their cars after a trip to the mall.

Mall operations will continue as normal for all tenants during the 15-month expansion construction period. Majid Al Futtaim’s priority is to deliver an enhanced visitors’ experience at City Centre Mirdif and has planned for minimal disruption during this period.

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/CityCentreMirdif or www.citycentremirdif.com

About City Centre Mirdif

City Centre Mirdif is a family-oriented shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination, welcoming more than 24 million visitors annually. Spread over 196,000sqm of retail space, City Centre Mirdif is home to 475 international brands including 80 multi-cuisine dining outlets. With a focus on fashion, lifestyle homewares and electronics, major stores include Carrefour hypermarket, Debenhams, Centrepoint, Crate & Barrel, Emax, Home Centre, Hamleys, Decathlon and a Fitness First facility.  City Centre Mirdif’s unique leisure and entertainment offer includes iFly Dubai, Little Explorers, Soccer Circus Dubai, Yalla Bowling, Aquaplay and a 10-screen VOX Cinemas.

City Centre Mirdif is the first shopping mall in the region to achieve a Gold LEED rating for its environmentally sustainable design. In 2014, City Centre Mirdif received four Gold Awards for Marketing, Sales, PR and Digital Media excellence at the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards.

City Centre Mirdif opened in 2010, and is located along Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road. The mall is owned and managed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa. For more information, please visit: www.citycentremirdif.com or www.facebook.com/CityCentreMirdif

About Majid Al Futtaim

Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 15 international markets, employing more than 34,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 20 shopping malls, 12 hotels and three mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across Middle East, Africa and Asia, and operates a portfolio of more than 170 outlets in 15 countries.

Majid Al Futtaim operates 242 VOX Cinema screens and 28 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai and iFly Dubai, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company issuing ‘Najm’ and ‘Voyager’ credit cards, a fashion retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints and lululemon athletica, and a healthcare business that operates City Centre Clinics. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store and American Girl in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.

www.majidalfuttaim.com

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