By Aarti Nagraj http://gulfbusiness.com/
Construction has started on Abu Dhabi’s new ‘super regional’ shopping mall, Al Maryah Central, located in the emirate’s upcoming mega-development, Al Maryah Island, developer Gulf Related announced on Monday.
Anchored by US departmental stores Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, Al Maryah Central will offer luxury and contemporary brands, entertainment options, a 20-screen cinema, health-club, food market, children’s entertainment and rooftop parks that include an outdoor amphitheater for film screenings and events.
It will also feature 90 dining options including al fresco cafés, bistros and fine dining restaurants overlooking a waterfront promenade.
The ‘fully financed’ mall is part of a 3.1 million square foot mixed-use development being designed by US-based Elkus Manfredi to provide a climate controlled shopping, dining and entertainment destination, a statement said. More info