The Deira Islands Mall is coming very soon to flourish the Deira retail hub. Spreading across an area of 600000 sq. metres and worth $1 billion (Dh4 billion), the mall will be the largest mall in the UAE beating the now on the top the Dubai Mall.
To be developed by Nakheel, the project will be the most-coveted contracts in Dubai’s construction sector. In the medium term, this will witness alongside Emaar’s tallest structure The Tower with other signature projects, including the Pavilion and the Expo 2020 site.
Work in progress
Nakheel’s Chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said that the company was currently working on final designs for the mall, and its tender will be put up shortly.
Lootah notes that the initial works on shaping the Deira Islands is well advanced, setting up construction teams to handle the mall component should be relatively easy.
Earlier this month, the master developer announced that it had started work on a $245 million resort and water park at the Deira Islands project.
Infrastructure and coastal works are well under way at the megaproject, which will add 40 km, including 21 km of beachfront, to Dubai’s coastline.
Nakheel is also developing Deira Islands Night Souk, among other new attractions at the 15.3 square kilometers waterfront development.
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