Mall of Arabia (Dubai)

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Mall of Arabia
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates25°4′45″N 55°19′3″E / 25.07917°N 55.31750°E / 25.07917; 55.31750Coordinates: 25°4′45″N 55°19′3″E / 25.07917°N 55.31750°E / 25.07917; 55.31750
Opening date2009
OwnerIlyas & Mustafa Galadari Group
No. of stores and services1000+
Total retail floor area10,000,000 sq ft (930,000 m2)
No. of floors5
Parking10,400

Mall of Arabia is a shopping mall built as part of the City of Arabia in the Dubailand theme park premises in Dubai. Original announcements said it would be completed in 2008.[1] Following the collapse of the Dubai real-estate market, the mall's opening has been delayed.[2] In 2016, in favor of IMG Worlds of Adventure's opening date, it was announced that the mall will be revived within 10 years.[3] According to the developers the 10 million square-foot mall will contain more than 1,000 retail outlets, a rooftop hotel, waterfront dining and entertainment, a theme park, an earth science museum, and a planetarium.[4] It also will contain its own monorail system linked with the Dubai Metro along with a two-story underground parking garage capable of holding 10,400 vehicles.[4]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-20. Retrieved 2011-03-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Dubai retail rents down 40%, vacancies rising - JLL".
  3. ^ "Dubai's Mall of Arabia to be revived within 10 years".
  4. ^ a b UAE, FlipMedia FZ LLC - DMC - Dubai -. "City of Arabia » Overview". cityofarabiame.com.