Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia is set to open its first shopping mall in Abu Dhabi, My City Centre Masdar, in Q2 2019.
Work is progressing on schedule at Majid Al Futtaim’s AED 300 million community mall at Masdar City, which is set to lead the way in sustainable retail and leisure operations in the capital when it opens in the first half of this year. My City Centre Masdar’s construction has created 1,500 new employment opportunities in its build-out phase and over 2,000 new jobs after opening.
As we progress on developing our first mall in Abu Dhabi, My City Centre Masdar underscores Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to the capital’s retail sector in line with Masdar City and the UAE’s long-term sustainability goals,” said Ghaith Shocair, Chief Executive Officer of Shopping Malls at Majid Al Futtaim – Properties.
My City Centre Masdar aims to achieve Abu Dhabi’s Estidama Three Pearl rating, making it one of the UAE’s most sustainable malls. The capital’s rating system is equivalent to the LEED Gold rating for exceptional performance in energy and water conservation.
My City Centre Masdar will feature more than 70 stores across 18,500 sqm of gross leasable area, including a 7,000 sqm Carrefour Hypermarket and a variety of dining options for both residents and professionals within Masdar City and surrounding communities.