World’s premier lifestyle and entertainment destination
It will be one of the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destinations. End of August 2008 the „Dubai Mall“ will open in Downtown Dubai (United Arab Emirates). The Dubai Mall has a total internal floor area of 5.9 million sq ft and gross leasable space of 3.77 million sq ft, which is equivalent to the size of 50 football fields put together. The 1.8 kilometres rails for the retractable roof of the Mall will be delivered and installed by Heinrich Rohlfing GmbH.
The Dubai Mall planned by Emaar Properties is part of the whole Downtown Dubai project with a large number of apartments and offices, many hotels and the new developed downtown with the highest building of the world, the Burj Dubai in the middle.
The flagship shopping mall will feature over 1,200 stores, including two anchor department stores and 120 food & beverage outlets. The new lifestyle destination will revolutionise the modern shopping experience by introducing several new and innovative leisure and entertainment concepts. Emaar Properties expect 30 million visitors to the mall per year.