MAF Majid al Futaim has recenly announced plans to expand Dubai’s The Mall of The Emirates in an investment estimated at $253 million. The first phase of the new developments will be a new fashion district dedicated to contemporary apparel which will accommodate 30 new fashion stores. The project, to be completed by the end of 2013, involves a comprehensive re-merchandising strategy that includes integrating existing and new contemporary fashion brands.
The existing Kempinski Mall of The Emirates is undergoing a major refurbishment of its rooms, meeting facilities and restaurants,estimated to be completed by 2015. Majid Al Futtaim is also planning to develop a new ultra-luxury branded hotel within Mall of The Emirates. The exclusive new hotel will have 200 rooms, multiple restaurants, as well as sports and leisure facilities.