Bahrain-based Diyar Al Muharraq has appointed Nass Contracting for the construction of phase one of Dragon City, a Chinese-themed retail development in the Kingdom. Dragon City will have a gross leasable area of approximately 548,960 sqft, including about 700 retail stores, warehousing of 53,820 sqft, a dining street of 64,583 sqft in addition to car parking for 1,500 customers.
“We look forward to working hand-in-hand with Nass Contracting having an excellent reputation for timely completion of projects with great attention to applying the highest standards of quality standards in all their projects. As per our contract, Dragon City phase one will be constructed by Nass Contracting over a 14-month period. The anticipated opening of the mall is June 2015,” says Abdul Hakim Al Khayyat, Diyar Al Muharraq chairman.
“We guarantee that we will comply with the highest standards of construction reflecting the values of Diyar Al Muharraq. By adhering to best practices, we will deliver promptly as scheduled, in time for the opening of Dragon City in June 2015,” adds Ghazi Nass, CEO of Nass Contracting.
Dragon City will offer a variety of Chinese products such as home appliances, household items, building materials, furniture, toys, machinery, garments, textiles, footwear and general merchandise. It is expected to attract more than half a million visitors a year.