Qatar-based Ali Bin Ali Group will run the Katara Plaza project that’s set for a 2016 launch. Spanning 409,028 sqft in the Cultural Village Foundation the project will be a commercial plaza including a series of features first-of-its-kind in Qatar.
Katara Plaza will offer a relaxed atmosphere and designated spaces for shoppers, coupled with recreational experiences in line with culture and entertainment. The project will have a pioneering, air-conditioned and open space that provides year-round comfort utilising a state of the art system that uses the latest ground cooling technology, thereby presenting a perfect blend of artistic architecture, innovation and maximum comfort. The project will offer a unique and distinct experience as it blends a classical architectural experience with traditional heritage, thereby reflecting the vision and objectives of the Cultural Village Foundation. It will act as a cultural edifice that combines both the Qatari national identity and global arts.
“The Ali Bin Ali Group recognises the tremendous potential for growth available in the Qatari marketin sync with the Qatar National Vision 2030, promoting the country’s status as a true trendsetter in the Gulf region. It is with great pleasure and excitement that we have embarked on this project. We expect that Katara Plaza would unlock a unique world-class shopping experience offering the Qatari market a unique shopping experiences that can be valued and enjoyed as never before,” asserts Nabeel Ali Bin Ali, vice chairman & EVP, Ali Bin Ali Group. Among the concepts set to arrive at Katara Plaza are Galeries Lafayette and evian®SPA.