Nakheel announces Deira Islands shopping mall

RetailME Bureau

Dubai developer Nakheel has announced that it will construct a 6.7-million-sqft retail, dining and entertainment hub at Deira Islands, its new 165 million sqft waterfront destination development.

According to Nakheel, it has awarded a contract for nearly $10.89 million to RSP Architects, Planners and Engineers as the design and supervision consultant for Deira Islands Mall. The mall will have over 2.2 million sqft of leasable space, hundreds of stores, cinemas and a wide variety of cafes and restaurants.

Deira Islands Mall is the latest addition to Nakheel’s growing retail project portfolio. Others include Nakheel Mall, Dragon Mart, Ibn Battuta, two major malls at Jumeirah Village and neighbourhood shopping centres at several Nakheel communities.

Deira Islands will add 40km, including 21km of beachfront to Dubai’s coastline and pave the way for hundreds of tourism, leisure and residential developments including hotels, resorts, serviced apartments, mixed-use buildings and waterside homes.