Mace to manage Reem Mall project

RetailME Bureau

National Real Estate Company (NREC) has appointed international consultants Mace to manage the development of Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s new entertainment, dining and shopping destination. Developed in partnership with United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), Reem Mall is a two million sqft project located on Reem Island.

“Working with a renowned delivery partner such as Mace will bring a new level of international expertise to our professional consultant team, and ensure that delivery of the Reem Mall project adheres to highest industry standards,” says Shane Eldstrom, vice president – development, NREC.

“Reem Mall is NREC’s largest and most ambitious project to date. We are delighted to be trusted by NREC to deliver Reem Mall, which will make a significant contribution to the development of Reem Island, a vital component in Abu Dhabi’s 2030 urban structure framework plan,” adds Nic Alford, operations director at Mace.

Currently at concept design stage, the $1 billion Reem Mall project will start construction in 2015 and is expected to open in 2018. Once completed, Reem Mall will bring a wide range of retail, leisure and entertainment offerings to Abu Dhabi, including some 450 stores and 85 food and beverage outlets.