Damac to launch luxury retail strip at Akoya Oxygen

RetailME Bureau

Luxury real estate developer Damac Properties is all set to unveil details of its new lifestyle and retail strip running through the centre of its luxury living community, Akoya Oxygen. Named ‘Vista Lux’ the one million sqft central entertainment and retail district includes a waterway and more than 1.5km of walkways, creating a key central entertainment and retail district in the heart of the project.

The area will offer luxury retail, restaurants and entertainment to support the Akoya Oxygen residents and will attract visitors from all over with many firsts for the region including a self-contained experiential Rainforest, a Hydroponic café & restaurant where visitors can select their own produce.

“Vista Lux is one of many elements which make Akoya Oxygen stand out from the rest and provides an intrinsic added value to residents,” says Ziad El Chaar, managing director, Damac Properties. “The area has been specifically designed to give Akoya Oxygen home owners a high-end, classy and stylish entertainment and retail hub with wide open walkways with coffee shops, markets, high-end retail and many lifestyle experiences to bring the community to life and be the central hub where residents and tourists alike meet and enjoy the lush environment.”

In tune with the lush green environment of Akoya Oxygen, the project will also become the focal point for cultural events, performances and art displays, including an open-air designer fashion market, the ‘V’ Restaurant with a menu selected from the freshest organic ingredients sourced at the Akoya Oxygen farmers market and an outdoor area called ‘The Green’, showcasing cultural performances, poetry readings and mini-theatre productions. A Library and Coffee House will also be housed close to a dedicated area for art installations set on a street, including mobile, gourmet ‘street food’ providing hearty dishes from around the world.