DPR exceeds 2015 leasing target for Riverland™ Dubai

January 19, 2016 | By RetailME Bureau

Riverland™ Dubai, the gateway to Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR), continues to attract top brands and has announced the second wave of partners to join the new dining, retail and entertainment destination, which is set to open in October 2016, along with three theme parks, a water park and a resort hotel.

In total 34 lease proposals have now been signed – combining household names and exciting new brands. The new concepts coming to DPR include coffee shop The Brass and the popular UK-originated family dining venue Giraffe.

Other new restaurants who will take their place along the waterfront district include Taste of Italy, N Burger, Tom’s Deli and the modern European restaurant Parle. Boots pharmacy and the souvenir shop Mr Camel Memories will also open at the waterfront district.

“We are delighted to be able to announce the new restaurants, cafés and retailers who will be joining us at Riverland™ Dubai,” says DPR CEO Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi. “In just eight months the management team has done an excellent job in securing a number of high-profile and exciting tenants for two-thirds of the 50-plus outlets available at Riverland™ Dubai. This means that we have exceeded our 2015 target of leasing out 50% of the available space and are on track to open with both unique and internationally recognised tenants. The overwhelming positive response we have received from the market demonstrates the appeal of Riverland™ Dubai as a destination.”

The newly announced partners add to the variety of dining and beverage venues previously announced towards end of last year including Famous Dave’s, Mr Greek, Galito’s Flame Grilled Chicken, Tortilla, Simit Sarayi, Jamba Juice, 800 Degrees Pizza, Starbucks, Shake Shack and Katsuya, Irish Village, Big Chefs and Milas were all also announced at the end of 2015. Fuzziwigs Candy Factory, Havianas and Sun Eye Optics have been signed up too.

“We are very pleased with the response from local and international retailers, cafés and F&B brands to Riverland™ Dubai, which will offer a range of cultures, flavours and entertainment for young and old to enjoy. As the heart of DPR it has been designed to ensure all visitors experience amazing and the addition of the new partners creates even more reasons for our guests to visit and enjoy the resort,” adds Klaus Assmann, vice president of retail and hospitality.

DPR is set to be the region’s largest integrated theme park destination and Riverland™ Dubai will be at its heart as both the main entrance to the resort and also a connecting point between all three theme parks – motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, LEGOLAND® Water Park and the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian-themed hotel catering to families.

Four unique zones – The French Village, Boardwalk, India Gate and The Peninsula will make up the dining, retail and entertainment destination that will be free for all to visit. The wide range of dining and shopping on offer, coupled with the planned street theatre and entertainment, will make it the perfect place for families and friends to come together and meet, relax and recharge.



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