International firm to provide architectural, engineering and cost consultancy services
Arcadis, the international design and consultancy firm, has been appointed as the lead consultant and designer for Tilal Mall, a retail development being built in Sharjah’s Tilal City.
The consultancy will be tasked with providing architectural, engineering and cost consultancy services for the retail project. Planned over an area of 185,806sqm, Tilal Mall will host a range of facilities, including a four-star hotel, hypermarket, retail outlets and various entertainment options.
Also included in the project is Tilal Boulevard, which will feature a range of food and beverage outlets. In addition, a number of mixed-use facilities would be built to serve the needs of the community.
“Tilal Mall will be one of the UAE’s key shopping destinations and one of the largest malls in Sharjah. Located on the Emirates Road, the mall will enjoy direct accessibility to the motorway and neighbouring areas,” said Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, chairman of Tilal Properties.
Set to be the first high-end, mixed-use community in Sharjah, Tilal City is a $653 million project that comprises of 1,855 land plots, complemented with parks, schools and community facilities. Tilal City is also significant because it marks the first time that residents of the UAE and GCC nationals will be able to buy, lease or develop properties in the emirate.
“Tilal Mall would form a tourist destination and a new shopping experience in Sharjah. It will serve the need of residents in Tilal City and neighbouring areas for a high-end mixed-use retail hub,” added Khalifa Al Shaibani, director general of Tilal Properties.