$117 mall will join Sultanate’s booming retail sector within the month, says MAF
Husam Al Mandhari, senior mall manager, Oman, Shopping Malls at Majid Al Futtaim – Properties, told senior Omani officials that the $117 million City Centre Suhar mall development will be ready to open next month.
The comments came during a behind-the-scenes tour of the final phase of construction on City Centre Suhar which included a look at mall’s safety standards and sustainable design elements.
According to Majid Al Futtaim, “the mall is destined to become a landmark in the growing city of Suhar, with more than 120 stores, a 9-screen VOX Cinemas, a 7,348 sqm Carrefour, entertainment experiences and a variety of dining options” when operational.
The opening of City Centre Suhar is part of Majid Al Futtaim’s investment plans to increase the company’s total investment in the Sultanate to $1.8 billion by 2020. Located on Al Batinah main road, the mall will add 35,301sqm of gross leasable area (gla) to the Sultanate’s retail sector.
Joining Al Mandhari was Eng. Salem bin Hamad bin Rashid Al Kindi, director general of Suhar Development Office, Mohammed bin Salim bin Ali Al-Muqbali, assistant director of the Department of Health, Captain Mohammed bin Hassan al-Marzouqi head of civil protection at the Civil Defence Department in the North Batinah province and Mohammed bin Hassan bin Rashid Al Marzouqi of the Civil Defense.