Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC) and National Real Estate Company (NREC) has announced the formalisation of their partnership agreement to develop Reem Mall, which will be located on Reem Island. Upac manages commercial space in Kuwait and real estate in Kuwait International Airport. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

The construction of the US$1 billion mall is set to commence this year and is expected to be completed by 2018. Courtesy UPAC

NREC first announced plans for the project in 2008, but it has only made progress recently. Courtesy UPAC


Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

“The Reem Mall will become one of Abu Dhabi’s new major retail, leisure, dining and entertainment destinations, serving the new heart of the capital,” Shane Eldstrom, NREC’s vice president for development said last year.

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

“Our modelling for Reem Mall was always based on developing the project as Reem Island itself was building momentum as a residential centre,” Mr Eldstrom added. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

Reem Mall will join an increasingly crowded retail landscape in Abu Dhabi, with Yas Mall now up and running and the Galleria open on nearby Al Maryah Island. Al Maryah Central is also scheduled to open on Maryah Island in 2018. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

A new master plan for Reem Island was recently unveiled showing that the island could eventually be home to 210,000 residents. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

As well as Reem Mall, the island is set to include 10,000 hotel rooms. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

New cycle routes and promenades are to be created which will help to provide access to the mall, as will new bridges on to the island. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

The mall will be located on the Southern coast of the island, close to Marina Square. Courtesy UPAC

Reem Mall: Another shopping paradise coming to Abu Dhabi – in pictures

A subsidiary of the Dubai-listed logistics company Agility last week said it would invest up to US$225 million over the next three years in the mall. Courtesy UPAC

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