Construction of Abu Dhabi’s US$1.2bn Reem Mall gathers momentum
24 JUNE 2018, Abu Dhabi , UAE
Al Farwaniya Property Developments, the developer behind Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s up and coming retail, dining and leisure destination, today showcased the construction progress of the US$ 1.2bn project.
Construction of the mall commenced in late 2017, and within the first few months, 13 tower cranes have been erected and raft foundation works are well advanced with over 55,000 m3 – more than 9000 truckloads – of concrete set in place, and over 5,500 tonnes of reinforcement installed.
In addition the superstructure of the project is now underway with the first suspended slab’s recently poured and vertical works progressing across the whole site.
Reem Mall is set to bring 2 million sq. ft. of leasable area (2.9 million sq. ft. of floor area) which will comprise more than 450 retail brands, dining options as well as a range of entertainment concepts, including the much-anticipated Snow Park Abu Dhabi, a destination snow park attraction.
Commenting on the construction update, Shane Eldstrom, Chief Executive Officer of Al Farwaniya Property Developments said, “We’re very excited about the pace at which Reem Mall construction is progressing. The cranes are on site, we have nearly completed the substructure and have already completed several sections of floor in the superstructure. We look forward to delivering this world class destination, to the people of Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.”
Al Farwaniya Property Developments also announced that infrastructure works had commenced with geotechnical investigations required for the projects elevated roads which will when completed provide unparalleled access to the mall for visitors.
Reem Mall site is located in the Najmat District on Reem Island, the residential and commercial master development by Reem Developers. Reem Island is planned to have a population of 200,000 at completion.