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Dubai Mall set for August 28 opening

Emaar Malls Group will open its flagship shopping mall development, The Dubai Mall, on August 28, 2008, it was announced at a retailer reception hosted at the mall premises.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 13:35 April 9, 2008
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: Supplied photo
  • An artist's impression of the interior of Dubai Mall, which has an internal floor area equivalent to 50 football fields.
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Dubai: One of the world's largest shopping and entertainment destinations, The Dubai Mall, will open on August 28, Emaar Malls Group has announced.

The Dubai Mall has a total internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet and leasable space of 3.77 million square feet, which is equivalent to the size of 50 football fields put together.

The mall will feature over 1,200 stores, including two anchor department stores and 120 food and beverage outlets.

Mr Yousif Al Ali, General Manager of the The Dubai Mall, said work is on schedule to complete the mall by August.

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