Al Ain mall names project manager
Al Ain, January 8, 2012
WahatHili Mall, Al Ain’s modern and unique community retail development due to open in the first quarter of 2013, has appointed PMDC as its project manager.
PMDC is a diversified, renowned management consultancy specializing in strategic planning, project management, and engineering for a wide spectrum of capital investment projects.
Real estate expert Colliers has been roped in for assist in leasing the mixed-use development which will be strategically located in HiliDistrict next to the largest residential complex in Al Ain, said a senior official.
Saeed Aldhaheri, CEO of WahatHili Mall, remarked, “We have partnered with the best in the industry to ensure the best products and services to customers. It is in line with our promise to transform this mall into the destination for world-class shoppers in Al Ain.”
"The mall, with adjacent HiliRayhaan Five-Star Hotel by Rotana, promises to be Al Ain’s hub for residents, tourists and passers-by," he stated.
"The 3-story retail complex brings together international, regional and local brands that offers casual dining, great shopping and entertainment for the entire family in a comprehensive one-stop venue for ‘everyday living,’" he added.
PMDC, he said, has been appointed as project manager to oversee the remainder of construction work being overtaken by Khalaf Sultan General Contracting Establishment, and which is already making substantial progress on site.
PMDC director for Planning and Engineering Naja Aridi said, "Behind every great project is strategic planning and implementation. We are taking each step with careful consideration as we ensure that every outcome is one of complete perfection."
Colliers CEO John Davis said, "Selecting the right mix of retail outlets is crucial to attracting customers. The brands and services that the mall offers is the draw card (appeal) that will attract customers and keep them coming back."
Aldhaheri said, "These and other developments are evidence to our promise to secure only the best and that every effort is going towards providing excellence, satisfaction and convenience to our valued customers."
"As we make headway, we are confident that Wahat Hili Mall will become a shining example of what future retail developments will look to model and hope to reproduce," he added.
Upon completion, it will be the closest mall to Hili tourist district, which includes Hili Fun City and Hili Archaeological Park; is the first complex upon entering Al Ain from Dubai as well as the first for visitors from Buraimi, Oman.-TradeArabia News Service