Dalma Mall

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Dalma Mall
Dalma Exterior.jpg
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Opening date October 4, 2010; 7 years ago (2010-10-04)
Developer The Developers LLC
Management Bhupinder Singh (GM & CFO)
Owner The Developers LLC
No. of stores and services 450+
No. of anchor tenants 25 +
Total retail floor area 255,000 sqm
No. of floors 3
Parking 6,300+
Public transit access 600,000+
Website www.dalmamall.ae

Dalma Mall is one of the largest shopping malls located in Abu Dhabi. The mall is prominently situated on the Abu Dhabi–Tarif–Al Ain highway, opposite Mohammed Bin Zayed City and at the heart of Abu Dhabi's growth corridor. A short distance from Maqta Bridge and Abu Dhabi International Airport, Dalma Mall is one of Abu Dhabi’s shopping and tourist destination and features over 450 stores and kiosks and is generally known as " Abu Dhabi's Favourite Mall". The mall opened in 2010.[1]

Description[edit]

Dalma Mall is part of the strategic plan of Abu Dhabi 2030 which sets out the framework of the Emirate’s long-term growth.[2] Market Research has shown that the rapidly developing region surrounding Dalma Mall has evolved into a large multi-cultural, middle class population and the mall has fulfilled the requirements of young Emirati families and affluent expats requiring close access to world-class retail and leisure facilities. Dalma Mall today is a fully operational mall with a vide array of retail, dining, entertainment and services which is now nourishing a ever growing catchment around it.

Construction[edit]

Dalma Mall under construction in 2009

Dalma Mall is owned by The Developers LLC[3] and has a total built-up area of 250,000 square metres and a total gross leasable area of 155,000 square meters. It is placed at the intersection of several of the most rapidly developing areas in the UAE. The mall which opened in 2010, features stores including Carrefour, Dar Al Shifaa DayCare Surgery Hospital, Home Centre, Centrepoint and Marks & Spencer, H&M, 2XL , Ace Hardware's, Jarir Bookstore, Emax, Fitness First, Forever21, ID Design, Red Tag, Max Fashion, Matalan, Brands, Twenty4, Ecity , Debenhams etc.

Events[edit]

Dalma Mall has hosts a number of events of different genres every month that cater to all the families in Abu Dhabi. Dalma Mall is known for its wide range of entertainment generally targeting kids and families. Their weekend events have gained mass popularity in the recent years and now a favourite weekend outing for the entire family. Seasonal celebrations, promotional events, Celebrity visits, kids workshops and shops happen almost every weekend making it into a ever happening place.

Entertainment[edit]

Visitors to Dalma Mall can experience a broad range of entertainment comprising a series of activities for all ages.

Fun City[edit]

Fun City, level 2, Dalma Mall

Fun City is a play center for children between the ages of 1 and 12 years. Divided into age-appropriate areas, Fun n Learn is designed for children aged 0–4 and provides outlets for children’s mental and physical development. PlayZone, the softplay area meanwhile, provides a safe and secure place to slide, run, climb and jump.

Cine Royal[edit]

Cine Royal interior, level 2, Dalma Mall

Dalma Mall hosts the UAE capital city’s largest Cineplex, the 14-screen CineRoyal Cinemas, offering over 2,200 seats and an unprecedented cine-going experience including VIP halls and 3D screening.

Adventure HQ[edit]

Adventure HQ is an outdoor adventure, sporting and fitness specialist offering equipment for a wide range of active lifestyle pursuits including fishing, diving, camping, hiking, cycling and water sports.

General facts & figures[edit]

Largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi with total build-up area of 250,000 sqm and a total gross leasable area of 150,000 sqm.

Total Number of Stores: 450+

Car Parking Spaces: 6,300

Anchored by Family Entertainment: 14-Screen Cinema, Game Zone, Food Court, Restaurant & Café.

Photo gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Conroy, Erin (2010-10-11). "Dalma Mall opens its doors in Musaffah". The National. The National. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  2. Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 [Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030] (PDF). UPC ADCED. UPC ADCED. 2010. [permanent dead link]
  3. Haseed (2010-10-08). "Abu Dhabi all set to open Dh2 billion mall on Oct 10". Business. khaleej Times. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  4. Saab, Nehal; Abou-Hichme, Khaled (2014-08-17). "Time to go 'Back to School' with Dalma Mall". Business. MENAFN Press. Retrieved 2014-09-15.