Mall of Qatar opened its doors to the public in Doha.Mall of Qatar, brand new shopping concept with 500,000 sq. m of innovative shopping, top-notch recreation and remarkable leisure options, has officially opened its doors.
At Mall of Qatar, MOQ Live, a free entertainment program will take visitors on an incredible adventure on the world’s first 360-degree in mall revolving stage. The stage is located at MOQ`s dazzling Oasis, a 5,000 sq. m lush, green, landscaped entertainment arena featuring dancing interactive fountains and waterfalls and hosting all year long shows.
Speaking about the first official day at Mall of Qatar, Ahmed Al Mulla, CEO, said: “After working towards a goal for many years, seeing it come to life is one of the most incredible experiences – and I am grateful to the entire team responsible for this momentous occasion. Mall of Qatar marks a new era of shopping in Qatar- merging shopping and entertainment at our regional super mall.” “We are pleased to announce that the Mall is 99% leased- and 92% are currently in the fit-out phase. We are opening over 220 stores on our first day, which is 60% of the gross leasable area,” Al Mulla Added.
Apparel Group opened 30 new storesDubai-based fashion retailer Apparel Group has reportedly opened 30 new stores in Qatar’s largest shopping complex, Mall of Qatar. Apparel Group had opened 30 shops as part of the soft opening. The group has more than 75 popular brands in its portfolio, including Skechers, Aldo, Tommy Hilfiger, and Tim Hortons & Cold Stone Creamery and new brands such as New Balance, Rituals, LC Waikiki and Ardene are among the stores.
Alshaya to open 32 brands at Mall Of QatarInternational retail franchise operator M H Alshaya is preparing to open 32 brands at the prestigious new Mall of Qatar– including eight brands that will be making their debut appearance in Qatar.
The brands opening for the first time in Qatar include The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Texas Roadhouse, Le Pain Quotidien, Bridgewater Chocolate, Phase Eight, Pottery Barn and Pottery Barn Kids. They will join a stellar line-up of some of the world’s best-loved brands at the Mall, including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, The Body Shop and Boots.
The Cheesecake Factory in Mall of QatarThe first The Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Qatar opened in Mall of Qatar. With more than 250 menu selections including nearly 50 lower calorie dishes and a new handmade section, in-house with fresh ingredients – and more than 40 signature cheesecakes and desserts, The Cheesecake Factory’s opening provides exciting new choices for shoppers and area residents.
Featuring imported limestone floors and custom wood columns, hand painted murals and modern lighting, the new restaurant includes the distinctive and contemporary décor that is as creative and imaginative as The Cheesecake Factory’s extensive menu.
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16 DECEMBER 2016, Qatar