Qurum City Centre celebrates four years of success with the community
Festivities to include children’s entertainment, prizes and cake for all visitors
QURUM, Oman, December 2012 - Qurum City Centre is celebrating its fourth anniversary on December 21st, and the mall is inviting the community to come and join the festivities. To thank residents who have made Qurum City Centre a much-loved icon and community shopping destination, there will be a number of celebratory activities for the family to enjoy including mascots, cake and an interactive photo booth. The mall will also be hosting a special photo competition on Facebook, with cash prizes.
“Qurum City Centre continues to be the mall of choice for the surrounding community and we would like to thank our loyal shoppers for making this journey such a success,” said Watfa Humaid Al Harthy, Senior Mall Manager for Qurum City Centre. “This year will bring some new, exciting announcements and I look forward to bringing quality campaigns and events for residents, making Qurum City Centre feel even more like their home.”
Qurum City Centre currently has more than 75 shopping options, having opened eight new stores this year alone. The mall works closely with government and non-profit organisations to promote causes that are important to the community such as heart health, donation drives for the needy and literacy.
For more information, please visit: www.qurumcitycentre.com and www.facebook.com/QurumCityCentre.
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About Qurum City Centre:
Qurum City Centre is Majid Al Futtaim Properties’ second venture in Oman after the hugely successful Muscat City Centre. Strategically located in the commercial hub of upmarket Qurum area, the project stretches across a gross leasable area (GLA) of more than 20,600 square metres.
The Centre opened its doors to the public in 2008 and is home to more than 75 retail outlets with anchor store Carrefour and popular brands such as H&M, Mango and Borders. The merchandise mix includes a strong representation in key categories such as fashion, F&B and other convenience and service sectors. Qurum City Centre has a designated food court, convenient access to and from the mall, with more than 1000 parking spaces and a taxi pick-up facility.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is the leader in the ownership, development and management of shopping malls and complimentary mixed use projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment across the region with eleven world-class malls operating in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Egypt and two currently under development in Cairo, Egypt and Beirut, Lebanon. In April 2012, Majid Al Futtaim Properties opened its sixth strategic mall in the UAE with Fujairah City Centre. The Company’s shopping malls continue to witness a steady increase in footfall with more than 140 million visitors in 2011. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organisations that have recognised its leadership and the quality of its properties.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties has four flagship shopping malls; three in Dubai and one in Bahrain. In Dubai, Deira City Centre boasts over 370 stores, leisure and entertainment facilities and over 50 restaurants and cafes; Mall of the Emirates houses over 520 international retail brands, including 80 luxury stores and the world-renowned Ski Dubai; and Mirdif City Centre offers visitors a mix of retail, leisure and entertainment options including 430 stores and iFLY Dubai, an indoor skydiving centre. Bahrain City Centre is the largest shopping, leisure and entertainment complex in Bahrain with 340 international brands including 60 dining options, and features Wahooo!, the region’s first region’s first indoor- outdoor waterpark.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties also owns nine hotels in the UAE and two in Bahrain, all of which are linked to the company's shopping malls. The hotels’ strategic proximity to the company’s shopping malls promotes direct access to a wider international demographic and attracts more than 1.2 million guests annually.
The Company is currently developing three master-planned communities. The Wave, Muscat, a joint venture with the Government of Oman; will combine more than 4,000 beautiful properties, Almouj Golf, Almouj Marina, four premier hotels and new retail, leisure and dining opportunities at a seafront address in the new heart of Muscat. The 250,000 sq.m Waterfront City development in Beirut, Lebanon, a joint venture with Société Joseph Khoury & Fils Holding SAL, will feature over 1500 residential homes, an office district, shopping mall, 2 international hotels, as well as multiple parks and a marina front promenade. Finally, Al Zahia, developed by Sharjah Holding, a joint venture between the Government of Sharjah and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, will be a fully integrated community featuring a range of villas, apartments and commercial units.