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Abdali Mall Wins “Best Retail Project” 2016 at Cityscape Emerging Markets Awards

Date 09 Jun, 2016

Amman, Jordan (September 2016) – Abdali Mall; the New Beating Heart of the new Abdali, was recently announced as the Winner for a Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets 2016 in the Retail Project (Built) category during a Ceremony held in Dubai, UAE on September 6th.

The Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets have recognized 13 of Asia’s finest projects in real estate development and architecture. Abdali Mall was one of the 37 finalists which were shortlisted from different markets, and the winners were chosen by a panel of 16 judges, including academics, chartered surveyors, leading architects and sustainability experts.

Eng. Abdul Majeed AlKabariti, CEO of URC Jordan, owned by KIPCO; one of the biggest investment holding companies in the MENA region, expressed his pride for winning the award by saying: “We’re proud of this upscale landmark in our capital, Amman, and we’re extremely honored to compete with international projects. Through our work represented by United Real Estate - Kuwait, we aim to apply the different standards in sustainability, environment, and economics, in which URC is one of the leading companies in this field through its range of investments and projects in the MENA region. Noting that Abdali Mall project has been implemented, managed and supervised by local specialized companies and with labor of local and regional origins.”

On his part, Eng. Marwan Abu Hassan, General Director at Abdali Mall Company said: “This award reflects our commitment to achieve our vision while constructing Abdali Mall, which was developed and built by Abdali Mall Company, with an estimated cost of more than JD 300 million (owned by United Real Estate Company – Jordan (60%) and Abdali Investment and development Company (40%)), and with this award the mall proved its status as one of the best leading retail and leisure establishments in Jordan.”

With a total built area over 227,000 sqm, offering over 55,000 sqm of leasable area, extending over five floors above ground, featuring international fashion brands, a unique chain of restaurants and cafés, a spacious supermarket, nine cinema screens and an entertainment center will be equipped with the latest games and entertainment facilities for all family members. In addition to five basement floors for a smart convenient accessible parking space to accommodate 2,400 cars. The latest architectural technologies has been used with technology and hospitality, to bring a positive effect on the local community and the surrounding environment, where the mall features energy efficiency, open design; to provide natural lighting, sustainable air-conditioning system, intelligent parking system. Abdali Mall has offered job opportunities for thousands of Jordanian, directly and indirectly, since its inception.