Date set for opening of Abu Dhabi Mall expansion

Abu Dhabi MallAn extension to the Galleria, Al Maryah Island, which opened in Abu Dhabi six years ago, will open on September 4, adding more than 270 retail brands.

The expansion plan, which will also add over 70 new dining options, aims to transform The Galleria into a super-regional mall.New entertainment options will also be created, including a flagship Xtreme Zone together with urban rooftop parks.

The opening date was revealed as Jumbo Electronics announced plans to launch a flagship store as part of the expansion.Covering an area of 20,000 square feet, the new location will be Jumbo’s flagship Abu Dhabi store and the first to include the brand’s complete product portfolio in the city. It will also feature an array of innovative brand experience zones and Jumbo UnwiredCrew services for smart home solutions.

Daniel Parry, managing director, Gulf Related, said: “The Galleria’s expansion was created to ensure every customers’ needs are satisfied by delivering exceptional experiences every day. In our opinion, Jumbo Electronics is the brand that has consistently proven its dedication to a superior quality of service.”

Pankaj Kumar, head of OmniChannel Retail at Jumbo Group added: “The Galleria is bringing the future of retail and recreation to Abu Dhabi, and we are very excited to be a part of that. Our new flagship store will showcase our range of innovative Smart Home services and customised solutions and will also have a dedicated Gaming Zone which will showcase a wide range of devices for gamers.”

Jumbo will be part of The Galleria’s expansion which will introduce 270 high-street and international brands, including 70 casual dining options and over 250,000 square feet of entertainment.