Doha Fesitval City Mall takes first anchor tenant
World famous Harvey Nichols department store becomes the first mall anchor unit for Doha Festival City Mall.
Main contractors for the construction works on Doha Festival City Mall, joint venture ALEC Qatar and Gulf Contacting Company, have successfully handed over the first mall anchor unit which will house the world famous Harvey Nichols department store.
Harvey Nichols department store is the brand’s debut in the Qatar market.
Comprising retail space, measuring 10,500m² over three levels, it has been a huge success for the project team to handover for fit-out, the first of the 550 retail units.
Doha Festival City is one of the largest mixed-use developments in the Gulf. Once competed It will house more than 100 restaurants, cafes, and food court outlets, indoor and outdoor entertainment attractions including Qatar's first snow park, an Angry Birds Theme Park and a cinema complex with 18 digital screens.
The project construction is progressing well, with the Mall on schedule for completion Q3 2016.
The mall will attach to the currently trading IKEA store which launched successfully in 2013.