Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 17, 2017): Cityland Group – developer of Cityland Mall, UAE’s first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 – today announced further progress in its leasing arrangements by signing up Matalan which is one of the leading fashion and lifestyle retailers across the globe.
Founded in 1985, Matalan, the specialist retailer in fashion and homeware will occupy 26,318 sq.ftlocationat Cityland Mall offering the latest clothing for ladies, men & kids along with an eclectic range of homeware items at affordable prices. With the mission of providing the best in fashion at outstanding values for modern families, Matalan is all set to be a prime shopping destination in Cityland Mall.
Fahimuddin Sharfuddin, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Cityland Group, said: “We are pleased to have Matalan join the growing portfolio of global retail brands at Cityland Mall. Matalan has over the years been extremely successful in meeting the evolving needs of modern families with affordable prices and will definitely play an important role in meeting customer expectations for discerning UAE shoppers.”
“We are excited to be part of the most anticipated, one of the largest retail centers in Dubai - Cityland Mall. The opening of this mall marks a new and fresh setting for our MATALAN brand in the region giving us great opportunity to uphold and extend our goal in providing the highest quality clothing and homeware for the best price for our customers.” – HasitKakkad – Retail Manager, at Business Trading Company, dealers of Matalan in the GCC.
CitylandMall, which is the world’s first ‘nature-inspired’ shopping destination, will feature a 200,000-sq-ft open-air garden called Central Park that will be the epicenter of the mall in terms of both architecture and its anchoring role in providing a unique sensory experience for shoppers.
Cityland Mall will also be a prime attraction for the various communities in Dubailand area such as Arabian Ranches, Marjan, Al Barari, Layan, and Falcon City amongst many others who live along the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.
About Cityland Group:
Cityland Group, staying true to its tagline “Immersing you in nature”, is committed to creating nature-inspired spaces for communities across the United Arab Emirates. A stellar combination of project development knowhow and expertise in creating unique agricultural and landscaped spaces has long distinguished the developer in the real estate landscape. This is further reinforced by one-of-a-kind projects, such as the renowned Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Butterfly Garden. The latest demonstration of its vision is Cityland Mall that is due for launch in 2018 beside Global Village in Dubai. Cityland Group was founded in 2005 by Mr. Abdel Naser Yasin Musa Rahhal, Vice Chairman, under the esteemed Chairmanship of His Highness Sheikh Theyab Bin Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Al-Nahyan. The journey commenced from Al Ain as AKAR Landscaping Services and Agriculture, which was involved in creating large-scale landscapes in the city’s public spaces. The company created Al Ain Paradise Garden – a floral space created from local resources. The attraction earned two Guinness World Records for its vertical landscape, and for exhibiting the largest number of hanging baskets. The Group portfolio expanded through its acquisition of the US franchise for ‘Orkin’ – the world’s largest pest control company.