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Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Group

Main Category: General Trading
First Address : PO Box 60811
City : Dubai
Country : United Arab Emirates
Phone: 971 4 2949999
Fax: 971 4 2093499
Website: www.majidalfuttaim.com


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Fashion Dome's big name retailers revealed

D&G, Versace, Cartier, Louis Vuitton among luxury retailers set for Sept 1 Dubai opening.

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Mall of the Emirates extension to open on Sept 1

Mall official announces launch date for 40 new luxury stores, seven restaurants.

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Fighting for attention

Can Yemen deliver on its ambitious plans to attract investment dollars and international visitors? Shane McGinley reports.

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Powering through

Majid Al Futtaim's Jonathan Emery took on the role of managing the delivery Mirdif City Centre when construction had already started and the building boom was well and truly over. He tells CW about the challenges he faced from his first day at work up to the successful on-time completion of the project.

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One million visitors at Mirdif City Centre since opening

More than 76,000 people went to Dubai's newest mall on first day of business.

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MAF Properties eyes $817m Syria project - CEO

Developer plans to double its portfolio by 2015, with projects across the MENA region.

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Mirdif City Center eyes 20m visitors a year

Latest addition to Dubai’s shopping landscape opens its doors to the public.

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Room to grow

Peter Walichnowski, chief executive of Majid Al Futtaim Properties, on why Dubai needs another shopping mall.

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Ski Dubai creators set up new entertainment brand

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure launch Playnation, first project will be in Mirdif City Centre mall.

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Mirdif City Centre on track for Mar 2010 opening

Developer says new shopping mall will be more than 90% full on first day of business.

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Shopping malls developer eyes $4bn expansion

Majid Al Futtaim Properties says it will double its retail space over next five years.

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Dubai developer MAF turns to Iran for retail growth

As many as 10 malls may be built in MENA region over next 5 years, says group CEO.

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MoE metro link retailers report 'huge footfall'

Shops open earlier in morning in bid to serve number of commuters using metro.

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Malls retreat on weekend metro parking fees

Mall of the Emirates, Deira City Center announce new plans after feedback.

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10 new shops set to open in MoE metro expansion

New stores to open along link between shopping mall and metro station.

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Mall parking trials cause traffic congestion

But shopping mall chief says he is happy with how paid parking test has gone so far.

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World's first camel-milk chocs going global

UPDATE 1: Saudi market likely first, followed by Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and US.

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Mixed messages

If anything is certain at the moment, it is that nothing is certain. The voices that claim to see economic recovery are as loud as those that don’t, and for every positive sign, there are negative and ambiguous signs to match.

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Building value

Majid Al Futtaim looks to bring family experience to bear on MENA opportunities.

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Expat exodus?

Iyad Malas, the man who heads up billionaire Majid Al Futtaim's financial organisations, says he is not convinced that Dubai is emptying. He should know, Majid Al Futtaim owns both the massive City Centre and Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, and Malas has access to the footfall numbers. He says visitor volumes are comparable with this time last year, but that people are spending less.

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LEED position

Richard Reid, senior vice-president of Majid Al Futtaim Properties, elaborates on the application of district cooling at the company's flagship Mirdif City Centre, due for completion by early 2010.

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Investing within

CEO Middle East talks to Iyad Malas, head of Majid Al Futtaim Asset Management about why now is the time to set up a fund for investment in the MENA region.

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60% of shoppers oppose mall parking fee plan - poll

Arabian Business survey shows most respondents will shop where parking is free.

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Dubai shopping malls eye parking charge move

EXCLUSIVE: Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta, Marina Mall mull charging shoppers.

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Qatar's Amwal plans bond, money funds

Asset management company looking to tap growing appetite for relatively safe investments.

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Retail giant may raise some rents despite slowdown

EXCLUSIVE: Mall of the Emirates was world's highest grossing mall in 2008 - MAF.

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UAE mall owner launches $150m MENA equity fund

No fixed rate of return for Majid Al Futtaim Group's first fund, based in Luxembourg.

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EIG eyes Pakistan banking expansion

Sharjah-based Emirates Investment Group also looking to aquire land in NewYork to build a Versace hotel.

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Majid Al Futtaim Group confirms Sohar project

Mixed use development for Oman’s second largest city earmarked for Q4 2011 opening.

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New Mirdif mall 90% leased out, opens in 2010

Project chiefs say they are aiming to be full for opening in Q1 of next year.

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In on the act

Mirdif City Centre is one of the first shopping centre ventures in the region to incorporate ecologically sound construction technologies. FMME talks to Merlyn Roberts, general manager sustainable development, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, on the role of FM.

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Joint venture deal to build Fujairah shopping mall

Gov't teams up with Majid Al Futtaim Group for new City Centre complex.

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High expectations for MAF group’s shopping

Indoor skydiving at Mirdif City Centre and Water Park at Bahrain City Centre are to open this year.

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Bahrain mall completion slated for 2009

City Centre, Manama to add waterpark, luxury hotels and 20-screen cinema in 2009.

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Shopping mall chiefs reveal entertainment firsts

Indoor skydiving among attractions planned at Dubai's next mega-mall, Mirdif City Centre.

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MAF breaks new ground at latest mall

Science and skydiving attractions will be launched for the first time in Dubai at Mirdif City Centre.

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Card debut swipes Carrefour checkout

Newly-created company makes pitch for its shopper's card as "the new way to pay for goods and services".

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Mirdif adopts green strategy

MAF project to adopt sustainable US rating system LEED for city centre site.

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The sky's the limit

High-end lift in the pipeline for Dubai's Mall of the Emirates.

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MAF joins forces to launch new UAE credit card

Majid Al Futtaim initiative will offer discounts at stores such as Carrefour and Mexx.

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Majid Al-Futtaim to invest $1bn in Syrian development

First phase of mixed-use development including a Carrefour to open in 2012.

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$135mn extension plan for Mall of the Emirates

Shopping centre to get major revamp as it prepare to go up against Dubai Mall.

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Mall of the Emirates set for makeover

Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Group has revealed plans for its major expansion programme at its Dubai shopping landmark.

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MAF’sDubai Mall plans to take LEED

Majid Al Futtaim has revealed plans for its upcoming Mirdif City Centre mall in the city to be ecologically friendly, from the design phase through to the construction stages.

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Jane Norman hits the catwalk running

UK fashion brand capitalises on Facebook’s firm following in the UAE with launch of its search for models.

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Mubadala, Majid Al Futtaim sign development deal

Mubadala Development Company, Majid Al Futtaim Group announce mixed-use project deal.

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MAF invests in Abu Dhabi’s Arzanah

Mubadala and MAF Group have signed a JV for new development to include a shopping mall destination.

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Carrefour pushes eco-friendly shopping

Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets has launched a new scheme with Egypt’s Ministry of Environment to push the use of ‘green’ bags.

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Innovators of mall fun

Magic Planet has set itself as the benchmark against which other family entertainment centres judge themselves. It aims to maintain this position with new games and a sports zone.

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Bahrain set to have first waterpark attached to a mall

Majid Al Futtaim Group's (MAF) Bahrain City Centre development will include a water park attached to the mall, 75% of which will be indoors.

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Mall to introduce new F&B concepts in Bahrain

Bahrain's largest concentration of food and beverage outlets will go online in September when the Bahrain City Centre development opens its doors.

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ADIH and MAF target Qatar

Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH) and Majid Al Futtaim Group (MAF) have joined forces to develop a component of ADIH's US $1.5 billion (AED5.4 billion) Qatar Entertainment City.

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Mall of the Emirates wins design award

Shopping centre judged to be one of the best in the world.

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Muscat extension signals Omani debuts

Muscat City Centre extension prompts arrival of predominantly new retail players in Oman.

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Sleek chic

How the regional retail market has changed in the last decade and why fashion is about lifestyle.

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Yenkit plans $2bn resort in Oman

Oman-based development firm is planning a 5-star luxury tourist complex on sultanate's eastern coast.

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The rebirth of a nation

Syria's hotel industry has had a rough time over the past few years but has recently given the future its full attention.

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Oman's modern trade boom

While the UAE has benefited from the fast pace of growth centred on Dubai, Oman's retail market has undeservedly missed out on the limelight.

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MAF’s Mirdif project

Mirdif City Centre is set to have 430 outlets including a Carrefour hypermarket, MAF Group confirms.

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Muscat outlet boosts sales despite a falling footfall

Majid Al Futtaim's Muscat City Centre mall increased sales by 13% in 2006, despite recording a reduced footfall in the same period.

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Dubai to become 'next Silicon Valley'

Dubai has the potential to become the next Silicon Valley, according to Kip Knight, vice president of marketing at eBay.

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MAF Group hires Anders Moberg as CEO

Former head of Royal Ahold set to drive MAF Group's MENA expansion plan.

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Carrefour plans Iranian store

MAF Retail confirms that Carrefour will open a store in Iran.

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City Centre for Mirdif in Dubai

MAF Shopping Malls, part of the Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Group, is to build Mirdif City Centre at a cost of US $708 million (AED2.6 billion).

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Brilliant Bahrain

Why the small Gulf kingdom is set to be reborn as one of the Middle East's brightest stars.

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Carrefour to enter Iran by 2008

French hypermarket group eyes Iranian and Syrian markets in push for Middle East growth.

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Snow build wins recognition

Ski Dubai has won the International Performance award at the Quality in Construction Awards 2007, which was held in London last week.

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Jordan gains its first Carrefour

Carrefour, a French hypermarket operator has opened its first store in Jordan, in Amman.

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Carrefour to open in Bahrain

French retail giant Carrefour is set to open its first hypermarket in Bahrain in the second quarter of 2008

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Growth for mall’s food court

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