Thursday 28 October 2021

Lulu opens new retail, leisure centre in Dubai

DUBAI, September 1, 2021

Line Investments & Property (LIP), the shopping mall and management division of Lulu Group International, has announced the soft opening of Silicon Central, a three-level retail and leisure destination at Dubai Silicon Central.

Salim MA, Director Lulu Group said: “Our aim is to offer the right kind of support to make our tenants and their brands successful. The team is committed to excellence in new age initiatives and for future growth and development of new sustainable concepts across the GCC.”

"We have had great feedback about the user experience aspect of the largest Lulu Hypermarket which is the anchor store of Silicon Central, in particular about the dedicated cafe, live cooking areas, the sushi counter as well as the 100,000-sq-m department store that offers home, electronics, appliances, fashion, shoes, kids, bicycle, eye express and outdoor sports and the BLSH beauty section with international cosmetics value brands.

“REO for value fashion brands and the wide range of Disney products are also popular. The wide range and convenience of products is currently the talk of the local communities," added Salim.

This unique design ethos is also reflected in Silicon Central which will be populated by plants, water, and natural light, recreating an oasis in the city. Targeting the highest certification possible with the LEED Platinum, the mall is an environmentally friendly project, using state-of-the-art technologies for waste management, energy savings, and sustainable services such as a bio-farming facility and electrical charging stations in the car-parking area.

Silicon Central is considered a new landmark in Dubai, strategically positioned 12 km from the city-centre and 15 km from Dubai Airport in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the first eco sustainable district in Dubai focused on low carbon footprint, AI, and technology.

With a total of 81,500 sq m GLA and 3,500 car park spaces, Silicon Central will offer a broad mix of brands tailored to ensure shoppers' complete satisfaction.

Adding to the unique shopping experience, a diverse range of dining options will comprise of 24 casual restaurants and cafes as well as 21 food court units, making it the perfect place to catch up with friends and families in an enjoyable atmosphere or to enjoy a quick snack on the run.

A wide range of entertainment options are also on offer, including a 7,800-sq-m department store, a 12-screen cinema, a 6,800-sq-m Family Entertainment Centre, incorporating a 2,000-sq-m New Generation Entertainment Centre for both kids and grownups to stay active, plus a 2,500-sq-m gym to keep the community in shape. – TradeArabia News Service


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