Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Maadi City Centre and Alexandria City Centre Now Welcoming Egypt’s Shoppers

Egypt’s leading malls are ‘Happy to Serve You Again’.
CAIRO, EGYPT, 30 March 2011 – Both Maadi City Centre and Alexandria City Centre are again welcoming visitors – from 10am to 10pm daily – with an extensive range of shopping choices, from everyday necessities through to gifts, fashion and homeware.  With the vast majority of its retail partners open to serve shoppers, Alexandria City Centre has drawn many of Egypt’s residents and families to its leisure and entertainment precinct, while Maadi City Centre is set to attract an array of eager shoppers to the mall’s 70% of opened stores, including Carrefour and popular local and international high-street brands.
“Serving the needs of our communities for the long-term is the number one priority for Majid Al Futtaim Properties’ malls in Egypt, and our retail partners and staff are delighted to welcome shoppers to Maadi City Centre and Alexandria City Centre. Furthermore, we are ‘Happy to Serve You Again’,” proclaimed Dean John; General Manager for Leasing and Asset Management at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Egypt.
“Our goal is to continue to engage with the expansive range of customers who visit these destinations, while better understanding the choices they prefer – from everyday essentials through to family entertainment – to ensure that we remain a trusted partner and must-go destination in the coming months and years,” added Hisham Jaheen; Board Member of Majid Al Futtaim Properties ,Egypt.
As two of the largest retail operations in Egypt, community relations also remains a top priority for Maadi City Centre and Alexandria City Centre, with both malls planning a range of social, family and health-focused events in the coming months to engage with shoppers and invigorate their senses.
About Maadi City Centre:
Shopping in Cairo had been transformed with the opening of Maadi City Centre ideally located on the Katameya highway. Maadi City Centre is home to 86 of the best local and international retailers and restaurants that are spread over 65,000 square metres, as well as a comprehensive Carrefour hypermarket. The state-of-the-art car park is the biggest free two-storey car park in Egypt and can accommodate 2,000 parking spaces. This perfect blend of shopping, dining and entertainment has made Maadi City Centre a popular and exciting destination.
About Alexandria City Centre:
Suitably located on the Alexandria Cairo Desert Road, opposite to the Alexandria International Park, Alexandria City Centre is the only regional mall in the city. The landmark shopping destination opened in January 2003 to offer its customers a unique shopping, lifestyle and entertainment experience. The Centre completed a massive extension programme in late 2009 that has increased the total number of retail stores in the mall from 82 to 161, spread over a trading area of 60,454 square metres.
With a wide selection of international and local fashion and lifestyle brands, a 14,771 square metre Carrefour Hypermarket, seven-screen renaissance cinema, an international food court and the popular family entertainment destination, Magic Planet, Alexandria City Centre is the biggest shopping mall in the city. It provides an international shopping experience to the residents and visitors of Alexandria.
Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is one of the region's most prominent property and shopping malls developer. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It currently owns and operates ten world-class shopping malls in the region with three of its flagship projects based in Dubai. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organisations that have recognised its leadership and the quality of its properties.
Mall of the Emirates, the world’s first shopping resort, houses over 520 international retail brands including 60 luxury stores and a unique range of leisure attractions, anchored by the world-renowned Ski Dubai.
Deira City Centre pioneered the concept of shopping and entertainment in the region.  It has over 370 stores with an extensive array of mid-market popular brands, including leisure and entertainment facilities and over 50 restaurants and cafes. 
Mirdif City Centre, the latest regional shopping mall in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, is home to 430 stores offering the best mix of retail, superior leisure and entertainment concepts that include iFLY Dubai - indoor skydiving centre and CineStar Cinemas and many more, and a host of delicious fine dining outlets.

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