Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 8, 2018: Festival Plaza, Al-Futtaim's latest lifestyle shopping destination in Jebel Ali and the Dubai South community, has officially announced that LuLu Hypermarket, one of the largest hypermarket chains and retail companies in the GCC, will be the center's hypermarket of choice. Since project announcement, Festival Plaza has been committed to delivering an exceptional mix of retail choices, focused on everyday convenience, home and lifestyle.
“We are excited to partner with LuLu Hypermarket and welcome them to the Festival Plaza development. We look forward to bringing the best in retail offerings to the entire Dubai South community with our latest project, Festival Plaza, and we will continue to enhance the retail mix and experience for Dubai South shoppers,” commented Timothy Earnest, Group Director, Retail Malls, Engineering & Technologies, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate.
Commenting on the announcement, Ashraf Ali M.A, Executive Director of Lulu Group said, “We are delighted to be a part of the new retail offerings at Dubai South's latest destination, Festival Plaza, allowing us to serve to a new and wider community. We are looking forward to bringing our ultra-modern retail ambience to our shoppers, all under one roof.”
In line with Al-Futtaim's strategy for Festival Plaza, it will serve as a convenient and welcoming lifestyle destination appealing in particular to the nearby established residential communities in the primary trade area including Jebel Ali, Al Furjan, Dubai Marina and commuters travelling through the E11 and Abu Dhabi interchange. The destination has already announced the second IKEA in Dubai and new concept ACE Hardware. Following its ground-breaking in March 2017, the Mall is on track and planned to open in Q4 2019.