Reem Mall progressing on track, substructure nearly complete

Reem Mall progressing on track, substructure nearly complete
Render of Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi.
Published: 24 June 2018 - 3:02 a.m.
By: Jumana Abdel-Razzaq

Construction on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall is progressing on track, with the substructure nearly complete, according to a recent update by the project’s developer.

Al Farwaniya Property Developments said in a statement that the superstructure of the project is now underway with the first suspended slabs recently poured.

Vertical works are progressing across the whole site with infrastructure works and geotechnical investigations commencing.  

Commenting on the construction update, Shane Eldstrom, chief executive officer of Al Farwaniya Property Developments, said: “We’re very excited about the pace at which Reem Mall construction is progressing.

“The cranes are on site, we have nearly completed the substructure and have already completed several sections of floor in the superstructure. We look forward to delivering this world class destination, to the people of Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.”

Construction on the $1.2bn project began in late 2017, with 13 tower cranes erected within the first few months.

Additionally, raft foundation works are well advanced with over 55,000m3– more than 9000 truckloads – of concrete set in place, and more than 5,500 tonnes of reinforcement installed

Al Farwaniya Property Developments also announced that infrastructure works had commenced with geotechnical investigations required for the projects elevated roads which will when completed provide unparalleled access to the mall for visitors.

Reem Mall is set to bring 2 million sq. ft. of leasable area (2.9 million sq. ft. of floor area) which will comprise more than 450 retail brands, dining options as well as a range of entertainment concepts, including the much-anticipated Snow Park Abu Dhabi, a destination snow park attraction.

Reem Mall site is located in the Najmat District on Reem Island, the residential and commercial master development by Reem Developers.

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