The dynamic 3.1 million square foot mixed-use Al Maryah Central development, at the centre of Al Maryah Island, will include 2.3 million square feet for a super regional shopping center along with a hotel and residential tower all set within a stunning architectural setting.

Al Maryah Island is a 1.14 square kilometer mixed-use development and is the International Financial Center for Abu Dhabi and the UAE. It is also on Al Maryah Island that the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) was established as a financial free zone.

Situated at the midpoint between Abu Dhabi's existing downtown district, Reem Island and the new cultural district on Saadiyat Island, Al Maryah Island is comprised of commercial, hotel, retail, leisure, healthcare, and residential components. Though the Island’s landmark will be the super regional Al Maryah Central shopping mall.

This will be an iconic, super-regional shopping destination with the first international Macy’s department store, Abu Dhabi’s first Bloomingdale’s and a comprehensive mix of best-in-class retail combining both luxury and contemporary brands.

There’ll be a unique, open-air, roof top food hall, over 145 dining options including al fresco cafés, bistros and fine dining restaurants, a multi-screen cinema, health club, food market, children’s entertainment and rooftop parks with an outdoor amphitheater. The precinct will also feature two, 400,000 square foot integrated towers comprising a mix of hotel serviced and residential apartments and luxury residences.

The shopping mall, will have a total of 5 levels with 4 levels of retail shopping space, comprising 400 retail stores, health club, 1 food market, 145 cafes and restaurants and 1 level comprising a 20-screen cinema and entertainment center. Over 7000 parking spaces have been planned for the mall.

Al Maryah Central will seamlessly link to the adjacent The Galleria on Al Maryah Island premier waterfront shopping and dining destination with the two combined representing over 2.9 million square feet offering 687 retail, leisure, dining and entertainment options.

The project is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi private equity firm Gulf Capital and US-based retail developer Related Companies.


Developer: Related Companies
Cost: USD 1 Billion
GLA: 1.6M sqft
Opening Date: mid-2018
Parking Bays: 7,000
Client: Gulf Related
Scope of work: Retail Planning Consultancy Services