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“The MECS+R Directory 2020, is the best platform to showcase your properties & retail brands in the region. It collates a massive amount of information that is essential for all stakeholders in the Retail Industry.”

- Christian Winstrom, General Manager, Tamdeen Mall Management  

“What I like about the book is that it gives us an overall understanding of the retail industry. By going through the Mall listing, Company Showcases and Expert’s View – Articles, we can better understand and identify which are the strong players we can work with.”

- Suheil Rumhein, General Manager, Chalhoub Group Retail  

“If you are a stakeholder in the Retail and Shopping Centre industry this book is a must have for you. The MECS+R Directory is your complete guide to the sector”

- Younus Al Mulla, Senior Vice President - Retail International Development, Shopping Malls, Procurement and Government Affairs, Majid Al Futtaim Retail  

“As a Global Retailer, we also look at developments in existing and new markets to expand our business. The MECS+R Directory is a great reference and resource tool for the industry”.

- Ishwar Chugani, Managing Director, Giordano ME FZE  

“Being a member of the MECS+R has a lot of benefits and one of the most important advantages is to have the MECS+R Directory, which I consider as a bible for the industry in the region. It gives you access to the information of all Mall and Retailers, Service Providers in the region. If you are operating Retail in MENA, then you must have this book”

- Kamel Shaban, General Manager, CAPACITA  

“The MECSC Directory is the perfect tool and platform for Mall Developer's like us to showcase our projects. We have been actively participating in the Directory for more than a decade, from few malls, retailers and vendors it now features a comprehensive and vast resource base.

- Avijit Yadav, CEO, Tamdeen Mall Management  

Directory Editions




Number of Shopping Centres 860
Number of Retailers 779
Number of Service Providers 450
Number of Members 1,100
Number of Advertisements 54
Number of Expert Views 24




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Number of Service Providers 700
Number of Members 1100
Number of Advertisements 55
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Number of Retailers 920
Number of Service Providers 500
Number of Members 1,071
Number of Advertisements 54
Number of Expert Views 24




Number of Shopping Centres 637
Number of Retailers 1953
Number of Service Providers 490
Number of Members 898
Number of Advertisements 38
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Number of Shopping Centres 580
Number of Retailers 1820
Number of Service Providers 640
Number of Members 946
Number of Advertisements 40
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Number of Shopping Centres 478
Number of Retailers 1955
Number of Service Providers 340
Number of Members 940
Number of Advertisements 25
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Frequently Asked Questions

When will the MECS+R Directory be published

The Directory will be distributed by the 3rd week of April 2018

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Forsan Central Mall

Set in Abu Dhabi between the International Airport Road and the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway, Forsan Central Mall is an all-in-one shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Designed around the concept of a bamboo forest Forsan Central Mall is a restful ‘garden in the city’ with the ambience to meet the aspirational needs of the residents looking for a thriving social haven. Known for its exceptional growth rate and versatility, bamboo reflects Abu Dhabi’s unique character and rapid development on the world stage. On the Mall’s façade, a series of vertical green and earth elements create the ambience of a bamboo forest. The surrounding area of Forsan Central Mall encompasses nearly 30,000 residential dwellings in the primary and secondary catchment area. The residential neighbourhoods surrounding us include Al Raha Gardens, the gated communities of Rayyana, Golf Gardens, Sas Al Nakhl Village and the Emirati community of Al Watani. Forsan Central Mall offers the latest state-of-the-art Lulu Hypermarket. With a brand-new design concept Forsan Central Mall includes trendy fashion retailers, electronics shops, book stores, outlets for school supplies, home decor stores as well as retailers for perfumes, cosmetics and personal care with one stop convenience. A ninescreen cinema offers entertainment in the ultimate movie experience. State-of-the-art theatres or enjoy an interactive family entertainment centre experience.

Cafés and a wide choice of diverse global cuisines including Indian, Arabic, gourmet burgers, vegan, seafood and more. Popular brands and themed restaurants, juice bars, gourmet food vendors and ice cream outlets round out the exciting choices. Experiential dining options in the tranquil indoor garden provides a relaxing and calming event. On the first floor, many international restaurants and Fast Casual Dining opportunities cater to those regulars to the mall and who crave variety. Services at Forsan Central Mall include banks and financial services, beauty salons, spas, telecommunications services, laundry services and tailors. The Mall has 1,258 easy to access parking spaces across two levels. Forsan Central Mall’s nature inspired ambience and extensive retail offering will please everyone. Our unique dining concepts, iconic experiences in the family entertainment centre and the cinema will keep residents engaged and entertained all year round. Our shoppers will happily keep returning for more.

Contact: leasing.enq@lineinvestments.ae | +971 56 329 9942

Developed and Owned by: Lulu Group International / Line Investments and Property LLC

Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah, UAE


Al Majaz Waterfront boasts magnificent attractions that make your visit unforgettable. Whether you are looking for a tranquil and peaceful stay amidst breathtaking landscapes or you want to spend quality time with your family and friends exploring Sharjah’s ancient monuments and attractions, it is the ideal destination. Attractions: Fountain, Mini Golf, Kids Play Area, Alwan Centre, Jogging Track, Mini Splash Park, Smart Bike, Sharjah Boats, Water Kart, Restaurants and Cafés.

Owner and Developer: Shurooq

Anchor Tenants: Caribou, Tim Hortons, Shakespeare & Co

How do you reach them? Contact:

Eman Mohammad Al Mokdad (Leasing Manager) at e.mokdad@shurooq.gov.ae +971 56 7583 000

Al Qasr Mall, Riyadh, KSA


Al Qasr Mall lies in the mid-southern part of Riyadh, a densely populated neighborhood, just off King Fahd Road. It is one of the largest shopping centres in Riyadh, as well as one of the most important commercial developments of Dar Al Osool. Al Qasr Mall is a glittering lifestyle and shopping destination in the Saudi capital. Al Qasr Mall hosts the largest Vox Cineplex in Riyadh City. Al Qasr Mall is your gateway to a wide range of local, regional and international retail brands, featuring the latest in fashion, accessories, home decor and footwear. A one-stop-shop for families, the mall often hosts various recreational and social events to engage the visitors.

Owner and Developer: Dar Al Osool

Anchor Tenants: Carrefour, Home Center, Vox Cinema, SACO, Faby Land

How do you reach them? Contact: sshaban@daralosool.com , +966 11 206 9888 Ext: 3018 - 1207

Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Park, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Sheikha Fatima Park is the first urban open air lesiure destination to be offered in Abu Dhabi, strategically located at the corner of Al Bateen and Zayed the First Streets. By using IMKAN’s unique approach to community-building and an emphasis on encouraging active wellness, Sheikha Fatima Park will provide a trendy urban walkable environment catering to co-worker office spaces, sports and wellness facilities, outdoor event concepts and leisure activities. Additionally, the park will be a draw for families and members of a long-standing community who will return to the park to explore the varied new attractions and events hosted there, including pop-up movie screenings, yoga and Pilates’ classes and art fairs to name a few.

Owner and Developer: Imkan Properties LLC

How do you reach them? Contact: hello@imkan.ae , +971 2 307 8888

REEM MALL, Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Reem Mall will be a major retail, leisure, dining and entertainment destination for families in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Positioned in a strategic location at the entrance of Reem Island, the 2-million square feet of gross leasable area (of 2.9 million square feet of gross floor area) will feature 450 units including 100 restaurants, department stores, one of the largest hypermarket space in the region, as well as unique entertainment and edutainement features - including Snow Park Abu Dhabi operated by Majid Al Futtaim. Reem Mall’s use of innovative data analytics and the introduction of an integrated 23,000 sq.ft. E-commerce logistics hub will make it the world’s first fully digitally enabled smart shopping centre positively disrupting the regional retail industry and reinventing the experience for retailers and consumers. The innovative approach will allow Reem Mall to deliver superior sales potential, enhanced customer journey and personalised service, based on real-time, actionable insights into shopper behaviours and preferences.   

The project developed by Al Farwaniya Property Developments, a partnership between Agility, Agility affiliate United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), and National Real Estate Company (NREC) at a cost of $1.2 billion, is strategically located at the entrance of Reem Island, and will become a leading destination shopping centre in one of the most vibrant and growing cities in the MENA region. Its proximity to downtown, the ample parking, its modern high-quality design and its complete offering truly position this mall in a class of  its own.

SAHARA CENTRE, Al Nahda Interchange, Sharjah, UAE


Sahara Centre is strategically located on the Dubai-Sharjah Highway and first opened its doors to customers in February 2002. Prior to the extension fit out, the mall was already home to an eclectic range of retail outlets, with key anchor stores, including renowned brands, such as Mango, Lacoste, Steve Madden, Tommy Hillfiger, Swarovski, Promod, Bershka, Pull and Bear, Rodeo Drive, Ferre Milano, Vero Moda, Jack & Jones, Montblanc, Samsonite, New Yorker, Wojooh, City Sports, Calzedonia, Samsung, Eros Digital Home, Jumbo Electronics, Bose, iStyle and Shoe Mart... Sahara Centre is open from 10am until 11pm on weekdays, 10am until 12 midnight on Thursdays & Saturdays and 10am to 12noon and 1pm until 12 midnight on Fridays. Sahara Centre is strategically located on the Dubai-Sharjah Highway and first opened its doors to customers in February 2002. Prior to the extension fit out, the mall was already home to an eclectic range of retail outlets, with key anchor stores, including renowned brands, such as Mango, Lacoste, Steve Madden, Tommy Hillfiger, Swarovski, Promod, Bershka, Pull and Bear, Rodeo Drive, Ferre Milano, Vero Moda, Jack & Jones, Montblanc, Samsonite, New Yorker, Wojooh, City Sports, Calzedonia, Samsung, Eros Digital Home, Jumbo Electronics, Bose, iStyle and Shoe Mart... Sahara Centre is open from 10am until 11pm on weekdays, 10am until 12 midnight on Thursdays & Saturdays and 10am to 12noon and 1pm until 12 midnight on Fridays.

Creations Global Retail


Creations Global Retail is a leader in the design and manufacture of leasing platforms for retail environments worldwide. The company has an unsurpassed reputation in the Specialty Leasing and Airport Retail industries for providing high-quality products and customer service. Creations makes unique retail experiences in any environment a reality.

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Dallas, TX 75041, United States



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