Work on Dubai Mall expansion @ MBR Boulevard starts

By Angel Chan

DUBAI 26 October 2017: ASGC has commenced work on the highly-anticipated expansion of the Dubai Mall.

The project that will see additional retail space added to the world’s most visited shopping and entertainment destination with over 80 million visitors annually.

Following the issuance of initial permits in August 2017, ASGC has started works that will lead to the addition of a new retail area, forming part of the mall’s Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard expansion.

The expansion will form an active link to both Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard and the mall’s Fountain Views expansion.

To ensure the highest levels of efficiency in the construction process, ASGC has applied state-of-the-art technology solutions to assist in the project’s ongoing work. This includes the deployment of sophisticated 3D-laser scanning to allocated utilities throughout the development. ASGC is also using BIM modelling for full coordination of the construction activities.

Bishoy Azmy, CEO of ASGC, said: “The expansion of The Dubai Mall will be another significant landmark in the city’s retail landscape. As part of Dubai’s progression in becoming a smart, technology-driven metropolis, we have also incorporated several cutting-edge solutions into our business to ensure that the expansion is delivered with the highest standards of quality, creativity and safety to Emaar Malls.”