Since opening its doors in late 2014, Yas Mall, Aldar’s flagship retail development has been making waves, bringing a brand new shopping, dining and entertainment experience to the Middle East.
Within close proximity to the airport and seven luxury hotels, Yas Mall has fast establishing itself as one of the most popular malls in the region, serving as an exciting leisure break destination for tourists from all over the GCC.
Its vibrant, first-of-a-kind offering allows all ages and interests to be where it’s all happening, adding to the existing iconic attractions on Yas Island, including Ferrari World, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Links and Yas Waterworld.
In just over one month since opening, the mall has welcomed an array of visitors over the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, followed by landmark celebrations such as the UAE’s 43rd National Day.
It is now firmly positioned as an integral part of the capital’s tourist map, representative of the intrinsic role shopping and leisure plays in the UAE’s vibrant lifestyle.
Yas Mall hopes to attract over 20 million visitors in its first full year of operating.
Talal Al Dhiyebi, executive director of asset management at Aldar, commented: “It is with immense pride that we see Yas Mall operating successfully today, transforming the Abu Dhabi retail landscape and putting the capital firmly on the international retail map.
“Retail remains an important growth sector in the UAE and particularly Abu Dhabi.
“Yas Mall answers the demand for better designed malls offering a distinctive lifestyle experience beyond shopping.
“We look forward to welcoming shoppers from across the region as we gear up towards the New Year.”