RENOWNED for their quality lifestyle projects in the Sultanate – Al Raid Group has recently launched the nation’s first outlet mall and largest retailtainment destination – ‘Al Araimi Walk’ in Barka. The iconic 240,000 sqm development project will set a new benchmark as the nation’s first ever retailtainment destination; and will feature 164 retail outlets, 42 food and beverage outlets, 7 entertainment hubs, a hypermarket, and IMAX cinema.
Apart from offering shopping and family-oriented experiences – other highlights of the mall include: an indoor waterpark, trampoline park, snow village, ice-skating rink, virtual reality zone, and cliff climbing adventure facility.
With this delightful conflux of world-class retail outlets and entertainment options, Omanis will be able to look forward to a fun-filled day of shopping and recreation with their friends and families. Ensuring varied shopping and commercial experiences that enhance and support community life; construction on Al Araimi Walk is scheduled to begin in July 2018, and the property will open its doors by September 2020.
Raid Abdullah Al Araimi, Vice Chairman, Al Raid Group, said: “Having a sprawling tree-lined promenade, a high-tech digital park, gourmet restaurants, world-class designer brands and a lot more; each and every aspect of Al Araimi Walk will exemplify and reflect the essence of refined taste, and the innovative spirit of the Al Raid Group.”
He elaborated: “Through the launch of Al Araimi Walk it is our endeavor to become the nation’s number one destination for families, tourists and shoppers; where they can spend joyful moments exploring retail outlets, gathering at a wide selection of cafés and restaurants; and enjoying the several entertainment attractions that will be a part of our magnum opus property. That’s not all – through Al Araimi Walk, it is our goal to offer retailers the choice of selecting a strategic partner who will bring them ‘closer to the consumer.’”
A brand new retail concept – Al Araimi Walk will cater to a community that previously had to travel miles to shop and dine and no other mall will come close to delivering such a unique exciting shopping and entertainment experience. The mall will also help create jobs in the region, and serve as an ideal platform for entrepreneurs who want to start their businesses at a world-class destination. — SG