Dubai Mall ... to add 240 new outlets.

Master developer Emaar Properties has announced a monumental expansion of Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and the most retail and entertainment destination, that will add 240 new luxury stores and food and beverage outlets to the development.

The contractor is already mobilising on-site. Unveiling the big expansion plan, Emaar Founder Mohamed Alabbar said: “The new Dubai Mall expansion is a great addition to one of the most visited sites in the world.”

Inaugurated in 2008, Dubai Mall is the epicentre of modern retail and leisure in Dubai. It is the world’s second largest shopping malls, measuring an impressive 1.2 million sq m.

In 2023, it became the most visited place on Earth achieving a new attendance record with 105 million visitors, a 19 per cent increase from the previous year, coupled with exceptionally strong sales.

It has more than 1,200 retail outlets, including two anchor department stores, Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s, along with over 200 international dining experiences.