The construction on Al Araimi Walk project is scheduled to begin in July 2018, and the property will open its doors by September 2020, according to a press release.
Al Araimi Walk is part of Al Raid Group’s pledge to invest US$1bn in Oman’s fast-expanding retail and hospitality sectors in the coming five years.
Apart from offering shopping and family-oriented experiences - some of the highlights of the mall include: An indoor waterpark, trampoline park, snow village, ice-skating rink, virtual reality zone, and cliff climbing adventure facility.
Raid Abdullah al Araimi, vice chairman, of 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 Al Raid Group.”
He elaborated, “Through the launch of Al Araimi Walk it is our endeavour 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.