EC Harris to deliver TAJ; the Iconic Jordanian Shopping Mall
Leading international Built Asset Consultancy, EC Harris, has been appointed by Al Tajamouat for Touristic Projects Plc. as Executive Project and Commercial Managers on TAJ; the anticipated Shopping Mall development, to open next year.
Located in the heart of Amman’s upscale Abdoun area, TAJ promises to bring top-of the line retail and entertainment to the region, boasting over 180 outlets. With a total built up area of 150,000 sqm, TAJ will be Jordan’s newest landmark combining a blend of unique architectural design with iconic brands.
EC Harris brings a wealth of experience of delivering major Shopping Malls in the MENA region, including the recently completed Mirdif City Centre development in Dubai, the Bloomingdales store in Dubai Mall and Al Wahda Shopping Mall in Abu Dhabi.
On behalf of TAJ, Mr. Halim Salfiti; Chairman of the board of Al Tajamouat for Touristic Projects Plc., said: “EC Harris is truly at the forefront of the industry we are investing in, and contracting EC Harris to work with us on the TAJ Project is already reaping us the results we are aiming for.”
Speaking about their appointment, Simon Light, Partner at EC Harris added; “The TAJ Shopping Mall will become a major landmark on Amman’s retail landscape and we are delighted to be involved in the delivery of this prestigious development. We are highly committed to delivering a positive outcome for the investors, developer and tenants and look forward to the successful completion of the project in 2011.”
About TAJ Mall:
TAJ Mall is envisioned to primarily be an upscale retail and lifestyle development consisting of a multi purpose facility catering for a wide spectrum of tenants with the main objective of entertaining clients through a pioneering approach and diversified services including cinemas, advanced arcade centers, retail outlets, food courts, kids zones, restaurants and cafes in addition to retail stores and a large supermarket. With the investment of more than 130 million Jordanian Dinars and a total built up area of 150,000 square meters, TAJ Mall will be Jordan’s newest development combining a unique blend of architectural design and innovative facilities. TAJ Mall is designed by the world known American F and A design consultants which has a recognizable portfolio in the USA and the Arab World, such as the Fashion Island California and Mall of the Emirates. In addition to this, the ownership structure for Al Tajamouat for Touristic Projects plc involves foreign participation from a GCC based investment Bank.
About EC Harris:
EC Harris acts as trusted advisors to its clients in planning and executing strategies that optimise the construction, operation, use and ownership of built assets. EC Harris has a global network of 46 offices in 24 countries with professional skills covering 17 disciplines;