Deira City Centre

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Deira City Center logo.jpg
ديرة سيتي سنتر
Deira City Centre on 6 June 2007 Pict 1.jpg
Deira City Centre, Dubai
Location Dubai,
 United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 25°15′5″N 55°19′56″E / 25.25139°N 55.33222°E / 25.25139; 55.33222Coordinates: 25°15′5″N 55°19′56″E / 25.25139°N 55.33222°E / 25.25139; 55.33222
Opening date August 27, 1995
Management Majid Al Futtaim Group
Owner Majid Al Futtaim Group
No. of stores and services 370
Total retail floor area 1,300,000 sq ft (120,000 m2)
No. of floors 3
Parking 6000
Website http://www.citycentredeira.com

City Centre Deira (Arabic: ديرة سيتي سنتر‎) is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the original flagship mall in the Majid Al Futtaim Properties portfolio. Deira City Centre opened on August 27, 1995. It is located in the older part of the city on cross road between Sharja, Bur Dubai and the Airport. It is one of Majid Al Futtaim's Group mall chains and is similar in size and layout to the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai . It is a known shopping, entertainment and leisure complex with 2 levels. It has over 1.2 million sq. ft. of retail selling space, with 370 shops and 6,000 car-parking spaces. The malls anchor stores include Carrefour, Debenhams, Iconic, Sharaf DG, Virgin Megastore and Paris Gallery. [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

City Centre Deira is owned by the Majid Al Futtaim group, and is one of six City Centre malls — the others are located in Ajman, Alexandria, Cairo, Muscat and Sharjah.[13]

Milestones[edit]

  • 1995: City Centre Deira opened
  • 2008: Food court renovated
  • 2011: Underwent redevelopment to open 55 new retail stores
  • 2013: Announced $6m redevelopment project to introduce new dining options and improved accessibility
  • 2014: City centre changes their logo[14]

Redevelopment[edit]

In March 2013 Deira City Centre announced a US $5.9m redevelopment project. The redevelopment will upgrade the malls centre court, create easier metro access and an enhanced food court. [15]

Shopping[edit]

City Centre Deira has over 370 stores. The malls anchor stores include Carrefour, Debenhams, Iconic, Sharaf DG, Virgin Megastore and Paris Gallery. There is a variety of electronics stores, cosmetic brands, toy stores, Jewellery Court and Textile Court at City Centre Deira. Retail Outlets are Debenhams, Plug-ins, Woolworths, Paris Gallery, and Virgin Megastore, Zara, Massimo Dutti[16][17][18]

Dining[edit]

City Centre Deira houses over 60 restaurants, cafés and food outlets including Chili’s, Coco’s, China Times, Hatam, P.F. Chang’s, Gazebo and Texas Roadhouse; and international Food Court with 21 outlets such as KFC, McDonald’s, Mrs Vanelli’s and Charley’s Grilled Subs, Chowking, Fat Burger & Baja Fresh.[19][20]

Entertainment[edit]

  • Magic Planet

Magic Planet is a family entertainment centre in the Middle East. It features the simulators, video games and theme rides for children.[21][22]

  • Bowling City

Bowling City is a cosmic bowling arena with 8 lanes, as well as billiards, internet and network games, karaoke, and a snack bar[23]

  • VOX Cinemas

VOX Cinemas Deira City Centre is a 11-screen cinema multiplex with two 3D Digital RealD screens including Extreme Screen Digital screen cinema. VOX Cinemas is spread over 5,661 square meters with 2,795 seats and also features VOX Café.[24]

Hotels[edit]

Deira City Centre is connected to three hotels including City Centre Hotel and Residence, managed by Pullman; Novotel Deira City Centre; and Ibis Deira City Centre.[25][26][27][28]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/general/mall-of-the-emirates-and-deira-city-centre-among-top-brands-1.480860
  2. ^ http://dubaimalls.blogspot.in/2006/10/city-center.html
  3. ^ http://www.mydestination.com/dubai/shopping/19156/deira-city-centre#
  4. ^ http://www.dubaifaqs.com/deira-city-center.php
  5. ^ http://www.sunandsandsports.com/store-locator/stores/Sun%20-%20Sand%20Sports/Deira%20City%20Center/Dubai/United%20Arab%20Emirates/
  6. ^ http://www.shoppinginformer.com/dubai/sale-offers/deira-city-center
  7. ^ http://www.majidalfuttaim.com/en/article/majid-al-futtaim-properties/shopping-malls/deira-city-centre.html
  8. ^ http://www.stay.com/dubai/shopping/12353/deira-city-center-shopping-mall/
  9. ^ http://yp.theemiratesnetwork.com/premises/United_Arab_Emirates/Dubai/Deira_City_Centre_18876.html
  10. ^ http://www.dubai-online.com/malls/deira-city-centre/
  11. ^ http://www.timeoutdubai.com/films/cinemas/1406-vox-cinemas-deira-city-centre
  12. ^ http://www.mydubaimetro.com/en/station/stop/deira-city-centre.html
  13. ^ "Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls - Community Malls". Majid Al Futtaim Group. Archived from the original on 2008-01-09. Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  14. ^ http://www.dubaifaqs.com/deira-city-center.php
  15. ^ http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/retail/dubais-deira-city-centre-set-to-get-dh22-million-facelift
  16. ^ http://yp.theemiratesnetwork.com/premises/United_Arab_Emirates/Dubai/Deira_City_Centre_18876.html
  17. ^ http://www.mydestination.com/dubai/shopping/19156/deira-city-centre
  18. ^ http://www.citycentredeira.com/shopping.aspx
  19. ^ http://yp.theemiratesnetwork.com/premises/United_Arab_Emirates/Dubai/Deira_City_Centre_18876.html
  20. ^ http://www.citycentredeira.com/dining.aspx
  21. ^ http://www.dubaicity.com/magic-planet-deira-city-centre/
  22. ^ http://www.theplaymania.com/gallery/magic-planet-deira-city-center
  23. ^ http://yp.theemiratesnetwork.com/biz/United_Arab_Emirates/Dubai/Bowling_City_Deira_City_Centre_19663.html
  24. ^ http://www.timeoutdubai.com/films/cinemas/1406-vox-cinemas-deira-city-centre
  25. ^ http://www.citycentredeira.com/hotels.aspx
  26. ^ http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-6482-novotel-deira-city-centre/index.shtml
  27. ^ http://www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-2022-pullman-dubai-deira-city-centre/index.shtml
  28. ^ http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-6481-ibis-deira-city-centre/index.shtml