Abdali Mall Company (AMC) announced the signing of “Prime Cinemas” as an anchor tenant in Abdali Mall, leasing 4,528 sqm to include 11 cinema screens. This is Prime Cinema’s first time presence in the Abdali area, the new downtown of Jordan’s capital city.
AMC’s Board Member, Renimah Ali Al Mattar, said, “We are proud to announce Prime Cinemas as our cinema operator within Abdali Mall’s 8,807 sqm entertainment area. Abdali Mall is currently at 65% construction completion and has already achieved a total leased percentage of 47%. We believe that this development will mark a new era in retail and entertainment standards for the local market and will be a substantial contributor to Jordan’s growing economy.”
Commenting on the recent agreement, Chief Executive Officer of World Media Holding, under which Prime Cinemas operate, Mr. Hammad Atassi, said: “We have been following this project since the early stages of its design and conception because of our belief that Abdali Mall will be the most unique and upscale commercial development in the heart of the city of Amman. The development includes state of the art design and finishing, and is a great site for the newest and most prestigious location for Prime Cinemas in Amman. Prime Cinemas Jordan will enjoy its number one market position as the premier and largest cinema chain in Jordan, with the opening of their flagship location in Abdali Mall.”
Apart from the eleven-screen cinema, Abdali Mall’s tenant mix accommodates a large number of retail shops, an entertainment center, a selection of cafes and restaurants, a food court, a casual dining plaza, and a supermarket. World Media Holding will join a selection of regional and local tenants such as the Azadea Group, Cozmo Supermarket, JCT&I, AlShaya Group, Chalhoub Group and Levant Retail Group.
Developed by United Real Estate Company (URC), Abdali Mall is an iconic shopping mall, which incorporates unique open-air features and advanced techniques of building sustainability, technology and architecture. The development will include a variety of sustainable features such as reducing water and energy usage as well as encompassing an aesthetic and innovative design. With a total built up area of over 227,000 sqm, Abdali Mall extends over five floors above ground, offering 71,000 sqm of gross leasable space in addition to five basement floors designed as smart and conveniently accessible parking, which will accommodate 2,400 cars. The mall is expected to be operational in August 2015.
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