Ezdan Mall is witnessing a major boom in the retail sector in Qatar
Mr. Malik Awan, General Manager of Ezdan Mall, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, delivered a lecture on the sidelines of Cityscape Qatar 2017, in the presence of a number of leading real estate developers, retail experts and visitors. The seminar tackled the performance of Ezdan Mall in light of the boom witnessed in the Qatari retail sector, in addition to the positive prospects of the mall sector throughout the next two years.
The seminar focused on three main axes, including retail sector in Qatar, the level of service excellence at Ezdan Mall, in addition to the most prominent "Green Dream" initiative, which was launched by Ezdan Mall since its inception in April 2013, the first of its kind in Qatar.
The seminar discussed the expansion in the leasable space in the three malls owned by Ezdan, as well as the growth prospects of Ezdan Mall following the progress of the retail sector in the country, driven by the ongoing developments in Qatar within the framework of organizing the World Cup 2022, which led to the increase in sales and the number of stores of international brands entering the Qatari market. During the speech, Awan talked about monitoring consumers changing attitudes in their quests and preferences for what is newer and stylish in the malls.
Commenting on Ezdan Mall, Awan said:” Ezdan Mall is witnessing an unprecedented leap in terms of commercial and service performance, in addition to its outstanding contributions and support to the social responsibility, environmental sustainability and afforestation. The mall enjoys an experienced team of staff who are professionals in dealing with visitors and maintain safety and security all the time in addition to providing the best services to all visitor. "
Ezdan Mall GM added:” Ezdan Mall is the first commercial center in Qatar to offer the “Green Dream” initiative and is proud of its ongoing endeavors to plant 22 million trees by 2022. We are working as hard as possible to hold many educational events and activities on afforestation, planting and horticulture. We were able to host more than 2,200 students from different Qatar schools, in addition to more than 6,000 students for the afforestation educational activities organized by Ezdan Mall, not to mention our great success in establishing a green wall inside the mall, comprising of 2,650 different plants. “
Ezdan Mall Al Gharafa is the first experience of the Ezdan Holding Group in the commercial centers sector. Inaugurated in April 2013, the mall has been very successful with an annual average of more than 5 million visitors. It is home of continuous interactive events targeting families. After this success, the Group established Ezdan Mall Al Wakra and Ezdan Mall Al-Wakir, through which it seeks to spread the culture of performance excellence and transfer it to the municipality of Al-Wakra and surrounding areas, which are in urgent need of an economic and commercial revitalization. At the end of last year, the Group was able to open the first phase of Ezdan Mall Al-Wakir and Carrefour store in Ezdan Mall Al-Wakra. As for now, the Group is gearing up to lunch the rest of the stages, during this year, to serve Ezdan villages residents and the public in general.
It is worth mentioning that in 2016 Ezdan Mall won three awards at the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Center and Retailer Awards ceremony organized by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).