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Work begins on Dubai mall

12 Apr 17 The groundbreaking has taken place in Dubai for a US$450m (£362m) retail centre with a retractable roof and more than 600 shops.

Meydan One Mall is a focal point of a larger by the Meydan Group. The mall will feature an 11,200m2 hypermarket and about 620 shops including flagship department and luxury stores. There will be a retractable roof, with the design allowing for natural sunlight to come in as well as offering a natural breeze in the winter months.

The mall will also have what is said to be the largest ‘dancing’ water fountain in the world, measuring 400m in width and 100m in height. Within the mall, there will also be a 25,000m2 multi-purpose sports facility that will include tennis courts, basketball courts, a driving range, and a 1km ski and snowboard slope.

The first phase is targeted for completion in 2020.

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