The $350 million Beirut City Centre, developed by Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim, has opened its doors to the public. The new mall includes over 200 stores which extend over 60,000 square meters of retail space, as per newswires. These stores include several brands opening for the first time in Lebanon, as per the same sources.
The new development also encompasses the country's first Carrefour hypermarket, the first multi-screen VOX Cinemas, and the first Magic Planet family entertainment center. Beirut City Centre will also bring the largest H&M store to the Lebanese market among others. The mall will include over 40 international restaurants and cafés, including a food court with 16 diners and an open-air rooftop terrace with 12 destination restaurants.
MAF Properties said in January that it is also planning to expand into Georgia, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Azerbaijan in the near future, starting with Georgia as early as this year.
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