Mubadala and Gulf Related, the developers of The Galleria at Sowwah Square, have announced the collection of luxury brands that will set up shop in Abu Dhabi’s new CBD.
Scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2013, The Galleria at Sowwah Square will feature a collection of luxury fashion and jewellery brands including Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Gucci, Prada and Alexander McQueen.
Retail operators Chalhoub Group, Al Tayer Insignia and Richemont Group, owners of several prestigious luxury retail and food and beverage brands, have executed the leases with The Galleria at Sowwah Square.
The 33,000m2 retail, food and beverage development is spread across two levels and features a sculptural glass and steel atrium roof with spectacular views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline.
Ali Eid Al Mheiri, executive director of Mubadala Real Estate & Hospitality (MREH) said: “Nothing adds life and vibrancy to a neighbourhood like a world-class shopping and dining precinct, and this high level of delivery will complement the entire Sowwah Square development.”
Other brands that will appear in The Galleria include Aspinal of London, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Brioni, Boucheron, Bulgari, Chaumet, Christian Louboutin, Dolce & Gabbana, Fred Perry, IWC, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Panerai, Roger Dubuis and Van Cleef & Arpels.