Burjuman mall’s new transformation refining the retail scene in Dubai
Buzzingtales has been witness to Burjuman Mall’s amazing transformation. Along with the new expansion, one of the first malls in Dubai has undergone a sea of change. It is already located in the city centre and is one of the most accessible mall’s given the proximity to the metro station. A whole new definition of retail shopping, entertainment and event have emerged along with the new age Burjuman.
Launched in 1992 by the Al Ghurair Group, BurJuman was one of Dubai’s first major shopping malls, setting a new standard for the city’s retail scene. Centrally located in Bur Dubai at the heart of the city’s business and heritage districts, BurJuman offers direct links via both Dubai Metro Lines at interchange BurJuman Station and has easy access to major highways such as Sheikh Zayed Road, ensuring quick and easy connectivity to the rest of the city and beyond. BurJuman thus has a well-established status as a true destination mall hosting a great variety of Dubai’s leading retailers supported by a state of art cinema and a Family Entertainment Centre, along with a great range of dining options.
Following a major redevelopment programme, 390,000 sq.ft. of new retail space was relaunched to enthusiastic customers on 3rd of September 2016. BurJuman thus strengthened its attractive existing portfolio by adding almost 200 new stores, anchored by H&M, Forever 21 and including such popular brands as Splash, LC Waikiki, Zara, Next, Mothercare, New Look, Aldo, Nine West, Inglot, Charles & Keith, Adidas Original, Sharaf DG, The Toy Store along with many more.
An expansive food court hosts over two dozen outlets including KFC, McDonalds, Burger King, Bombay Chowpatty, Papa John’s, Subway, Tapa King, while a new restaurant precinct offers casual dining options such as Nando’s, Yo Sushi, California Pizza Kitchen, Yellow Chilli, GRK, Filli Café and Tim Hortons.
The BurJuman redevelopment also features a new Carrefour Hypermarket, as well as offering an impressive range of entertainment facilities including a 14-screen Vox Cinemas multiplex showing the latest blockbusters and Magic Planet, in the latest version of what is undoubtedly one of the region’s favorite family attractions.
A well-known landmark in the Bur Dubai commercial district, the 30-storey BurJuman Business Tower is the location of choice for the Dubai’s blue-chip companies. Offering unmatched panoramic views over the city’s iconic skyline, the Business Tower features over 400,000 square feet of premium office space, with flexible leasing options and unmatched proximity to cities, key business communities.
Designed by renowned New York architects Kohn Pedersen Fox, the elegant BurJuman Residence is one of Dubai’s most coveted addresses. Featuring unfurnished 80 duplex apartments, 10 townhouses and 5 opulent penthouses, the beautifully-appointed living spaces are finished to the highest standards. Residents can also enjoy a range of high-end amenities, including state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a community hall and underground parking.
Directly connected to both the BurJuman Business Tower and shopping mall, the BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana is the perfect one-stop destination for discerning business and leisure travellers alike. The hotel features 148 suites, ranging from the 1-bedroom Classic to the deluxe 4-bedroom duplex Penthouse. With every last detail designed towards comfort and enjoyment, guests can also take advantage of a range of in-house facilities, including the family-friendly outdoor pool, health-club, fully-equipped meeting rooms and a multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant.