Majid Al Futtaim Group has recently announced that the AED260 million (USD71 million) redevelopment and expansion of City Centre Sharjah, one of the emirate’s largest shopping malls, is now 75 percent complete.

The redevelopment, which is expected to add 13,700 m2 of retail space, is now entering its final phase and will create hundreds of direct and indirect jobs in Sharjah.

Among the new additions is the massive, 12-screen, high-tech VOX Cinemas multiplex along with 25 new fashion and lifestyle stores, more food and beverage outlets and leisure activities.

Car parking is also being expanded, adding 700 parking spaces. Other amenities include banks and a City Centre Clinic, as well as a multidisciplinary health centre.