Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society buys Zahker Makani Mall to expand reach into the Al Ain market
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society has boosted its investments in the development of shopping centres with the recent purchase of Zakher Mall in Al Ain in March 2022.
The mall will rebrand as Zakher Makani Mall; Makani meaning ‘my place’ is owned and managed by ADCCOPS and is synonymous with creating spaces that provide neighborhoods with a friendly place to meet, eat, and play.
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society leadership has approved an investment to renovate the Zakher Makani Mall over the next two years. The investment plan will support the strategy to create unique spaces to attract and build loyalty with existing and new tenants and shoppers alike.
Zakher Makani Mall is spanning over 19,730 square meters of gross leasable area and offers customers over 860 dedicated free car parking spaces, and it is home to 92 stores, featuring international and local brands of fashion, shoes, accessories, perfumes, and other essentials for all family members, and also includes SPAR Hypermarket which extends over an area of 5,000 square meters and opens 24 hours a day. Zakher Makani Mall offers a diverse range of dining options, whether it’s a lunch meeting, friends gathering, or just a coffee break, through the highly-rated restaurants and cafés in the mall and the food court, and features many fun activities such as cinema and kids’ entertainment areas that makes Zakher Makani Mall a perfect family-friendly lifestyle and entertainment destination.
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society has acquired Zakher Makani Mall after its successful management of the mall since 2017. The acquisition comes as a new successful milestone of Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society’s continuous efforts as a leading retail company, shopping mall, and leisure pioneer. Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society plans property improvements to the mall including the freshening areas most in need facilities and shops. This plan will create a comprehensive vision plan to enhance the feel of the mall over time that will drive sales and footfall, and provide the customers with an exceptional shopping experience.
H.E. Saeed Eid Al Ghafli, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society said “Our long and successful experience in retail and shopping centers management at The Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society gives us the advantage of acknowledging customers’ demands and meeting their ever-changing expectations.
Certainly, the acquisition and development of Zakher Makani Mall will be a new success story to be added to the achievements of Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society, which we are pleased to share with our tenants and customers, who we always aspire to make their shopping experience an exceptional journey”.