Sharjah’s Al Zahia signs up Carrefour as anchor store at retail destination

SHARJAH, April 7, 2021
Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination Al Zahia has announced that global retail major Carrefour will be the first anchor store to open at the community’s North Hub, a retail destination bringing key stores to the community residents.

A joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, Zahia is scheduled to be completed by 2023, and will include a total of 3,700 homes. It is located off Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and directly on University City Road.

To date, 55 per cent of the project has been sold, with 800 families already moving in, said the developer.

According Zahia, the Carrefour store is set to open by the third quarter of 2021, as the construction work had aready begun in the fourth quarter of 2020.

A key community retail destination, North Hub will be easily accessible to Al Zahia residents. It will span over 1,000 sq m and host the Carrefour store with other key retailers.

The anchor Carrefour store will cover 522 sq m and will offer great value deals on everyday essentials, fresh food, electronics, textiles and much more, it stated.

With additional outlets to be unveiled soon, Al Zahia continues to demonstrate its commitment to Sharjah’s modern urban planning strategy.

Yousuf Kazim, Managing Director for Majid Al Futtaim – Communities said “Through this partnership we continue to demonstrate the value that Majid Al Futtaim’s wider ecosystem of expertise brings to the community. As Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination, we strive to provide the families with a true premium experience at their fingertips, through an effortless and rewarding lifestyle at Al Zahia.”

Sharjah Holding CEO Walid Al Hashimi said: “The Carrefour store, as part of the wider North Hub destination, demonstrates our commitment to providing as complete a living experience as possible. It is through these value-adds that we can truly create a sense of belonging for our residents.”

“North Hub complements the wider exclusive offerings of Al Zahia, including a Retail Plaza in Uptown Al Zahia with direct connection to the upcoming City Centre Al Zahia. It’s all part of our new vision for Sharjah — to create a place that is built on a mix of traditional values and comfort,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service