The Red Sea Mall located in Jeddah is considered to be the largest shopping mall in Saudi Arabia as compared to the other malls. The location of the mall also lies in a good area which comes between the Red Sea Coast and King Abdul-Aziz International Airport on the western side. It is a complete place for food, fashion, entertainment, and fun. This mall covering 242,000 square meter areas has recently undergone an expansion due to its high demand and people’s expectations. If you want to know why it underwent an expansion then read further.
Expansions and upcoming stores
Every day there are some of the other brands that have been launching their shops in this mall only due to the number of visitors visiting it day after day. With thousands of visitors coming in daily, the businesses of these shops and restaurants are also increasing. A recent report online stated that this best Arabia mall has recently undergone a $53.3 million expansion which is also considered to be the largest mall expansion in this country.
With this expansion, they have also promised an addition of some more international brands and entertainment facilities. The reason for mainly expanding this was not only the visitors but also a vast request for more commercial space. Every year the waiting list had been increasing with a huge number of potential tenants by almost 8 percent on an annual basis. Looking at this demand and request, the decision was finally taken for the process of expansion as stated by the officials of the Red Sea Mall.
What will be included in the expansion
As per the reports, it has been said that the expansion will add around 145,000 square meters of the area which will have a 4000 sq.meter open space and a new parking structure of about 1,400 extra parking spaces. So, this expansion will have new outlets featuring international brands as well as a number of other restaurants.
Some of the newly added brands to this mall are Travel, Saga, Fit, Wajamama, Cook Door, Casting, Dior, Century Burger, Carters, and Sparrow. Looking at the brands being introduced here, it is stated that the mall is ready to expect more than 2 lakh visitors daily. In figures, the mall is expected to earn $544 million on an average through its sales and different eateries. So, get ready for the largest shopping mall in Saudi Arabia to have its largest expansion and that has already been opened to the public.
As per the latest figures, it will now have 400 stores in total with an area of 200,000 square meters. This project may have cost another SR 500 million for the expansion but being one of the largest malls in Jeddah will definitely cover up this amount. Plan your visit soon and make it a memorable one.