Nakheel has launched a tender for enabling works at the new 3.6 million ft² Al Khail Avenue mall at Jumeirah Village Triangle in Dubai.
According to the Dubai-based developer, scope of the tender covers infrastructure services relocation, shoring works and excavation, ahead of the mall's construction.
Al Khail Avenue mall is scheduled to open in 2018.
Leasing began in January and the project's construction tender is due to be released by the end of second quarter of this year.
Located at Nakheel's Jumeirah Village Triangle community, Al Khail Avenue mall will have 350 shops, including a supermarket, department stores and speciality outlets, as well as a multi-screen cinema and entertainment zone, and range of cafés, restaurants and al fresco dining on a promenade.
The mall was initially announced during the design stage in August 2014, and would serve as a new destination for visitors and residents across Dubai.
Al Khail Avenue will house a five-level car park to accommodate more than 4,400 vehicles.
The mall has 1.5 million ft² of leasable space and the plot size is around 70,942m². It will have a built-up area of 165,415m² for retail and 185,760m² for parking.
Nakheel has almost seven million ft² of leasable area in the pipeline, with malls underway at Palm Jumeirah, Deira Islands, Jumeirah Village Circle and Triangle, as well as souks at Deira Islands and Warsan Village.
Image: Nakheel's Al Khail Avenue mall has 1.5 million ft² of leasable space. Photo: courtesy of Nakheel PJSC.