The Avenues (Kuwait)
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The Avenues Mall is the largest shopping mall in Kuwait. The mall is located in the Rai area extending from Fifth Ring Road from the south and Al Ghazali Highway from the east. It opened in April 2007, under the patronage of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah. It was the winner of the ICSC Gold Award for “Best Shopping Center 2013” under the Expansion and Design Category in the Middle East & North Africa. It features more than 800 stores and parking space that fits more than 1,000 cars. Its exteriors are surrounded by fountains.
|Headquarters||Rai, Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait City|
Currently, the 4th phase of the mall is being constructed and is expected to be inaugurated by 1st quarter of 2018. The 4th phase includes expansions to existing districts as well as new districts, namely, The Arcades, The Grand Plaza, The Forum, The Gardens, Electra and The Cinema, as well as a five-star hotel and another four-star hotel, which will cover an area of 117,000 sq.m. There will be an increase in the number of stores from 800 to 1200.
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