Mall of Qatar pushes completion date back to Q3 2016

Shoppers will have to wait a little bit longer than expected before setting foot inside one of the largest malls under construction in Qatar.

With roughly 75 percent of its building work complete, the Mall of Qatar now said it will open by September 2016. That’s several months later than the “early 2016” timeframe that had been previously discussed for the shopping center. It was originally scheduled to open this month.

Located west of Education City on the Dukhan Highway, the Mall of Qatar is projected to cost US$1.2 billion (QR4.37 billion), according to its proponents. Officials previously said the facility would have a price tag of $824 million (QR3 billion).

The Mall of Qatar is one of several large-scale shopping centers scheduled to open in the coming years.

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Source News: Doha News