The Galleria

The Galleria on Al Maryah Island is conceived to be the ultimate fashion, luxury retail and dining destination in the Middle East. Located on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, The Galleria combines the latest trends in fashion and dining in a modern, vibrant and striking waterfront environment.

Two floors of boutiques and entertainment present visitors with endless choices. The Galleria features the highest concentration of luxury retailers in one location in the region. It is home to 130 outlets, anchored by some of the most iconic names in fashion including Louis Vuitton, Dior, Cartier, Prada, Gucci, Van Cleef & Arpels, Mulberry and Bvlgari.

Complementing the fashion offering are two contemporary café terraces and multiple waterfront dining options overlooking the Abu Dhabi skyline. From fast casual eateries, to fine dining restaurants headed by signature chefs, The Galleria offers a diverse culinary experience through its 25 venues including Zuma, Bentley Bistro & Bar, Almaz by Momo and Emporio Armani Caffè

Opened in August 2013, The Galleria has been designed to be as functional as it is impactful. To strike the perfect balance, visual appeal as well as environmental viability has been considered. World-renowned architecture and design firms including Elkus Manfredi of USA and Benoy of UK collaborated on the project, with the sculptural atrium roof designed by RFR Group Paris.

Since opening, The Galleria has received a number of international awards including best International Retail and Leisure Destination at the Global Retail Leisure International Awards and the accolade for Design & Development and Public Relations Excellence at the 2014 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards . The winning streak continued in 2013, as the property received the Divine Detail: Award of Merit on behalf of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Middle East as well as the GCC Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year Award from Middle East Architect, within just one year of the venue being open.

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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2013 Middle East Architect Awards GCC Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • AIA Middle East Design Award
  • 2014 International Council for Shopping Centres (ICSC) and Middle East Council for Shopping Centres (MECSC) Awards Gala - Gold Award for Project Design and Development Excellence - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • 2014 RLI International Retail & Leisure Destination of the Year - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • 2015 MENA Interior & Design Awards - Interior Design of the Year, Retail Category - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

The Galleria

ADDRESS


Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi 

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PROPERTY CONTACT

Mr. Kevin Ryan

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The Galleria on Al Maryah Island is conceived to be the ultimate fashion, luxury retail and dining destination in the Middle East. Located on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, The Galleria combines the latest trends in fashion and dining in a modern, vibrant and striking waterfront environment.

Two floors of boutiques and entertainment present visitors with endless choices. The Galleria features the highest concentration of luxury retailers in one location in the region. It is home to 130 outlets, anchored by some of the most iconic names in fashion including Louis Vuitton, Dior, Cartier, Prada, Gucci, Van Cleef & Arpels, Mulberry and Bvlgari.

Complementing the fashion offering are two contemporary café terraces and multiple waterfront dining options overlooking the Abu Dhabi skyline. From fast casual eateries, to fine dining restaurants headed by signature chefs, The Galleria offers a diverse culinary experience through its 25 venues including Zuma, Bentley Bistro & Bar, Almaz by Momo and Emporio Armani Caffè

Opened in August 2013, The Galleria has been designed to be as functional as it is impactful. To strike the perfect balance, visual appeal as well as environmental viability has been considered. World-renowned architecture and design firms including Elkus Manfredi of USA and Benoy of UK collaborated on the project, with the sculptural atrium roof designed by RFR Group Paris.

Since opening, The Galleria has received a number of international awards including best International Retail and Leisure Destination at the Global Retail Leisure International Awards and the accolade for Design & Development and Public Relations Excellence at the 2014 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards . The winning streak continued in 2013, as the property received the Divine Detail: Award of Merit on behalf of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Middle East as well as the GCC Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year Award from Middle East Architect, within just one year of the venue being open.


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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2013 Middle East Architect Awards GCC Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • AIA Middle East Design Award
  • 2014 International Council for Shopping Centres (ICSC) and Middle East Council for Shopping Centres (MECSC) Awards Gala - Gold Award for Project Design and Development Excellence - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • 2014 RLI International Retail & Leisure Destination of the Year - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
  • 2015 MENA Interior & Design Awards - Interior Design of the Year, Retail Category - The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

PROPERTY TYPE

Retail

NUMBER OF FLOORS

2

COMPLETION DATE

August '13

ARCHITECT

Elkus Manfredi, Design Architect

AMENITIES

Valet car parking & customer service

DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

A joint venture between Gulf Related and Mubadala Real-estate and Infrastructure (MREI)

PROPERTY SIZE

360,000 sf

NUMBER OF UNITS

130

MARKET STATUS

Over 90% leased

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Elkus Manfredi, Design Architect

SUSTAINABILITY STATUS

Overall project is LEED Gold

RETAIL

Range of luxury to mid-market international retail, entertainment and restaurant offerings