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The Global RLI Awards Gallery

Future Project

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SUNSHINE 100 WENZHOU CENTER, WENZHOU, CHINA - FUTURE PROJECT - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Sunshine 100 Wenzhou Center, Wenzhou, China


Sunshine 100 Wenzhou Center, in Wenzhou, PRC will consist of three zones, Zone A will incorporate the hotel, serviced apartments and office space, Zone B will house the street retail and Zone C will be home to the residential portion of the project. The development aims to connect the Qidu waterfront and to create a tourist attraction by enhancing waterfront public activities.

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JUMEIRAH CENTRAL, DUBAI, UAE - FUTURE PROJECT

Jumeirah Central, Dubai, UAE


Jumeirah Central district, being master developed by Dubai Holding, is envisioned as a landmark, game-changing project that will provide Dubai its first truly urban, mixed-use, transit orientated city-centre that will create opportunities for generations. Located at the geographical core of Dubai, between Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Mall of the Emirates, it will be a vibrant district, pulsing as the new heart of tomorrow’s Dubai.

MOST ANTICIPATED OPENING

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DOHA FESTIVAL CITY, QATAR - MOST ANTICIPATED OPENING - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Doha Festival City, Qatar

Doha Festival City in Qatar is one of the region’s largest retail and entertainment destinations which is home to a host of unique attractions, such as the first VOX 4D cinema complex (18 screens), four spectacular theme parks, outdoor fitness spaces and more – making it the ideal day-out for the whole family.

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IRAN MALL, TEHRAN, IRAN - MOST ANTICIPATED OPENING

Iran Mall, Tehran, Iran

Iran Mall is a unique multi-purpose development in Tehran comprising of a large retail component with two hotels, an exhibition centre, a 54-storey office tower, a cultural centre & a sport complex. The first-of-its-kind mixed-use project in Iran will apply the best industry standards which will encompass state-of-the-art facilities such as dancing fountains with a span of over 360m, an ice rink, two food courts, two international department stores and a magnificent central Persian garden.

Most Innovative Retail & Leisure Concept

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SPECIAL RECOGNITION

IMAGINE AT DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY - SPECIAL RECOGNITION - MOST INNOVATIVE RETAIL & LEISURE CONCEPT

Imagine at Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE

Dubai Festival City developed and launched at the end of last year the unique global attraction; imagine creating an extraordinary experience for mall customers and tenants. Imagine is Dubai Festval City’s record-breaking new attraction, harnessing the power of light, water, and fire, combined with giant aqua screens, thirty fountains and surround sound to connect with audiences and produce a show like never seen before.

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CITY WALK, DUBAI, UAE - HIGHLY COMMENDED - MOST INNOVATIVE RETAIL & LEISURE CONCEPT

CITY WALK, Dubai, UAE


City Walk comprises living, shopping, entertainment, hospitality and wellness options in one integrated space. City Walk was conceptualised to evolve into a city within the city and offers UAE residents and tourists an ideal place to stay, meet, socialise, shop, dine and spend quality time with their loved ones in a serene and sophisticated ambience.

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LEVEL KIDS, DUBAI, UAE - MOST INNOVATIVE RETAIL & LEISURE CONCEPT

Level Kids, Dubai, UAE


Level Kids is a complete universe for mother and child,
a storytelling sensorial retail journey that is enchanting, playful and whimsical and a destination for children and family. The store includes special services for both kids and parents: a spa, a photo studio, a birthday room and much more, the store also features two internationally renowned restaurants, Aubaine and La Patisserie des Reves.

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL & LEISURE DESTINATION

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MALL OF QATAR, DOHA, QATAR - INTERNATIONAL RETAIL & LEISURE DESTINATION

MALL OF QATAR, DOHA, QATAR

Mall of Qatar captured the imagination of the entire nation when it opened the doors to 500,000sq m of innovative shopping concept with top-notch recreation and leisure options. This capital destination premieres the world’s first resident troupe-offering mall-wide entertainment with 52 weeks of spectacular headline shows on a 360-degree custom developed revolving stage, as well as a multi-level family entertainment complex.

International Shopping Centre

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PARC CENTRAL, GUANGZHOU, CHINA - INTERNATIONAL SHOPPING CENTRE - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Parc Central, Guangzhou, China

Parc Central has introduced a new typology to the burgeoning Pearl River Delta city; a ‘Stadium for retail’ which uniquely blends the low-rise above and below-ground retail development within a multi-level parkland. Positioned along one of the city’s major throughfares and located along the city’s new ‘Green Axis’, Parc Central was positioned to form the focal point of this city-wide initiative and create a new ‘Central Park’ along the Tianhe Road which dissects Guangzhou.

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SHOPPES AT PARISIAN, MACAO, CHINA - INTERNATIONAL SHOPPING CENTRE

Shoppes at Parisian, Macao, China

Shoppes at Parisian is now an integral asset which also interconnects to the other Sands Shoppes Cotai Strip Macao malls via air conditioned walkways and travellators for an easy and comfortable shopping experience. Each mall’s décor reinforces its distinctive positioning and differentiated offerings. The addition of Shoppes at Parisian to its existing retail stores will take the total number of shops to more than 850 all under one roof.

Shopping Centre Renovation

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MEGA TEPLY STAN, MOSCOW, RUSSIA - HIGHLY COMMENDED - SHOPPING CENTRE RENOVATION

MEGA Teply Stan, Moscow, Russia

In April 2016 in very heart of MEGA Teply Stan, one of the oldest shopping centres in IKEA Centres Russia portfolio there launched a brand new retailtainement concept, Tasty Boulevard. It offers a wide range of places for eating, drinking, meeting, socialising and spending quality time with family, friends and colleagues. The mall now houses around 25 concepts, the majority of which have never been in the shopping centres before.

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MALL OF THE EMIRATES, DUBAI, UAE - SHOPPING CENTRE RENOVATION

Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, UAE

Mall of the Emirates ranks among the top 10 most lucrative malls in the world based on gross sales per square foot, and number one in the Middle East. New enhancements for the mall include a new fashion district featuring more than 30 contemporary and lifestyle brands, a new dining destination and a new world-class cinema. A vertical expansion to an existing parking structure will add an additional 1,300 parking spaces, bringing the total parking to 9,000 spaces.

Retail Excellence

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GODIVA - RETAIL EXCELLENCE

Godiva

For 90 years, Godiva has pioneered chocolate craftsmanship and elevated its craft to a form of art. Through the brand’s impressive Belgian heritage, the passion and skill of its chefs and an inherent desire to innovate, Godiva has created the world’s finest, most delicious, and most exquisite Belgian chocolate loved by people all over the world.

UK Retailer

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SUPERGROUP - UK RETAILER

SuperGroup

Superdry was launched in 2003, after an inspirational trip to Toyko, and aims to create ‘future classic’ garments inspired by fusing iconic vintage americana and high-impact Japanese graphic imagery with a British twist. Over the last 12 months SuperGroup has added over 50 points of sale to ts portfolio around the world, taking its total number of stores and concessions to 573 with a physical presence in 45 countries.

International Retailer

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KARACA - INTERNATIONAL RETAILER

KARACA

A story of success than began in Süleymaniye, Karaca began its commercial life in a little glass decoration workshop in Istanbul, Eminönü in 1973. Now, Karaca has in its home market 120 company owned stores 49 franchise stores and more than 1,100 points of sale. Internationally, they operate in 16 countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Russia.

Middle East Retailer

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BARAKA RETAIL GROUP - MIDDLE EAST RETAILER

BARAKA RETAIL GROUP

A retail group established in 1979, in the early 1980’s Baraka Retail Group’s main focus was on the optical business. By the mid-90’s the group had started to expand from the optical business to furniture, apparel, jewellery and even construction. As of 2016 the group owns and operates more than 13 brands across all of Egypt, GCC and East Africa.

Emerging Market Retailer

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BEVERLY HILLS POLO CLUB - EMERGING MARKET RETAILER

BEVERLY HILLS POLO CLUB

Beverly Hills Polo Club represents a unique opportunity for capturing the rapidly expanding upper middle class market share in developing countries. The new and growing middle classes of these emrging markets enjoy expressing their newfound success and upward mobility. While many classic international brands address these needs, they tend to be either too expensive, or project messages that are often intimidating and not in sync with the cultural dynamics of these emerging markets.

Global Leisure Operator

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54º EAST -  GLOBAL LEISURE OPERATOR

54º East

54º East is a diversified company that is passionate about its industries. Based in the dynamic hub of the Middle East, Dubai, UAE; they are a fresh, fast-paced and setting new trends in the cosmopolitan and fast growing market. The business model has a sophisticated corporation that has a distinct difference from its competition. This is represented in both the portfolio and the company’s approach. 54º East is at the forefront of bringing unique experiences to urban and metropolitan settings.

Developer

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MEERAS - DEVELOPER

MERAAS

Meraas is committed to creating a better city for people to live, work and visit. They design for a diverse mix of people to stimulate a creative urban culture where the next generation of ideas, businesses and communities can take root. Their investments ensure a better future for generations to come and spread across different sectors including food, retail, leisure, hospitality, health and education.

Designer

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DESIGN INTERNATIONAL - HIGHLY COMMENDED - DESIGNER

Design International

Originally founded in Toronto, Canada in 1965, Design International is an innovative architectural firm with vast experience on a global scale. The desire of the company is to create and deliver something that is truly iconic and custom-made, whilst respecting its surroundings, is a common goal shared by the firm’s team of architects and designers. The company has offices in London, Milan and Shanghai.

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5+DESIGN - DESIGNER

5+ Design

5+design is an international design studio based in Hollywood with additional offices in Dubai and Shanghai. Our work covers the sectors of retail, mixed-use, residential,
office and hotel design, along with master planning and interior design. Beyond the design of buildings, the company focuses on creating healthy, revitalising and thriving surroundings for the people who live in and visit our projects.

Contractor

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UMDASCH SHOPFITTING - CONTRACTOR

Umdasch Shopfitting

With more than 7,000 employees, the Umdasch Group with its business areas Doka (formwork technology) and Umdasch Shopfitting (shopfitting) is a strong, globally active concern with a solid financial backbone. The company is characterised by clear values and innovative strength based on 150 years of cooperate history and tradition, but above all by people who are among the best in their field.

Interior Excellence

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TRYANO - INTERIOR EXCELLENCE

Tryano, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chalhoub has created this speciality store for TRYANO, a concept created to provide the customer with an entertaining, specialised and remarkable interior. A store narrative of a ‘Garden of the Imagination’ split into themed areas, it is an ever-evolving retail landscape that changes with the seasons, mixing nature, fantasy and technology to create a memorable journey.

Rising Star

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SIMIT SARAYI - RISING STAR

Simit Sarayi

Simit Sarayi grows on a franchising system built to guide the investor in the best way fir for their specific circumstances. The system offers all required services including location, feasibility, concept management, architectural project, brand identity and communications. Simit Sarayi follows consumer habits and expectations with surveys by expert research companies and places great emphasis on R&D. This gives the company great ability to respond to changing market needs and demands.