“We are very proud to embark upon this new milestone for the redevelopment of Meena Zayed. Following the successful demolition of Meena Plaza, scheduled to take place on Friday November 27, we look forward to advancing our plans in revitalizing the historic area. With our masterplan underway, we remain committed to contributing to the vision of our leadership to enhance Abu Dhabi’s position as one of the world’s most appealing destinations, leading to growth and economic progress of the Emirate,” said His Excellency Hamad Al-Mutawa, Executive Director of Operations Affairs at the DMT.
Spanning over three million square meters, the expansive project is set to foster trade and investment operations in the capital, as well as support the urban development of Abu Dhabi while safeguarding the nation’s authentic identity and heritage.Ahmed Al Shaikh Al Zaabi, Director of Delivery at Modon
also commented: “The main objective of this redevelopment is to consolidate all the significant markets and souks into one destination within the retail hub of Abu Dhabi. The strategic enhancements will focus on remaining true to the culture of the historic area in hopes to build community pride and maintain Mina Zayed’s decades-long legacy of importance in the capital.”
“We are confident that the revitalization of Mina Zayed will further bolster the social and economic progress of the Emirate, ensuring it is instrumental in strengthening the trade and touristic appeal of the area for generations to come.”
"I would like to take this opportunity to reassure retail and business owners in all the markets that fall within the redevelopment areas of the project that their shops will not be closed. Businesses will remain operational throughout the redevelopment process. Once completed, they will be transferred to the new locations.”