Muscat, Oman, 26 April 2021: Douglas OHI is thrilled to announce that it has recently been awarded the warm shell and complete fit-out of the new 15 screen (5840 m2) VOX Cinemas at Mall of Oman, Muscat.
Douglas OHI was awarded the contract following a competitive tender process and selected based upon its extensive experience, expertise and track record of delivering timely large-scale projects.
Aaron Hennessy, General Manager, Douglas OHI said: “We are delighted to have been selected by Majid Al Futtaim to complete the fit-out works at VOX Cinemas Mall of Oman, which will allow us to demonstrate that we have the capabilities, capacity, and highly skilled employees to provide interior fit-out solutions that exceed expectations. Our clients trust us with complex and challenging projects, as they know the exceptional quality we provide, our focus on health and safety, along with our ability to continuously deliver on time.”
Danny Van Biljon, Divisional Manager, Douglas OHI said: “We are proud to continue our association with VOX Cinemas to develop state-of-the-art cinema and entertainment complexes in Oman. Being awarded this project is a testament to our market-leading project delivery capabilities and we look forward to delivering this prestigious project safely, on time and to the highest standard.”
This will be the fourth VOX Cinemas project to be delivered by Douglas OHI, following the successful fit-out at VOX Cinemas City Centre Suhar (nine screens), City Centre Muscat (10 screens) and City Centre Qurum (seven screens).
Douglas OHI was named Highly Commended Contractor of the Year at the Construction Week Oman Awards 2021.
About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 17 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 28 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and five community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in over 30 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, operating a portfolio of more than 350 outlets and an online store.
Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 500 VOX Cinemas screens as well as a portfolio of world-class leisure and entertainment experiences across the region including Ski Dubai, Ski Egypt, Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFLY Dubai. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion, Home and Specialty retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel, Maisons du Monde, LEGO and THAT, a Majid Al Futtaim fashion concept store and app. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management.
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