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Al Zahia launches exclusive Ramadan campaign for investors and home-owners

Award-winning lifestyle destination offers the market’s broadest range of payment plans

• Prices at Sharjah’s premier community start from AED 550 per square foot
• Investors can avail of a post-handover payment plan with savings of up to 8% and free service charges for 4 years

For Immediate release
Sharjah, May 23 2019

Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, announced that Al Zahia is launching a Ramadan campaign in celebration of its recent milestone. More than 1,200 homes at Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination have been sold to date, which reflects the market’s demand for homes and communities that are exclusive and sustainable.

The Ramadan campaign includes prices that start from AED 550 per square foot and savings of up to 8% on homes that are finished to the highest standards. Buyers can also move in now and benefit from a generous post-handover plan and four years of free service charges. As part of its commitment to providing world-class asset management services to investors and stakeholders, Al Zahia also offers resale and leasing services.

Shadi Al Azzeh, Al Zahia Project Head at Majid Al Futtaim Properties, said, “Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination, Al Zahia continues to grow for the benefit of its residents and Sharjah’s economy, by continuously raising the bar for high quality living in the emirate. In line with our firm commitment to Sharjah and its investors, we customise payment plans based on our in-depth knowledge of market dynamics and the needs of our future home-owners. We are also witnessing a strong demand for investor products prior to the opening of City Centre Al Zahia, which is expected to drastically increase demand for rentals with estimated yields of up to 8%.”

A new epicentre of growth strategically located in the heart of New Sharjah, Al Zahia will be home to more than 12,000 residents in villas, townhouses and apartments with leisure facilities and prime retail offerings, upon completion in 2023. The community’s 2,270 exclusive homes are being released progressively to meet market requirements, and the 750 families who are already in residence enjoy open air markets, meditation and fitness classes and VOX Cinema movie nights in the park. A pedestrian bridge in Al Zahia will provide a direct connection to City Centre Al Zahia – a super-regional mall and the biggest City Centre in the Northern Emirates – which is set to open in 2020.

Walid Al Hashimi, Sharjah Holding’s Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Widely recognised as a centre for culture, heritage and education, Sharjah is also a hub for investment. Sharjah Holding is committed to developing landmark community projects that enhance well-being and economic growth while preserving the emirate’s cultural identity, and Al Zahia is expected to contribute AED 5.5 billion to the local economy. An investment in Al Zahia is an investment in a prosperous future.”
One of MENA’s most diversified economies, Sharjah’s credit ratings underline its status as an ideal destination for investment and business. Centrally located between Europe and East Asia, the emirate provides advanced infrastructure and easy access to international airports and ports in a nation with a stable business environment.

Disclaimer: All facts and figures in this release are accurate at the time of issuance. A source should be provided.

About Al Zahia

Al Zahia – owned by Sharjah Holding and managed by Majid Al Futtaim – Properties is a milestone development that will help diversify the real estate sector of the Emirate of Sharjah. Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination – rooted in the emirate’s values of family, community and culture – Al Zahia is on par with the high-quality, international building standards for which its developer, Majid Al Futtaim – Properties, is known.

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About Sharjah Holding JSC

Sharjah Holding, a strategic partnership between Majid Al Futtaim – Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, is a community-focused real estate developer. Sharjah Holding’s current focus is on the development and management of retail and mixed-use projects in the Emirate of Sharjah. These include Matajer, a neighbourhood shopping centre concept, and Al Zahia, Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination.

Note to the Editor: The legal name of this company is “Majid Al Futtaim” and should not be shortened or replaced by an acronym to avoid confusion with another business entity.

Disclaimer: All facts and figures in this release are accurate at the time of issuance.

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 15 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 25 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 four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in 37 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and operates a portfolio of more than 270 outlets in 15 countries.

Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 400 VOX Cinemas screens and 36 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region. In addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion and Home retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel and Maisons du Monde. 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. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store and American Girl in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.

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