The Douala Grand Mall is now up and running!!
The Douala Grand Mall is a commercial center with 18 000 Sqm of lettable area. It embodies a multiplex of 5 cinemas of 1000 seats, a Carrefour Supermarket, 160 shops and stores, 22 restaurants, a spa, 640 parking places, on the first phase, which cost 80 billion frs.
The second phase, will consist of a five-star hotel and office spaces. It will cost 30 billion frs.
This project dubbed “The Douala Grand Mall and Business Park” is a grade-A mixed use infrastructure, developed by Actis in the local subsidiary “Douala Retail and Convention Centre”, DRCC.
The Douala Grand Mall occupies one of the most strategic sites in the Economic Capital of Cameroon, it is located at the immediate vicinity of the Douala International Airport. With a catchment area of more than 4 million inhabitants and a full accessibility for all socio-economic groups. 300,000 visitors per month are expected at the Mall.
It is expected that over 4,500 jobs will be created by the Douala Grand Mall.
With an extensive offer in fashion and beauty, lifestyle, services (telecom, banking, insurance, pharmacy, car wash, optical eyewear, etc.), entertainment and dining, the Douala Grand Mall is expected to be the first destination shopping center in Cameroon, and the largest shopping Mall in Central Africa.
Yesterday, November 17th, was the Opening Day for the Douala Grand Mall with its Main Anchor, Carrefour Market! The remaining stores and restaurants will gradually open, over time. These include; the Genesis cinema multiplex(with a total of 1000 seats), banking, insurance and telecommunications companies, opticians, restaurants, a children’s playground, car wash, etc.
Cameroonian Engineer; Mr Mathurin Kamdem is the brain behind the Douala Grand Mall. He conceptualized the idea, solicited investors, and now the rest is history!!
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