AED 15 million retail store marks Danube’s second mall outlet
H. E. Khalifa Abdullah Al Dhaheri, Manager, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) – Al Ain Branch, inaugurated (February 15, 2010) the AED 15 million ‘Danube BUILDMART’ in Bawadi Mall, Al Ain, thereby marking Danube Building Materials’ second retail showroom to be based within a mall. This latest venture will cater to individual homeowners and designers, and is part of the construction, building materials and shop fitting leader’s AED 100 million expansion plans for its retail complex chain. ADCCI – Al Ain Branch department heads including Ahmed Ali Al Mutawaa (Public Relation Unit) and Dhaher Abdul Muhsen Al Yafei (Accounts & Purchasing) were also present along with other senior government officials.
Spanning an area of 15,000 sq. feet, ‘Danube BUILDMART’ in Bawadi Mall offers products from a host of reputed international and regional vendors under a single roof, including chandeliers, wall paper collections, curtains, carpets, luxury sanitary ware, Venetian blinds, wooden flooring, garden accessories, home décor and soft furnishings such as quilts, mattresses, towels pillow covers, among others. The store also has a ‘Design Centre’, where customers can take floor plans of their houses and benefit from expert advice from consultants on which products suit their needs, as well as from consultation and after sales services dispensed by Danube’s interior design experts.
Speaking at the ceremony, H. E. Khalifa Abdullah Al Dhaheri said, “The opening of ‘Danube BUILDMART’ in Bawadi Mall will create an important dynamic in the home interiors trade in Al Ain by providing a wide expanse of product choices right within the city. We at the Chamber are very excited with this inauguration, and I would like to extend my sincerest congratulations to Danube Building Materials on this momentous occasion.”
All products in the retail complex are installed in an actual home set-up, thereby allowing customers to enjoy a more personalised shopping experience with excellent service and design assistance. In addition, ‘Danube BUILDMART’ offers a personalised retail store experience with excellent service, design assistance, and inspiration to help people redecorate their homes. At present, there are seven retail outlets under the ‘BUILDMART’ banner, which are located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE; and in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.