WATERFRONT CITY BUSINESS PARK CEMENTS SUSTAINABILITY CREDENTIALS WITH LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION AWARD

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Majid Al Futtaim Communities’ commitment to sustainable living and lifestyles has been recognised with Waterfront City Business Park in Beirut, Lebanon, having been awarded the prestigious LEED Certification, the most widely used green building rating system in the world, at Gold level. 

Waterfront City is amongst Beirut’s most outstanding mixed-use communities, being a vibrant and cosmopolitan destination overlooking the waters of the Mediterranean designed to deliver an exceptional quality of life and great experiences for everyone who lives, works and plays there. Strategically located on the Dbayeh seaside just off the highway, Waterfront City Business Park is the region’s first and only grade A office facility. Covering 72,000 sqm with 60 per cent of the masterplan dedicated to green open spaces, the pedestrian-only zone features twelve purpose-built office buildings with unobstructed views of the central Boulevard that runs through the area. The Business Park features multiple open plazas, lush landscaping, an amphitheatre where people can gather to socialise and enjoy community events, numerous food and beverage outlets, and retail facilities. 

LEED certification acts as a globally recognised symbol of achievement and leadership when it comes to sustainability, providing a comprehensive framework for buildings that save money, improve efficiency, lower carbon emissions and create healthier places for people. LEED-certified buildings are widely viewed as critical to help address climate change and enhance the resilience of local communities.  

The award of LEED Gold Certification for the Waterfront City Business Park is the latest of many sustainability awards and accreditations achieved by Majid Al Futtaim Communities’, part of Majid Al Futtaim Properties, world-class destinations across the Middle East.  

About Tilal Al Ghaf  

Tilal Al Ghaf is Majid Al Futtaim’s flagship mixed-use community in Dubai, providing a contemporary and luxurious resort-like living experience. Nestled in the heart of new Dubai, with a stunning lagoon and white sandy beaches at its heart, Tilal Al Ghaf balances luxury resort-style living with a fresh urban feeling. With its exceptional amenities, unique architectural design and unparalleled attention to detail, every home in Tilal Al Ghaf is created with the customer in mind. 

Staying true to Majid Al Futtaim’s commitment to sustainable design and living, the community features walkable neighbourhoods connected by a meticulously crafted network of pathways, cycling tracks and jogging trails. A world of culinary experiences, signature Majid Al Futtaim retail selection and a world-renowned school is never more than a short stroll away. 

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 29 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, Mall of Oman, 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 375 outlets including City+, the region’s first checkout-free store, 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 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.