Launching this Monday... saw the location today all lit up with huge pictures on the bopundary wall and stuff. However, here are the details courtesy http://www.ghd.com.pk/main.html
Abu Dhabi based Injaz Mena Investment Company PSC joined with UK-based Global Haly Investment Limited to develop a landmark US$750-plus million shopping mall and office complex in Defence, Phase VIII, Karachi
. The joint venture project is proudly announced under the key sponsorship and Patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nayhan. Global Haly Development (Pvt) Ltd. the Pakistan based company tasked with undertaking the full development signed and announced the newly appointed Chairman & CEO Mr. Mubarak bin Fahad, in addition to the team of national and international consultants assigned to undertake the establishment of the distinguished development “Creek Side” the exclusive shopping and office complex.
The complex is situated next to the Creek Golf Club along the Arabian Sea coastline, benefiting from unrestricted creek views. The planned complex, approved by Defense Housing Authorities, will provide high quality shopping as well as premium office space on 5.3 acres of land. It will provide an area of about 1.7 million sq ft of which over 700,000 sq ft will be saleable space. The complex consists of three basement levels for parking, a ground floor, a first floor and five upper floors
, offering well over 400,000 sq ft of dedicated retail space while the remaining will be dedicated to exclusive space for offices. The development will house all the facilities and infrastructure required to offer a luxurious lifestyle shopping experience. Creek Side will set the benchmark, and be an excellent example of a true mixed-use centre project combining retail, restaurants, cafés, and world class food terraces coupled with an exclusive office complex.
Roya International is the lead consultant
providing consulting services for sub-consultants throughout the design and construction phases. Saunders Global the lead architects
for the project undertook the structural and building services engineering design for the entire project in liaison with local engineers Engineering Associates. With the approval of the Defense Housing Authorities awarded to Global Haly Development on the 19th of March, 2008, the project is due for completion in 2011
. Creek Side project is developed around the concept of delivering a luxury retail experience coupled with executive offices which has required significant liaison with a number of consultants and local bodies to turn the design into reality.