Dubai, July 22, 2012: Over the last few years, an upswing in furniture market in the UAE has been noticed. A recent report from Proleads, a leading UAE-based research firm, shows that the total value of interior design contracting projects from 2009 to 2010 in the GCC reached over Dhs 22 billion, with the UAE accounting for two-thirds of the total value of all projects.*
Keeping pace with the emerging market trends, Danube a leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, announced the opening of its new Buildmart showroom in Al Ain Mall on July 19th, 2012 to consolidate its market presence in the UAE.
The Buildmart showroom was inaugurated by H.E. Mohammad Saif Al Khyeli, Director, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Al Ain Branch). The event also marked the esteemed presence of Mr.Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group and other senior officials from the organization.
“We would like to extend our congratulations to the Danube Group on the opening of their latest showroom in Al Ain,” said H.E. Mohammad Saif Al Khyeli. “Danube’s presence has been affirmed strongly not only in the country but also the region. The company’s consistent quest to serve customers better has been a strategic force in driving growth and development in the region and we wish them success in their new venture”, he continued.
Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the new showroom in Al Ain Mall is spread across 15,000 square feet. The retail unit showcases the latest collection of items from a host of reputed international and regional vendors under a single roof including kitchen setup options, 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, and pillow covers, among others.
“Danube has seen its domestic and international market share grow steadily over the years. The new showroom at Al Ain Mall is a testament to the continued opportunities that lie ahead in Al Ain. With the new retail facility, we are looking towards attracting more business as we get closer to our journey of developing the Buildmart showroom into a completely new shopping experience for our customers”, said Mr.Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman of Danube Group.
The showroom looks to tap into home owners by addressing their home decor requirements. The retail unit also has a ‘Design Centre', where customers can take floor plans of their houses and benefit from expert advice from in-store consultants.
The Buildmart showrooms are present in major shopping malls across the region and in India. In UAE, Buildmart has showrooms in Dubai Festival City, Ibn Battuta Mall, Bawadi Mall (Al Ain), Dalma Mall (Abu Dhabi) and stand-alone outlets in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Abu Dhabi. Within GCC, Buildmart has two showrooms in Bahrain (Salamabad and Bahrain Mall) and one in Saudi Arabia (Jeddah). **