Murouj Wins Silver Award in the 2016 ICSC Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards

Region’s premier retail properties honored during ICSC RECon Middle East & North Africa

DUBAI,November 1st, 2016 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2016 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards, recognizing the region’s most innovative shopping centers for outstanding achievement in retail, retail store design, design and development, and marketing. ICSC has named Muroujas a Silver Award winner in the Design and Development Excellencecategory.

Murouj is a lifestyle project located on the 6th ring road, within the Sahara Golf Resort. As one of the most popular outdoor developments in Kuwait, we offer the finest food & beverage outlets as well as leisure and entertainment facilities to provide an experience that is distinct from anything else in Kuwait. With its remarkable outdoor layout and its appealing architecture, Murouj is proud to have over 20 concepts, including local Kuwaiti brands, world renowned franchises, a state of the art gym, and an indoor trampoline/skate park.

 “Al-Jazeera Real Estate Development are honored and humbled to have won this award. The team has put in a lot of effort to make this possible and we are confident that this will be the first step towards even more achievements for Murouj”

 To learn more about the finalists and winners, visit the ICSC Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards website.

The 2016 ICSC Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards competition was open to shopping center owners, developers, management companies, architects and designers, and retailers. ICSC announced the winners at an awards ceremony during ICSC RECon Middle East and North Africa in Dubai.

All 2016 Gold award recipients receive automatic entry into the 2017 ICSC VIVA Awards, the international program that honors the retail real estate industry’s most cutting-edge properties, innovative solutions, and creative responses to market trends. ICSC will announce the victors of the VIVA Awards during RECon 2017 in Las Vegas.


About ICSC

Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, investors, retailers, brokers, academics, and public officials. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development and opportunity. The industry is a significant job creator, driver of GDP, and critical revenue source for the communities it serves through the generation of sales taxes and the payment of property taxes. These taxes fund important municipal services like firefighters, police officers, school services, and infrastructure like roadways and parks. Shopping centers aren’t only fiscal engines however; they are integral to the social fabric of their communities by providing a central place to congregate with friends and family, discuss community matters, and participate in and encourage philanthropic endeavors. For more information about ICSC visit and for the latest news from ICSC and the industry go to

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