Al Madina Group Inaugurates New Headquarters at Dubai Industrial City
12 March, 2019
Dubai Industrial City, one of the largest industrial hubs in the region and a member of TECOM Group, hosted a reception to mark the opening of the new corporate headquarters of the UAE-based Al Madina Group. The new 400,000 square feet complex, which also houses Al Madina Distribution Centre that services the whole of the UAE, and its industrial manufacturer of bakery and ready-to-eat products Oasis Cuisines, commenced operations following the ceremony.
The inauguration was attended by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Commercial Officer of TECOM Group, Saud Abu Al-Shawareb, Managing Director of Dubai Industrial City, Abdulla Poyil, Managing Director of Al Madina Group, along with senior officials from the two entities in addition to members of the business and press communities.
The 400,000 square-foot complex with an investment of over AED200 million was purpose built on a 700,000 square-foot plot of land in Dubai Industrial City, and is strategically situated close to Maktoum Airport, Jebel Ali Port, the Expo 2020 Dubai site, and key highways linking the seven Emirates as part of Al Madina Group’s extensive expansion into the regional and international market.
Within the same complex, Al Madina Distribution Centre will supply all the Group’s FMCG products to over 100 branches of Al Madina Hypermarket in the UAE. Oasis Cuisines–one of the largest industrial bakeries in the UAE–will distribute its fresh goods all over the UAE from its new location. The industrial bakery, which is engaged in the manufacturing of bakery, confectionery, sandwiches, hot meals and more than 250 ready to eat products, is best known for its brands BreadKing, Royal Breads and Fresh from Dubai.
Al Madina Group, operating in the UAE since 1971, will be running its diverse portfolio of businesses, which include Al Madina Hypermarket, Oasis Cuisines, Clikon Electronics & Home Appliances, Techorbit, ALHIND Jewellers, Al Madina Printing Press, Platinum Middle East Properties, Live Care Clinic & Pharmacy and community shopping centres from its new headquarters in Dubai Industrial City.
Speaking at the event, Saud Abu Al-Shawareb, Managing Director of Dubai Industrial City said: “We are pleased to welcome Al Madina Group to Dubai Industrial City. In line with our mandate to grow the industrial sector in the country, we are committed to meeting the evolving needs of manufacturers and other complementary business operators through our advanced infrastructure; integrated solutions that cater to a business’s corporate, industrial and logistical needs; and the collaborative approach we take with our business partners. We look forward to enhance the success and growth of Al Madina Group even further.”
On behalf of Al Madina Group, Abdulla Poyil said: “We are dedicated to bringing the best quality of products and services to the UAE community at affordable prices, and offering an enjoyable shopping experience to our customers in the fast-growing local market. Consolidating all our group’s operations in one central location will be key to enhance efficiency even further, and is an important step in our extensive international expansion plans.”
Al Madina Group is currently building five malls, including a mall at Muwaileh in Sharjah, in addition to seven new hypermarkets and other new ventures. The Group is known as a pioneer that has introduced several local brands across the wider GCC region.
Dubai Industrial City, one of the largest industrial and manufacturing hubs in the region, provides intelligent infrastructure and integrated solutions for businesses. The destination hosts over 250 factories and more than 700 business partners in sector-specific zones, including major local and multinational organisations such as Unilever, Emirates Printing Press, Al Futtaim Logistics, Almarai Group, SIKA, and Patchi.