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Cecil Huey appointed as Senior Development Advisor for Reem Mall

18 - March - 2015

Cecil Huey, one of the retail industry’s most respected developers, has been appointed as Senior Development Advisor for Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s new retail, leisure, dining and entertainment destination.

With a career spanning 25 years, Cecil will be responsible for key aspects of development and delivery of the US$1 billion project, which is set to become one of the UAE’s largest and most exciting malls.

Before joining Reem Mall, Cecil has been involved in the some of the most iconic shopping centre developments in the Middle East, U.S. and in Europe. His projects comprise developments in Western U.S., Germany, Scotland, Russia and Spain, including Madrid Xanadú, the first European shopping centre with a Snow Park

Most recently, he served as Senior Director, Development, for the Shopping Centre division of Majid Al Futtaim Properties in Dubai, with responsibility for the development of regional retail centres in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.

Previously, Cecil has also held senior strategic roles at several international development companies including Ivanhoe Cambridge, an international shopping centre development company based in Canada and TrizecHahn, one of the largest shopping centre developers in North America. 

Reem Mall, developed by the National Real Estate Company (NREC), in partnership with United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC), is a 2 million sq ft retail, leisure, dining and entertainment destination, located on Reem Island, the new master-developed residential and commercial zone adjacent to Abu Dhabi, which will eventually be home to more than 200,000 people.