Qatar’s journey to becoming a key regional retail destination took a major leap forward today with the opening of 21 High st, the exquisite outdoor shopping destination.
Operated by one of the biggest conglomerates in Qatar, Ali Bin Ali Holding, 21 High st is a hub of luxury and elegance, where retail meets and complements culture and art.
Set in a prestigious location in the heart of Katara – The Cultural Village in Doha, 21 High st is designed to be a multi-dimensional project – reiterating the commitment to Qatar’s tourism and commercial progress.
Spread almost 40,000 sqm, the Street comprises multiple ‘first-of-a-kind’ features in Qatar.
It is home to luxury, fashion, watches & jewelry brands from all around the world, including the iconic French department store Galeries Lafayette, and is a fashion lover’s paradise. The Street also houses international restaurant and café chains that will satiate the most critical taste buds.
21 High st also features a spa & salon, gourmet retail outlets, a food hall, amazing terraces and offices, making the experience very special.
With a luxury Hotel lined up for opening soon, the Street promises to be much more than a shopping destination.
The 15,000 sqm French department store, Galeries Lafayette, will bring the Parisian lifestyle to Qatar with a wide range of fashion, luxury goods, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics and exclusive restaurant brands.
21 High st is a unique open-air shopping destination in Qatar presenting visitors with a comfortably cool outdoor environment in which to shop and dine while enjoying their favorite activities throughout the year despite the soaring temperatures that may prevail during summer.
With its architecture presenting an intriguing mix of classical European style and local traditional heritage, 21 High st complements the Katara theme – “where classical architecture and traditional heritage blend into the here and now”.
About 21 High St:
Operated by Ali Bin Ali Holding, 21 High st is Qatar’s newest shopping and entertainment destination, where retail meets culture and art. Spread over almost 40,000 sqm, 21 High st is a unique outdoor shopping destination with regulated, cool comfortable outdoor environment to enjoy throughout the year.
Set in a prestigious location in the heart of Katara Cultural Village, the destination is a one stop-shop for fashion and accessories for all. It also features some exclusive dining options and cafes, gourmet retail outlets, a market hall, terraces and offices.
The compelling, medium-size shopping destination has a carefully selected mix of international, regional and local brands and is also to the first iconic French Department Store Galeries Lafayette in Qatar.
With an intriguing mix of classical Roman style and local traditional architectural heritage, 21 High st reflect the theme of Katara Cultural Village and expands it to make culture and retail meet.
The Cultural Village Foundation Katara opened its doors to the public in October 2010, thanks to the insightful vision of the His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, The Emir Father of Qatar. It is an exceptional project with an abundance of hope for human interaction. The concept of Katara stemmed from a dream where Qatar becomes a global cultural lighthouse in the Middle East through drama, literature, arts, music, symposiums, and exhibitions. The commercial division, however, of the Cultural Village includes globally renowned restaurants and cafes, reflecting the cultures of the countries they belong to. This was aimed at finding a new cultural language to make visitors feel they are in the atmosphere of this country.
About Ali Bin Ali Holding:
Ali Bin Ali Holding, a privately owned company, is one of the largest and most trusted conglomerates operating in Qatar for more than seven decades, since1945. The Company has a history of partnering with leading brands and franchises from around the world, across a diverse range of businesses such as: Luxury, Fashion, Hospitality, FMCG & Distribution, Production & Event Planning, Information and Communication Technology, Medical Supplies, Travel, Tourism & Cargo, Hypermarkets, Printing Press, Sports & Lifestyle, Contracting & Property Management and Beverages.
Ali Bin Ali Holding has played a pioneering role in contributing towards Qatar’s progress and development over the past few years, with numerous impressive projects in its portfolio.
Today, the Group is one of the largest retail and distribution companies in Qatar, with a very strong presence in the Gulf region, including operations in Kuwait and KSA.
For more details, please visit: www.alibinali.com
Ms. Debalina Sen
Internal Communications Office, ABA Holding