Union Coop Al Barsha – 3 Commercial Center 40% Complete


Union Coop is looking forward to expand its presence further in the emirate of Dubai

Dubai, UAE:The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop through its ‘Investment Division’ has revealed that its Commercial Center project in Al Barsha – 3 area is 40% complete. The move comes within the framework of Union Coop’s plan for strategic expansion and increasing its outreach to serve the members of society, and contribute to obtaining a unique shopping experience. The new branch will increase Union Coop’s strategic inventory by 11%.

Commenting on the project, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The total cost of the project is estimated at AED 60 Million, and the project consists of basement, ground, mezzanine and first floor, where basement floor will be allocated to parking facilities for consumers and shoppers, in addition to providing stores for the branch along with shoppers service facilities such as toilets, ablutions and prayer rooms.”


Al Falasi added that: “The news branch is spread over an estimated area of 50,000 sq. ft. with the total build up area of about 148,000 sq. ft. The new site is characterized by a direct view of Hessa Street, which connects Al Khail Street and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Street with Dubai Marina region and the Sheikh Zayed Road. The branch will be able to serve the residents of Al Barsha, Al Barsha South, Marina and TECOM area.”

The CEO further added that the new branch would allocate the ground floor to 12 commercial, service stores and 16 point of sale counters, in addition to space for shoppers’ car parking. The first floor of the center will consist of Union Coop hypermarket, covering an area of 40,000 sq. ft. housing over 50,000 products, in addition to dedicated sections of fresh food products such as a bakery, fishery, butchery, vegetables & fruits section, dairy section, spices, legumes, date, coffee and honey.

Work is currently underway to complete the concrete structure of the building at the end of casting the roof and floor surface, which is expected to be completed this week. Electromechanical and finishing work has also been carried out for the basement and ground floors.


Below is the timeline for the project implementation stages:



Project Stage                                                         Start Date                      End Date


Preliminary Stage – Drilling and Excavation           15/05/ 2019                   15/06/ 2019

Excavation, Drilling and Shoring                             16/06/ 2019                   21/09/ 2019

Preparatory Phase – Key Implementation               21/09/2019                   15/10/ 2019

Foundation                                                              01/10/ 2019                  30/12/ 2019

Casting – Ground Floor Roof                                  02/01/2020                   23/02/2020

Casting – First Floor Roof                                        24/03/2020                   28/03/2020

Casting – Mezzanine Floor Roof                             29/03/2020                   15/04/2020

Casting – Roof top                                                  16/04/2020                    20/05/2020

Electro-Mechanical works and Finishing of the Basement              16/03/2020         07/10/2020

Electro-Mechanical works and Finishing of the Floor                      20/04/0202         08/10/2020

Electro-Mechanical works and Finishing of the First Ground Floor              21/05/2020         10/10/2020

Electro-Mechanical works and Finishing of the Mezzanine Floor                 10/06/2020         29/09/2020

Electro-Mechanical works and Finishing of the Roof top                              25/06/2020         10/11/2020

Façade works                                                           11/07/2020                 01/11/2020

Testing and Operating works                                   17/10/2020                15/11/2020

Delivery/Handover                                                   15/11/2020                 21/11/2020