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Women’s Only Parking

8th March, 2016

 

Dolmen Mall Clifton launched Pakistan’s first Exclusive Women’s Parking Area as part of its International Women’s Day Celebrations on Tuesday, March 8.

 

The first facility of its kind in Pakistan, this exclusive parking space initiative has been taken to extend support and facilitate the increasing number of women mall goers and enriching their mall experience. The new parking area is reserved solely for self-driving women and is conveniently located close to the entrance.

Dolmen Mall Magazine

18th December, 2015

 

The Dolmen Magazine was launched during Dolmen Mall’s biggest event of the year, the Dolmen Shopping Festival, in December 2015.

 

Bringing the latest in fashion, food and entertainment, the magazine covers all of the recent happenings at Dolmen Mall Clifton along with exclusive discounts offered to its customers through the magazine.

The GREAT Festival

2nd October, 2015

 

For the first time in Pakistan, Dolmen Mall Clifton hosted a 10-day GREAT Festival, starting October 2nd. It showcased the best of Britain in fashion, retail, culture, and creativity, under the UK government’s “Britain is GREAT” campaign.

 

Philip Barton, British High Commissioner to Pakistan, inaugurated the festival, which then proceeded to exhibit an eastern-western fusion fashion walk, unveiling designs from British high street brands along with Pakistani brands present at the mall. The festival also featured a number of planned activities including special promotions, book readings, storytelling sessions, hair and beauty shows, and daily lucky draws.

Azadi Shopping Weekend

14th August, 2015

 

Maintaining a long-standing tradition of hosting Independence Day, Dolmen malls marked the 68th birthday of Pakistan with the same fervour. Ali Azmat and Noori, at Dolmen Mall Clifton and Tariq Road, surprised the crowd with a rendition of the national anthem at midnight, while a crowd over 50,000 strong chorused along. Cricketer Younis Khan and the Pakistani Special Olympics team hoisted the flag to loud cheers from the audience, also marking the beginning of a four-day event with stellar discounts, fun games, and family celebrations.

Dolmen City REIT, South Asia’s First REIT

12th June, 2015

 

Dolmen Group, in collaboration with Arif Habib Group launched South Asia’s first real estate investment scheme. The Dolmen City REIT is a closed-ended, listed Shariah compliant Rental REIT which offers general investors a chance to become unit holders of two components of the Dolmen City Project, the Dolmen Mall Clifton and The Harbour Front. The book building took place on the 8th and 9th of June during which the fund was subscribed 1.7 times at a premium of Rs1 per unit. This was subsequently followed by an IPO on the 12th of June.
 
The Rs5.5bn (US $55m) float has given the Dolmen City REIT a total market capitalisation of Rs22bn, which is the largest in Pakistan since the Rs12bn IPO of Habib Bank Limited, the country’s top commercial lender, in 2007.

Mother’s Day Moments

10th May, 2015

 

Dolmen Mall was a treat to the eyes on the Mother’s Day Weekend from May 8th to 10th as it recorded the highest footfall ever during the celebration. The malls were adorned with pink and teal while tunnel made of flowers sprayed fragrance at everyone passing through. Shopping deals, activities and surprise gifts made it all the more exciting for shoppers.

Claire’s Added To The Dolmen Family

13th March, 2015

 

Dolmen proudly announced the opening of Claire’s Store, another “first” in their array of high-end fashion brands, on March 13. The US Consul General Mr. Brian Heath inaugurated the store, “I was in Karachi 10 years ago and a place like this didn’t exist. The economy is (now) robust enough to support a mall with high-end stores like Claire’s.”

Dolmen Group Uplifts Beach View Road

2nd February, 2015

 

The Dolmen Group in collaboration with the Commissioner Karachi Division has completed an uplift project of the area surrounding Dolmen City. The inauguration of the project was held on February 2, 2015 with Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, as the Chief Guest of the occasion.

First Pakistan REIT to Offer 9% Dividend, Stakes

15th January, 2015

 

Pakistan’s first real estate investment trust will offer an initial 9 percent dividend and a 25 percent stake in the Dolmen City Real Estate Investment Trust when it sells shares in the next three months. The trust is likely to increase the dividend in the fifth year.

Dolmen Mall Clifton offers AKUH First Aid Service

1st January, 2015

 

Dolmen Mall in collaboration with the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) established a First Aid room at Dolmen Mall Clifton on January 1, 2015.
The facility is fully equipped to cater to mall customers in need of first aid treatment where an AKUH Senior Medical Officer from family medicine along with a team of nurses and helpdesk are available throughout the day until mall closure. With this new addition to customer facilitation service, Dolmen maintains its stature as pioneers by being the first mall in the country to offer first aid services of an internationally-reputed healthcare institution.

Dolmen Shopping Festival 2014-2015

20th December, 2014

 

DSF Karachi took place at all three Dolmen Malls in the city: Clifton, Tariq Road and Hyderi. It ran from December 20th to January 9th and was full of deals, special events and prizes. Dozens of retailers offered discounts and chances to win, with everything from discount vouchers to an HP tablet, 50 inches LED and diamond rings.

While some fabulous buys were available, DSF was about more than just shopping. The malls hosted art and heritage exhibitions, flower show and street theater among other activities. There were dozens of kids’ activities, food competitions, face painting and other games. The festival also included a cooking show by HUM TV, Dolmen Fashion Show, Bloggers’ meet-up as well as celebrity appearances.

Bringing Fashion Retail to the Fore

8th January, 2015

 

Dolmen’s top brands participated in an evening of high-end fashion at Dolmen Mall Clifton on January 8, 2015. Nine brands showcased their pret wear at the Designer Avenue of the mall in which top models including Rubya Chaudry, Sunita Marshal and Abbas Jaferi, participated. From Sindhi kanta work to Polo shirts to pointed heels and beautiful drapes, the fashion show displayed a good cross-section of the various brands available at Dolmen Mall.

Dolmen Scavenger Hunt

22nd December, 2014

 

A fun evening for Karachi’s twitterati and bloggers was arranged at the Italian coffeehouse, Barista Lavazza. Dolmen knowledge of the 50 bloggers was put to test as they ran around the mall in a scavenger hunt to complete 9 tasks in 30 minutes. The winner received an HP tablet and the second and third runner-ups got gifts from Dolmen’s tenants.

TFD Food excellence award 2014

15th June, 2014

 

Dolmen mall won the “The Financial Daily Food Excellence Award 2014” in the category of ‘Best Eatery – Curtilage’ held at the Karachi Marriot on the 15th of June 2014. Dolmen Food Court at Dolmen mall Clifton, Tariq road and Hyderi comply with International standards. Our team at Dolmen mall, hereby thank The Financial Daily for the honor bestowed upon us as we continue to provide our visitors with the best dining and shopping experience.

Launch of SARAR outlet

21st June, 2014

 

Turkish high street fashion brand Sarar launched its flagship store on 21st of June 2014 at Dolmen Mall Clifton. With more than 200 stores located globally, SARAR is known for their high quality workmanship and specialize in creating stylish and fashionable apparel.

 

CEO Sameer Pervez Hussain said, “We are delighted to introduce SARAR in Pakistan, aimed at professionals and those who have a meticulous taste for stylish clothing, which is diligently tailored. The brand’s apparel is made from a variety of luxurious and carefully woven fabrics with tailoring that ensures every item of clothing fits perfectly. With the launch of our Karachi flagship store, we are introducing the label’s menswear and accessories lines at first, with women’s wear to follow.”

Johnny Rockets

5th December, 2013

 

Bringing back Rock ‘n Roll, Johnny Rockets is in Karachi. Johnny Rockets opens first outlet in Pakistan at Dolmen Mall Clifton. The all-American Rock ‘n Roll theme is one that has proven to be universal and that leaps across all geographic and cultural boundaries.

Japanese Delegation Visits Dolmen City

1st November, 2013

 

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) in realms of cultivating the business opportunities in Pakistan, visited Dolmen City. JETRO is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.

Inaugural of Party Fiesta store

25th October, 2013

 

Europe’s leading brand Party Fiesta sets foot in Dolmen Mall Clifton on 25th October 2013, it carries all kinds of products to make all celebrations a great success such as Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Carnival, Valentine’s Day, Easter and Graduation parties.

Citibank moving to The Harbour Front

14th October, 2013

 

Citibank, N.A. – Pakistan signed a lease for its corporate office at The Harbour Front, Dolmen City. The office is expected to be functional by the mid of 2014.

MANGO from Spain

27th July, 2013

 

Spanish clothing brand MANGO’s first outlet in Pakistan opened at Dolmen Mall Clifton in July 2013. Mango is an international brand of men and women clothing dedicated to design, manufacture and sale of fashion. Famous actress, Mahira Khan along with Mr. Abid Omer (CEO Mango Pakistan) and Sean Hurley (Expansion director of Mango) did a ribbon cutting ceremony at the launch event.

Dolmen’s Retail Venture

7th June, 2013

 

The Dolmen group has recently added retail franchising to its portfolio of businesses with the aim of introducing quality international retail brands to the Pakistani market. Dolmen is currently master franchisee of Giordano, which is one of the World’s leading retail brands of apparel for men, women and children, with over 2,800 stores and counters in more than 40 countries.

Inauguration of Crabtree & Evelyn

26th March, 2013

 

The renowned UK brand Crabtree and Evelyn recently opened its first store in Pakistan at Dolmen Mall Clifton, creating a huge buzz due to its Victorian-era theme. The shop was inaugurated by HE Adam Thomson, British High Commissioner to Pakistan.

PappaRoti “The Father of All Buns”

2nd February, 2013

 

PappaRoti, an international chain from for buns and flavoured tea, opened its flagship café at Dolmen Mall Clifton. The new eatery serves freshly-baked buns that have a crisp, thin crust topped with a mild coffee-caramel coating and a butter-filled center. First launched in Malaysia in 2003, the brand boasts a decade-long success story and has a presence all over the world, with 400 outlets and kiosks across Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, United Kingdom, Australia and now in Pakistan.

A Hollywood favorite, Fatburger

4th January, 2013

 

Hollywood’s favorite, fast casual American restaurant Fatburger opens up its first branch in Pakistan on the 4th January, 2013 at Dolmen Mall Clifton. The restaurant is renowned for serving big and juicy burgers made specifically to customers’ preferences. Through the opening of their first Pakistani location, they hope to provide a new and unparalleled restaurant experience to consumers of all ages.

Sindbad’s

20th December, 2012

 

“The largest indoor family entertainment center, Sindbad’s opened up at Dolmen Mall Clifton Karachi on 20th December 2013. The new Sindbad’s has introduced the new card system that has replaced the old coin system to operate rides and games. Under the sea themed family entertainment center has one of the largest soft play area and toddlers play area. The launch event was attended by celebrities like Mani, Amina Malik, Faisal Qureshi, Kamran Khan and other high profile socialites.

Launch of Toni&Guy’s flagship store

17th December, 2012

 

TONI&GUY in collaboration with POND’S officially launched their new Flagship Salon and Skin Center at the Dolmen Mall Clifton. The launch ceremony was attended by prestigious guests including Mr. Saleem H. Mandviwalla, Minister of State for Finance and Investment and Chairman Board of Investment, Mr. Ehsan Malik, Chairman Unilever Pakistan Ltd., Ms. Saeeda Mandviwalla, CEO TONI&GUY-Karachi and Mr. Francis Campbell, British Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan. The luxurious TONI&GUY and POND’S Skin Center – the state-of-the-art salon and skin center is the first of its kind in the world, where two international brands have joined hands to bring to the Pakistani consumer, the best skin and hair care services.

UK’s favorite Debenhams

9th July, 2012

 

Britain’s favorite Department store, ‘Debenhams’ opens its first store in Pakistan at Dolmen Mall Clifton in partnership with Team-A Ventures. The 27,000 sq. ft. store is Pakistan’s first ever international department store. Debenhams’s media launch was well attended by dignitaries, socialites and celebrities. The launch was inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan, Governor of Sindh, Yasin Paracha, MD, Team A-Ventures, Adnan Hamid, GM Debenhams, and Peter King, International Operations Director were also present at the auspicious occasion.

Nine West opens in Pakistan

17th June, 2012

 

Nine West, a US-based fashion brand opens its first store in Pakistan at the Dolmen Mall Clifton. The inauguration took place in presence of Ms. Ayesha Ahmed & Mr. Asif Karim of Burj Fashions along with Amanda Cauldwel from the US consulate. Nine West is best known for translating seasonal runway trends into affordable fashionable items.

Launch of Veljee Men’s Italian Shoe Collection

May, 2012

 

Italian Consul General Roberto Franceschinis inaugurated the Sputnik Showcase store unveiling the “The seven moods of a Veljee shoe.” at Dolmen mall Clifton in May 2012.

Hyperstar

15th Nov, 2011

 

French retail giant Carrefour opens up its first departmental store in Karachi under the brand name Hyperstar. Carrefour is the world’s second largest retailer after Walmart having 10,000 stores in 33 countries. The store operates on a scale which was previously unheard of in Pakistan and is spread over an area of 117,000 sq. ft. offering more than 30,000 different products. The French giant’s presence in Pakistan is part of its joint venture with Dubai-based Emirati conglomerate Abdul Majid al-Futtaim Group.

P&G steps foot in The Harbour Front

31st October, 2011

 

P&G Pakistan moved to its new home at the Harbour Front building Karachi in October 2011. This move reaffirms the long term commitment to Pakistan as P&G celebrates 20 years of its presence in the country. The office is equipped with state-of-the-art features including enhance ergonomic facilities, IT upgrades including video conferencing and greater automation which will enhance the productivity and efficiency of employees.

 

“Moving to The Harbour Front was one of our best decisions.”
– Faisal Sabzwari, Country Manager P&G