Place Vendôme is an upcoming multibillion Qatari Riyal mixed-use development underway in Qatar’s emerging Lusail City. The project, which broke ground on 17th March 2014, will package 1,000,000m² of retail, leisure, entertainment and luxury into a one-stop family destination by the seafront. Place Vendôme is set to become a new destination for the region, combining utmost convenience with an ocean of choices.

Project Details
  • Project Name
    Place Vendôme
  • Project Cost
    Circa 1.25 billion USD
  • Completion Date
  • Location
    Lusail, Qatar
  • Land Uses
    • Plot Area: Circa 186,933 m2
    • Built-up Area: Circa 1,000,000 m2
    • Gross Leasable Area: Circa 230,000 m2
  • Key Figures
    • No. of levels: 3 + under ground
    • No. of parking spaces: 6,500
    • No. of street entrances: 7
    • No. of vertical entrances: more than 20
    • No. of retail units: Circa 600
  • AccessibilityLusail City will be connected to Doha by road, rail, and water. Transport options include the Lusail expressway, the Doha Metro System, bus, water taxis and limousine services. In addition, there will be an extensive bike and pedestrian network.
Key Stakeholders
  • Project Owners and Developers
    United Developers
  • Main Contractor
    Construction and Reconstruction Engineering Company
  • Main Consultants / Architects
    Salfo and Associates
Project Highlights
  • Inspired by the architecture of Europe’s most romantic city, Place Vendôme will be reminiscent of the famous high-end shopping street in Paris, Rue de la Paix, of which Place Vendôme is the starting point. The architecture is intended to radiate luxury and extravagance while conveying a touch of cultural and artistic feel, setting the tone for the entire shopping experience.

    Located on the sea front of Lusail, Place Vendôme will feature a canal running through it directly from the sea, making for a gorgeous open plaza experience with cafes and restaurants overlooking the water.
  • Leisure and Entertainment
    Entertainment will be a major component of the complex:
    • Cinema Complex
    • Family Entertainment Center
    • Dancing Fountain and Laser Displays
  • Luxury and Fashion
    The retail component of the project is a carefully blended composition that caters for all tastes and preferences. Covering the full spectrum of retail, the customer can choose to browse the luxury flagship stores in the opulent precinct of the mall or sample the numerous high street fashion brands in the main mall.

    Anticipating the customer needs has been the driving inspiration for the design, merchandising and presentation of this project.
  • Lifestyle
    There will be a wide range of convenience stores for everyday needs such as:
    • Electronics stores
    • Home/office furnishing
    • Health and personal care/beauty/cosmetics
    • Anchor stores
    • Hypermarket
  • Accommodation
    There will be more than 650 rooms available and operated by Starwood hotels and resorts, part of Marriott International through:
    • Two luxurious five-star hotels; Le Royal Meridien and Palais Vendôme, a Luxury Collection hotel
    • Serviced apartments complex; Le Royal Meridien Residences
  • Services
    • Banks
    • Exchange
    • Other
Construction Updates
  • • The construction of close to 1,000,000m2 has been completed by mid – 2016
    • The M.E.P. works are underway on site and stand at 95% complete
    • Over 80 escalators have been installed
    • 99% of the marble have been installed
    • 2 major infrastructure agreements have been signed
    • The construction of cinema shell is complete
    • The skylights’ construction is 99% complete
    • The external landscape and street works are underway
    • The fountains, lasers and projectors have been tested and delivered to site
    • The first hotel fit-out is 80% complete
    • The mall is ready for fit-out