MAF Properties, the company behind Ski Dubai, has been awarded the $400m construction contract. The Mall of Egypt in Cairo will house Africa’s first indoor snow slope as its main attraction. Building is expected to begin within the next few months with a scheduled opening date of June 2015. The slope will be part of a shopping mall spread over a 400 hectare site in Sixth of October City on the edge of the Egyptian capital. The mall will house nearly 400 shops, a multiplex cinema and, like the mall of the Emirates home of Ski Dubai, a Carrefour hypermarket.
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