DM distributes showrooms of new truck market
05 November 2014
Having completed the new truck market and received it from the developer, Dubai Municipality has started to distribute the showrooms for merchants who paid the advance amount.
Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality, said : Initially, 30 merchants were selected out of 50 who applied for the showrooms in the new truck market which is now completely ready for occupancy and operation.
“Merchants of fruit and vegetable market were summoned to explain the steps taken by Dubai Municipality in establishing warehouses for frozen foods for vegetable and fruit traders, which is considered the first project in the multi storey building,” Lootah said.
“The truck market comes as part of DM’s efforts to establish a number of sophisticated markets in the emirate of Dubai with the aim at providing the best shopping experiences in the region,” he said.
“The AED 72.2mn project is expected to be officially inaugurated by the end of 2014 complying with 100% green building rules and specialised in businesses related to trucks and spare parts, will contribute to stimulating the national economy and will save time and effort for both customers and dealers,” he further said.
“The market, located in Al Ruwayyah in 421,000 square metres, includes 88 showrooms for trucks, 60 showrooms for spare parts and an advanced service facility that will cater to the needs of businesses, showrooms and customers”.
“It provides traders with a single location that offers comprehensive services, such as vehicle testing, financing services, insurance and auctions”.
“The market will also regulate the trade of trucks and spare parts of second-hand heavy vehicles through the implementation of regulations, the supervision of the specialised authorities of showrooms, and facilitating the arrival of traders from abroad to encourage the export of trucks and heavy equipment”.
“The Dubai Truck Market will also help with improving the aesthetics of the city by curbing the sale of trucks and spare parts on the roadside,” he added.