ADIH 1.62km scheme will house retail space and film studios

Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH) has announced that work has begun on its $400m India Entertainment City development just outside Mumbai.

The 1.62km development is one of a series of ADIH’s "entertainment cities", with the first of the mixed-use schemes being developed in Doha. The Indian scheme combines housing with retail and entertainment space, including film studios, multimedia studios and cinemas.

Enabling works have begun on the site in Navi Mumbai, with the second phase of construction due to start in February.

ADIH, a developer and investor, said it aimed for the development in Mumbai, which is the home of Bollywood, to become “the heart of the entertainment industry”.

A ground breaking ceremony of the economic development zone, of which India Entertainment City is part, will take place next month.

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