This artist rendering image released by Gulf Related on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 shows, Macy's at the Al Maryah Central in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Gulf Related)
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The Middle East is getting the world's first Macy's department store outside the United States, and just for good measure, its second Bloomingdale's too.Property developer Gulf Related and Dubai-based retail conglomerate Al Tayer Group said Tuesday that they planned to open both stores in a new shopping center being built in the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi.The mall, known as Al Maryah Central, is expected to cost about $1 billion to build and should open in spring 2018 . Abu Dhabi is the largest and richest of the seven sheikdoms that make up the Emirates. That outpost opened in 2010 in the vast Dubai Mall, one of the biggest shopping centers anywhere.Cincinnati-based Macy's Inc. operates Macy's and Bloomingdale's.
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