RIYADH/FLORENCE — Dar Al Arkan, the largest listed real estate developer in Saudi Arabia, Monday announced the launch of the SR600 million Mirabilia upscale residential villas with interiors by Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, in the SR10 billion Shams Ar Riyadh Development.

A ceremony was organized in Riyadh to launch this high-profile development and partnership with Italy’s topmost luxury fashion brand. The event was attended by Yousef Bin Abdullah Al Shelash, chairman of Dar Al Arkan, Gian Giacomo Ferraris, CEO of Roberto Cavalli Group, who flew in to Riyadh especially for the occasion, in addition to a number of government officials, diplomats, dignitaries and investors.

Mirabilia, or “Marvels” in Latin, presents a collection of high-end custom-built three to seven bedroom residential villas that range from 300 sq.m. to 1600sq.m. in the fashionable five million square meters “Shams Ar Riyadh” mixed-used development. These premium residential villas overlooking Wadi Hanifa will feature the finest architectural designs and the ultimate expression of fashion interiors by Roberto Cavalli. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls invite panoramic views of the breathtaking lush green vistas of Wadi Hanifa to blend with Roberto Cavalli interiors inspired by wildlife and nature, in a fusion of universal harmony.