New Dubai landmarks Part 2

#1.Marsa Al Seef

This project is a 1.8km stretch of mixed-use development along the Dubai Creek in Bur Dubai. Marsa Al Seef will showcase Emirati heritage and culture through a mix of shops, market stalls, hotels and promenades.

Location – Bur Dubai

Type – Leisure/mixed use

Project cost – $408 million

Developer – Meraas Holding

Completion status – March 2018

Scale/size – 1.8km

#2. MBR City — District One

This project is the first mixed-use development in Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MBR) City. It spreads over 440 hectares with more than 60 per cent of the total area being allocated to green space. The mixed-use project is being developed in four phases and will include 1,600 luxury villas and the 7km Crystal Lagoons (the world’s largest artificial beach walk stretching 14km).

Location – Al Khail Road

Type – Mixed use

Project cost – $10 billion

Developer – Meydan Sobha

Completion status

Phase 1: Q1 2017

Phase 2: May 2018

Phase 3 and 4: February 2020

Scale/size            1,100 acres

#3.Jafza Convention Centre Complex

Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (Jafza)is developing a convention centre complex targeting both businesses and tourists from around the world.

Location – Jebel Ali Free Zone

Type – Commercial

Project cost – $330 million

Developer – Meraas Holding

Completion status

Phase 1 and Phase 2: Complete

Phase 3: Q1-Q2 2017

Scale/size – 72,700 sq m

#4.Bvlgari Resort Hotel and Marina Village

This project is designed by Italian architectural company Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners in the shape of a titanic seahorse. Bvlgari Hotels and Marina Village is being developed off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Road and it will be connected to the mainland by a single carriageway bridge.

Location – Jumeirah Beach Resort

Type – Hospitality

Project cost – $380 million

Developer – Meraas Holding

Completion status – Q1 2017

Scale/size – 1.7 million sq ft

#5.Al Habtoor City

This project will be located on Shaikh Zayed Road. Al Habtoor City is multi-use development along the bank of the Dubai Water Canal. As at now it has three operational hotels — the first St Regis hotel in Dubai, the UAE’s first W Hotel and the Middle East’s largest Westin Hotel.

The project will feature two 74-storey and a 52-storey residential tower with deluxe apartments, lofts and penthouses.

Location – Shaikh Zayed Road

Type – Mixed use

Project cost – $3 billion

Developer – Al Habtoor Group

Completion status

Hotel Collection: Completed

Residence and Leisure Collection: Q2-Q3 2017

Scale/size – 929,030 sq m

 

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