Revealed: Abu Dhabi's new super luxury skyscraper

Japanese design firm Nikken Sekkei and UAE-based National Bonds Corporation unveil Reem Tower
By Staff writer
Fri 15 Sep 2017 12:24 AM

Japanese architectural and urban design firm Nikken Sekkei and UAE-based National Bonds Corporation (NBC) have unveiled Reem Tower, a super luxury residential tower in Abu Dhabi.

The 44-storey tower will be situated at the north east of Marina Square, the waterfront development set on an area of 1.2 million square metres, the first phase of the multi-billion dollar project, Reem Island.

The tower will reach almost 172m into the Abu Dhabi skyline and have a built-up area of 87,075 sq m with parking for 500 cars.

Work on the tower is expected to start next year. It will include 216 two-bedroom apartment, 117 three-bedroom apartments and two four-bedroom apartments.

Reem Tower will also feature a swimming zone with infinity swimming pool, jacuzzi, kids’ pool, water deck, dry deck and lounge.

A garden zone will include a kids’ playground, yoga/exercise lawn, garden, pavilion and green corridor. It will also have a fully equipped gymnasium, squash court and sauna.

Dr Fadi Jabri, regional director of Nikken Sekkei, said: “We will create a luxury iconic tower in an iconic area of Abu Dhabi, which bears all the hallmarks of our strong company ethos, with sustainability very much at the forefront.”

NBC CEO Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, added: “This is our first project with Nikken Group. We chose this leading Japanese design firm for their track record of producing high quality projects. This, coupled with their exceptional vision, makes Nikken Group the perfect partner to deliver such a design.”

Al Reem Island is a natural island which sits 300 metres off the north-eastern coast of Abu Dhabi city. The development is connected to the emirate by two bridges.

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