Dubai-based Nakheel says it is set to become one of the world’s first real estate developers to showcase its project portfolio using 3D model technology.
The aerial imaging technology, developed by Emirati entrepreneurs Zero Technologies, will initially be used across Nakheel’s flagship project, Palm Jumeirah, with the aim of rolling out to other projects in due course, the developer said in a statement.
It added that the move is part of Nakheel’s drive to offer customers innovative services and solutions in line with the government’s Smart City goals.
The 3D Model, which will be used to enhance the planning, GIS and sales and marketing aspects of Nakheel’s projects, provides accurate data on common areas, views from different floors and the facilities and services available in surrounding areas, allowing investors to make better-informed investment decisions.
Accessible to a global audience, the new technology also aims to encourage more foreign investment into Dubai, Nakheel said.
Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: “This is a major step in our quest to embrace future technologies, and we are delighted to adopt this new smart solution for Palm Jumeirah, before expanding to our other projects across Dubai.
"We look forward to becoming a pioneer in using smart technology across our portfolio to help customers across the world in their real estate purchases."
Nakheel said future features include information on property type, category and status. As the project moves forward, it will also enable planners, engineers and architects to conduct reviews, further enhancing the planning and design processes.
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