UAE developer to break ground on studio-only tower by year-end

Tiger Properties work on its Al Jawhara tower in Jumeirah Village Triangle with only studio apartments before year-end
By Parag Deulgaonkar
Thu 06 Oct 2016 08:55 AM

UAE-based developer Tiger Properties will be the first company to commence work on a residential tower that will house only studio apartments.

A number of developers have started targeting the affordable property market, tempting investors by selling studio units at attractive prices.

In September, Arabian Business reported that Shaikhani Group was planning to launch a tower of with just studio apartments, with prices in the range of AED400,000 [$109,000] per unit according to Mahmoud Shaikhani, managing director.

Tiger Contracting, the parent company of Tiger Properties, has said it will commence work on its Al Jawhara tower in Jumeirah Village Triangle with only studio apartments before year-end, with expected completion date being 2019.

“The Al Jawhara Residences will have 532 studio units,” Zahe Abozaed, Sales Director, told Arabian Business.

Details were not shared on apartment sizes and prices.

Last week, the joint venture between Emaar Properties and Dubai South, started selling studio units in Emaar South from AED280,000 [$76,230] with Nshama, another Dubai-based developer, all set to launch ‘Hayat Boulevard’ project this week in its Town Square development, with unit prices starting at AED378,888.

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