Abu Dhabi developer Modon Properties has announced the appointment of Arabtec Construction to build the Show Village located in Khalifa City, the emirate's largest residential project.
The Show Village will feature a collection of nine show villas designed with the Emirati family in mind and will be ready by the fourth quarter this year, a statement said.
The villa designs were developed based on the findings of a survey conducted by Modon Properties earlier this year to identify the needs and aspirations of Emiratis when building their dream homes, it added.
Riyadh City covers almost 8,000 hectares of land, which is equivalent to 85 percent of the land area of Abu Dhabi island.
Once completed, it will increase available residential plots in Abu Dhabi by 45 percent and will be the largest residential community development in the emirate, housing 200,000 Emiratis.
It will have nearly 26,500 residential plots and 156 commercial plots, and include 62 educational facilities, 21 health centres, 300 recreational facilities and parks, as well as 121 mosques.
Abdulla Al Sahi, CEO of Modon, said: “When we embarked on developing the masterplan for Riyadh City, we had two objectives. The first is to give Emiratis a hassle-free process to tailor-make their dream homes and the second is to build state-of-the-art properties of the highest standards possible.
"Breaking ground on the Show Village is a significant milestone for Modon Properties and the Riyadh City project. Customers visiting the Show Village will be able to see and experience the quality they can expect from us, before they sign their contracts. We believe in building communities that matter and we are committed to doing so.”
Boyd Merrett, CEO of Arabtec Construction, added: “We are pleased to have been appointed by Modon Properties to deliver the Show Village for Abu Dhabi’s largest residential development and look forward to building our partnership in the future."
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