The first properties on the Heart of Europe project being built off the coast of Dubai will be ready for handover by the end of this year, it has been announced.
The properties, including 40 Floating Seahorses, will be delivered on the cluster of six islands that make up part of The World development located 4km off the shores of the emirate.
Developer Kleindienst also said the opening of the five-star family-only Portofino Hotel is pencilled in for the turn of the year.
The construction update was announced as new pictures showed that a snowman has been built on the Heart of Europe to mark the anniversary of the hottest day ever recorded in the UAE (52.1 Celsius).
Part of the Heart of Europe project is to create a series of temperature-controlled streets that will allow guests to see snow fall in the outdoors in Dubai.
In December 2016, Kleindienst announced the appointment of JK Bauen Building Contracting, Wuchang Ship Building Industry Group Co Ltd and Sino Great Wall International Engineering Co Ltd to complete the construction of The Heart of Europe.
The building firms will join forces to carry out the construction of all the hotels located on the The Heart of Europe’s main hub, Main Europe Island, villas on Germany Island, buildings and resort facilities on St Petersburg Island, as well as the buildings and infrastructure on the other three islands in the project.For all the latest construction news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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