Developer announces plan to build on 10 million sq ft plot in Dubai Harbour project
Emaar Properties has announced that it will develop about 10 million sq ft of waterfront residences and a new hotel project at Dubai Harbour, which was launched earlier this year by ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Emaar said its residences and hotel development will have a waterfront location in Dubai Harbour, between the Jumeirah Beach Residences and The Palm Jumeirah.
The hospitality project will be operated by its Address Hotels + Resorts and will include branded residences, it added.
Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties, said: “Developing our share of land in Dubai Harbour, an iconic luxury waterfront destination, to create world-class residences and hospitality projects will add to our portfolio of prime developments in spectacular locations in Dubai.”
Dubai Harbour will feature an advanced multi-modal transport infrastructure comprising an excellent road network in addition to air and sea connectivity. There will also be a futuristic public transport system, water stations, pedestrian bridge, jogging and cycling tracks.
It will also feature Dubai Lighthouse, a 135-metre-high tower that will have an observation deck offering 360 degree views.
Among other features of Dubai Harbour are a 1,100-berth marina, a cruise ship port and two terminals, a shopping mall of 875,000 sq ft, an events arena, and food and beverage concepts.