Middle East Construction Projects
Emirates Park Towers, Dubai
The Project: The Emirates Park Towers project is a twin-tower complex that is currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The supertall skyscrapers are being built in the Business Bay project and will house two large hotels. At 77 stories and 395 metres high they could well become the world's tallest fully hotel buildings. Facilities available include sky terraces, 20 restaurants, rooftop bars, a major entertainment centre, banqueting and ballroom capabilities.
Motor City, Dubai
The Project: Motor City is an 11 million m2 project made up of residential, business, sports and leisure facilities in the form of five major components: Dubai Autodrome, F1 Theme Park, Business Park Motor City, Uptown Motor City and Green Community Motor City.
Sky Gardens , Dubai
The Project: Sky Gardens is a modern icon of architecture soaring gracefully upwards. The simple aesthetics of the exterior of the building quietly complement the luxurious interior space, creating a unique living environment.
Floating against the backdrop of verdant tropical gardens, the scimitar stone supports elevate this 36-storey building, creating a residential space that is within the city and apart from it as well. The ground floor of the complex is dedicated to recreating a calming oasis of tropical colors and landscape that encompass the shopping arena, relaxing lounge and cafes. Five exquisite gardens punctuate the ascending floors, each with their own distinct character, lighting, design and planting. The gardens can be enjoyed amidst air-conditioned climate, offering a serene perspective to modern living.
Festival City, Dubai
The Project: The new 1,200 acre site along 4km of Dubai Creek from the base of Al Garhoud Bridge was chosen by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Defence Minister, to host the Global Village, which is one of the largest attractions of the annual Dubai Shopping Festival.
Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
The Project: Mall of the Emirates One of the most exciting retail and leisure complex in the Arab world, facilities include the largest hypermarket in the Middle East, a multi-plex cinema and a five-star Kempinski Resort Hotel featuring over 400 deluxe rooms with views over the Arabian Gulf. Underground multi-storey car parks are part of the new infrastructure.
Dubai International Airport
The Project: The new expansion program includes construction of Terminal 3, concourse 2 and concourse 3 all dedicated for Emirates airline and a Mega Cargo Terminal. Construction work for Terminal 3, concourse 2 and concourse 3 is scheduled to be completed by 2008. With the completion of this phase, Dubai International Airport will have the capacity to handle close to 60 million passengers a year, its present capacity being 22 million.
Palm Island Dubai
The Project: Palm Island will include 2,000 villas, up to 40 luxury hotels, shopping complexes, cinemas and the Middle East’s first marine park. They will be accessible by 300-metre (990-feet) bridges from the mainland or boat to two marinas, while the main causeway will also have a monorail system.
Jumeirah Beach Residence
The Project: Jumeirah Beach Residence is an impressive 22 million sq. ft. of gross floor area development across a length of 1.7 kilometres. It features 36 residential towers, 4 hotel towers, beach clubs and is being developed by the same team that produced landmark projects such as the Dubai Internet City and the Dubai Media City.
The Dubai Mall Project
The Project:The Dubai Mall project, approximately a world-beating nine million square foot shopping colossus, will one day nestle in the shadow of Burj Dubai, the world's tallest tower. The scheme will comprise a five million square foot mall, residential and retail amenities. The mall itself, equivalent to the size of more than 50 international-class soccer pitches, will be the largest shopping space in the world, bigger than Edmonton Mall, Canada, and much larger than the Mall of America, in Bloomington, St. Paul, Minnesota.