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Meydan offers climate-controlled coastal living at Marsa Meydan

Meydan is promising fresh, cool air all-year-round at Marsa Meydan, its new project unveiled at last week’s Cityscape exhibition.

Jebel Ali is the site of this new coastal development, which will include waterfront villas with their very own spots for mooring boats. At the heart of the planned development is a climate-controlled marina, where you’ll apparently be able to sit outside comfortably all year round.

The lifestyle on offer is unparalleled; it will appeal to a wide spectrum of the UAE population with a conscious price positioning,” said Saeed Humaid Al Tayer, chairman and CEO of Meydan City Corporation, the project’s developer.

Innovation sits at the core of the project as we embrace new technologies which allow us to enjoy fresh cool air at any time of year, shading the marina and boardwalk.”

Marsa Meydan is modelled on Newport Beach in Orange County, Los Angeles.

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Lootah Real Estate breaks ground on The Edge

Lootah Real Estate Development has broken ground on The Edge, a low rise development in Dubai Investment Park.

Set for delivery in Q1 2020, The Edge will be a G+5+Rooftop residential building, made up of 103 units comprising studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.

Located in the Ewan Residences development, in the heart of Dubai Investment Park, the area will feature amenities such as landscaped gardens, a recreation centre, swimming pools, jogging tracks, a shopping centre and play areas for children.

Saleh Abdullah Lootah, Executive Director of Lootah Real Estate Development said: “We are pleased to officially begin construction of ‘The Edge’ residential building, our latest addition to the safe family friendly Ewan community. As one of the leaders in innovation in the real estate development sector, we stay true to our promise by providing our clients premium quality and affordability on all our projects along whilst keeping on top of the latest development trends.

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Nakheel breaks ground on Dragon Towers development

Nakheel this week broke ground on Dragon Towers, its AED 713 million twin-building residential project at the rapidly-expanding Dragon City mixed-use community.

The ground-breaking ceremony comes a month after the developer awarded a contract for AED 552 million to UAE-based Ali Mousa & Sons Contracting to build the project – the first residential component at Dragon City and the only high-rise in the area. It is due for completion in 2021.

Dragon Towers, which went on sale last month with prices starting at AED449,000, is connected by a covered bridge to the Dragon Mart souq and its 5,000 shops, restaurants and attractions.

The project comprises two 37-storey buildings, each with 571 one- and two-bedroom apartments. There are also two floors of retail space, four parking levels and a sixth-floor podium level clubhouse with a 25-metre swimming pool, children’s pool, restaurant, gym and tennis court.

Dragon Towers is a key component of Dragon City, which currently comprises sister malls Dragon Mart 1 and 2 and an ibis Styles hotel. A new showroom and car park complex and a Premier Inn hotel are in advanced stages of construction, with further expansions in the pipeline.

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Meraas And Bvlgari Begin Bvlgari Residences Handovers

Meraas and Bvlgari have started the handover of units at Bvlgari Residences Dubai.

The high-end development is is made up of 168 apartments ranging from one- to three-bedroom units, six four-bedroom penthouses, and 15 mansions ranging from three- to six-bedrooms.

The residences are located within the 1.7 million square foot Bvlgari Resort & Residences Dubai, which includes the world’s first Bvlgari Yacht Club. Units were designed by the Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and are managed by Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts. Residents can avail of hotel-style services, including housekeeping, catering, butlers, personal shoppers and 24-hour concierges.

“We are thrilled to welcome our first residents, who will be living in the Bvlgari residential community on the island,” said Pep Lozano, General Manager of Bvlgari Resort & Residences.

“Everything is set for their arrival and the Bvlgari Resort Dubai is ready to create for them a remarkable experience defined by comfort and convenience and to ensure that their every need will be catered to.”

While the development’s penthouses and seaview mansions are sold out, some apartments with designer kitchens are still up for grabs. Residents can claim perks such as priority berth rental for their boat and complimentary access to the Yacht Club Member Lounge.

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Azizi’s Palm Jumeirah Project On Track

Azizi Developments’ AED780 million (USD 212 million) Azizi Mina project is on track for completion by the end of 2018, the developer has announced.

Mechanical and electrical work is underway on the Palm Jumeirah development with tiling work also reported to be ongoing.

“Palm Jumeirah is one of the most iconic locations in the world,” said Mirwais Azizi, chairman of Azizi Group. “The market is witnessing a high demand for projects on Palm Jumeirah and Azizi Mina was conceptualised to address this need.

“This beachfront project will offer a stunning waterfront view, community amenities and beach access, making it a prized option for residents and investors alike.”

Azizi Mina will feature 174 residential apartments, including 120 one-bedroom and 54 two-bedroom units, as well as four penthouses.

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Damac Releases One- And Two-Bedroom Units At Reva Heights

DAMAC Properties has released a number of one- and two-bedroom apartments at Reva Heights in Business Bay. Prices of the units, located between levels 17 and 26 of the high-rise development, start at AED 801,000.

“Aspiring homeowners and residents wish to live at a convenient address, without compromising on quality. Reva Heights promises to live up to their expectations,” said Niall McLoughlin, Senior Vice President at DAMAC Properties.

“Reva Heights offers everything a modern, upwardly mobile executive or young couple could want, right in the heart of the city. From elegant interiors and world-class amenities to breath-taking views, the entire luxury tower is inspired by the neighbourhood’s lavish lifestyle.”

Reva Heights is located on the south ridge of Business Bay with views of Dubai Canal.


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You Can Check Out The Azizi Grand Project This Weekend

Azizi Developments is holding a sales event this weekend for its Azizi Grand project in Dubai Sports City.

The event takes place on August 18 between 10am and 10pm at the Sky Bubble, on level 7 of the Meydan Hotel

Azizi Grand is a 70 metre tower with 431 apartments, including studios and one, two and three bedroom apartments.

The building includes a gym, swimming pool, outdoor play areas and lounge.

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Azizi Developments To Show Off Healthcare City Project This Weekend

Azizi Developments will hold a sales event this weekend for Fawad Azizi Residence, a planned freehold project in Dubai Healthcare City.

Fawad Azizi Residence will offer 396 apartments made up of studios and one and two bedroom units spread over 17 floors.

The developer says the AED 342 million building will feature a glass facade, landscaped gardens, gymnasium, swimming pool, retail areas and covered parking. It offers direct access to Al Khail road and Oud Metha road.

The event takes place at Sky Bubble (Level 7), Meydan Hotel Dubai, between 10:00am and 10:00pm on Saturday, September 8th.

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Al Furjan Azizi Plaza Set For Completion Before End Of 2018

Azizi Developments says its Al Furjan Azizi Plaza development is set for completion in the second half of 2018.

Work is currently progressing on internal finishings and elevations on the external façade. The development comprises 434 apartments made up of studio, one bedroom, two bedroom and three bedroom units.

“Our Al Furjan projects have been selling rapidly because of the marked infrastructure progress during the past year in and around the community,” said Mirwais Azizi, Chairman of Azizi Group.

“Residents and investors alike value the excellent and convenient transportation access, facilities such as malls and schools as well as enhanced amenities that ultimately provide a promising and attractive return on investment.”

Azizi’s other projects include the waterfront lifestyle project, Azizi Riviera in Meydan One and the mixed-use urban project, Azizi Victoria in Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City – District 7.

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Damac’s First Sharia-Compliant Tower, Ghalia, Nears Completion

Damac Properties is on the verge of completing its first-ever Sharia-compliant tower, which it calls Ghalia.

The luxury, 727-apartment tower in Jumeirah Village Triangle has entered the final stages of completion, with units ready for handover by the end of 2018, according to Damac.

“Ghalia is a special project for Damac, as the tower offers residents the option to have their furnished apartments fully serviced,” said Ali Sajwani, general manager of operations at Damac Properties.

“Furthermore, Ghalia caters to our growing Muslim customers who are seeking luxury living that also complies with Sharia laws… we are thrilled to be completing the tower in 2018, with handover of units starting near the end of the year.”

Indeed, Ghalia offers separate leisure amenities for men and women. There are men’s and women’s dining facilities, men’s and women’s gyms, and men’s and women’s swimming pools.

In terms of the actual apartments on offer, Ghalia will contain one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. All are expected to be generously sized, given this is a luxury development. The building’s total floorspace covers over 1 million square feet.

The building comes in response to growing demand among Muslims for Shaira-compliant real estate developments.