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June 2018

Eagle Hills enters Oman with new luxury hotel

Oriental Mandarin

Oriental Mandarin

Eagle Hills, a leading real estate investment and development company, has announced its entry into Oman with the signing of a Mandarin Oriental hotel in Muscat.

The property will be developed by Eagle Hills Muscat, a partnership between Eagle Hills Abu Dhabi and Izz International, and will be managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group.

Set to open in 2021, Mandarin Oriental, Muscat will feature 150 guestrooms and suites, five restaurants and bars, a Spa at Mandarin Oriental and an outdoor swimming pool. A variety of banqueting and meeting spaces will also be available to accommodate social and business events, in addition to a one-of-a-kind ballroom offering spectacular views of Oman Sea.

The property will also comprise 155 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, which will feature some of the premier private apartments in the capital ranging from 75 to 260 sq m in size. The Residences at Mandarin Oriental are being introduced for the first time in the region, representing Oman’s first high-end branded residences.

The new development will be located on the beach in a prime city location, while the low-rise architectural design inspired by the Omani cultural legacy will take full advantage of the remarkable sea views.

Mandarin Oriental, Muscat will be a 20-minute drive from the airport and will be based in a prestigious and central district with a mix of retail and leisure facilities, including the nearby Royal Opera House, the Grand Mosque and Muttrah, the city’s traditional suq.



Azizi awards contracts for key Meydan Avenue projects

Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, has awarded contracts worth Dh102 million ($27.6 million) to Tasmeem Building Contracting (TBCI) for the construction of key projects within its Meydan Avenue development.

The new projects at Meydan Avenue consist of three low-rise buildings located along the Meydan Road leading to the Meydan Hotel and Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand that offer character living within the new and upcoming vibrant Meydan Avenue community.

The three individual complexes – Azizi Gardens, Azizi Park Avenue, and Azizi Greenfield – comprise a total of 242 one- and two-bedroom apartments surrounded by open green spaces, including landscaped areas, parks, gardens and a waterfront feature that gives an aesthetic appeal.

Chairman Mirwais Azizi says the company is currently working on developing more than 200 projects. 

“Azizi Gardens Azizi Greenfield and Azizi Park Avenue are a true reflection of our commitment to providing the best community living experience and to creating urban neighborhoods. These projects also have distinctive features that use natural elements as we continue to support Dubai in its commitment to sustainable developments,” he notes.

The trio is Azizi’s third development in the Meydan master development, following the Azizi Riviera and Azizi Victoria projects in Meydan One and MBR City – District 7.



New phase of Dubailand’s Villanova community unveiled

The Villanova community in Dubailand.

The Villanova community in Dubailand.

Dubai Properties, a leading master-developer of renowned destinations and communities across the emirate, has announced the launch of a new phase of its highly-successful Villanova community in Dubailand.

Phase Three of Amaranta, the green heart of Villanova, is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of this year with completion scheduled for Q4 2020.

The two-, three- and four-bedroom townhouses of Amaranta echo the haciendas of modern Spanish design, said Dubai Properties.

The carefully planned two-storey designs offer spacious floor plans that encourage a laid-back and relaxed lifestyle. The community layout and integrated design create an intimate neighbourhood for all Amaranta residents.

Amaranta 3 comprises over 300 spacious three- and four-bedroom townhouses, sporting modern Spanish façades. The two-storey houses will feature elegantly finished interiors and bright natural colours and the aesthetics of each unit draws inspiration from the elaborate detail found in contemporary Mediterranean architecture.

Amenities will include private parking, barbecue and picnic areas, a pool, a playground, a sports court, a cycling track and a running track. The neighbourhood layout will promote an integrated community lifestyle while providing each family with its own space to thrive.

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