Real Estate

Abu Dhabi has announced that 70 per cent of the work on The National Aquarium, the biggest in the Middle East, coming up at Al Qana – a waterfront destination in the heart of the emirate – has been completed and is due to open early next year.

UAE master developer Nakheel is adding another stunning, landmark attraction to Dubai’s recreation and leisure scene with The View at The Palm, a public observation deck towering 240 m above the world-famous Palm Jumeirah.

Multiple Abu Dhabi government entities have partnered with Aldar Properties, a leading real estate developer, to deliver social, economic and infrastructure projects worth Dh5 billion ($1.36 billion) across key destinations in the emirate.

Dubai developer Emaar Properties had dominated the Dubai real estate landscape during the first six months, both in terms of transactional volume and value of overall properties registered including residential (apartments and villas/townhouses) and commercial properties, according to a report.

Leading UAE developer Damac will break ground in November on Mina Al Sultan Qaboos, a $2-billion modern waterfront destination being developed in a joint venture with Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran).

Muscat Bay, a joint venture between Saraya Holdings Oman and Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), says it has achieved a major milestone with the successful completion of Phase One of the Signature Parkland residential project at the Zaha property zone within its integrated tourism complex (ITC) development.

Mall of Dilmunia, a family-centric mall concept, will be home to the largest mall entertainment facility in Bahrain with the opening of Funscape World. A newly established Bahraini entertainment company, Funscape World will consist of four different zones – Funscape Play, Funscape Adventure, Funscape Sport and Funscape Ice.

Azizi Developments of the UAE says the work at Azizi Mina, its flagship residential development coming up in The Palm Jumeirah, is in full swing with more than 61 per cent of the project already completed.

Damac opens doors to first residents of Akoya Damac Properties has started handover at the ‘Claret’ cluster of Akoya, its landmark 55-million-sq-ft master development in Dubai, UAE. Located along the Umm Suqeim Expressway, Akoya is just 30 minutes away from Dubai’s city centre.